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the cascade forest conservancy protects and sustains the forests, streams, wildlife, and communities in the heart of the cascades through conservation, education, and advocacy.

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Policy Manager

Full-time position with occasional weekend/evening meetings and events. Flextime provided. FLSA Exempt. 

$58,000 with generous benefits including medical & dental insurance, matching 401k plan, generous paid time off, and flexible hours and work environment.  

We are in search of a Policy Manager, a professional-level position to navigate complex regional, state, and federal public lands management and policy to support CFC’s programs and conservation mission. This person will work closely with the U.S. Forest Service, Tribes, partners, collaborative groups, the public, and other CFC staff to seek sustainable solutions to current forest practices that protect the ecosystems and wildlife of our region. The Policy Manager will report to the Executive Director. 

The Policy Manager leads policy efforts and supports grassroots campaigning to improve legislation, policies, and forest management practices. They will provide legal and scientific reviews of agency proposals, write detailed public comments, support efforts with the media and partners to provide outreach, and serve as a spokesperson for policy initiatives.

This position will require collaboration, timely and strategic decision making, creativity, attention to detail, and the ability to become well-versed in an ever-changing landscape of issues related to conservation, politics, policy, and science. Current focus programs and initiatives include: forest collaboratives, timber sale review and commenting, Mount St. Helens No Mine Campaign, policy oversight (including Northwest Forest Plan and national forest activities), forest management on private and public lands, land protection campaigns, and the protection of Spirit Lake and the Pumice Plain. 

Thank you for your interest

Thank you for your interest in working with Cascade Forest Conservancy. There are no open positions on our team at this time.  Please check back again in the future. In the meantime, please visit our GET INVOLVED page to learn about ways to support the mission of Cascade Forest Conservancy. 

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