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Executive Director – East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District-Portland, OR, US


Position Title: Executive Director

Location: Portland, OR, US

Hours and Compensation: $90,000 – $125,000/annual

Application Deadline: March 16, 2014


Job Description:

For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on “Current Searches.”

The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) is a unit of local government serving the portion of Multnomah County, Oregon, that is east of the Willamette River, with offices located in Portland. Portland is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the country and it is also frequently named one of the top “green” cities in the US. Portland is known for the abundant outdoor activities the area provides, its progressive politics, support of the arts, its celebrated music and restaurant scenes, coffee culture, and microbreweries. World-class wine is produced in the Willamette Valley, the center of the Oregon wine industry, just a half hour’s drive away.

EMSWCD’s work is non-regulatory and is focused on using cutting edge conservation to keep water clean and soil healthy. The area the District serves is very diverse and ranges from downtown Portland to the farms of east Multnomah County to the scenic Columbia River Gorge. EMSWCD is led by an elected board of five directors and non-voting associate directors. The District’s total General Fund is $5,732,974 for budget year 2013-14. EMSWCD’s 18-member staff provides a wide variety of programs and services to urban and rural residents and businesses. The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the District and is supervised by the Board of Directors.

Bachelor’s degree in public administration, non-profit management, natural resources, environmental policy and management, business administration, or a related field. Five years minimum experience in program development and management, office administration, or business management is required. A combination of relevant education and experience may substitute for the educational requirement.

How to apply:

EMSWCD is an equal opportunity employer. First review:March 16, 2014 (open until filled). To apply, visit Prothman at click on “Submit Your Application” and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.


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