DNR Compliance Monitoring Field Coordinator, Natural Resource Specialist 3

Position Description

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Forest Regulation Division. Are you someone who enjoys being outdoors, and is passionate about maintaining natural resource protections in Washington State? If you enjoy working in a forest setting, getting out to see all the beautiful landscapes across the state, and working closely with a team to produce accurate data, then this is the job for you.

The Compliance Monitoring Program is seeking a Field Coordinator to join a team that collects and reports data on statewide Forest Practices Rule compliance rates and monitors compliance trends over time. This position supports the program mission by serving as the field protocol specialist and lead coordinator on the ground. The person in this position is responsible for planning site visits, collecting field-based data alongside a small team, conducting quality control, and organizing data for analysis. This position also trains and consults with Timber, Fish, and Wildlife (TFW) partner’s field staff from Washington Departments of Ecology and Fish and Wildlife, Tribes, region DNR Forest Practices staff, and small and large forest landowners to proficiently perform field data collection.


Recruitment #2024-7-6616
Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
Location flexibility may be available and considered: Natural Resources Building- Olympia, WA
Work Hours and Partial Telework flexibility may be available and considered
Relocation Compensation may be available and considered
Salary: $4,865.00 – $6,539.00 Monthly


  • Apply online: at www.careers.wa.gov
  • Letter of interest: describing your specific qualifications to the position and position required, desired, and special requirements.
  • Resume: that details your experience and qualifications.
  • References: at least three professional references with current telephone numbers– you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include it with your resume.
  • Important: Do not attach any documents that include photos or private information (social security number, year of birth, etc.).
  • Complete all supplemental questions.

Candidates who move forward in the recruitment process may be contacted via email at with interview information/scheduling instructions. Please monitor the email listed in your application materials and check your junk email folder to ensure you receive those communications. Questions? Please contact Mary Murdock at /360-481-9838 or e-mail us at

For persons needing accommodation in the application/testing process or this job announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 522-2500 or email . Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.