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Renew Forest Park Program Specialist

Company: Portland Parks & Recreation
Date Posted: May 3, 2017

City Of Portland, Parks & Recreation is offering a limited duration appointment for Renew Forest Park Program Specialist.  This full time position will lead by planning, coordinating, and monitoring the efforts of a holistic initiative to restore ecological health, rebuild infrastructure, and reconnect visitors and stewards to Forest Park. 

Salary $5,033 to $6,709 monthly.

Substantial focus will be on building project support and stakeholder participation while developing a 20-year funding strategy. The position will implement early actions for fundraising proposals.  Other responsibilities include researching, developing and recommending plans to meet established goals.  Work includes developing annual work programs, calendars and implementing work activites including grants and other funding proposals.  The position will provide data driven reports.  This Program Specialist will plan and conduct program outreach and promotional activities, presenting to committees, the community, businesses and other stakeholders.    

Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional resume (a total of 4 pages combined) online at City of Portland Job Opportunities at  demonstrating the minimum required qualifications as listed in the recruitment #2017-00211  

Applicants must sign in or create an online account to apply by 4:30 pm May 22, 2017.  Questions may be directed to Tamara Larison, Bureau of Human Resources at (503) 823-3523 or