Natural Resource Specialist | Wenatchee, WA

Employer: Chelan County Natural Resources Department
Job Type: Environmental Planner
Salary: $58,599.96 - $67,834.08 Annually
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Opening Date: 04/07/2021
Closing Date: 05/07/2021

Job Description:

The Chelan County Natural Resource Department is seeking a full-time Natural Resource Specialist to work on a variety of habitat restoration, forest health, water quality protection and water resource policies and projects across the diverse landscapes of Chelan County in north central Washington. The successful applicant will have a combination of strong technical abilities in the natural sciences, proven project management abilities and facilitation skills to work effectively with a diverse set of agencies and stakeholders to develop and implement projects and programs. 

Job Duties:

Typical project responsibilities include evaluating and implementing instream flow improvement projects, forest health treatments, salmon recovery projects, water supply projects, and lake protection efforts, including developing natural resource policies and programs to support these efforts. Strong writing skills are required. Grant and budget management experience is highly desirable.


Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, environmental planning, natural resources management, biology, forestry, or closely related fields; three (3) years of professional experience in related fields; or a combination of education and experience that indicates the applicant can satisfactorily perform the requirements of the position.

How to Apply:

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Interested applicants should submit a completed Chelan County employment application, resume, and letter of interest electronically to [email protected]. All application materials must be submitted electronically by 5:00 PM, May 7, 2021.

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