RCD Positions

Seasonal Conservation Education Assistant

Sonoma Resource Conservation District is hiring a Seasonal Conservation Education Assistant. The Seasonal Conservation Education Assistant position offers a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience providing experiential learning opportunities to elementary and high school youth in Sonoma County. Under the direct supervision of the RCD Director of Communications and Engagement, the Seasonal Conservation Education Assistant will provide seasonal support in the planning, coordination, and implementation of field trips and classroom visits. This position allows for a diverse workload both in the office and the field. In-house and field training will be provided. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM PST on September 15, 2023.

Conservation Planner

The Trinity County Resource Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Conservation Planner. The Conservation Planner will work with the Natural Resource Conservation Service staff out of the Weaverville Office to develop conservation plans for Trinity County residents for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). 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. The Conservation Planner will also be responsible for documenting landowner implementation of existing EQIP and CSP projects. This position requires a minimum of 6 months of training and the District requests a minimum of a 2-year commitment. First review of applications will take place on September 15th, 2023.

Program Manager

Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District is hiring a Program Manager. They are looking for an enthusiastic and detail-orientated individual to join their team to develop, implement, and support programs and projects to meet the organization’s mission.

Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County is hiring for three positions:

  • Environmental Educator Assistant  

Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County is seeking an Environmental Education Assistant who is passionate about teaching children and people of all ages about the benefits of sustainable farming, watershed health and land stewardship. The primary responsibility of this position is to promote, coordinate, and present the Watershed Education Program which is delivered in partnership with the San Diego Unified Port District. The program aims to educate 2nd – 6th grade students about watersheds, how our waterways become polluted, and what students can do to make a difference.

  • Farm Education Coordinator 

Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County is seeking a Farm Education Coordinator who is passionate about teaching children and people of all ages about the benefits of sustainable farming and land stewardship. The primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate the farm’s Field Trip Program, which offers hands-on educational experiences about food growing and farm biodiversity. Field trips are available to groups ages four and up. Most field trips are for schools, camps, scout groups, home school groups, and college students. 

  • Community Garden Assistant 

Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County is seeking a Community Garden Assistant who is passionate about agriculture and conservation, to maintaining communal areas of both gardens and the hedgerow at the TRV Community Garden.

Conservation Project Manager

San Mateo Resource Conservation District is seeking a Conservation Project Manager. The Project Manager will restore wildlife habitat and enhance streamflow for environmental benefit while improving water security for local agriculture and domestic use. The work generally involves developing and implementing projects, supporting regional prioritization efforts, helping landowners manage their natural resources, and more. Current projects include creek and wetland enhancement, removal of barriers to restore ancestral fish migration, vegetation management, agricultural and domestic water storage and water conservation, and other activities that improve natural resources for wildlife and people. The project manager 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.

Natural and Working Lands Collaborative Regional Coordinator

Amador Resource Conservation District is hiring a Regional Coordinator. The Regional Coordinator will accelerate adoption of climate smart practices in the region through stakeholder engagement and coordination, education and outreach, regional needs assessments, fund development and policy advocacy. The position comes with a strong focus on helping build the technical capacity of RCDs in the region and expanding the Carbon Farming Network and the Central Sierra Natural & Working Lands Collaborative.

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.