RCD Positions

Wildfire Conservation Coordinator

The Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) is hiring a Wildfire Conservation Coordinator. The Wildfire Program Coordinator will work with the Agriculture Conservation Manager and Executive Director to develop and deliver a brand new program of CCRCD that aims to conserve natural resources in Contra Costa County and reduce the potential for catastrophic wildfire. This new position is funded by a CAL FIRE Wildfire Resilience Block Grant for three years with excellent opportunity for continued employment provided grant or contract funds are acquired. First review of resumes is December 19, 2022.

Conservation Project Manager

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District is hiring a Conservation Project Manager. The Conservation Project Manager will advance efforts to restore wildlife habitat, enhance streamflow, and improve water security for agriculture and domestic use. The work generally involves developing and implementing projects, supporting or leading 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 water storage and water conservation, and other activities that improve natural resources for wildlife and people. The deadline to apply for this position is November 29.

Water Quality Project Manager

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District is hiring a Water Quality Project Manager. The Water Quality Project Manager helps marinas, farms, ranches, equestrian facilities, parks, homeowners, non-profit organizations, and more to find and solve water quality problems by offering a wide range of services and support. This includes water quality monitoring, technical assistance to stop pollution at its source, or helping county residents understand how they can help protect water quality. The deadline to apply for this position is November 18.

Seasonal Restoration Technician

Solano Resource Conservation District is hiring 1-2 Seasonal Restoration Technicians for the 2023 field season. Seasonal Restoration Technicians (SRT) will assist with habitat restoration projects in Solano County. Tasks will include establishing native plants, irrigation operation and maintenance, weed control, propagation, and monitoring restoration sites. The technician position is an outdoor, field-based position that will require work in wildland settings, inclement weather, and temperature extremes. The SRT position is geared towards individuals who are considering a career or course of study in restoration ecology, landscape management, environmental studies, botany, or biology. Click here for the full job description. Application deadline is November 21st.

Conservation Technician

The Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District (USLTRCD) is hiring a Conservation Technician. The Conservation Technician assists the USLTRCD staff in the planning, implementation, and tracking of natural resource management and restoration projects and assists in program development with the Executive Director, including water conservation, soil health, outreach and education, and volunteer recruitment. The position is responsible for the on-the-ground duties including implementation, maintenance, and monitoring to develop long-term strategies to improve overall effectiveness of conservation practices and programs. Click here for the full job announcement. Position is open until filled. 

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.