Agricultural Technical Specialist

RCD of Monterey County is hiring for an Agricultural Technical Specialist. This position will work in close partnership with the RCD Soil Scientist and Civil Engineer as well as local organizational and agricultural partners to implement on-farm irrigation evaluations, nutrient management, erosion control and water quality improvement projects in Monterey County. The ideal candidate is a well-rounded agricultural scientist or engineer with solid data management and analysis skills and several years working experience, including field work with farmers in Spanish and English. The successful candidate must have knowledge of agricultural systems, plant science and project management, and be a fluent speaker of Spanish and English. Candidates also should be comfortable speaking in public and capable of organizing and giving educational and professional presentations and reports. First-round interview applications due by July 9, 2021. Click here for full job description and application information.

Restoration Forester

Butte County RCD (BCRCD) has an immediate opening for a Forester with strong background in conservation planning to be a foundational member and support the BCRCD mission to protect, enhance and support Butte County natural resources. Candidates should have excellent verbal and writing skills and hold a BS or MS in Forestry or a related degree, along with thorough knowledge of the California Forest Practice Act regulations. Our organization relies on motivated and self-directed individuals who are willing to roll up their sleeves and tackle the big challenges facing our private and public lands in Butte County. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Climate Smart Agriculture Program Manager

Community Environmental Council is hiring. The Climate Smart Agriculture Program Manager will oversee projects and policies in support of CEC’s bold climate goals related to carbon sequestration, soil health, innovative financing and funding mechanisms, and regenerative practices that build ecological function and agricultural resilience. The Program Manager will initiate new projects, manage existing pilots, inform policy strategy, and lead financing and funding opportunities. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Climate & Soil Specialist

Napa Green is hiring a Climate & Soil Specialist. Working in close partnership with the Napa County Resource Conservation District, who has been piloting and leading Carbon Farm Plans (CFPs) and Irrigation Distribution Uniformity Assessments for regional growers. Napa Green is seeking to complement this work with an in-house Climate & Soil Specialist who can expand CFP and Irrigation Assessment capacity, and provide critical on-the-ground implementation support to winegrape growers. On the job training is available to build CFP and Irrigation Assessment proficiency, granted the candidate has essential agronomy and soil science expertise. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Conservation Project Manager, Climate & Agriculture Team

San Mateo RCD is hiring a Conservation Project Manager to expand our agriculture and climate team. Current projects focus on composting, designing and coordinating implementation of carbon farm plans and conservation projects on working lands, and providing assistance to farmers and ranchers seeking permits for agricultural development projects. The position will work closely with a broad array of internal staff, partner organizations, government agency staff, and public and private landowners. The full-time position is grant funded through summer 2022 with the intent to secure ongoing funding. Click here to read the full job description and application information.

EcoStewards Conservation Technician

Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) seeks a highly motivated candidate with excellent qualifications for the EcoStewards Program at CCRCD. The EcoStewards Program provides maintenance and monitoring on RCD and partner conservation projects throughout Contra Costa county. This is a primarily field-based position. Employees are expected to enthusiastically support CCRCD’s public service mission to deliver conservation and stewardship of the natural resources in our county while representing CCRCD at public events, meetings, and functions. The ideal candidate is a team player with a diverse and flexible skill set who demonstrates integrity, high standards, and a personal commitment to enduring conservation results. Click here for the full job post.

Forester

The Humboldt County Resource Conservation District is seeking a Forester position primarily to assist the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) by providing technical assistance to forest landowners and developing Forest Management Plans and practice requirements as part of NRCS’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The Forester will also provide project management and technical assistance for HCRCD’s forest health and fuel reduction projects funded by CAL FIRE. Candidate should be an RPF or able to take the exam within the next year. Click here for job description and application information.

Project Coordinator (Forest Health Department)

Trinity County RCD is hiring a Project Coordinator who will work in the the Forest Health Department. The Project Coordinator, in collaboration with other staff, will help develop, promote, and implement resource conservation projects for vegetation management, fuels reduction, forest health, habitat restoration, and watershed stewardship projects. Please email Rebekah Wolfinbarger at rwolfinbarger@tcrcd.net if you have any questions. Click here for full announcement and application.

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