Job Opportunities with Columbia Riverkeeper
Columbia Riverkeeper is currently looking for a Water Quality Program Assistant to join our team!
Water Quality Program Assistant
Columbia Riverkeeper is seeking an engaged, organized self-starter to serve as our temporary Water Quality Program Assistant. The Water Quality Assistant will manage an extensive volunteer water quality monitoring program on the mid and lower Columbia River. With over 100 volunteers, Riverkeeper runs one of the largest volunteer water quality monitoring programs in the northwest. This temporary position is 30 hours/week for 10 months starting January 15, 2014. The position is located in our Hood River, Oregon, office. Please do not apply if you cannot work in Hood River.
Position Description: The Water Quality Program Assistant will manage Riverkeeper’s volunteer monitoring program and will report to the Water Quality Director, Lorri Epstein. Primary tasks include recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers for monthly sampling of temperature, pH, conductivity, turbidity, dissolved oxygen , and E.coli. The assistant is also responsible for equipment maintenance, hiring and training intern technicians, and managing databases associated with Riverkeeper’s volunteer water quality monitoring program.
Compensation: $13,000 for 30 hours/week from January 15 – November 15, 2014
Application Instructions: Send application materials (cover letter, resume, and three references) by email to Lorri Epstein at email@example.com. Please include all application materials in one PDF document titled “Last Name.First Name.Water Quality Assistant” (e.g. Doe.Jane.Water Quality Assistant). No phone calls please.
Application Deadline: December 17, 2013