California Association of RCDs — Communications Assistant

CARCD is seeking a dynamic, creative entry-level communications professional to assist RCDs in meeting the next generation of conservation challenges. The position will be 20 hours per week with the opportunity for an additional 10-20 hours in the second half of 2021 to support the team in planning the Annual CARCD Conference. Compensation is $15/hour, based on experience. Applications will be reviewed on January 22nd. The full announcement can be found here.

RCD of Santa Cruz County — Agricultural Technical Specialist

The RCD of Santa Cruz County seeks an Agricultural Technical Specialist to join a dynamic team of conservation and agriculture professionals. The Agricultural Technical Specialist will work closely with RCD Agricultural Program staff and with outside partners including University of California Cooperative Extension and the NRCS to provide irrigation water management assistance to agricultural water users in Santa Cruz County, primarily the Pajaro Valley. The deadline for applications is January 27. Find the full announcement here.

Marin RCD — Regional Soil Health Coordinator

The Marin RCD is hiring for the position of a Regional Coordinator for the North Coast Soil Health Hub. The coordinator will work to accelerate producer adoption of carbon farming practices, assist with climate-friendly plan development, and serve as an educational resource to a range of stakeholders. The Regional Coordinator will engage in cutting-edge projects, research, and education with the goal of creating a Carbon Farming Network that improves the quality and effectiveness of carbon farm planning and implementation activities in the region which includes Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino counties. Applications are due on January 21. Click here for the announcement.

RCD of Greater San Diego County — Regional Agriculture Specialist

The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County is seeking a Regional Agriculture Specialist to support two carbon farming demonstration projects. This position is responsible for engaging farmers, growers, and ranchers in carbon farming and healthy soils grant-funded programs; tracking and analyzing individual and cumulative benefits of implementation of carbon farming practices; and coordinating with soil health networks and other critical regional stakeholders on cumulative program benefits and outcomes. Apply by January 10. Click here to read the full position description.

RCD of Greater San Diego County — Assistant Farm Manager

The Assistant Farm Manager is responsible for supporting the Farm Manager in the efficient and effective operation of Wild Willow Farm. This includes, but is not limited to assisting with planting, care, and maintenance of 1 acre of vegetable production, 0.5 acres of orchard, and various herbal and flower gardens throughout the property. This position also assists with general farm maintenance, supervision of staff, interns, and volunteer groups, community engagement, sales, and record keeping. Please read the full position description by clicking here.

Shasta Valley RCD — District Manager

The Shasta Valley RCD is hiring a District Manager. The District Manager is the chief manager of the District, reporting to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the funding and management of the District’s operations and finances consistent with the strategic plan, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures established by the Board. The position was announced on December 13 and will be open until filled. Click here to view the announcement.

Feather River RCD — Seasonal Forestry Technician

The Feather River RCD is hiring for a Seasonal Forestry Technician OR Seasonal Forestry Assistant position working primarily on the Moonlight Fire Area Restoration Project on the Plumas National Forest. Applications must be submitted by the end of the day on January 6, 2021. Click here for the posting.

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