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Upper Willamette Soil and Water Conservation District - Conservation Forestry Specialist

Posted: 3/2/2022
Salary: $53,000 - $63,561, DOE
Location: Eugene, OR


Open Date: 03/02/2022
Close Date: Open until filled


The Upper Willamette Soil and Water Conservation District (UWSWCD) is seeking an interdisciplinary, skilled, dynamic individual to join its Natural Resource Program. This full-time position supports the district’s Forestry Resiliency/Fire Preparedness Program by providing natural resource technical assistance and technical education to private landowners and land managers within the Upper Willamette Soil and Water Conservation District. Duties include forest conservation and wildfire preparedness project planning, grant writing, outreach, reporting, and partnering with other conservation organizations. The district provides a generous benefits package. Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement The Upper Willamette SWCD is an equal opportunity employer, providing services to the public without discrimination against race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. The district recognizes the reality of modern-day systemic racism that has maintained disparities that limit opportunities for groups of people based on race, culture, and other characteristics. The district believes that an organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential to its mission and the development of a more resilient watershed and community. Veterans Preference Under Oregon Law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans’ preference when applying for UWSWCD positions. If you would like to be considered for veteran’s preference, please provide qualifying documents with your application submittal.

How to apply:

Application Instruction:

Please submit a current resume (maximum two pages), cover letter (maximum one page), and three references. In your resume and cover letter, please highlight your experience in relation to the essential functions listed by the position description provided.

Bilingual applicants and applicants with professional or lived experience in lieu of education requirements are encouraged to apply.


All application materials are due by 11:59 pm on 3/22/2022.

Send your completed application materials (email or mail accepted) to:

Leslie Owens, Administrative Specialist
Upper Willamette Soil and Water Conservation District
3291 W 1st Ave
Eugene, OR 97402


For emails use the subject line “Conservation Forestry Specialist Application”