Jobs

This isn’t a paid classified section. It’s just a place where we — you and I — can post up opportunities we discover in our ramblings, or need to fill. Let me know of any gigs you’d like to include here. Otherwise, I’m just going to put up what I see while walking around town. If you submit news about a vacancy, please let us know when you no longer wish it to appear here — no sense having postings from a year or more ago hanging around (and our apologies for not more aggressively scrubbing the listings in the past; we’ll try to keep this bulletin board spruced up).

Employment Opportunities

6/8/15

National Scenic Area Land Use Planner — Seeking an energetic, dynamic, and experienced Land Use Planner for this unique opportunity.  This position will conduct development reviews and assessments, assist with the 10-year update of the Management Plan for the National Scenic Area and support the Principal Planner and other Gorge Commission staff in building and maintaining relationships with all levels of government, business, communities, stakeholders and the general public.  Excellent communication and people skills required.  Bachelor degree or equivalent. $40,000 – $60,000. For more information including how to apply, see position description. Online applications only. Deadline 5 p.m.  Pacific, June 26, 2015. AA/EOE

5/20/15

Executive Director, Columbia River Gorge Commission, National Scenic Area — Seeking dynamic, accomplished, strategic leader.   Demonstrated ability in: supervision, management, agency operations, communications.  Working knowledge of land use planning, tribal issues, inter-governmental relations.  Bachelor degree or equivalent. $95,000 – $130,000.   For more information including how to apply, see position description at http://www.gorgecommission.org/jobopenings.cfm. AA/EOE. Online applications only. Deadline 5 pm Pacific, June 19, 2015.

2/11/15

Hood River Juice Company seeks a production professional with strong communication and leadership skills, (knowledge of the manufacturing industry a plus), to join its staff in Hood River, OR as Production Shift Supervisor. In this position, you will oversee and direct production crew activities in order to ensure that production goals and customer requirements are met while maintaining safety/health requirements, product quality, and minimizing operating costs.  You will work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to make sound decisions, troubleshoot production and quality issues and communicate schedule and staffing requirements and raw material needs to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.  In addition, you will actively participate in employee relations activities such as employee training, grievance resolution, and disciplinary procedures. Qualified candidates should be experienced in leading a crew while meeting plant production goals; knowledgeable in manufacturing or processing; competent driving a forklift; and possess 3+ years previous supervisory work experience and/or an Associate’s Degree with a minimum of one year leadership experience.Get full details about the position at the company web site Submit your CV or resume and cover letter to by e-mail.

11/5/14

POSITION FILLED / Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust (OR), Land Stewardship Coordinator – Seeking experienced, talented individual responsible for the stewardship and management of lands held by the Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust, a supporting organization of Friends of the Columbia Gorge, a 34-year old organization dedicated to the protection of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The position will steward and monitor lands owned or easements held including preparation of administrative and ongoing monitoring documentation of conditions. The Land Steward will oversee contractors and volunteers effectively and efficiently. Applicants should have a history in monitoring land for conservation values. Minimum of five years experience with land trusts, managing volunteers, natural resource management, ecology or a bachelor’s degree in conservation/biology, or related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with grantors, landowners, the public, media, professional colleagues and governmental entities is essential. Full job description on line at Friends of the Gorge web site. Position closes 12/1/14. No phone calls please. Send cover letter, resume and references to landsteward@gorgefriends.org with the subject line “Land Steward Position.” Friends of the Columbia Gorge is an EOE.

7/16/14

Qstream, a Burlington, Mass., developer or a mobile sales platform, is looking for two people to join its team in Hood River, Ore. — a senior Rails engineer, and a UX design lead. For full details, see the company’s jobs page, and follow the links for each position.

6/23/14

Hood River women’s apparel store is hiring a part-time, year round sales associate to work 2-3 days a week. We (Melika) are looking for an outgoing, friendly person with sales experience, a strong sense of style, good organizational skills, and a passion for the gorge lifestyle. JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Retail sales experience
  • Buying and/or merchandising experience highly beneficial
  • Must be available weekends and holidays
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Attention to detail and strong follow-through

We are a small but growing business with a lot of opportunities for the right person. If you are interested in joining our team, please email a resume to melissa@melika.com.

 

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