Website Klamath Watershed Partnership
Starting Compensation: $50,000 – $55,000 based on experience
Reports To: Executive Director
Open: September 1, until filled.
Initial review of applications will begin October 5, 2022
The Klamath Watershed Partnership (KWP) is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to conserve, enhance, and restore natural resources in the Upper Klamath Basin, while ensuring the long-term sustainability of the local community. The Partnership is involved from start to finish in a wide range of voluntary restoration projects throughout the Basin, including: wetland restoration, fish passage,
riparian restoration, off-stream livestock watering systems, fencing, weed abatement, energy conservation, irrigation efficiency, water quality improvements, and forest resource management.
Position Summary: The Grants and Projects Administrative Specialist will work with KWP staff, individual
landowners, partners, agencies, the media, and the public to promote KWP and its programs. This position is designed to assist KWP working with farms, ranches, and other private landowners regarding management, conservation, efficiency, and resiliency in the face of limited resources in the Klamath Basin. The preferred candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, and interest and capability in office
management, bookkeeping, report writing, and organization Understanding of outreach and assistance in coordinating outreach events in the Klamath Basin is an expected part of this role. An understanding of agricultural or natural resource issues and management is desirable.
The position includes insurance stipend, PTO, and retirement match for full time employees. A minimum of a Bachelor degree, 5 years related work experience, and/or experience in farm and ranch with understanding of natural resource management are required for this position.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Staff assistance with a wide-range of office work, including but not limited to: invoicing, grant writing, contracting, project management, mapping, reporting, and monitoring;
- Develops and designs newsletters, annual reports, fact sheets, signs, PowerPoint presentations, and various other outreach and educational materials for dissemination on a local, regional and state basis;
- Promotes information, programs, projects, and opportunities for natural resources management in the community through social and other media sources;
- Prepares and publishes programmatic and financial reports and recommendations as required by granting agencies;
- Establish and maintain effective communication with landowners, funding entities, restoration partners and technical committees;
- Plans and/or participates in collaborative meetings, information sharing, and group learning activities with agency partners;
- Establish internal procedures to secure adequate control in terms of deadlines, progress reports, and directives and uses own initiative in developing procedures which will increase the general flow of information and overcome bottlenecks in the administrative process.
- Coordinates with KWP Executive Director and bookkeeper to plan and track program and project accounting, including but not limited to budget development, submission of invoices, requests for reimbursement from grantors, and financial reporting for grants;
- Provides information to and attends meetings of the Board of Directors as requested
Submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references to:
(E-mailed materials preferred) firstname.lastname@example.org
Klamath Watershed Partnership
205 Riverside Drive, Suite C
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
For more information, contact Bill Lehman at: 541-850-1717
To apply for this job please visit klamathpartnership.org.