Career Positions

  • Position Title: Soil Scientist/Watershed Planner
    • Application Deadline: October 27, 2023
    • Application PDF
    • Agency: Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
    • Location: Warm Springs, OR
    • Salary Range: $41,779.00 – $66,010.00 D.O.E.
    • Job Description:
      • Develop and maintain soil research data. Recommend programs for soil management.
      • Gather data, analyze, evaluate, and prepare soil science reports.
      • Review project proposals to protect soil resources.
      • Provide technical assistance to other agencies.
      • Complete environmental assessments and planning activities to include watershed assessments, watershed plans, and wetland program plans.
      • Develop watershed assessments and sub-watershed restoration plans in a manner that is consistent with the Integrated Resource Management Plan, funding requirements, and Tribal priorities for restoration and water quality improvements.
      • Support program development through grant acquisition.
    • Minimum Qualifications:
      • Must have a Bachelors of Science degree in Natural Resources/Environmental Science or a related field to soil science, hydrology, wetland, watershed studies, or fisheries. Requires some technical courses in soil science, hydrology/watershed management and wetlands. Two years of related experience is required beyond education requirements or additional completion of a Masters degree in a related field. Must possess or ability to possess a valid Oregon driver’s license. Will be required to submit to and pass a pre-employment drug screening, driving and tribal background check.
    • Questions regarding the application process can be directed to (541) 553-3262 or

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Resources for Federal Careers

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