This is posted on behalf of the Puget Sound Partnership. To see full job description and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3079735/ecosystem-recovery-coordinator-exempt
~ This position is currently assigned to our Olympia location; however, all positions are currently teleworking daily for the unforeseeable future due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This position will likely be assigned to our new Tacoma location upon returning to the workplace.~
As the Puget Sound Partnership's Ecosystem Recovery Coordinator, you will be an integral part of the Integrated Planning Program and contribute to our mission by working with partners around Puget Sound engaged in salmon recovery planning and implementation. You'll also spend a lot of your time working with local communities, tribes, federal and state agencies, non-profits and the business community in implementing the Action Agenda and enhance local integration.
What you will be doing
You will be responsible for connecting local groups to available technical resources and assist in the development of strategies at the local and regional scale. You'll foster learning and information sharing to improve effectiveness and efficiency across watersheds, local communities and the region. Communicating the needs of local communities to the Partnership and the priorities of the Partnership to local communities is a vital role you'll play. The goal of the Partnership's Integrated Planning team, of which you will be a member, is to facilitate collaboration in developing a shared plan to accelerate Puget Sound recovery and empower partners to implement local and regional recovery plans.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about relationships, collective efforts and stewardship to chart the course for a healthier and more sustainable Puget Sound. You will need to be a great communicator and facilitator who is able to draw people into collaboration ensuring all voices are heard and valued. You'll need to ask the right questions to get a perspective of situations and be able to identify and focus on the highest priorities. If you are passionate about Puget Sound recovery and enjoy helping diverse communities think outside the box, integrate multiple perspectives, and find common ground to achieve objectives, you'll thrive in this position. The abilities to value others and diversity of thought, promote brave spaces for learning, and strive for equity are essential.