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People Making
A Difference!

State Government

Office of
Species Conservation

955 Riverfront Dr., Suite B 
Salmon, ID  83467




Non-Classified Opening

Salmon Recovery Project Planner

Non-Classified Classification

Office of Species Conservation

Open for Recruitment: September 27, 2018 - October 26, 2018
Announcement # NONCLS031250
Salary Range: $20.00 - $23.00 Hourly (DOE) -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Salmon

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

has an opening for a
Salmon Recovery Project Planner in Salmon, Idaho


  • In a team work environment, coordinate with private landowners, government agencies and non-government organizations to develop habitat restoration projects to benefit anadromous fish in the Upper Salmon River Basin
  • Maintain and utilize data collection systems and computer-based reports for analysis and dissemination
  • Participate in developing and conducting demonstration projects, workshops and other training events
  • Assist with program budgeting, and contract development including assisting with development of RFPs (Requests for Proposals), solicitation of bids and selection of vendors
  • Act as liaison with other agencies, project sponsors and private landowners
  • Answer inquiries for information from local, state and federal agencies and the public
  • Review and evaluate departmental planning projects or grants for compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations including ESA, NEPA and the Clean Water Act
  • Prepare grant applications for submittal to state or federal agencies, and manages grant-related activities
  • Participate in on-site project compliance reviews
  • Participate as an active member of an interagency technical team and advisory committee in addition to taking notes
  • Provide reports and project information to Advisory Committees, project sponsors special interest groups and the general public
  • Assist with website maintenance

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, fisheries, hydrology, geology or a natural resources discipline
  • Current driver’s license


  • Experience/knowledge in designing and planning habitat improvement projects including aquatic habitat restoration, fish passage
  • Demonstrated experience in stream channel/riparian and aquatic habitat inventory and assessment
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental compliance and utilizing Best Management Practices in project planning
  • Demonstrated experience in participating and collaborating with local soil and water conservation districts, municipal and county governments, other agencies and private landowners

To Apply: 

Send a detailed resume that addresses the above qualifications to:

Upper Salmon Basin Watershed Program
Attn: Salmon Recovery Project Planner
955 Riverfront Dr. Suite B
Salmon, Idaho 83467

Email (please submit as pdf or MS-Word attachments and indicate "Salmon Recovery Project Planner" in subject line): daniel.bertram@osc.idaho.gov 



Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.