The role of the Reserve Manager is to work under the direction of the Trust Board of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve in order for the Trust Board to carry out its mission. The Reserve Manager shall assist the Trust Board in managing the Reserve by carrying out the following duties, as well as performing related duties as assigned. Salay range is between $60,000 and $70,000 (based on education and experience), plus benefits.
· Keep Trust Board and Reserve Partners in compliance with the terms of the Interlocal Agreement.
· Oversee administrative functions such as bookkeeping, accounting and preparations of official records of Trust Board/Reserve business and actions.
· Secure and maintain facilities, equipment and supplies necessary to carry out Reserve business.
· Prepare and implement annual work plan, project descriptions, budget and other planning documents necessary to support and fund the operations of the Trust Board/Reserve.
· Manage funds and in-kind services which are provided to operate and manage the Reserve by the Reserve Partners as well as other granting agencies and organizations, in accordance with and subject to the limitations established by the granting authority.
· Pursue public and private grants and in kind services in order to accomplish completion of all funding and contract requests related to the management of the Reserve.
· Participate in annual National Park Service cyclic Project Management Information Service (PMIS), cultural, maintenance, capital, and other funding calls and opportunities.
· Hire and manage Trust Board approved staff, contractors and consultants working on behalf of the Reserve.
· Oversee the completion, submittal and records of the annual National Park Service wide Interpretive Report and "Volunteers in Parks" program report.
· Engage Trust Board in strategic planning and maintain an atmosphere of team involvement.
Partnership and Community Planning
· Develop land protection and historic preservation priorities to meet the needs of the Reserve, and pursue in cooperation with appropriate partners the implementation of these priorities.
· Manage and administer conservation easement program in accordance with an approved Easement Administration Management Plan, including monitoring and recording in accordance with National Park Service Records Management requirements. Assist the Trust Board in preparation of conservation easement language to be recommended to National Park Service when easement acquisition is imminent.
· Support oversight of strategic historic preservation education/technical support to the Town and County Design Review processes, Ebey's Forever grant recipients, historic property owners and other stakeholders.
· Support the oversight of the Ebey's Forever Grant program.
· In partnership with the Town & County, develop and implement workshops for architects/ contractors/builders/other community members regarding Town and County Design Review and Design Guidelines.
· In partnership with the Town & County, develop and implement the Historic Preservation Commission training program.
Did You Know?
Fort Casey was built at the turn of the century as part of a "triangle of fire" designed to guard the entrance to Puget Sound. The Coast Artillery Corps troops were never engaged, and most of the site became a state park in 1954.