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Communications Director 

Oregon Environmental Council is hiring a communications director to lead our marketing/communications team in maintaining a strong public presence for OEC through earned, owned and social media channels. The director develops and helps execute our strategic communications plan to grow public support for OEC’s programmatic and organizational goals and to reflect our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.


Transportation Program Director

Oregon Environmental Council seeks a skilled and motivated transportation program director to lead our work to transform Oregon’s transportation system into a non-polluting transportation system that supports clean air, climate stability, and healthy families living in economically vibrant neighborhoods. The transportation program director will focus on expediting transportation electrification and promoting shared use of and equitable access to emerging transportation technologies, while ensuring that OEC continues to play a value-added role in promoting transportation options and transportation demand management strategies.


Working with us

Oregon Environmental Council’s employees are valued experts in their field. We strive to appreciate them in both words—as a regular part of our staff meetings—and in actions, through a supportive management structure, flexible hours and generous benefits.

Benefits include four weeks of paid vacation (three the first year) and 11 holidays, health insurance (fully covered for employees and mostly covered for their families), paid short-term disability, cafeteria and commuter choice tax benefits, contributions to retirement after one year of employment (including a first-of-their-kind series of fossil-free and no-carbon 401k investment tools shaped by OEC), and more.

OEC is actively working to advance the core values of equity, diversity and inclusion in our hiring, workplace culture, programs and policy, internal operations, and leadership role in the environmental community. To learn more, see our Partners and Diversity webpage.

Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) has often been ranked among the top 10 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon since Oregon Business magazine began the ranking in 2009.

OEC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to or call 503-222-1963 x102 to let us know the nature of your request.

We strive for an efficient hiring process that keeps applicants in the loop. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have a question about your application.

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Oregon Environmental Council that our organization does not discriminate in its leadership, staffing, or service on the basis of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, political affiliation, or religious belief.

Resources to help you find a job working for the environment

If you are seeking a job or volunteer opportunity working for the environment, please see OEC’s Jobseeker Resources in the Environment fact sheet.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please visit our Volunteer page to find out about opportunities to help OEC work to protect our land, air and water here in Oregon.

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