CARCD Positions

Administrative Coordinator

Both the CARCD and the Sloughhouse RCD are looking to grow their staffs. Both organizations are growing and expanding their workloads in response to the historically high levels of funding from federal, state, and private sources to address pressing natural resource issues. We are seeking an eager, detail-oriented professional to join this team and readily begin contributing. A successful Administrative Coordinator will be able to support both the work at the local level at Sloughhouse RCD and assist at the state-wide level with financial and administrative support for CARCD.

The position is fully remote, but the employee must be based in the Greater Sacramento region. Application deadline is June 30, 2022Click here for full job announcement and application information.

RCD Positions

Conservation Planner

The Trinity County Resource Conservation District is seeking a Conservation Planner. The Conservation Planner works under the direct supervision of the Watershed Program Manager. This is a full-time benefited position administered through Trinity County Resource Conservation District, with the potential to extend based on funding. This position offers a variety of projects which can include, but are not limited to, natural resources environmental planning and analysis; coordination with natural resource partners such as local, state, federal, tribal and non-profit agencies on conservation, habitat enhancement, and forest health planning and implementation projects; organizing and implementing community meetings; outreach as it relates to forest and watershed health. This position will work closely with Natural Resource Conservation Service staff to develop conservation plans for Trinity County landowners in for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). This position serves at the discretion of the Board of Directors. First review will be on April 20, 2022. Posting will remain open until filled. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Environmental Outreach Intern (Temporary)

The Solano RCD currently has four vacancies for the Environmental Outreach Intern position. They are looking for motivated individuals to join their team and provide environmental outreach and education to boaters and day-users in Solano County and Lake Berryessa. The person in this position must be civic-minded and enjoy interacting with diverse communities; work well with a dynamic and collaborative team, as well as independently; and have strong time management and organization skills. The Environmental Outreach Intern will receive oversight from the Assistant Project Manager, with direct supervision from the Education Program Director. Interview panel will review applications starting May 6, 2022. Position is open until filled. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Program Specialist

The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County (RCD) seeks a Program Specialist to join a dynamic team of conservation and agriculture professionals.  The Program Specialist will work closely with staff and partners to lead development and implementation of stewardship in agriculture projects throughout Santa Cruz County and in the Pajaro Valley in particular. Example projects the Program Specialist will lead include management of the Recharge Net Metering Program (a collaboration between the RCD, the Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency, UC Santa Cruz, and participating landowners that incentivizes installation of managed aquifer recharge projects on farms to improve groundwater sustainability), planning and implementation of stormwater management, collection, and infiltration projects, and on-farm conservation planning. This work supports agriculture’s efforts to steward water supplies, protect water quality, and protect our watersheds. The work environment is fast paced, collaborative, and creative. DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: Position is open until filled. We will begin interviewing strong candidates the week of May 9, 2022. Please see the job announcement or visit the RCD’s website for more information.

Administrative Coordinator

The Sonoma Resource Conservation District is seeking an Administrative Coordinator.  The Administrative Coordinator position is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and personable individual. Under supervision of the Director of Finance, the Administrative Coordinator performs a variety of administrative tasks in an efficient and accurate manner. The individual should be an anticipatory professional who displays a positive attitude, strong work ethic, dependability, and a desire to learn and grow. Review of applications will begin on Thursday, May 19, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Sacramento/Amador Water Quality Alliance (SAWQA) Assistant

The Amador Resource Conservation District (ARCD) is currently accepting application for the position of Sacramento/Amador Water Quality Alliance (SAWQA) Assistant to develop and carryout the SAWQA workplan and outreach plan while assisting members to meet regulation requirements. The Program Assistant will also help identify funding needs and potential sources to support education/technical assistance programs. Position is open until filled, position may be filled anytime during the application period. Selection is anticipated being made by May 20th, 2022. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Natural Resource Technician/Project Coordinator

The Amador Resource Conservation District (ARCD) is currently accepting application for the position of Natural Resource Technician/Project Coordinator to provide natural resource technical assistance. This position will provide landowner technical assistance, through assistance to the Natural Resource Conservation Service, as well as coordination support for the ARCD’s Forest Health and Fire Prevention Program. Position is open until filled, position may be filled anytime during the application period. Selection is anticipated being made by May 20th, 2022. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Watershed Project Coordinator

The Trinity County Resource Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Watershed Project Coordinator. Watershed Project Coordinator, will develop, promote and implement watershed improvement and planning projects for various and ongoing resource conservation projects for vegetation management, forest health, habitat restoration, planning, in-stream, and watershed stewardship projects including monitoring. Position will be responsible for the day to day implementation and coordination of projects. This position has a heavy emphasis on holistic watershed management and planning. This position has the potential to be a supervisory position. First Review will take place May 25th, 2022. Position will remain open until filled. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Program Educator

The Solano Resource Conservation District is looking for program educators to join their award-winning education team for the 22-23 school year. Their programming connects over 12,000 students annually, offering a concrete, experiential introduction to their watershed and the life that depends on it. Solano RCD is looking for educators that represent the diverse communities of Solano County and are enthusiastic about teaching! Please email education@solanorcd.org for more information. Positions are open until May 30, or until filled. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Forest Health Program Assistant/Program Specialist

The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County seeks a full-time Program Assistant (PA) or Program Specialist (PS), depending on qualifications and experience, to join our expanding Forest Health and Wildfire Resiliency Program and our dynamic team of conservation professionals. The PA/PS will work closely with RCD staff and partners to lead and support forest health and wildfire resiliency projects throughout Santa Cruz County, providing technical assistance and planning and implementation services for large and small-scale projects to facilitate fire resiliency, fire prevention/preparedness, and improved watershed function.

The PA/PS will work closely with partners including CAL FIRE, State Parks, tribes, neighboring RCDs, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and public and private landowners and land managers. The work environment is fast paced, collaborative, and creative.

To apply, please submit a resume, letter of interest, and names and phone numbers of at least three references to: The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County, c/o Tangi Chapman via email to tchapman@rcdsantacruz.org with “Forest Health Program Assistant/Specialist Application” in the subject line.

For more information visit: https://www.rcdsantacruz.org/careers. If you would like additional information, please contact the RCD: Phone: (831) 464-2950.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: Position is open until filled. Application review will begin June 22, 2022.

Bookkeeping Services

The Honey Lake Valley Resource Conservation District (HLVRCD) in Susanville, CA, is soliciting written proposals for bookkeeping services. The HLVRCD is an independent Special District under California statute (CA Public Resources Code Division 9). As a public agency, we provide services that conserve, restore and sustain local agricultural and natural resources to the landowners and communities within a large portion of Lassen County.

The HLVRCD receives revenue from grant funding from various federal, state and local agencies and donations to accomplish its mission and goals. Our fiscal year is July 1 – June 30. We utilized the modified accrual basis of accounting. An annual audit is conducted by a third-party auditor to ensure that the District meets generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The most recent audit, for the period 2019/2020 is available on our website – https://www.honeylakevalleyrcd.us/. The HLVRCD will meet the requirement to file an annual federal single audit per the Office of Management and Budget 2 CFR §200 Subpart F in its upcoming fiscal year.

Bookkeeping services will be required at least 80 hours per month. Some months may require more hours than others. All proposals must be submitted by email in PDF format to astuemky@honeylakevalleyrcd.us by 5:00 P.M., June 30, 2022. Click here for the full Request for Proposal.

Bi-lingual Mobile Irrigation Lab Manager

The Yolo County RCD is looking for a natural resource or agricultural professional who is bi-lingual in Spanish to develop and run a 3-year, multi-county Mobile Irrigation Lab (MIL) program that will provide technical assistance on irrigation efficiency and other on-farm conservation issues. Training and mentorship will be provided as part of this program.  Under supervision of the Executive Director, the Bi-lingual Mobile Irrigation Lab Manager will oversee and implement all activities of the multi-lingual Sutter-Yolo Mobile Irrigation Lab (MIL), including managing and performing all aspects of field activities both directly and in coordination with other RCD staff, coordinating field activities with growers and Bi-lingual (Punjabi) Sutter County RCD MIL Project Manager, communicating with grant managers and managing the project budget and scope of work, purchasing materials and supplies, collecting data, writing reports and working with administrative staff to develop invoices, and contributing to other general RCD work and assisting other staff as needed. The MIL Project Manager will assist English and Spanish-speaking growers by improving irrigation practices, provide education on how to maintain efficient irrigation systems, introduce growers to new technologies and BMPs relating to soil health, and encourage growers to become more active in local education and outreach events. This is an exempt position. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, July 5th. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Wildfire Resiliency Program Manager

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) seeks a Wildfire Resiliency Program Manager to support the fire resilience and ecological health of local forests and help protect communities at the Wildland Urban Interface. The Wildfire Resiliency Program Manager position is full-time and funded by grants. The Program Manager will focus on building wildfire resiliency while improving the ecological function of forests and other vegetation communities like coastal chaparral. These activities are often designed to incorporate various natural resource management considerations and produce multi-beneficial outcomes. The work generally involves leading or supporting diverse efforts, from general technical assistance to regional prioritization and planning, to designing and implementing programs and projects. Typical projects range from community chipper events that help homeowners dispose of vegetation removed to create defensible space, to large scale strategic fuel breaks. The position will work closely with a broad array of internal staff, partner organizations, government agency staff, and public and private landowners, and will require high levels of engagement and personal interactions, sometimes during non-regular business hours. Application deadline is July 8, 2022. Click here to view full job announcement and application information.

Post Fire Recovery Project Coordinator

The Honey Lake Valley Resource Conservation District (HLVRCD), based out of Susanville, CA, is accepting applications for the position of a Post Fire Recovery Project Coordinator. The Post Fire Recovery Project Coordinator will oversee the coordination of the Resource Conservation District’s (RCD) fire recovery program – including landowner outreach, needs assessment, technical assistance, project design, environmental compliance, project monitoring and oversight, working with partners and contractors, grant management, reporting and seeking new funding opportunities to complement fire recovery work.

Funding for this position was secured via USFS grant funds to help private land owners in need of wildfire recovery efforts within Lassen County that were affected by the wildfires that occurred during 2019-2021. This “at will” position includes paid leave and is supervised by the HLVRCD District Manager. Application Deadline: Open until filled. Click here to view full job announcement and application information.

District Manager

The Butte County Resource Conservation District is looking for a dynamic business leader with a natural resources background to run the District’s day-to-day organizational operations as well as lead long-term strategic planning. Click here for full job announcement and application information.

Project Manager

The Lake County Resource Conservation District is seeking a Project Manager to solicit and write grant/contract proposals and oversee/implement the related projects. The District aims to expand capacity in a variety of fields with special emphasis on agriculture and fire prevention/recovery. The position is part-time, 20 hours per week. For the complete job announcement, visit our website, lakercd.org

District Manager

Nevada County RCD has an opening for a District Manager. Under the general direction of Nevada County Resource Conservation District’s Board of Directors, the District Manager oversees staff, seasonal employees, and consultants; is responsible for the management of the District’s funding, day-to-day operations, activities in accordance with the strategic plan, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures established by the Board; and performs other related duties as assigned. Full position announcement and application information, www.ncrcd.org. This position will be open until filled.

To apply, please send a Cover Letter, Resume, and References to info@ncrcd.org. Questions? (530) 798-5529.

Resource Conservation Districts and the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts are equal opportunity employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.