Job Announcements & Volunteer Opportunities

Open: March 5, 2018

Closes: Open until filled. Interviews will start between March 26 thru April 6 so please submit application materials sooner rather than later.

Start date: Preferably between April 23 to May 14, 2018

Starting Annual Salary: $52,779   

Benefits: Health, Dental and Life Insurances, 125 Flex Spending Plan, Retirement (Not PERS), Vacation and Sick Leaves, Holidays

Required Experience: Graduate degree preferred in ecology, biology, natural resources management or related field and a minimum of 3 years of applied restoration project management; OR

A minimum of 7 years’ experience primarily in applied natural resources project management; OR

Any combination of experience or education equivalent to 5 years coordinating/implementing restoration projects or natural resources management experience.

See full job announcement for more information and how to apply. 

General Position Overview

The Restoration Project Coordinator is a new full-time position, who will be employed by the Marion Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).  A portion of this position will be assigned to work directly for the North Santiam Watershed Council (Council) Executive Director and Board of Directors through a separate plan of work and will primarily need to generate additional projects and funding opportunities for the Council.  The position requires a self-motivated, personable and enthusiastic individual who can implement work, project or programs independently as well as with other SWCD and Council staff, contractors and local partners.


The position will primarily work with rural citizen stakeholders/landowners within the boundaries of Marion SWCD which includes the North Santiam River, Mill Creek and Pudding River Watersheds. This position will ensure that both entities are able to provide technical and financial assistance and coordination through their respective programs and projects.

 Volunteer Announcements

The district has many volunteer opportunities available throughout the year. For more information, call:

Janice Calkins at (503) 391-9927 or send email to