The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is looking for an Education & Community Programs Manager

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership seeks an Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant provides advanced administrative support to the Board of Directors, Executive Director, and Management Team on a variety of program-wide tasks to meet the organization’s mission, goals, and objectives. Primary duties for this position include acting as a liaison between management and staff, general office management, production of organization documents and materials, meeting planning and follow-up, coordinating with contractors and vendors, and more. For the full position description, please visit http://www.estuarypartnership.org/executive-assistant-application-form.

Salary Range: $44,300 – $64,300, Full Time Equivalent
Job Classification: Regular, Exempt
Benefits: Competitive Benefits Package Offered
Hours: 32 – 40 Hours Per Week
Supervisor: Executive Director
Application Due Date: 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Persons of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBT people are encouraged to apply. The Estuary Partnership values differences and a racially diverse and culturally inclusive organization.

The Estuary Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, physical appearance or genetic information, cultural, socio-economic status, military or veteran status. The Estuary Partnership is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and values the hiring of protected veterans or individuals with veteran status.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON
Human Resources Division

Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue Ste. 270

Hillsboro, OR 97124
503-846-8606

http://www.washcojobs.org

Employment Opportunities as of Monday, June 11, 2018

Associate Planner

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 06/24/18

Bilingual (Spanish) Mental Health Services Coordinator I/II

Full Time Health & Human Services 06/17/18

Community Engagement Manager

Full Time County Administrative Office 06/17/18

Engineering Associate I New

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 07/01/18

Housing Rehabilitation Specialist

Full Time Community Development 06/17/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) DPSST CERTIFIED ONLY

Full Time Sheriff’s Office Continuous

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) Out-of-State

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 06/17/18

Park Ranger

Full Time Support Services 06/17/18

Recruit Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions)

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 06/17/18

Seasonal Mosquito Research Technician

Seasonal – 6 Month Maximum Duration Health & Human Services 06/17/18

 

Human Resources Officer position in the Portland U.S. Attorney’s office

A vacancy for the Human Resources Officer position in the Portland U.S. Attorney’s office is posted and accepting applications online (link and closing dates to vacancy announcement are below). Please feel free to share the announcements with your members and anyone who may be interested in the opportunity.

If you plan to apply, please ensure:

  • your resume is up-to-date and reflective to support your qualifications for the position,
  • you make note of the required documents section of the vacancy announcement, and
  • you attach the applicable documents to your application.
  • Merit Staffing (current or former federal employees, preference eligible candidates, special appointing authorities, and non-competitive eligible candidates):

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500983500

o   Opening Date: 5/31/2018

o   *Closing Date: 6/13/2018 (8:59 p.m. PST)

CAREER OPPORTUNITY AT THE OREGON LOTTERY

Field Sales Manager – $66,720 – $107,172

 

The Oregon Lottery is a leader in the gaming industry and an important contributor of revenue for the state’s schools, parks, watershed restoration, veteran’ programs and outdoor schools.  We are looking for a Field Sales Manager to build and lead a high performance sales team for an assigned geographical area of the state.  The ideal candidate will have skill in developing staff, and very strong customer service background.


The Field Sales Manager is responsible for building and leading high performance sales teams to efficiently and effectively meet sales goals.  The work includes, but is not limited to, supervising, training and coaching field sales staff, monitoring, analyzing, and making recommendations to improve sales performance in assigned area, working collaboratively with corporate account sales, product and marketing staff, representing the field in the development of agency wide initiatives and programs, actively participating in GO teams, and managing the area budget.


Under general direction from the Senior Manager Field Sales, this position requires the ability to work independently and with others, within specific and general guidelines, while making decisions based on Lottery policies, guidelines, and procedures.  The work is guided by Oregon Revised Statutes, the Oregon Administrative Rules, Personnel Rules, and other relevant policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a closely related field, and a minimum of three years professional experience in one or more of the following:  sales force management, business development, or retail sales management.  Management experience must include assigning and reviewing work of professional staff; developing goals and objective, data evaluation and analysis; budget development and management; OR

 

Six years of professional experience in one or more of the following:  sales force management, business development, or retail sales management.  Management experience must include assigning and reviewing work of professional staff; developing goals and objectives; data evaluation and analysis; budget development and management.

 

NICWA hiring Deputy Director

 

We’re Hiring
J o i n O u r Te a m !

Deputy Director
Are you a mission-focused leader who wants to join a leading, national Indian Country institution?
Do you enjoy taking on big projects, building strong organizational culture that values equity, and
developing internal operational excellence?

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is seeking a candidate to fill the
position of deputy director.

As the deputy director, you will lead a team of people who care deeply about eliminating child
abuse and neglect by strengthening our families, tribes, and the laws that protect them. Your
exceptional leadership and management skills will ensure that NICWA fulfills its mission, working
collaboratively within the organization and with several of our partners.

In the near term, your leadership will play an important role in implementing NICWA’s newly
approved five-year plan (2018-2023). Your keen financial management, strategic planning, and
relationship building skills will see the organization through a period of building stability and
resilience in our programs and operations to prepare to protect Native children and families during
uncertain political and economic times and long-term litigation on ICWA.

The board and staff will appreciate your social justice values, approachability, analytical and
problem solving skills, and sense of humor. Together, we’ll continue NICWA’s legacy.
A bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field is required with five or more
years of demonstrated experience directing, coordinating and implementing comprehensive
organizational operations, strategic planning, human resources management, events and training
planning, and technology management.

For a full job description and the required application, visit our website at
www.nicwa.org/employment or contact Human Resources at (503) 222-4044.

AIANTA EMPLOYMENT OPENING: Public Relations and Media Manager

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
AIANTA EMPLOYMENT OPENING:
Public Relations and Media Manager
Deadline: June 8, 2018
AIANTA promotes Indian Country tourism to the world. The Public Relations and Media Manager executes the organization’s public and media relations strategies; develops and sustains relationships with mainstream and Indian Country media; engages constituents, members, potential members, partners and stakeholders using social media platforms; writes and disseminates public relations and marketing materials; manages AIANTA’s websites, including development of content to attract membership and build public awareness, annual reports, newsletters; and, establish benchmarks for ongoing evaluation of the program area. The Public Relations and Media Manager also ensures established goals and objectives are met and communicated to AIANTA members, partners and consumers through effective and efficient communications.
Skills needed:
  • Knowledge of communications planning, media strategy, public relations campaigns, and marketing techniques
  • Skill in creating media materials, newsletters, reports, marketing materials, website content
  • Ability to develop relationships with media and pitch stories, articles and photos
  • Knowledge and skill in developing social media content
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with individuals across a wide range of media, organizations, social and cultural backgrounds
  • Skill in digital photography and digital photo editing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite 4 programs
  • Skill at desktop and online publishing programs
  • Willingness to become skilled at new software and social media processes
  • Basic understanding of research methods for data analysis relating to public relations problems and generate alternative solutions
Please submit resume and two references by January 31, 2018 to Sherrie Bowman at sbowman@aianta.org. For more information call 505.724.3592 or visit our websites,www.aianta.org and NativeAmerica.travel.

Craft 3 Hiring for an Indian Country Regional Strategist

Date: March 2018
Job Title: Indian Country Regional Strategist
Reports To: Chief Lending and Credit Officer
Location: All Craft3 Office Locations: WA and OR
FLSA Status: Exempt
Grade: 11 – 15

 

CRAFT3 BACKGROUND
Craft3 is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to
strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience in Pacific Northwest communities. We do
this by providing loans and assistance to entrepreneurs, non-profits, individuals and others, including
those who don’t normally have access to financing. We then complement these financial resources
with our expertise, personal connections and other advocacy for our clients. Learn more at
www.craft3.org and www.craft3.org/videos.

 

POSITION PURPOSE
Since inception, Craft3 has made investments in Indian Country. Craft3’s portfolio includes loans to
individually-owned Native businesses, Tribal Enterprises, Tribal Governments and nonprofit
organizations. A current objective is to deepen our relationships with Tribal governments in Oregon
and Washington and assist in the development of catalytic projects. To successfully achieve this we
seek to identify an individual with extensive experience at the Tribal government level who can build
trust and navigate the politics and interdepartmental coordination required to successfully complete
projects. This individual will also build relationships with partner groups to facilitate project
development and investment.

The Regional Strategist (RS) leads the execution of Craft3’s strategy in Indian Country throughout
Oregon and Washington. The RS is responsible for building regional networks, raising the visibility
of Craft3 products and services in Indian Country, generating leads for new mission-based business
and community loans, and finding and supporting the development of “catalytic” projects in which
Craft3 can invest. The RS will work with Craft3’s Commercial Lending Team to source, underwrite
and close 4 to 6 new loans and $4 million annually in Indian Country in Oregon and Washington that will ramp up over three years to approximately $8 million annually. The initial focus of lending will be community facilities projects under development by Tribal government or organizations. This
includes essential services such as healthcare, wellness and education facilities and other eligible
infrastructure projects. Additional focus includes continuing our work with Native CDFIs in the
region and small/medium Native businesses (not micro).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following and
are not intended to be all-inclusive. Craft3 reserves the right to change, add or delete
responsibilities and duties as seen fit. An employee’s specific job duties, priorities and
performance expectations are detailed in his/her individual performance plan.
Strategy Execution
• Work with senior Craft3 staff to develop/amend, execute and evaluate a strategy on locating and
investing in “catalytic” opportunities in Indian Country of Oregon and Washington. Strategy
includes both place related and sector related tactics.
• Identify and collaborate with leaders and emerging leaders who are working on innovative
economic and community initiatives that align with Craft3’s strategy. Specific emphasis will be
placed on deploying USDA Community Facilities Relending Program resources

• Implement a targeted and sustained effort at building Tribal government relationships.

• Develop and strengthen relationships with leadership of Native CDFIs that support diverse small
businesses in Native communities.
• Develop and/or utilize local knowledge of the following sectors: food and agriculture, clean
energy and community facilities.
• Participate in local resource development and grant writing that supports strategy in Indian
Country in the region.
Commercial Lending Support
• Prospect for business and community loan opportunities from multiple sources within Indian
Country for both catalytic investments and small business loans. Determine the level of
complexity, mission and strategy fit, and prospect’s readiness to borrow. Meet prospective
borrowers and collect information. Work with Craft3 Commercial Lending staff to gather the
full application and support the evaluation of loan requests with emphasis on evaluating
character and management capacity of the application, and the negotiation of loan terms and
conditions. Manage any contractual relationships of Craft3 specific to consultants working on
pre-development activities regarding community facilities in Indian Country.
• Work with Craft3’s Commercial Lending Team to source, underwrite and close 4 to 6 new loans
and $4 million annually in Indian Country in Oregon and Washington that will ramp up over three
years to approximately $8 million annually.
• Provide informal consulting to clients regarding facilities project plans, business plans,
projections and business practices. Refer customers to effective technical assistance providers
who will help prospects with basic pre-application work such as community facilities feasibility
and pre-development and business plan review and feedback.
• Work with Native CDFIs and provide assistance that expands capacity for growth.
• Support monitoring outstanding borrowers for conformance with loan conditions, progress in
meeting business goals, and overall business performance. Reports all emerging problem loans
to management when weaknesses are detected.
Regional Visibility
• Work with Craft3’s Brand and Communications team and Senior Management to coordinate
strategy and elevate Craft3’s visibility in Indian Country and the broader region.
• Present at and participate in community events and specific regional Indian Country events that
provide outreach opportunities, as well as understanding of situations that may affect those
communities. This will necessitate regular travel throughout the region.
• Contributes to the body of knowledge, sharing best practices and suggesting process
improvement ideas.
Company Culture and Brand Management
• Support the organization’s All Team Performance Standards: Ownership, Respect and
Flexibility.
• Demonstrate stewardship for the Craft3 Brand.
• Participates fully with all members of the Craft3 team. Effectively uses technology tools to
perform required duties.
• Participates in cross-department/cross-functional teams as assigned to develop outreach strategy
teams around sectors.

AUTHORITIES
Portfolio Management
• Interact with a portfolio of clients and outstanding loans. This portfolio will include loan relationships initiated by the RS and also other relationships that are originated by other staff.

• Manage any contractual relationships of Craft3 specific to consultants working in Indian
Country.

• Represent Craft3 in Indian Country, community and regional events.

POSITION SCOPE – Direct Reports – None
POSITION SCOPE – Financial Impact – Position is essential to ensuring loan compliance and
payment performance on the part of all Craft3 borrowers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

TYPICAL PROBLEM SOLVING
Applies common sense understanding to carry out detailed and complicated written or oral
instructions. Deals with problems involving many variables in sometimes difficult and stressful
situations. Examples include: dealing with sometimes irate and impatient individuals, and managing
many simultaneous high priority projects.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AND WORK REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s Degree, with a minimum of three years previous community development, community
development lending, financial, or similar experiences required; or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Previous experience working in Indian Country with Tribal government or corporations is highly desired. Experience in community facilities pre-development and development desired.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Facilitate partner profiling, prepare and deliver custom corporate materials to our customers’
communities;
• Fluency in a second language is desirable. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or
unexpected events;
• Attention to detail, ability to balance multiple work assignments;
• Organized work habits; ability to work independently;
• Proficiency with major software programs: e.g. Contact Management Systems, MS Office Suite.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None specified

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in
the work environment is usually low to moderate as found in typical office environments.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Some travel to company events and branch offices will be required.

A level of travel is to be expected with job responsibilities covering a geographic area that
includes the States of Oregon and Washington.

How to Apply
Application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018
Complete the application online at www.Craft3.org/Careers/Jobs
Copy URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=craft3&jobId=125984&lang=en_US

&source=CC3

Craft3 is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is looking for an Environmental Education Intern

Intern Project Description: Summer Environmental Education Intern
March 2018

The Estuary Partnership internship program helps college students and recent graduates meet education objectives in their degree programs, bring new perspectives to our work, and gain hands-on knowledge and skills to advance their career goals. Interns work in a variety of locations throughout the lower 146 miles of the Columbia River to help deliver the Estuary Partnership’s summer on-water community education program. We place a priority on applications from students who come from or have experience with diverse populations and underserved communities, including communities of color and low-income communities.

Education Objectives
1. Gain hands-on experience in environmental education and delivering programs to youth and community members in outdoor and on-water settings.
2. Gain knowledge and experience in on-water safety and canoe paddling.
3. Gain experience researching and developing science curricula for K – 6 students.
4. Gain knowledge about the local lower Columbia River system, including native plants, watershed ecology, natural history, wildlife, and water quality.

Description of Work
• Deliver Summer On-Water Community Education Program. The Education Intern will assist with the delivery of our summer on-water community education program to help youth and adults access the outdoors and learn about local ecology. The program focuses on serving diverse populations, including underserved communities, communities of color, and low-income communities, and this year through a Metro Central Enhancement Grant the Metro Central target area (see map). The Education Intern will help lead on-water canoe trips with a focus on plants, watershed ecology, natural history, sustainable development, wildlife, and water quality. Trips also include “Paddle and Pull” events that involve both an on-water paddle and a habitat restoration project at a local natural area.
• Water Safety Training. The Education Intern will participate in a one-day training on canoe safety and water rescue through Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe provided by the Estuary Partnership, free of charge.
• Partnership Development and Needs Assessment. The Education Intern will help identify potential partners serving communities of color and assess needs and barriers to accessing local natural areas and outdoor education opportunities.
• Develop Classroom and Field Programs. The Education Intern will help refine or develop school year science-based classroom and field programs for elementary and middle school students, with a focus on creating culturally relevant and responsive curricula.

Duration and Time Commitment: The internship will start June 25, 2018 and conclude by August 16, 2017, not to exceed 210 hours of work, including training. The average workweek is 21 hours per week and a typical work schedule is TuesdayWednesday, and Thursday, approximately 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with occasional evening and weekends.

Compensation: $15.00 per hour

Helpful Skills and Experience
• Experience or course work in education, experiential education, natural resource or watershed management, water quality, land use, marine sciences, biology, habitat conservation, or related field.
• Comfortable working with groups of people in a leadership role.
• Comfortable working as part of a team.
• Comfortable working outdoors, particularly on-water and in inclement weather.
• Experience working with diverse populations and underserved communities preferred.
• Fluency in Spanish desired.

Required Education
• Be a college student and have completed at least one year of college or a recent graduate.
• Have completed coursework in education or a science-related discipline, such as natural resource or watershed management, water quality, land use, marine sciences, biology, or habitat conservation.

Persons of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBT people are encouraged to apply. The Estuary Partnership values differences and a racially diverse and culturally inclusive organization.

The Estuary Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, physical appearance or genetic information, cultural, socio-economic status, military or veteran status. The Estuary Partnership is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and values the hiring of protected veterans or individuals with veteran status.

Geographic Priority: Funding for the Summer Environmental Education Intern comes from a Metro Community Enhancement Grant. These grants are designed to benefit the neighborhoods and residents of Forest Park, Cathedral Park and Linnton, the Northwest District Association and the Northwest Industrial Area, and an area directly adjacent to the St. Johns Bridge. Applicants who live within this geography, particularly people of color, will be prioritized during the hiring process.

To Apply
Please visit http://www.estuarypartnership.org/summer-education-interns-application-form to fill out the online application form and submit a single PDF file that contains a cover letter, resume, responses to application questions, and a letter of recommendation from at least one professor or instructor (current students) or two professional references (graduates).

The cover letter should describe your qualifications, your experience working with diverse populations and underserved communities, and why you want this internship.

Application Deadline: Online applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018.

Washington County Job Opportunities

Job Search Results
Job Title  Job Type Department Closing 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Full Time Support Services 04/08/18

Community Corrections Specialist I New

Full Time Community Corrections 04/15/18

Community Engagement Program Coordinator

Full Time County Administrative Office 04/08/18

Deputy County Administrator

Full Time County Administrative Office 04/08/18

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst New

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 04/22/18

Housing Services Controller

Full Time Housing Services 04/08/18

HRIS Administrator

Full Time Support Services 04/08/18

HRIS Analyst

Full Time Support Services 04/08/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) DPSST CERTIFIED ONLY

Full Time Sheriff’s Office Continuous

Plans Review Supervisor

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 04/22/18

Senior Database Administrator – SQL Server

Full Time Support Services 04/15/18

Sheriff’s Office Recruit and Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Positions)

Full Time Sheriff’s Office Continuous

Traffic & Signal Lighting Technician (Journey & Advanced Journey)

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 04/15/18

WASHINGTON COUNTY JOBS

Job Title  Job Type Department Closing 

Administrative Specialist II

Full Time All County 03/11/18

Bilingual English/Spanish Administrative Specialist II

Full Time All County 03/11/18

Community Outreach Coordinator New

Full Time Health & Human Services 03/18/18

Engineering Technician III New

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 03/25/18

General Services Aide

Seasonal – 6 Month Maximum Duration All County 03/11/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) DPSST CERTIFIED ONLY New

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 03/18/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) Out-of-State New

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 03/18/18

Mental Health Specialist II – Sheriff’s Office Jail & Community Corrections

Full Time All County 03/11/18

Program Coordinator

Full Time Health & Human Services 03/11/18

Recruit Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) New

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 03/18/18