DNR Natural Resource Specialist 2
Aquatic Land Manager – Eastern Washington
Recruitment # 2015-03-7112-02083
Location: Spokane, Washington (negotiable)

SALARY RANGE: $3,213 – $4,214 per month plus comprehensive benefit package and retirement.
CLOSES:  March 22, 2015
Note: It is to your advantage to submit your materials sooner rather than later.
This Aquatic Land Manager is independently responsible for processing and managing use authorizations and projects on State-Owned Aquatic Land (SOAL) within the Aquatic Resources Division.  The work includes preparing and interpreting contracts and performing compliance activities.  The incumbent will work with a Habitat Stewardship Specialist and grantees to identify appropriate practices for activities on SOAL.  The work involves collaboration with local and government agencies on activities planned or currently located on SOAL. The position is also responsible for providing information regarding Department laws, policies and guidance pertaining to SOAL to grantees, the public and other government entities. This position manages state-owned aquatic lands in the thirteen eastern-most counties in Washington.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires the following key knowledge and skill in order to perform the essential job functions:
*Knowledge of aquatic or natural resource management
*Contract and lease preparation and administration
*Natural resources restoration
*Ability to manage several complex projects at once
*Computer skills
*Negotiation skills
*Good written and oral communication skills

This level of knowledge and skill is demonstrated by the ability to work within established procedures, methods and standards under minimal supervision. Performs a variety of complex work assignments with responsibility for ensuring that work product meets desired objectives.  Assignments may require analysis of data or findings. Has full authority to prioritize and handle all work within assigned area of responsibility.

This level of knowledge and skill is typically achieved after:
*A bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, forestry, business administration, natural science, environmental engineering or equivalent AND
*One (1) year of professional experience in a natural resource related field.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY, GO TO: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/dnr/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1092171

OR search on www.dnr.wa.gov/aboutdnr/employment<http://www.dnr.wa.gov/aboutdnr/employment> for Aquatic Land Manager.

Questions?  Please contact Carol Piening at (360)740-6808, or at carol.piening@dnr.wa.gov, or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov.