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$75,000 to $120,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

Dental, Vision, Medical, 401K

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Merchants Exchange is dedicated to being the leading provider of information and related services to all stakeholders in the NW.”

The General Manager is an employee of Merchants Exchange (MEX), with management responsibility for the Clean Rivers Cooperative, Inc. program and administration pursuant to the service agreement between Merchants Exchange and Clean Rivers Cooperative, Inc. This position is responsible for the overall training, response readiness and maintenance of CRC equipment and contracted personnel to members and contract commitments.


• Manage the Clean River Cooperative Program

• Create, maintain & administer annual budget approved by the CRC Board of Directors.

• Maintain trained staff & equipment.

• Manage incident response program

• Keep abreast of federal and state legislation and inform members; provide technical support to MFSA Oil Contingency Program Manager and Executive Director.

• Ensure CRC policy development is coordinated with MEX functions.

• Perform MFSA responsibilities as requested, directed or needed


Typically requires a college degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Environmental Science or equivalent work experience. In addition to formal education, the qualified candidate will generally have a minimum of 3-5 years environmental/oil spill or equivalent experience; however, 5-7 years experience is desired.

Excellent communication and leadership skills are required in order to work effectively at all levels. The qualified applicant must be computer literate.

The General Manager must be 24-hour HAZWOPER Certified and have the ability to operate CRC equipment. Specialized equipment, machines or skills used in this job include vehicles (non-DOT), vessels and small boats, forklift, pumps and skimming equipment, office machines.

A minimum of NIMS 300 level or above Incident Command training; knowledge of local GRP and response equipment is required. Must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential.

This position requires the applicant to have knowledge of spill response equipment maintenance practices and the ability to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for response to incidents involving a member facility or MFSA enrolled vessel.

The General Manager must have a solid understanding of state and federal regulations and how they might impact CRC and MFSA members.

A valid CDL Class A driver's license is required.


Some overnight travel (1-5 days per event) is required within the US. Incident response among response zone and West Coast up to 2+ months.

About Cascade Employers Association:

Cascade Employers Association is recruiting for Merchants Exchange. This company is a not-for-profit, membership based association providing information and service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Company address: 200 SW Market, Portland, Oregon

Posted date: 5 months ago

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