The Sonoma Resource Conservation Districts is looking to hire an Engineer. The Engineer position offers an exciting opportunity to apply engineering and project management skills to meaningful and impactful conservation work in some of California’s most beautiful landscapes. They will work among a dynamic team of professionals, including one other licensed civil engineer, certified professionals in planning, certified professionals in erosion and sediment control (CPESC), a registered professional forester, biologists, a geomorphologist, and other administrative and natural resource professionals. The individual will work on a variety of projects in pursuit of multiple resource goals such as water quality, drought and fire resilience, soil heath, and climate-beneficial farming. They will act both as lead staff on their own managed projects and as an internal consultant, providing advice, feedback, and engineering support to other staff. Application deadline is 5:00pm, October 24, 2021. Click here for full job announcement and application information.
The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County seeks a full-time Program Specialist to join our expanding Forest Health and Wildfire Resiliency Program and our dynamic team of conservation professionals. The Program Specialist will work closely with RCD staff and partners to lead forest health and wildfire resiliency projects throughout Santa Cruz County, providing technical assistance and planning services for large and small-scale projects to facilitate fire resiliency, fire prevention/preparedness, and improved watershed function.
The ideal candidate is an experienced forest ecologist, forester, or related natural resource conservation project manager with a background in forest and watershed health and a solid history of landowner collaboration. They will have experience developing, planning, implementing, and monitoring conservation projects. They will work across many disciplines and therefore must have technical, administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills. Deadline for Applicants: Position is open until filled. Application review will begin October 27, 2021. Click here for full job announcement and application information.
The Napa RCD is hiring for an experienced Program Manager to oversee its forestry, wildfire mitigation, and related programming in Napa County, California. The position will support project development, staff supervision, financial and technical reporting, fund development, knowledge management, and partnership development. Postion is open until filled. First screening deadline is November 5, 2021. Click here for full job announcement and application information.
Conservation Project Manager
Gold Ridge RCD is hiring a Conservation Project Manager. The Conservation Project Manager position offers an exciting opportunity to participate in meaningful and impactful conservation work in some of California’s most beautiful landscapes. They will work among a dynamic team of professionals, including licensed engineers, certified professionals in planning, registered professional foresters, biologists, geomorphologists, grant writers and lovely humans. The individual will work on projects relating to climate resiliency, soil health, watershed restoration, water conservation, agricultural best management practices, fisheries, wildlife, or other natural resource conservation projects the RCD may undertake as well as developing and maintaining strong strategic partnerships and funding programs for all watersheds in the District.
How to Apply Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Brittany@goldridgercd.org with the title “Conservation Project Manager” in the subject line. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time on November 7, 2021. No phone calls please. Click here for full job announcement.
The Feather River RCD is hiring for the District Manager Position. The District Manager serves as the executive office of the District and manages business with the assistance of District staff. Click here for full position annoucement and application information. Postition is open until filled.
The Amador RCD is seeking an Education Coordinator. This position is responsible for developing and coordinating education efforts, outreach efforts and providing technical assistance on several ARCD programs. The position may also entail working with ARCD partners, such as Amador Fire Safe Council, to provide assistance in educating and coordinating education efforts. The Education Coordinator will report to the ARCD District Manager to develop communication strategies and develop successful partnerships to achieve community engagement. There are three main components of this position: outreach/education coordination, project development/coordination and administration/other support. To view ARCD’s employment page click here. Click here for full job announcement and application information.
The Amador RCD is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistance will function as the District’s bookkeeper, coordinate central administrative processes, and provide a full range of administrative support to the ARCD District Manager by preparing correspondence materials, public meeting posting and meeting scheduling. They will help with human resource tasks and will assist in the research and development of human resource policy and procedures. The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative assistance for the Amador Fire Safe Council (AFSC), tasks will include bookkeeping and financial record keeping for the AFSC. To view ARCDs employment page click here. Click here for full job announcement and application information.
Biologist for Native Tree Restoration
The Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains (RCDSMM) is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, self-motivated biologist to assist with field research and restoration work. The RCDSMM is under contract with CA Department of Parks and Recreation to restore 12 acres of oak woodland by establishing 200 coast live oak trees. The trees were planted in 2019-2020 and require watering twice a month. The Biologist will be responsible for coordinating both field assistants and volunteers to water, weed, mulch, and gather data about tree conditions. Additional projects are pending that might provide more work. Position is open until filled. Click here for full announcement and application information.
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