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Environmental Health Program Director

Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) seeks a skilled and motivated environmental health program director to advance public policies and programs that will protect Oregonians from exposure to harmful chemicals in the air we breathe, the water we drink, the buildings we occupy, and the products we use in our everyday lives. The environmental health program director will (1) build the case for creating toxic-free environments; (2) build and strengthen collaborative relationships with health professionals, communities most heavily impacted by environmental health threats, and other aligned organizations and individuals; and (3) develop and advance policy and programmatic solutions to environmental health challenges.


Accounting & Payroll Specialist

OEC’s Accounting & Payroll Specialist has primary responsibility for the organization’s accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing, grant financial reporting and records management, and employee benefit enrollments. Additionally, the Specialist prepares many of the monthly journal entries and plays a supporting role in all other aspects of the organization’s finance, accounting and administrative operations strategies.


Working with us

Oregon Environmental Council’s employees are valued experts in their field. We strive to appreciate them both in 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 x100 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 advance environmental protections in Oregon.

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