The purpose of CHB’s policy and technical program is to further sound science and public policy for the cleanup, protection and restoration of Commencement Bay, its surrounding waters and natural habitat. This position is key to advancing CHB’s mission. Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, the Policy and Technical Project Manager will staff CHB’s Policy and Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC), a volunteer group of advisors comprised of experts in biology, chemistry, oceanography, hydrogeology, environmental monitoring, sustainability and law. The Manager will develop and implement projects and campaigns, assist in developing tactics and work plans, coordinate with external partners, perform research and other analysis, and prepare presentations and grant applications. The Manager will interface with CHB’s diverse community partners in the policy and technical priority area and will be responsible for developing and sustaining partnerships with stakeholders, policy decision-makers and funders.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values for Citizens for a Healthy Bay. We welcome and value a diversity of people, experiences and perspectives. We embrace and actively encourage participation of people with differences in age, race, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, language, national origin, family or marital status, veteran status, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religion and/or political affiliation.
The percentage of time for tasks for the Manager will be approximately:
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Manager will develop and manage the policy and technical program in alignment with CHB’s strategic plan and organizational needs, which requires the Manager to:
Strengths and Qualifications
The following are a wish list for the ideal candidate – it is not necessary to have all to apply.
The Policy and Technical Project Manager is a full-time FLSA exempt position with a salary range of $40,000-$55,000 commensurate with experience. As a full-time employee, the Policy and Technical Project Manager is eligible for benefits described in the CHB Employee Handbook, including paid holidays, sick leave, and health and dental insurance.
If you are sincerely interested in the position, please email a cover letter stating your suitability for this position and resume demonstrating your qualifications to current CHB Policy and Technical Project Manager, Karen Gogins, at kgogins [at] healthybay.org or mail physical copies to the CHB office at 535 Dock Street, Suite 213, Tacoma, WA 98402. Please include the position title in the email subject.
Review of applicants will be conducted on a rolling basis. As the position is open until filled, it is highly recommended to apply by February 12th. Please note: questions about the position via email or phone are unlikely to receive a timely response, if any.