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Environmental Services Intern (Seasonal) (13.01-17.34/ Hour) - San Diego, California. California State Parks & Recreation. Application Filing Deadline: 04/25/18. CA State Parks is currently seeking a seasonal Environmental Services Intern. The reporting location for this position is the Southern Service Center located in San Diego. This position will work under the direction of the Supervising Landscape Architect and may work up to 1,500 hours per calendar year. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with experienced biologists and numerous other disciplines (e.g., archaeologists, historians, GIS specialists, civil engineers, architects, landscape architects, interpreters, and others). Duties include construction monitoring, environmental compliance, applying for regulatory permits, biological surveys, report writing, mapping using GIS equipment and ArcGIS, and other tasks. Fieldwork assignments may require regular travel within San Diego County up through San Luis Obispo County, and may include coastal, mountain, or desert environments. Desired qualifications: The following is desirable: Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include early morning, daytime, evening, or night work. Ability to travel by foot over uneven terrain in both daylight and nighttime conditions, and work in extremes of heat and cold. Ability to work independently and in small teams. Ability to collect and record quality field data, and prepare written reports. Field experience with wildlife and/or plants, with a focus on the southern portion of California (from San Luis Obispo County south and east to the borders). Working knowledge of standard biological principles, processes, and procedures. Knowledge of environmental laws/regulations and permitting. Ability to review and understand construction plans and specifications. Knowledge of, and experience with, various software programs (e.g., MS Office, GIS, database management) and GPS equipment for data collection, or the ability to learn new technology quickly. Strong analytical and research skills. This position requires a valid California Driver’s License. Applicant must be able to travel out of town for overnight, week long, and multiple week projects (state vehicles, lodging, and per diem are available). State housing is not available. For additional information regarding this position, please contact Debbie Waldecker at (619) 221-7073 or Debbie.Waldecker@parks.ca.gov. To apply, mail or hand deliver completed and signed application to Debbie Waldecker at 2797 Truxtun Rd., San Diego, CA 92106 OR go online: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=106647.

Natural Resources Program Manager - Marin County (Mt. Tamalpais), California. Marin Municipal Water District. Application Filing Deadline: 05/09/18 by 5:00 p.m. (online) or 4:30 p.m. in person. The Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) is recruiting for a Natural Resources Program Manager in the Facilities and Watershed Division. THE DISTRICT — District is a medium sized, municipal, water agency with a Board of Directors/General Manager form of government, 244 full time employees and a $120,000,000 combined annual operating and capital budget for FY 2018. Annually, the District delivers water to approximately 190,000 residents and businesses in the central and southern portions of Marin County and has stewardship responsibilities for approximately 22,000 acres of watershed lands on Mt. Tamalpais. THE OPPORTUNITY — The Natural Resources Program Manager will lead natural resource management on 22,000 acres of watershed lands including much of Mt. Tamalpais, a highly popular and biologically rich landscape at the edge of the urbanized San Francisco Bay Area. Primary duties include managing inventory and monitoring programs for special status plants and animals, implementing forest and meadow habitat restoration projects to maintain water quality and ecosystem resiliency, and maintaining fuel breaks to reduce wildfire hazard to nearby communities. The successful candidate also directs programs for public engagement including watershed education, citizen science, and volunteers. MMWD works in partnership with federal, state, and county public land managers, through participation in the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative (aka One Tam). The incumbent manages two full-time staff and up to 8 seasonal positions, coordinates activities of One Tam staff resources and directs the work of environmental consultants and contractors. The Natural Resources Program Manager also works closely with watershed ranger, maintenance, fishery and administrative staff to accomplish watershed management goals. Desired qualifications: Training and Experience:Education: Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, forestry, ecology, horticulture, natural sciences, resource management, or a related science. Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in the analysis, formulation, or implementation of natural resources or wildland and protection programs, at least two of which have been lead direction or supervision of a natural resources, watershed or park maintenance staff. For full job announcement, salary, benefits, and to apply, please go to https://www.calopps.org/marin-municipal-water-district/job-18162771.

Director of Land Use Services - San Bernardino, California. San Bernardino County Application Filing Deadline: 05/11/18. San Bernardino County Director of Land Use Services: Annual salary: up to $177,819. This position requires a results-oriented, problem solver who thrives in a collaborative environment; an articulate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and political acumen, able to build trust, confidence, and credibility while working with staff, other County departments, local cities, state and federal agencies, as well as the Board and executive leadership on policy and key program initiatives. The successful candidate will build and maintain a departmental culture where employees will thrive in an environment of practical process improvement and enterprise solutions, open and honest communication, and working together creatively. Strong technical knowledge (CEQA, Subdivision Map Act, etc.) and regulatory planning skills combined with a willingness to invest in staff development and community relationships, and a commitment to the organizational vision and mission are a must – a passion for the work and a sense of humor are helpful. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study or a combination of education and experience commensurate with the responsibilities of the position (a Master’s Degree is desirable) and five (5) years of administrative and/or management experience in a complex organization with responsibility for budget development and management, financial analysis, capital improvement projects, and intergovernmental liaison is required. Experience working for a city, county, or public sector special district including in-depth knowledge of service programs, and oversight and responsibility for budget and fiscal administration is expected. Submit your resumé, cover letter, and six work-related references, as well as the size of staff and budget you have managed. Résumé should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as relevant work experience. Apply on our website: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=324. For additional information: Frank Rojas, CPS HR Consulting, 916-471-3111. Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search. San Bernardino County website: www.sbcounty.gov. EOE


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Restoration Technician I/II - San Diego, California. KMEA. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. KMEA is a multi-discipline environmental services firm growing its contracts with the Federal Government and private sector clients. We are seeking a Habitat Restoration Technician, for work activity in the Camp Pendleton area, experienced in conducting weeding, soil preparation, seeding, planting, propagation and monitoring for restoration projects. Work duties include weeding and habitat restoration activities including special status habitat types. Currently these assignments are Part-Time On-Call (no fringe benefits), we are currently in discussion to expand these contracts which may make these positions Full Time with fringe benefits. The Restoration Technician should have familiarity with planting and weeding, work plans, watering systems for remote projects, pesticide applications and demonstrated field skills. The Restoration technician will work with the Restoration Leader and team members in performance of field work and may perform job functions independently as required. The position is primarily field-based and does require good physical conditioning and travel to work sites. Desired qualifications: Performance Responsibilities • Hand weeding and pesticide application. • Follow work plans, restoration plans, and health & safety plans. • Conduct seeding, hydro-seeding, planting and propagation. • Build and maintain grow yards, nurseries, transfer and plant plants. • Use of hand tools and machinery related to farming and restoration projects. • Learn and use Conservation Measures. • Learn plants species native to California. • Read irrigation diagrams and maps. • Operate OHVs, 4 wheel drives, and water truck. Required Experience and Qualifications • High School graduate or equivalent. • Ability to work in the field, hiking all day, in all weather including hot summer. • California Pesticide Qualified Applicators Certificate (QAC) license preferred. • Knowledge of weeds and California plants highly desirable. • SIX months field experience in nursery, planting, or habitat restoration required. • Working knowledge soil preparation, irrigation methods, and nursery equipment. • Knowledge of heavy equipment, water trucks, farm equipment, four-wheel drive. • Seeding, hydro-seeding, and plant propagation for restoration desirable. • Good oral communication skills. Other Requirements • Must be able to work outside full time with long exposure to weather and elements. • Must be in good physical condition, able to walk, hike and carry gear independently. • Must pass drug test, MVR check and federal government background check. • Must be a U.S. resident or have permanent citizenship. • Must be able to travel daily up to 100% of the time for field assignments in Southern California. • Safety focus required, first aid/CPR a plus. KMEA is an EOE and encourages U.S. Military Veterans and other Protected Class Applicants to apply. If interested in this employment opportunity, please send resume to TEasely@KMEA.net. For more information about KMEA, please visit www.kmea.net.

Term Field Crew Archaeological Position - Mineral, California. Sierra Institute for Community and Environment. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. This field crew technician position will be a minimum of six months, with the possibility of extension. Start and end dates may be flexible for the right candidate. The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment (Sierra Institute) is seeking a motivated individual to fill the term position of Archaeological Technician. This is a non-supervisory, full-time, six-month position with Lassen Volcanic National Park (LVNP) and Sierra Institute staff. Successful candidates must meet the minimum Secretary of Interior Qualified Archaeologist requirements. The position will be responsible for assisting LVNP’s cultural resource program with National Historic Preservation Act and Archeological Resource Protection Act implementation and compliance. The candidate will work on survey projects in LVNP. Other tasks and duties may be assigned as needed to fulfill project work associated with our funding source. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities: • Conduct investigations and reporting on cultural resource projects for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other historic preservation legislation; • Conduct surveys, site identification, and evaluations using standard archaeological and historic preservation techniques; • Prepare site, project, and evaluation reports; • Provide data, rationale, policy and legal compliance in making recommendations to the Sierra Institute and LVNP management; • Assist staff in identifying, evaluating, and monitoring cultural resources, and consult and coordinate for restoration projects; • Assume a leadership role with lower-grade archeologist and undergraduate intern field crew members; • May review LVNP projects for impacts to cultural resources; • May provide archeological monitoring for large scale construction activities. Desired qualifications: Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field; Minimum of one year combined archaeological field experience at an accredited archaeological field school, professional cultural resources firm, or government agency; Experience performing archaeological survey; Ability to meet deadlines; Detail-oriented, organized, and able to work well on simultaneous tasks; Competent at taking detailed project notes; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Competent at collecting field data using Trimble GPS; Basic understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other historic preservation laws; A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation. To apply, please send your resume and contact information for three references as one PDF to LWeissberg@sierrainstitute.us with “Archaeological Technician” in the subject line. Please include where you heard about the job in the text of the email. Position is open until filled, though review of applications will begin on April 30, 2018. Please call (530) 284-1022 with questions or visit https://sierrainstitute.us/job-opportunities/.

Plant Conservation Manager - Avalon, California. Catalina Island Conservancy. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. A Plant Conservation Manager performs necessary plant monitoring and management program tasks including plant community assessment, small- and large-scale restoration projects, vegetation monitoring, invasive plant control, ex situ/in situ/seed conservation, plant propagation and installation, rare and endemic plant species survey and management and/or other habitat restoration projects related broadly to the natural vegetation of Santa Catalina Island, other Channel Islands and Southern California. Desired qualifications: Develop and/or implement a plant community assessment and restoration program with a focus on ecological processes, invasive plant management and/or restoration techniques that facilitate the maintenance and recovery of plant communities, especially chaparral, coastal sage scrub, grassland, endemic oak and Catalina ironwood communities, on Santa Catalina Island. For more information on this position, contact mbadders@catalinaconservancy.org. To apply, email resume and salary requirements to jobs@catalinaconservancy.org.

Habitat Restoration Internship - San Francisco, California. National Park Service. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. This internship supports National Park Service (NPS) staff in the management of natural resources in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). The intern works under the guidance of the park’s vegetation ecologist for NPS lands in San Francisco, including the coastal areas of the Presidio, Land’s End, and Fort Funston. Responsibilities include: controlling invasive plants and revegetating with native plant species; coordinating weekly volunteer programs and service projects for adult and youth groups; managing a stewardship site in San Francisco and maintaining program tools, facilities, and equipment; conducting adaptive management and monitoring activities; and sharing concepts of ecological restoration, biodiversity, invasive species, and conservation biology with the public. The position is field-based and involves physically challenging work using a variety of hand and power tools. The work is often conducted in inclement weather conditions and over rough terrain. Interns work 40 hours per week. The schedule is Tuesday through Saturday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Park housing is provided, when available, to non-local applicants. Desired qualifications: Professional interest in natural resource stewardship and an enthusiasm for rigorous outdoor work in all types of site and weather conditions. Good organizational skills and independent time management. Enthusiasm for engaging with the community (volunteers, community groups, middle and high school students). One to two years of experience with outdoor work AND/OR Bachelor’s degree in a related field. To apply, send resume with cover letter to Michael Chasse at michael_chasse@nps.gov.

Natural Resources Project Manager - Pasadena, California. SWCA Environmental Consultants. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. SWCA's Pasadena office is actively seeking one or more Natural Resources Project Managers to join our growing multi-disciplinary team in Pasadena, California. In this position, you will manage projects, take a lead role in pursuing project opportunities, conduct biological surveys, manage field teams, and mentor staff. Your work will expand SWCA's professional reputation in natural resources management and research throughout California and beyond, and you will be provided with opportunities for professional development. You will collaborate with peers, maintain SWCA's standards of excellence, and support the continuing development of SWCA's Natural Resource Program. • Manage natural resources and multi-disciplinary projects, develop and manage project budgets and schedules, and provide timely, high-quality work that achieves client goals. • Oversee preparation of biological documents and deliverables • Provide report QA/QC • Maintain positive relationships with clients and public agencies • Lead and participate in marketing and proposal efforts • Work directly with clients and regulatory agencies to ensure regulatory compliance and facilitate project approvals • Support the professional development of staff biologists through direct supervision and the management of project teams • Conduct fieldwork and manage field teams as needed • Support your peers in meeting client needs, staffing projects, and take initiative in team development and cohesion. Desired qualifications: Bachelor's degree in biology, botany, wildlife management, or a closely related field required. Master's degree preferred. Minimum of three (3) years of natural resources consulting experience on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies, or equivalent. One (1) or more years of experience managing projects, including developing and implementing budgets, schedules, and scopes of work. Familiarity with Southern California flora and fauna. Working knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, and natural resources permitting. Demonstrated primary report authorship for a variety of project types, preferably in an environmental consulting context. Advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., restoration ecology, botany, conducting protocol surveys for special-status species, etc.). SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms. How to apply: If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/m25qjb69pfcfy538 PI101774555  posted 032718

Program Director, Fire Forward - Glen Ellen, California. Audubon Canyon Ranch. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Fire Forward Program Director leads the development of a cooperative program to increase the pace and scale of ecologically planned fuels treatments across the San Francisco North Bay Region. The Director also leads extensive outreach to improve public awareness of the role of fire, the need for prescribed fire to maintain healthy ecosystems, and the importance of fire-adapted communities in learning to live with fire. The Fire Forward Director works closely with staff at all of ACR’s preserves and partner organizations, ACR’s Board of Directors to shape the development of the program, and works closely with fundraising and communications staff in ACR development efforts. The position is based in the Sonoma County. Desired qualifications: Applicants should have either an advanced degree (MS or above) in fire science or forestry AND/OR qualifications as a burn boss (RXBB) or Registered Professional Forester. For more information about this position visit www.egret.org. We will start reviewing applications on March 9, and on a rolling basis after that until position is filled. Please submit your resume and a cover letter as one or two attachment(s) to an email. Send the email to acr@egret.org with Fire Forward Job as the subject line. If you have questions about the position or ACR contact Sasha.Berleman@egret.org. Please no phone calls.

Habitat Restoration Technician (Pesticide Applicator) - San Diego, California. Black Sage Environmental, Inc. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. This position requires a hard-working individual who is self motivated and able to listen to instructions. Work will occur outside in all weather conditions in natural areas including open spaces and canyons. This is a temporary part-time position that could lead to a permanent part-time position as work becomes available. The amount of work hours can vary weekly. Must be able to work a full 8 hour day during work week at least 1-3 days a week starting as early as 5:00AM or 6:00AM. Meeting location is in Spring Valley. Compensation: $14-18 per hour. Minimum Qualifications: Reliable transportation Hard worker willing to sweat Accepts guidance from Supervisor Flexibility Ability to work as part of a team Physically fit to perform hard labor for full work day Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of safe herbicide application techniques Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) Knowledge of CA Native and Invasive Plants Knowledge of the safe usage of power tools. If interested in this employment opportunity please send resume to info@blacksageenvironmental.com with job title as email title. For more information about Black Sage Environmental, INC. please visit www.blacksageenvironmental.com

Nursery Production Specialist - Watsonville, California. Elkhorn Slough Foundation. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Elkhorn Slough Foundation are seeking a talented Nursery Production Specialist to join our team. The successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of horticulture, and a positive attitude to engage and lead volunteers. The Nursery Production Specialist will assist the Stewardship Specialist with all aspects of propagation of native plants of the Elkhorn Slough watershed. This position works in the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve native plant restoration nursery that serves the restoration efforts in the greater Elkhorn Slough watershed and on ESF and Reserve lands. Position details can be found on our website: http://www.elkhornslough.org/employment/. If you need further information please contact janie@elkhornslough.org. Desired qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Horticulture, or related field and at least one year experience growing California native plants in a nursery setting , OR at least three years of experience growing California native plants in a nursery setting. To apply: Email cover letter and resume to hr@elkhornslough.org.

Senior Scientist for Save the Redwoods League - San Francisco, California. Save the Redwoods League. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Senior Scientist oversees collaborative studies and research in order to enhance the League’s understanding of the coast redwood and giant sequoia forest ecosystems and their interconnection with the urban landscape. The Senior Scientist analyzes and disseminates this research to inform and guide implementation of the League’s integrated conservation strategies. Visit www.SaveTheRedwoods.org to learn more, and email jobs@savetheredwoods.org if you have further questions about this position. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS: Science Programs: Helps to define priorities for research related to coast redwood and giant sequoia conservation, restoration, and stewardship. Grants Programs: Manages research grants programs. Vibrant Forests Plans (VFP): provides a conservation planning framework for the coast redwood and giant sequoia forest regions. Collaborates with Program Team: Collaborates with conservation programs staff. Cartography/GIS: Develops scope of GIS projects. League Policies: Integrates the League’s priorities into other organizations’ priorities. Desired qualifications: • Graduate degree in landscape genetics, conservation biology, geography, ecology, or related field • At least 3 years’ work experience in developing land management or conservation plans • Commitment to the League’s approach to conservation • Ability to supervise and manage consultants, temporary personnel, and staff utilizing excellent project management skills • Knowledge of the natural communities, ecosystems, ecosystem processes, and their conservation needs • Understanding of federal, California, and local regulatory framework, desirable • Strong communication skills; public speaking abilities; excellent writer, able to tailor message to different audiences • Ecological analysis, data management, and statistical skills required • Skills with ArcGIS and GIS modeling desired. To be considered, your full application must include the following: • A cover letter addressing why you are a great fit for this role • A resume that details your relevant experience • Salary expectations To Apply: Email the above documents to jobs@SaveTheRedwoods.org with the subject heading "Senior Scientist."

Regional Biologist, Western Region - Intermountain West US. Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Western Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) has an immediate opening for an experienced Regional Biologist to help deliver DU’s on-the-ground conservation programs in the Southern Oregon / Northeast California (SONEC) waterfowl priority area. The specific work station is to be determined, but will ultimately be situated within the northeastern California portion of the SONEC priority area. The incumbent will become part of a team of biologists, engineers, and support staff responsible for implementing DU’s mission by conserving, enhancing, and restoring wetlands and associated habitats. Duties and Responsibilities: Incumbent’s duties and responsibilities will include initiating and managing/delivering wetland protection, enhancement, and restoration projects; representing DU at wetland conservation venues; and other conservation activities. Project initiation duties include identifying potential projects; developing/maintaining relationships with public and private landowners and agencies that may partner with DU to protect, enhance, and restore wetlands; and identifying and securing funding for project work. Project management/delivery duties include coordinating with landowners and other stakeholders, DU engineering staff, consultants, and permitting agencies to ensure timely and on-budget delivery of projects. Negotiation of project agreements, report writing, budget management, biological technical assistance, and entering project tracking data in DU’s business information system would also be required. The Regional Biologist will write and submit funding proposals to various agencies, foundations, and other sources to secure project funds. Incumbent will also establish and maintain relationships with key DU volunteers and development staff and provide DU management with timely communication on project work and issues in the area. Qualifications: Candidates must have at a minimum, a Bachelor of Science degree in a natural resources field. An advanced degree is desirable. Applicants must have at least five years of relevant experience. Applicants must have a working knowledge of wetland ecology; waterfowl, shorebird, and waterbird biology; and state and federal wetland conservation programs, policies, and laws. Demonstrated experience with various state and federal regulatory requirements (e.g., California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and Clean Water Act) as they relate to wetland restoration and enhancement is beneficial. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to use personal computers are required. Proven proposal/grant writing skills, project management capabilities, and wetland restoration and enhancement experience are desired. Familiarity with the program area’s biological resources, local and regional environmental issues, and private and public stakeholders is beneficial. To apply, contact Maria Camacho, Executive Assistant Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Western Regional Office 3074 Gold Canal Drive Rancho Cordova, CA 95670, mcamacho@ducks.org.

Conservation and Stewardship Program Manager - Central Coast and Central Valley, California. American Farmland Trust. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Conservation and Stewardship Program Manager is a mid-level professional responsible for leading and managing the expansion of AFT's Working Lands for Conservation Program in the San Joaquin Valley and Central Coast regions of California. Under the direction of the California State Director, the Program Manager will work with farmers and a variety of partners and funders to develop, fund and implement planning and on-the ground projects related to soil, water, fish, and wildlife conservation. The Program Manager will also oversee the monitoring of AFT's conservation easements and promote farmland protection and engagement of farmers, ranchers, and partner organizations. The Program Manager is a full time (37.5 hours/week) position. The position can either be based out of AFT’s Sacramento office or be telework. It requires extensive travel throughout the San Joaquin Valley and Central Coast regions of California and occasional travel elsewhere in the state. Desired qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in relevant agricultural and/or natural resource management discipline and at least 7 years in implementing planning and implementation projects in such a field • Experience managing complex or multiple projects, workload and finances under deadline • Supervisory experience including motivating, leading, setting objectives, and managing performance • Experience completing tasks independently and as a team with respect to timeline • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Spanish fluency desired • Demonstrating experience with grant writing or other types of fundraising or fee for service contracts • Proficient in Geographical Information Systems and Office Suite, including PowerPoint • Knowledge of San Joaquin and/or Central Coast watersheds and land use • Politically saavy and experienced in partnership development, especially in the agricultural and natural resource community • Demonstrated experience influencing, developing and implementing agricultural preservation and/or conservation policy and plans • Flexible, creative, and a self-starter with strong interpersonal communication skills. To apply, visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/21291/American-Farmland-Trust/California-Conservation-and-Stewardship-Program-Manager. To request more information about this position, contact kheckert@farmland.org.

Junior Project Manager (4 positions) - San Rafael. WRA Environmental Consultants. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. We are looking for four (4) energetic, career-minded junior-level technical project managers to join us on a full-time basis in our San Rafael or Emeryville offices. The work that this position entails is varied and may include special-status species surveys, habitat evaluation and mapping, environmental compliance (CEQA, permitting), mitigation and conservation banking/planning, and restoration planning. Experience in these areas is preferred, but not required. We are particularly looking for someone who has completed wetland delineations and existing condition reports in a consulting setting; regulatory permitting experience is preferred. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, ecology, or related field • Sound technical knowledge • Ability to work both independently and with a small team  • Demonstrable technical writing ability  • Excellent communication skills are essential • Previous consulting experience • Education and experience in California plant and wetland identification • Field experience including habitat evaluation • Detailed oriented and resourceful. Desired Qualifications: • Environmental impact analysis or CEQA experience • General knowledge of environmental permits and regulatory compliance. More information about WRA and our areas of expertise can be found at http://www.wra-ca.com. Interested candidates should respond by emailing your employment application (found on our website), cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three references to careers@wra-ca.com and reference “Junior Project Manager.” Please also reference where you heard about the position. WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no calls.

Senior Ecologist - San Diego. Great Ecology. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. We are looking for a senior ecologist with a strong background in wetland and stream ecology and project management to join an interdisciplinary team of scientists, landscape architects, and planners working on restoration and sustainability planning projects throughout the United States-with a specific focus on wetland and stream mitigation projects in California. This position is for a senior level staff member who will be based in our San Diego office but will assist with assembling teams and managing projects company-wide. The ideal candidate has technical expertise and experience with both freshwater and tidal wetland ecologies found in the Western United States, specifically in the California region, and is well versed in planning projects in compliance with regulatory requirements from the Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental Protection Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, California Coastal Commission, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and California Environmental Quality Act, among others. As Great Ecology is in the process of expanding our wetland mitigation banking practice, the ideal candidate would be interested in helping to manage our existing and upcoming banking projects. Desired qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, or related field; Approximately 10 years of experience planning, designing, permitting, and managing the construction of stream and wetland mitigation projects; Familiarity with the flora and fauna of the Western United States, and preferably with other regions of the U.S.; Ability to assess areas for their potential as viable restoration or mitigation sites and understand the local, state, and federal regulations that will guide the project; Critical thinking with strong problem-solving skills and experience contributing towards complex watershed and restoration planning; Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to present scientific solutions to clients in a clear, professional manner; and Works well both independently and in a team environment. For more information and/or to apply, vist our website to submit materials through our online portal: http://greatecology.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2yvqyhlran5.

Restoration Ecologist - Los Gatos, California. H. T. Harvey & Associates. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for a staff level restoration ecologist. The selected candidate will work on ecological restoration planning, design, implementation, and monitoring projects in a variety of geographic locations and habitats (riparian, wetland, estuarine, oak woodland, grassland, semi-arid, and others). The work will include an interesting blend of field work, collaborative meetings with experts in various disciplines (e.g., restoration and wildlife ecologists, landscape architects, hydrologists/engineers), and technical writing. Desired qualifications: Required qualifications: Academic background in restoration or plant ecology. Expertise in some or most of the following: habitat restoration design; plant ecology; wetland and/or riparian ecology and hydrology; soil science; statistical design and analysis; and plant taxonomy. Solid technical writing ability. Strong communication and collaboration skills, and willingness to travel throughout California and beyond. How to apply: Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references through this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=htharvey&jobId=19241&lang=en_US&source=CC3 using ONE .doc or .pdf file (system allows for only ONE attachment, so resume, cover letter, transcripts, and references must be incorporated into ONE file); or via mail to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Human Resources, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032. For more information about this position, contact personnel@harveyecology.com.

Senior Plant Ecologist/Plant Biologist - Los Gatos, California. H. T. Harvey & Associates. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for an experienced project management-level plant ecologist/plant biologist. The duties expected of this position include managing all aspects of the biological components of CEQA/NEPA assessments, rare plant surveys, wetland delineations and habitat mapping projects, Clean Water Act Section 404/401 and similar resource agency permitting projects, and resource management plans; managing staff, budgets, clients, and agency contacts; business development; marketing; proposal preparation; staff training and supervision; and recruiting. Desired qualifications: A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in biological/ecological consulting; strong project management skills, including an ease with clients and exceptional organizational abilities for tracking project details, schedules, budgets, invoices, and subcontractors; academic background in plant biology, plant ecology, plant sciences, or biological sciences with emphasis in botany and ecology, solid field and/or research experience, and broad ecological knowledge/experience in most or all of the following areas: California flora and habitats, plant identification, quantitative field surveys, plant community/association mapping, wetland delineation, environmental impact analysis, regulatory permit preparation for both California and federal resource agencies, Trimble GeoXT/XH, and general GIS/Arc View; solid technical writing ability; strong communication and collaboration skills; willingness to travel throughout California and beyond. Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references via https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=htharvey&jobId=17393&lang=en_US&source=CC2 using ONE .doc or .pdf file (system allows for only ONE attachment, so resume, cover letter, transcripts, and references must be incorporated into ONE file).

Senior Biologist - San Luis Obispo, California. LSA Associates, Inc. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. LSA is seeking a senior level biologist for its San Luis Obispo office. Specific areas of expertise should include surveying and impact assessment of proposed projects on local wildlife species and plant communities, sensitive/listed species and their habitats (e.g., California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, San Joaquin kit fox, Morro shoulder-band snail, fairy shrimp, and steelhead), and familiarity with all applicable State and federal regulations pertaining to biological resources (e.g., Section 404, 401, and 1602). Possession of permits for handling and capturing listed species is also desirable. This is a project manager level position. The candidate should have experience managing projects, including conducting meetings with clients and regulatory agencies, coordinating reviews with technical staff, scoping projects for the appropriate level of services needed, budget control, maintaining schedules, managing subconsultants, and conducting quality control. The appropriate candidate will be expected to develop new work as well as oversee existing work and biological staff. Desired qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or higher in natural or physical sciences is required. Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience, with a strong and proven foundation in Central Coast region biological resources and impact assessments. The candidate must have expertise in conducting wetlands delineations, resource agency permitting, mitigation plan development, preparation of biological reports, and preparation of biological sections for CEQA and NEPA documents. Strong emphasis is placed on previous technical experience, quality of work, and the ability to manage project budgets and schedules. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please visit our job portal to apply for this position at: http://lsa.net/careers/openings/.

Regional Biologist | Environmental Compliance/Permitting Specialist - Vallejo, California. Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Western Region of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) is soliciting resumes for an experienced Regional Biologist - Environmental Compliance/Permitting Specialist. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Western Region Environmental Compliance Specialist and will become part of a team of biologists, engineers, and other professionals responsible for conserving, enhancing, and restoring wetlands and associated habitats primarily in California, and may also include Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona. The preferred position workstation is at Ducks Unlimited’s Bay Area Field Station in Vallejo, CA, but may also be negotiated to be in the Western Regional Office in Rancho Cordova, California. The successful candidate’s duties and responsibilities will include identifying environmental compliance and permitting needs for habitat restoration and enhancement projects; preparing and/or overseeing preparation of supporting studies (e.g., wetland delineations, biological assessments, cultural resource assessments); preparing and/or overseeing preparation of appropriate state and federal environmental review documents (e.g., CEQA Categorical Exemption, Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, or Environmental Impact Report, and/or NEPA Categorical Exclusion, Environmental Assessment, or Environmental Impact Statement); and securing the required permits for project implementation (e.g., Water Quality Certification, Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreements, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 404 Permit). When necessary, the position will be responsible for managing consultants that are preparing supporting studies, environmental compliance documents and/or assisting with the permit process in support of DU projects. This position will coordinate compliance and permitting work closely with DU's biologists and engineers, project partners and the appropriate regulatory agency personnel to ensure timely and on-budget delivery of projects. The position may also manage projects that have a significant environmental compliance component; assist with identifying potential sources of funds for project work; and write and submit proposals to secure project funds. Other duties include negotiating project agreements, tracking budgets, writing reports, coordinating with project partners and stakeholders, and entering project tracking data in DU's business information system. Duties may require extensive overnight travel. Duties may require field work in adverse weather conditions. Desired qualifications: Candidates must have, at a minimum, a Bachelor of Science degree preferably in an environmental planning or natural resources related field. An advanced degree is desirable. Applicants must have at least five years of relevant experience. Applicants must have demonstrated competency in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); Sections 401, 402, and 404 of the Clean Water Act; Sections 10 and 408 of the Rivers and Harbors Act; the National Historic Preservation Act; the Federal and California Endangered Species Acts; the Coastal Zone Management Act, California Coastal Act, and McAteer-Petris Act; and California Fish and Game Code 1600. Experience with wetland mitigation banking considered a plus. TO APPLY: Please fill out the application materials, at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ducksunli&jobId=173612&lang=en_US&source=CC3, attach cover letter, resume and references, and submit. For additional information or to request application materials, contact: Maria Camacho, Executive Assistant, Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Western Regional Office, 3074 Gold Canal Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Email: mcamacho@ducks.org.

Stewardship Director - Ojai, California. Ojai Valley Land Conservancy. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Stewardship Director is a permanent full-time, exempt, position supervised by the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s (OVLC) Executive Director, and based at the OVLC’s Ojai, CA office. The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s Stewardship Director is responsible for the management of OVLC-owned properties and facilities, and assists in monitoring conservation easements. Duties include overseeing infrastructure maintenance, planning and coordinating trail building and maintenance, developing work plans and budgets, and representing the OVLC with preserve neighbors, visitors, and public service agencies. The Stewardship Director recruits and supervises contractors, volunteers, interns, and OVLC field staff, and works closely with other OVLC staff. Desired qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources or related field preferred, or at least 4 years of land management experience, experience with active land management and trail planning, construction, and maintenance. • Strong supervision and personnel management skills. • Outgoing and confident personality. • Superior verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, board members, volunteers, and members of the public. • Excellent organizational and supervisory skills. • Knowledge of local flora and fauna. • Experience with power tools such as chainsaws and weed-whips, as well as common hand tools. • Proficiency with computers and common software programs, including familiarity with common social media outlets. • Resourcefulness, self-initiative, drive, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively. • Patience and sense of humor. To apply, send cover letter and resume to OVLC Executive Director, Brian Stark at brian@ovlc.org.

Habitat Restoration Project Coordinator - San Francisco, California. Shelterbelt Builders Inc. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Project Coordinator works on small and large capital installation and maintenance projects out of the San Francisco office. This position reports to the San Francisco Office Project Managers. Work tasks are generally self-driven and determined by project schedules and crew needs. Responsibilities: - Management of capital and maintenance contracts, including scheduling, permitting, client / staff / equipment coordination, material and equipment preparation, and site logistics. - Prepares RFIs / submittals, schedules, sequencing plans, change orders, and purchase orders, as needed. - Develops and maintains detailed project budgets for projects, intended to track expenditures for cost management and future reference. - Maintains maintenance logs and photo databases, as well as reports work progress to clients. - Monitors and procures equipment and materials for the shops and specific jobs. - Attends pre-bid conferences and scoping meetings; assists Project Managers and Foreman with project pricing and bidding. - Researches bid opportunities for future work. - Supports building, planning and environmental permitting. - Assist with annual reporting for permits / clients and restoration plans. Desired qualifications: Minimum Qualifications - Organizational and communication superpowers. Demonstrated strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Acrobat/BlueBeam. Comfort with being outside in places far away from other people and services ( this is an administrative/office position, however, you will need to travel to job sites occasionally). CA driver license, clean driving record and a car. Awareness of how large scale construction projects work and how trades, designers and environmental regulators all work together. The ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, complex work environment when many different people are making requests. Ability to effectively communicate in writing (including sketches/drawings) and verbally. - Preferred Qualifications - Previous work experience in construction or resource management. Experience with GIS software; ESRI, Avenza/Adobe, Trimble and open source programs. Coursework or degree relevant to biology, construction management, agriculture or other relevant discipline. Common knowledge of local plants and wildlife. Interest in natural resource management and a general desire to help the Earth, one day at a time. How to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to desiree@shelterbeltbuilders.com.

Biologist/Project Manager - Walnut Creek, California. WRECO. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. We have an immediate opening for a Associate Biologist with at least seven years of professional experience in project management, preparing regulatory agency permit applications, wildlife/conservation biology, and natural resource planning or restoration ecology to join our thriving offices. What You’ll Do: • Perform project management and provide technical review of documents. • Develop regulatory permit applications for regulatory agencies including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Regional Water Quality Control Boards, California Coastal Commission, and San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. • Prepare Wetlands and Waters of the U.S. Jurisdictional Delineation Reports. • Write Mitigation and Monitoring Plans. • Perform biological resources assessments and prepare Biological Resource Studies. • Perform field surveys. • Perform surveys for sensitive plant and animal species and document the listed and special-status plant species survey results. • Incorporate wildlife surveys and habitat assessments into reports. • Perform effects analysis on natural resources. • Initiate Section 7 Consultation under the Federal Endangered Species Act. What You Need to Have: Project management experience; Proficient technical writing skills and document preparation experience; Experience with regulatory permit applications for agencies including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Regional Water Quality Control Boards, California Coastal Commission, and San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission; Ability to read construction plans; Experience with FWS/NMFS approval for handling listed species; Experience delineating wetlands; GIS experience; Prior experience working with local agencies and Caltrans a plus; Bachelor’s degree or greater; You have 7+ years of experience in wildlife/conservation biology, natural resource planning, and/or restoration ecology. To apply, send resume and cover letter to info@wreco.com.

Experienced Biologist, Ecologist, or Wetland Scientist - Oakland or Sacramento, California. Horizon Water and Environment. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. Horizon Water and Environment (Horizon) is seeking to hire a Biologist, or Ecologist, or Wetland Scientist, or some combination of these qualifications for our Oakland, California office. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years consulting experience in environmental compliance (CWA, ESA/CESA, CEQA) and northern California flora/fauna surveys. Responsibilities may include site assessments, leading environmental compliance and permitting efforts, biological monitoring for construction, and writing a variety of reports and planning documents.General requirements for this position include a strong educational background in a relevant environmental or biological science; an advanced degree is preferable. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to write complex technical documents and communicate well with clients and project stakeholders. Candidates should be comfortable with quantitative analysis and familiar with analyzing and working with different types of environmental data. Our primary objective at Horizon Water and Environment is to assist our clients by providing sound advice and creative, sustainable, and efficient solutions. We take great pride in the quality of our environmental documents and are seeking staff who share this passion to do outstanding work. Desirable skills include: Wetland delineation training and experience Plant taxonomy/Botany Construction monitoring experience including avian surveys ESA section 10 (a)(1)(A) recovery permits General understanding of hydrology and geomorphology as they apply to natural resource management and restoration GIS/graphic design skills Experience in developing successful work proposals, scopes-of-work, and project budgets. Interested candidates can submit their qualifications with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to info@horizonh2o.com.

Stewardship Director - Watsonville, California. Elkhorn Slough Foundation. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Elkhorn Slough Foundation is seeking a Stewardship Director to lead the management and restoration of the Foundation’s land conservation portfolio in the Elkhorn watershed. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Stewardship Director serves on the Management Team and is responsible for the overall care and management of ESF lands and conservation easements. Successful applicants will have a strong background in natural resource management, strong administrative and organizational skills, on the ground practical experience in all facets of natural resource and property management. The Stewardship Director plays a key role within the land trust developing and implementing all restoration and maintenance projects such as, monitoring, erosion control, habitat improvements, rental property management, road maintenance, building improvements, water resource management, fire management and safety. Please visit our website for a full job description ESF Stewardship Director. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to hr@elkhornslough.org.

Development/Grants Coordinator - Monterey, California. Big Sur Land Trust. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. This position is responsible for identifying and researching foundations, public agencies and corporations for potential funding opportunities; developing, writing, submitting and tracking compelling grant proposals; building and maintaining strong positive relationships with current and prospective donors; achieving and/or exceeding annual giving goals; and overseeing an accurate donor database with associated reports. • Identify and research private foundations and corporations for potential funding opportunities. • Create and maintain a fundraising pipeline that classifies all Foundation/Public Agency/Corporate donors and prospects by program interest and type of support; and outlines a medium-term grants work plan. • Investigate program guidelines and previous giving history for all prospects; prepare Grant Opportunity Analyses to support decision-making regarding priorities and strategies. • Expand list of prospects and qualify them according to opportunities, needs and existing or potential relationships. • Identify and assure implementation of appropriate recognition for corporate and business sponsors. • Coordinate overall foundation, public agency and corporate funding strategy in partnership with conservation, stewardship and community engagement staff. • Assist staff in creating and/or implementing program evaluation frameworks that leverage and demonstrate program effectiveness and help sustain grant support. • Develop, write, submit and track effective/compelling grant proposals, and work with finance and program staff to assure effective grants administration. • Coordinate with program staff to monitor grant commitments to ensure timely completion of deliverables and submission of grant reports. • Develop, draft, and produce progress reports for funders, elevating key achievements relative to funder priorities for relevant BSLT program activities. • Maintain BSLT’s grant/contract reporting calendar, send notices of upcoming reports and prepare and/or support staff in preparing grant and contract reports. • Oversee and execute the sponsorship/business partnership sales effort. • Manage existing sponsorship relationships to result in renewals. • Conduct cold calls & arrange sales presentations. • Interact with donors on telephone, in-person visits, or in other general public interface opportunities. Desired qualifications: Prior Experience: • Excellent written and verbal skills. • Demonstrable results in project management. • Able to perform multiple tasks at high level and track a variety of programs. • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills that foster internal and external consensus and cooperation. • Must be able to perform in a team environment. • Must be public-spirited and committed to BSLT mission and strategic plan. • Organized, highly creative and analytical, strategic planner (visionary), independent and self- motivated, enthusiastic, dependable, detail oriented and driven by excellence. Education or Training: • Bachelors’ degree, and 2-3 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Knowledge of and experience in Development and Development techniques highly desirable. • Grant writing experience and skills preferred. • Proficient computer and database skills (Microsoft Office, Bloomerang). Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by email to kmitchell@bigsurlandtrust.org.

Senior Permitting and Regulatory Manager (Biology) - San Diego, Irvine, and/or Los Angeles, California. Environmental Science Associates (ESA). Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The ESA Southern California Region is seeking a Senior Permitting and Regulatory Manager to work in our Irvine, San Diego, and/or Los Angeles office(s). This position requires a bachelors' degree (graduate degree preferred) and a minimum of 10 years working in biological resources, wetlands, and the regulatory permitting arena with experience in environmental consulting. The preferred candidate will have a strong background and experience in state and federal wetlands permitting and endangered species documentation. Prior experience developing mitigation strategies and leading negotiations with permitting agencies is a requirement. Candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in leading complex regulatory strategies as well as leading teams preparing applications and documents for permits and approvals for US Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 and Section 10 permits, US Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries Section 7 Biological Assessments and Biological Opinions, California Department of Fish and Game Section 1600 Streambed Alteration Agreements and Section 2081 Incidental Take Permits, Regional Water Quality Control Board Section 401 Water Quality Certifications. Experience with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is also required. The successful candidate will work on exciting and challenging projects including water and wastewater, commercial and residential development, energy, transportation, land management planning, monitoring, and restoration. Desired qualifications: An ideal candidate must possess effective leadership, problem-solving ability, and exceptional writing and editing capabilities. Experience effectively managing regulatory permitting schedules and tasks as well as project contracts and budgets is required. Strong knowledge of and experience with CEQA and NEPA compliance is also required. This role requires the initiative, confidence and tenacity to uphold ESA’s strong work-ethic and to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary, team environment. Qualified candidates should have at least a BA or BS in a related discipline and a minimum of 15 years of experience or a Masters degree and a minimum of 10 years of experience. For more information on this position, contact careers@esa.com. How to apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the ESA Careers page at www.esassoc.com or follow this link: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=9250615BE2243ED172DBAD79719761B4?org=ESA&cws=1&rid=302.

Postdoctoral Scholar in aquatic plant weed control and restoration - Davis, California. University of California, Davis. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Gornish lab at the University of Arizona and the Grosholz lab at the University of California, Davis, seek a postdoctoral scholar to manage a weed control and restoration research project fully funded by the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy and the California Department of Water Resources, entitled ‘Investigations of restoration techniques that limit invasion of tidal wetlands.’ The project goal is to investigate revegetation techniques using native plants that deter colonization of invasive species in tidal wetland restoration sites to create a baseline of empirical knowledge of these techniques that can be employed in restoration project plans within the Bay Delta, CA. The postdoc will be responsible for: securing, deploying and maintaining experimental treatments, collecting and analyzing data from the study, taking the lead on manuscript preparation, and presenting results at relevant local and regional meetings. The postdoc will be situated in an office on the UC Davis campus. Preference will be given to candidates who can start on or close to August 1, 2017. The position is available for up to three years, with an initial appointment for one year and subsequent years based on satisfactory progress and mutual consent. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Desired qualifications: Lead on manuscript preparation, and presenting results at relevant local and regional meetings. We seek an individual with a PhD in ecology, invasion biology, aquatic management, restoration ecology, or related field. We expect candidates to have experience managing projects in aquatic systems, collecting plant data, and analyzing data. Women and members of underrepresented groups in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references to Elise Gornish at egornish@email.arizona.edu. Application reviews will start June 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Grants Administrator - Carpinteria, California. South Coast Habitat Restoration/Earth Island Institute. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. The Grants Administrator is a critical role in a habitat restoration project of Earth Island Institute. Under the supervision of South Coast Habitat Restoration (SCHR), a fiscally-sponsored project of Earth Island, and the Earth Island Institute’s (EII) Project Services team, the Grants Administrator has three major responsibilities: * Oversees the financial and record-keeping side of grants made to SCHR. * Works closely with program staff to ensure accurate financial reporting and procedural compliance on all grants, including governmental grants. * Provides interface between the Project Manager at SCHR and the Accounting/Finance/Project Support team at EII. The Grants Administrator works closely with the Project Director to manage $1-3M in grants received annually, ensure organizational effectiveness and assist in grant compliance. The Grants Administrator helps set-up and manage relevant systems and provides technical assistance as required. S/he is a vital connector for the finance and program staff. Desired qualifications: BA/BS degree 5+ years of experience with grants administration and/or compliance (government grant experience required; federal grant experience desired) Knowledge of grant processes including accounting and financial reporting. Proficient in the use of financial management software to include spreadsheets and databases, required. Ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of staff, both orally and in writing required. Ability to think and problem-solve creatively. Strong project management and time management skills; highly organized and detail-oriented. Ability to set and revise policies and procedures while brokering buy-in from all stakeholders. Effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to provide guidance to people with a wide range of cultural backgrounds, training and experience. Enjoy working independently and as part of a team. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint). Nonprofit or philanthropic experience. Contract for services preparation and management. Can regularly work out of the Carpinteria office. To apply, submit resume along with cover letter including salary requirements to ariana@earthisland.org with Grants Administrator in the subject line.

Mid-level Restoration Ecologist (Restoration) 17-16 - Goleta, California. RECON Environmental. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. RECON Environmental is an employee-owned company of ‘specialists’ representing one of the largest and most established environmental consulting service firms in the Southwest.  Founded in 1972 with the emergence of the National Environmental Policy Act and the California Environmental Quality Act, we have provided more than four decades of continuous service to our valued clients in the federal, public and private sectors.   We currently have an opening in our Central Coast office (Goleta, CA). Primary responsibilities for this position include: · Project planning, determine field priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and prepare monitoring and progress reports, including data analysis and presentation. · Analyze data, report findings to team, and prepare reports. · Develop cost proposals with review by senior staff. · Work on and/or coordinate projects with direct review and interaction by senior staff. · Must be able to work non-typical business hours, when needed, due to construction schedules, client requirements, and species survey requirements. · Work independently on small projects or assist senior team members on larger projects. · Other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: · Bachelor’s degree in Restoration Ecology, Biology, Ecology, Botany, Natural Resource Management, or related field. · Minimum 4 year’s of experience in habitat restoration in California. · Experience managing projects, coordinating clients and staff. · Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. · Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team while maintaining good communications with project team. · Experience developing cost proposals. · Ability to work both in the field and office setting; requires flexibility due to changes in schedules and field conditions. · Experience with the identification of local flora/fauna in southern California. · Able to accurately identify local wildlife and plant species. · General understanding of Federal and State regulations associated with habitat restoration  (USACE, USFWS, BLM, BOD, CDFW, RWQCB, and CCC) and major regulatory frameworks (CEQA, NEPA). · Knowledge of field data collection utilizing GPS. Qualified candidates are asked to submit their resume with salary requirements to maranibar@reconenvironmental.com. RECON offers a generous compensation and benefits package including PTO and Sick Leave, medical & dental, life insurance, long-term disability, and flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) profit sharing plan, and employee stock ownership. To apply, send your resume to maranibar@reconenvironmental.com.

Environmental Monitors On-Call - Eastern San Diego County. ICF. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. ICF is seeking On-Call (temporary) Environmental Monitors to support a large energy project located in Eastern San Diego County. The Environmental Monitor will coordinate and supervise monitoring activities and support staff related to construction compliance monitoring for a large energy project located in Eastern San Diego County. The Environmental Monitor will act as a liaison between the client, ICF project management team, construction contractor, and support monitors to facilitate consistent management and application of environmental compliance measures. Work schedule includes 10-14-hour workdays for up to 6 days a week. Per Diem is included with receipts and four wheel drive vehicles will be available. Key Responsibilities; • Creation of daily compliance monitoring reporting and document non-compliance occurrences. • Oversee compliance monitoring pertaining to range of resources including: biological resources, wetlands, air quality, noise, water quality and erosion control. • Ensure consistency of project processes procedures. • Work closely with construction/and/or other environmental monitors. • Advocate safety as a top priority. Desired qualifications: Bachelors’ Degree in Biology, Wildlife Biology, or related field Previous Construction Monitoring experience on energy projects. Field experience working with local habitat including native flora, fauna and wildlife. Knowledge of NEPA/CEQA mitigation measures and FESA and CESA terms and conditions relative to construction activities. Credentials & experience must be approved by BLM and CDF&W. Experience with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Holding agency permits and authorizations related to special status species/species of concern for Southern California a plus. To apply visit https://icfi.taleo.net/careersection/icf_prof_ext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1700001891. For more information on this position email michael.blackmore@icf.com.

Habitat Resume Project Coordinator - San Francisco, California. Shelterbelt Builders Inc. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. DUTIES - Management of capital and maintenance contracts, including scheduling, permitting, client / staff / equipment coordination, material and equipment preparation, and site logistics. - Prepares RFIs / submittals, schedules, sequencing plans, change orders, and purchase orders, as needed. - Develops and maintains detailed project budgets for projects, intended to track expenditures for cost management and future reference. - Maintains maintenance logs and photo databases, as well as reports work progress to clients. - Monitors and procures equipment and materials for the shops and specific jobs. - Attends pre-bid conferences and scoping meetings; assists Project Managers and Foreman with project pricing and bidding. - Researches bid opportunities for future work. - Supports building, planning and environmental permitting. - Assist with annual reporting for permits / clients and restoration plans. Minimum Qualifications - Organizational and communication superpowers. Demonstrated strong computer skills in MS Word, Excell, Acrobat/BlueBeam. Comfort with being outside in places far, far away from other people and services ( this is an administrative/office position, however, you will need to travel to job sites occasionally). Awareness of how large scale construction projects work and how trades, designers and environmental regulators all work together. The ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, complex work environment when many different people are making requests. Ability to effectively communicate in writing (including sketches/drawings) and verbally. Preferred Qualifications - Previous work experience in construction or resource management. Experience with GIS software; ESRI, Avenza/Adobe, Trimble and open source programs. Coursework or degree relevant to biology, construction management, agriculture or other relevant discipline. Common knowledge of local plants and wildlife. Interest in natural resource management and a general desire to help the Earth, one day at a time. To apply, email resume to: desiree@shelterbeltbuilders.com.