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Resource Management Coordinator - Irvine, California. Irvine Ranch Conservancy. Application Filing Deadline: 02/16/18. Desired qualifications: Bachelor's degree ecology, plant science, horticulture, natural resource management or related field and 2 years work experience in land management. For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website: https://www.applicantpro.com/j/708690-132644.

Restoration Project Manager - Solano County, California. Solano Resource Conservation District. Application Filing Deadline: 02/18/18, or until the position is filled. The position is a full-time exempt position with medical and dental benefits. Duties and Responsibilities: • Oversee and implement all aspects of riparian/upland restoration projects. Work includes reducing weed populations, propagating native plants, installing drip irrigation systems, planting trees, shrubs and plugs, monitoring, and maintenance. • Manage and administer restoration grants. Work includes grant contracting, site design, quarterly progress reports, quarterly invoicing, and overseeing restoration technicians and installation crews. • Develop conservation and restoration plans and maps for Solano County landowners and public agency partners. • Prepare and deliver presentations to diverse groups including project partners, funders, interest groups and the SRCD Board of Directors. Desired qualifications: A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Ecology, Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Science or a related field of study is required. A Masters degree in a similar field and/or five years of experience is preferred. Working knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel and mapping software such as ArcGIS are required. Knowledge of the Central California ecosystems and agricultural practices, threats to the landscape and regionally appropriate conservation and restoration methods are required. The Restoration Project Manger must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Applicant must have the ability work outdoors in wildland settings, which may include exposure to insects and wildlife, temperature extremes, and inclement weather. Applicant must be able and willing to work with and apply herbicides in restoration settings as needed. For a more detailed job description please email caitlyn.morrissey@solanorcd.org or visit solanorcd.org. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume compiled into a single PDF document to Caitlyn Morrissey at caitlyn.morrissey@solanorcd.org.

Stream Restoration and Maintenance Specialist - Livermore, California. Alameda County Resource Conservation District. Application Filing Deadline: 02/21/18. The Stream Restoration and Maintenance Specialist provides specialized assistance to the ACRCD in its efforts to help agencies, landowners, and land managers voluntarily conserve natural resources. Specifically, the position coordinates and collaborates with a broad array of organizations, agency staff, and landowners to assist with planning, implementation and monitoring of projects to restore and improve water quality and wildlife habitat. Collaboration with Partnership staff on a range of other resource conservation projects related to climate change resilience, vegetation and biological monitoring and agriculture is also to be expected. The position includes both field and office work. Desired qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree or higher with focus on environmental studies, natural sciences, resource management, watershed science, ecology, conservation planning, fisheries or other related fields. • Knowledge of watershed stewardship and conservation, resource management, water quality science, hydrology, stormwater runoff management, soil science, restoration ecology, rangeland management. • Demonstrated experience effectively utilizing ArcGIS, including collection apps. GPS technology, basic spreadsheet management (Excel) and other common office software (Word, Powerpoint, google docs etc.). For more detailed information and requirements see full job announcement at: www.acrcd.org/employment. To apply, contact hr@acrcd.org.

Water Quality Specialist - Loleta, California. Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria. Application Filing Deadline: 02/28/18. The Water Quality Specialist position is responsible for monitoring water quality of the tribal wetlands and streams as well as the planning and implementation of projects to protect surface waters from non-point source pollution. Performs clerical, administrative and field work duties for the Environmental and Natural Resources Department including entering water quality lab results into the database, using GIS to create maps for various Tribal projects, and other duties as assigned. Desired qualifications: Experience: mapping using ArcGIS software, data entry, report writing, invasive species identification and removal. For more information about this position, visit http://www.brb-nsn.gov/departments/epa/. To apply, visit https://www.vscyberhosting2.com/bearriver/?adata=EP1aGpxqjwi7C%2bAc%2fFcL9t1KjGKKryCfoYP%2b2gMgtzgqZdTRuUuYTQJx6i0ZcGifUBo6hz1ej45zw5Rw6vZQpCkRcfxc4Uki3cGhCV6S4uIP7BuneD1Wu8C78xeke6zuuC5d3Gp61xDu%2fyXAWNYXJTD9XiAznYkNkOfO7MCBmdDGg%2fbJ1Qnvp%2bAnbAHKBVkvOYRXMhPblyYHXHNYdnYnaHjdCR%2feUCr87Vx%2bS2B%2fvGnm.

Regional Biologist / Environmental Compliance/Permitting Specialist - Vallejo, California. Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Application Filing Deadline: 03/01/18. 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. Duties and Responsibilities: 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. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to use personal computers are required. Project management experience is desired. Familiarity with wetland ecology, restoration, and enhancement; waterfowl, shorebird, and water bird biology; and the ability to conduct wetland delineations or special‐status species assessments/surveys are beneficial. Pertinent experience in California is strongly preferred. 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.

Biologist  - Chico, California. River Partners. Application Filing Deadline: 03/10/18. Job Description: • Biological monitoring of restoration projects including monitoring and reporting on occurrences of nesting birds and species of special concern within the project area. • Developing data collection and monitoring protocols and implementing these activities. • Collaborating with the field implementation dept and assisting in the translation of the site specific design and sensitive species avoidance protocols across the project area. • Reporting the results of monitoring to the River Partners team orally and in writing. • Working on educational activities for the public, as well as attending public events to promote the organization and its mission. • BS in biology, ecology, environmental science, or related science. • Three years of appropriate work experience. To apply, email (1) cover letter describing qualifications for this position and interest in River Partners, (2) complete CV/resume, and (3) contact information for three references to Mona Dagy at info@riverpartners.org with “Sac Valley Biologist” in the subject line. Applicants may be subject to background checks. The position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified. Please submit questions via email (no phone calls) to info@riverpartners.org. River Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Resource Conservationist I and II - South Lake Tahoe, California. Tahoe Resource Conservation District. Application Filing Deadline: 03/18/18. Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) is seeking multiple Resource Conservationists to assist with the Tahoe Conservation Partnership (TCP) program. The TCP is a joint effort of the California Tahoe Conservancy (CTC) and Tahoe RCD. These positions are field-based. Job duties consist of various conservation and general land management projects on CTC properties. Projects include: fuel reduction efforts, hazardous tree removal, fence repair and construction, erosion control, re-vegetation, non-herbicide invasive plant management (aquatic and terrestrial), trail construction and maintenance, and general property maintenance (trash removal, facilities maintenance, other). Desired qualifications: Ability to work safely and cooperatively in a group setting under a variety of working conditions. Ability to perform manual labor in rough terrain, lift heavy objects, and work for extended periods of time in various weather conditions. Demonstrated ability to follow directions and carry out specific project plans. To apply, visit http://tahoercd.org/employment-and-internships-opportunities/ for job description and application instructions. For further information about this position, contact jpajobs@tahoercd.org

Habitat Restoration Laborer - Sacramento, California. Triangle Properties. Application Filing Deadline: 03/31/18. OBJECTIVE OF JOB: Provide labor support to Triangle Properties in the implementation of land and habitat restoration projects in mine reclamation and open space lands. Work is based in Sacramento with projects throughout northern and central California. Project types include restoration of grassland, woodland, wetland, and riparian habitats, reclamation of mine sites, and native California landscaping. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Actively participate in the implementation and maintenance of habitat restoration projects, including but not limited to: tree/shrub plantings, irrigation installation and maintenance, invasive weed management (chemical and mechanical), vegetation management, and herbivory control. 2) Work for long periods of time in various site conditions. Work safely in rough terrain, inclement weather, and other environmental situations. 3) Occasionally operate small equipment (i.e., tractors, bobcats, loaders, and backhoes) for seeding and other specialized restoration tasks. 4) Install, operate, and maintain various irrigation systems, including both manual and automated systems. 5) Maintain, repair and organize tools, vehicles, and other equipment. Ensure that work-related equipment and tools are in good, safe condition. 6) Conduct extensive weed abatement in both upland and wetland environments using weed-eaters, herbicides (via backpack sprayers and ATV), and manually by hand. Clearly communicate with supervisor on status of projects, including staffing and equipment needs, schedules, potential constraints, etc. 8) Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers, company employees, and external customers. 9) Reports directly to the Land Supervisor. WORK ENVIRONMENT Must be able to work in variable, outdoor environments. Job sites include uneven ground, steep slopes, exposure to extreme temperature and/or humidity. Frequent bending and squatting throughout the day. Must be able to carrying loads of 30-40 pounds for extended periods, with occasional lifting of heavy loads up to 90 pounds. Frequently works alone in remote areas. Works occasionally on projects requiring overtime and overnight stays. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience conducting habitat restoration projects, including implementation and maintenance activities preferred. Valid CA driver’s license and good driving record. Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others. Possess the strength and agility to perform maintenance work in an outdoor setting for long periods. Possession of or ability to obtain Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate within one year of hire. General knowledge of local flora and weed species preferred. THIS IS TEMPORARY LABORER POSITION. Only applicants with previous experience in field labor, landscaping, agriculture, or other labor setting will be considered. To apply, please email a resume to JJohnston@teichert.com. Include in your email that you are replying to the SERCAL listing.


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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.

Senior Scientist - Sonoma California. Sonoma Ecology Center. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. SEC’s Research Program has four tasks. We focus on meeting needs that no one else is addressing. 1. Produce and collect information that a) helps people appreciate and steward the lands and waters of Sonoma Creek watershed, and b) deepens collective knowledge about the Sonoma Creek watershed to inform watershed management. a. Monitor: track conditions and trends in Sonoma Valley’s ecological assets. Example: benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring, gaining/losing streams. b. Research: elucidate relationships among ecological elements, such as dynamics, dependencies, symbioses, or vulnerabilities. Example: limiting factors analysis for steelhead. c. Prioritize: identify and rank where particular actions should be taken, or not taken, to achieve desired outcomes. Example: priority locations for invasive weed management. 2. Communicate conditions, vulnerabilities, priorities, and opportunities to our staff, our community, decision-makers, and funders. Example: water scorecard. 3. Steward data, knowledge, and work records related to SEC’s technical work and to Sonoma Valley. 4. Engage policymakers and agencies to improve the policies and practices that affect land use, wildlife, and natural resources in Sonoma Valley.   The Senior Scientist will lead scientific research and monitoring at SEC (items 1-3 above), and help increase the budget of the Research Program. Responsibilities Include, but are Not Limited to: 1. Design and supervise multiple research and monitoring projects over time. Sequence projects so they build on each other toward meeting the Program’s roles above. Ensure the integrity of our data and our published conclusions. Track and delegate management of project budgets and deliverables. 2. Obtain funding to maintain and expand the Program, assisted by Grants Manager. 3. Take lead responsibility for stewarding, presenting, sharing, and analyzing 25 years of environmental data from Sonoma Creek watershed. Supervise the upgrade or replacement of the Sonoma Valley Knowledge Base. 4. Report to long-time Research Program Manager Caitlin Cornwall. Work as a peer with long-time GIS Manager Alex Young. Hire and supervise up to 2 project specialists and/or technicians as funding allows.   Priority topics for the next two years: 1. Monitoring program expert review and revision. Funded. 2. Streamflow and surface water supply in relation to watershed health, salmonid recovery, and groundwater management. Funded. 3. Water quality monitoring, in some combination of benthic macroinvertebrates, physical/chemical monitoring, suspended sediment, bed/bank erosion, temperature, and streamflow. Funded. 4. Working with consultant and Restoration Program staff to plan long-range restoration activities on Sonoma Creek between Kenwood and Glen Ellen. Funded. 5. Engaging a motivated, tech-savvy community in citizen science. Awaiting funding decision. 6. Monitoring fisheries status and recovery. Awaiting funding decision. 7. Tracking vegetation changes after fire, working with Parks agencies. Not funded. 8. Ongoing report card on ecological health status, in comparison to target conditions, for the community and government stakeholders. Not funded. 9. Develop and implement feasible measures of terrestrial vertebrate abundance and condition over time. Not funded. Desired qualifications: • Master’s degree or equivalent in relevant natural sciences such as biology, ecology, geomorphology, hydrology, geography, etc. • Successful experience with databases, scientific study design, data analysis, statistical analysis, complex spreadsheets, project budgeting, and grant-based fundraising. • Skill at communicating science to non-scientists through writing, speaking, and graphics. • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated orientation to conceiving, designing, funding, and managing projects. • Commitment to SEC’s mission, vision, and values. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to: Celina Briggs, Human Resource Specialist, celina@sonomaecologycenter.org.

Restoration Project Manager - Eldridge (Sonoma), California. Sonoma Ecology Center. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. Job Description: Sonoma Ecology Center seeks a full-time Restoration Project Manager. Our Restoration Department provides ecological restoration, which includes, native species propagation and revegetation, invasive weed control, erosion control, flood debris management, stream maintenance and landscape construction, minor construction, monitoring, debris management, and adaptive land management practices. Responsibilities Include but are Not Limited to: • Provide site supervision and oversight of restoration projects and related contracts. • Drives operational practices, including scheduling, procurement, and quality control. • Sets high safety standards, through quality training, appropriate staff supervision and swift implementation of any corrective actions. • Responsive to client and agency needs, builds relationships with contacts and replies to project inquiries in a timely manner. • Accountable for the contracted scope of services, scope of work changes, and reporting requirements. • Assists grant writer with proposals from inception to award. • Prepares project outreach materials and delivers public presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences. • Schedules public meetings, keeps comprehensive notes, addresses community concerns. • Carefully monitors billable/non-billable time, expenses, schedule changes and overtime. • Works closely with the bookkeeper, timely reports, review/approve invoices, tracks expenses and submits receipts on time. • Ensures that staff payroll hours have been entered correctly. • Manages project budgets using customized database. • Oversees the collection, processing, and summarization of data. • Manages restoration team of Technicians, Specialists, and the Nursery Manager. • Train and mentor crew members and encourages professional development. • Manages contractors, subs, and consultants. • Works with Sr. Restoration Ecologist to project, plan, and schedule project needs. • Communicates with executive staff regarding financial forecasts, status of contracts, timeline of expected receivables, and provides written progress reports. Basic Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental sciences or related field • 5+ years Project Management experience: managing large and complex restoration projects • 5+ years’ experience with reading and understanding construction documents and specifications. • Encyclopedic knowledge of native and non-native plant species • Valid Driver’s license, maintains at least the minimum of personal auto insurance and can pass a DMV background check • Ability to safely use equipment such as chainsaws, augers, Weed Wacker’s, brush mowers, circular saw, and various hand tools Preferred Qualifications • Experience with Public Works contracts, prevailing wage, DIR requirements, OSHA standards, and DOL requirements • CSLB – landscape construction • CA Certified (Pesticide/Herbicide) Applicator License • Certification in Stormwater/erosion control or another relevant professional license • Ariel lift training • AA or higher in Business or related field Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Works well in a team environment while comfortably maintaining leadership role • Excellent writing skills, including technical report writing • Experience applying for and managing large grants • Strong attention to detail and highly organized • Owns the full life-cycle of the project. Writing; permitting; planning; budgeting; coordinating subs and partners; scheduling; managing crew; reporting • Can establish and maintain professional networks • Ability to remain calm under stressful and challenging circumstances. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to: Celina Briggs, Human Resource Specialist at celina@sonomaecologycenter.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.