Training and Development Facilitator

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Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?

Do you have a passion for facilitating learning opportunities for employees and leaders? Do you enjoy variety and flexibility in your career? Are you skilled in collaborating effectively with individuals of various backgrounds and work styles, and enjoy helping others learn and grow in a professional training environment? Then DNR’s Training and Development Facilitator position might be for you.

It is in the candidate’s best interest to apply before August 1, 2022 when a first review of applicants will be completed.

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Workplace Culture and Development Division. We are hiring a Training and Development Facilitator to help complete our team. The Training and Development Facilitator position reports to the DEI & Development Manager in the Workplace Culture and Development (WCD) Division, offering key support to programs designed to grow and develop WA State Department of Natural Resources employees and enhance the agency wide culture. This position supports employees and programs throughout the agency by designing, developing, coordinating and delivering strategic training and development programs that meet the agencies needs and WCD initiatives.

This position is responsible for identifying and implementing best practices in employee development, course development and facilitation, engaging in and coordinating DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) initiatives, consulting with employees and leaders on training and organizational development concerns, assisting in training record keeping, and other projects in support of DNR’s WCD Division.

As a DNR’s Training and Development Facilitator, a typical week might include the following:

Designing and delivering training workshops virtually or in-person.
Facilitating workshops and discussions on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Refining development opportunities to strengthen the delivery and receptivity of material.
Refining activities within the training and identifying improvement opportunities.
Gathering and analyzing feedback on the quality of trainings from participants.
Maintaining records of enrollment and completion.

DNR’s WCD Division is a dynamic office with specialists in employee engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion, internal communications, outreach and retention, lean continuous improvement, and employee development. Our focus is to provide skills and opportunities for all employees to be engaged, informed and inspired. Do you see yourself rounding out our team? Can you help enhance our initiatives and provide new perspectives and expertise to our DEI and Development program? Do you have a creative, strategic approach to problem-solving?

We are looking for an employee training and development professional who enjoys collaborating with employees and leadership to design and implement programs focused on leadership development that will foster change and growth in hard and soft skills, crucial conversations, safe and respectful workplaces, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and belonging. Come utilize your expertise to help our agency identify and implement best practices in core development and facilitation.

WCD focuses on cultivating an agency-wide mindset of “leaders as coaches, employees as problem-solvers” to support growth and innovation, continuous process improvement, and public service.

Through supporting continuous improvement, change management, diversity, equity, and inclusion, employee retention, and development, we can create a culture where The Department of Natural Resources, DNR, is the Employer of Choice.

This Position is Responsible For:

Facilitation of DNR Trainings and Workshops (Crucial Conversations, Safe & Respectful Workplace, DEI Discussion Series, DiSC Workplace Culture, etc.)
Strategic planning and evaluating for Employee Development Program
Development of DNR Instructor-led Trainings and Workshops
Development of DNR eLearning Courses
Coordination of DNR Facilitator Cohort
Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives and Project Work
Learning Records Management Support

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Questions? Please contact Betsy Vandrush-Borgacz at (360) 819-3693, or email  or e-mail us

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