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Dept. Of Ecology Resilience Project Coordinator (Environmental Planner 3 (In-Training) in LACEY, Washington

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Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen

The Shorelands & Environmental Assistance{rel="nofollow"} (SEA) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Resilience Project Coordinator (Environmental Planner 3 (In-Training) *position. This position is located in our *Headquarters Office in* *Lacey, WA{rel="nofollow"}. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Please Note: This is a project position that is funded until November 30, 2025. The Funding for this position has a high probability of being renewed for the next bi-annual budget. 

Note: *This position offers a career path and on-the-job training. This position allows you to progress through the *Environmental Planner *field and achieve the goal class of an *Environmental Planner 3. Candidates will be considered at the Environmental Planner 2 and Environmental Planner 3 levels, depending on their qualifications. For salary levels for each, please see the qualifications section.


In this position, you will work with the Coastal/Shorelands Section within the Shorelands and Environmental Assistance Program at the Department of Ecology. As part of managing the state's coastal and shoreline areas, the Department of Ecology works closely with communities, tribes, and other agencies to create community conservation partnerships to protect and restore our shorelines and support efforts that avoid or minimize the impacts natural hazards can have on communities and the environment. Key priorities for this work include: climate resilience, equity, diversity, inclusion, and environmental justice. In this new role as the Resilience Project Coordinator, you will help establish and coordinate a conservation and resilience partnership program to identify, develop, and prioritize habitat acquisition, restoration, and coastal resilience projects. This will be accomplished by coordinating with Tribes, local governments, state agencies, and other state and local partners to protect or restore high priority natural ecosystems, enhance species and habitat diversity, and build resiliency to coastal hazards and climate change. You will be responsible for ensuring effective implementation, administration, performance tracking, and reporting of the program, working closely with our federal partners at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to do so. The mission of the Department of Ecology\'s is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington\'s environment for current and future generations. The mission of the Shorelands and Environmental Assistance Program is to work in partnership with communities to support healthy watersheds and promote statewide environmental interests. The Coastal/Shorelands Section in Shorelands and Environmental Assistance Program works to ensure that the shorelines, floodplains, and ocean waters are protected, restored, and managed consistent with state and local laws. *Telework options for this position: *This position will be eligible for up to a 90% tele-work schedule. Applicants with questions about position location options, tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to