Leasing and Rights of Way Manager, Natural Resource Specialist 4 Full-time, Permanent, Represented position Location: Northwest Region- Sedro Woolley, WA Salary: $5,088.00 - $6,838.00 Monthly
CLOSING DATE EXTENDED! Review of applications is ongoing. This recruitment will remain open until an adequate pool of candidates is established. The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision or close this recruitment at any time after July 26, 2023. It is in the applicant’s best interest to submit material as soon as possible.
Want to join something GREAT and make a difference? The Department of Natural Resources Northwest Region has an exciting opportunity for a Leasing and Rights of Way Manager to join our team. This position serves as the designated region expert for access, communication site leases, and land use licenses. This position performs professional level expertise and provides direction, guidance, consultation, training, and monitoring for region staff and consults with several divisions staff. This position helps Northwest Region achieve the mission through strong leadership, thoughtful decision making, and excellent planning. It is important for the incumbent of this position to have a wide variety of communication skills as they will interact with numerous levels of managers, supervisors and employees within the DNR as well as other agencies, private contractors and the general public.
-Advises the Project Section Administrator, state lands districts, and region management on lease compliance actions and updates. -Responsible for leading the processes to administer existing licenses and leases and grant new licenses and leases. -Negotiates regularly with private landowners, corporations, tribes and other governmental agencies. -Northwest Region expert for communication site leases and land use license (LUL) granting. -Land Use Licenses cover a broad range of uses including stream restoration projects, logging operations (tail holds), science based data collecting, military exercises, and other miscellaneous uses of state lands. Each license is complex, requiring scoping, negotiation, research, and strategic thinking. -Northwest Region expert for the rights-of-way program for easement granting and acquisitions and shorter-term road use permits (RUPs).