he National Marine Fisheries Service announced $3.7 million in grants Tuesday for fish-habitat restoration in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. The largest grant, $1.4 million, goes for three projects to restore nearly 500 acres of flood-plain habitat on Puget Sound. An additional $1 million with Snohomish County will help restore nearly 330 acres of wetland in the Snohomish River estuary.
Job Title: Restoration Grants Coordinator
Department: Natural Resources
Reports To: Habitat Program Manager
Type: Full Time
Position Opens: 2-22-12 Position Closes: 3-7-12
This position is responsible for managing the diverse array of grants that support the Tribe’s watershed restoration program. Job duties include: (1) grant proposal writing; (2) grant management, including budget oversight, project management and reporting; (3) preparation of permit applications and working with permitting agencies to secure permits, and (4) preparing and overseeing contracts. This position will work in partnership with the Department’s Watershed Restoration Coordinators to ensure successful and timely implementation of restoration projects.
MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
See job description link below.
For the full job description, including education and experience requirements, please visit http://nooksackindiantribe.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Restoration-Grant-Coordinator1.pdf.
To apply: Obtain an employment application at http://nooksackindiantribe.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Application-for-Employment.pdf. Mail application, and resume to 5016 Deming Road, Deming, WA 98244 or fax to 360-592- 2125. Application materials must be received in Human Resources no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date to be considered for this position.
The USFWS and state agency partners will be soliciting proposals for the 2013 Coastal Wetland Conservation Grants. This is a nationally competitive grant program that funds wetland protection and restoration projects across the country. More details can be found on the website below. You can also see their list of recent awards which includes 6 projects in Puget Sound.
Washington Sea Grant (WSG) requests proposals for one- to two-year research projects from investigators at academic and research institutions throughout the state of Washington. Approximately $2.4 million will be available over the next funding cycle (February 1, 2012 – January 31, 2014) to support an estimated 10-15 projects that are selected on an open, competitive, peer-reviewed basis. Proposed projects must align with the WSG strategic plan and a minimum of six projects will be funded from those that focus on the WSG critical program area of changing oceans and coastal communities.
All investigators must use eSeaGrant, the WSG online proposal submission system.
Preliminary Proposal Deadline: 5:00 p.m., March 7, 2011
Full Proposal Deadline: 5:00 p.m., May 23, 2011
The full 2011 Request for Proposals document, and other funding opportunities, are available from the WSG homepage: