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Technical Contracts Specialist

Job Location

Portland, Oregon


Type of Job



$48,730 – $70,730

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Published Date

Oct 7, 2021

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Salary Range:  $48,730 – $70,730, Full Time Equivalent   
Job Classification:  Regular, Exempt   
Benefits:  Competitive Benefits Package Offered   
Minimum Hours:  30 Hours Per Week   
Supervisor:  Chief Scientist  
Applications due:  Friday, November 12, 2021


Position Information

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership seeks a Technical Contracts Specialist to assist with the administration of technical contracts, competitive procurement, and financial tracking for the Science Team programs. The Science Team is composed of nine staff who manage multiple complex and large (>$1 million) contracts with funding agencies and subcontractors for habitat restoration, monitoring, and other technical projects. This position will support contract development; track contract expenses and reporting requirements and deadlines; facilitate competitive procurement processes; support grant development; and project revenue and expenditures. This is a new position with some flexibility in other duties based on skills and interests of the successful applicant. The position is based in the Estuary Partnership Portland office with a flexible work schedule and work from home opportunities, and occasional meetings or events outside of the office. See the position description for full details.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Affirmation

The Estuary Partnership is committed to increasing diversity in the environmental field by providing supportive career development opportunities for people of color. People from communities of color, underserved communities, and low-income communities are strongly encouraged to apply. We place a priority on applications from people who come from or have experience with diverse populations and underserved communities, including communities of color and low-income communities.


Non-Discrimination Statement

The Estuary Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, physical appearance or genetic information, cultural, socio-economic status, or military or veteran status. The Estuary Partnership is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and values the hiring of protected veterans or individuals with veteran status. Discrimination is not tolerated at the Estuary Partnership.


Application Instructions

The Estuary Partnership will only accept online applications for this position.

To apply, please compile the application materials described below into a single PDF or Microsoft Word document, and upload your application packet on this webform.

Applications must include the following, or they will not be accepted:

  • Cover Letter:  Your letter should discuss your specific experience relevant to the job description.
  • Detailed Resume:  Your resume should provide dates and specific duties of current and past employment.
  • Professional References:  Provide the names, organizations, and titles of three professional references. References will not be contacted without your prior permission.
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