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Natural Resources Interns (2 positions) - Los Altos, California. Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. Application Filing Deadline: 03/26/18. This posting is for two internships in the Natural Resources Department: Water Resources Intern and Vegetation Ecology Intern. The Water Resources Intern will work principally on a single, long-term water resources monitoring project. Additional smaller projects may include plant, wildlife, archeology and/or ecological restoration projects. Responsibilities will include gathering field data for the stream sediment study, working with volunteers to assist in data gathering, organizing field work, and analyzing data. Other duties may include GIS mapping, researching and preparing summaries for various projects, and maintaining equipment. The Vegetation Ecology Intern responsibilities include identifying plant species and plant pathogens in the field, GIS mapping, researching and preparing written summaries of local species, collecting and organizing data in spreadsheets and databases. Work duties will provide training in a broad range of natural resource management techniques, environmental analysis, habitats, and tools. Desired qualifications: Internships are open to applications from current students or recent graduates (within the last 12 months). Successful candidates will have a background in hydrology, geology, biology, ecology, environmental studies, park management, planning or another related field; and experience with field survey techniques. The water-focused internship requires familiarity with hydrology, sediment transport processes, and geomorphology. The plant-focused internship requires the ability to identify common plants of California (with an emphasis on plants and plant pathogens), and skill in interpreting scientific reports and writing summaries. Experience with ArcGIS software and mapping natural resources with GPS equipment are a plus. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license. Apply online at: https://www.calopps.org/midpeninsula-regional-open-space-district/job-17923851. For more information about this position, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Integrated Pest Management Coordinator - Los Altos, California. Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. Application Filing Deadline: 03/27/18. The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is seeking an Integrated Pest Management Coordinator to implement the District’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program and support its mission and continued growth of a preserve system in the San Francisco Bay area. The purpose of the IPM Program is to effectively and efficiently manage defined pest species with a methodology that protects natural and cultural resources and ensures safe recreational use of the preserves. The ideal candidate has a strong background in Integrated Pest Management; experience applying IPM principles in the management of invasive, weedy and flammable plants and pest animals in natural park environments and facilities; possesses excellent judgment and proactive problem solving skills; has the ability to successfully collaborate with field staff, contractors and biologists; and is able to clearly communicate with the public. The successful candidate has a working technical knowledge of a wide range of pest management techniques, including low toxicity pesticides, pesticide alternatives, measures to protect the health of people and the environment, techniques for tracking and evaluating hundreds of individual activities, and is accustomed to working independently and exercising sound judgment. For additional information, see the description of the District’s Integrated Pest Management Program on our website, Openspace.org. Desired qualifications: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in natural resource management, environmental design, ecology, biology, wildlife, horticulture, agricultural sciences or a related field, and three years of professional experience in integrated pest management preferably in natural parks, open space, or related field. A valid California Driver’s License is required. Apply online at: https://www.calopps.org/midpeninsula-regional-open-space-district/job-17926411.
Restoration Ecologist - Monterey, California. Point Lobos Foundation. Application Filing Deadline: 04/06/2018. The Restoration Ecologist (RE) will support the Monterey District, Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the Point Lobos Foundation (PLF) in their joint efforts to restore native vegetation and manage invasive species within Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. PLF’s mission is to protect and nurture Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, to educate and inspire visitors to preserve its unique natural and cultural resources, and to strengthen the network of Carmel Area State Parks. The RE will be employed and supervised by the Point Lobos Foundation and will be considered an employee of PLF. The RE will work closely with a variety of DPR staff; i.e., Environmental Scientists, field staff, managers, etc. from Monterey District/DPR. Some of the duties may include; prioritizing natural resource management efforts, developing and obtaining project approvals and managing pre-approved projects in the field. All projects conducted within the boundaries of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve must be pre-approved by the management of Monterey District in advance. Acting as a liaison between DPR, the PLF and the Point Lobos Docent Organization, the RE will coordinate efforts and maximize efficiencies in executing Monterey District/DPR approved habitat restoration and invasive plant management projects at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. The RE will also work closely with a variety of State Park staff in developing scientific based research opportunities, natural resource monitoring plans and projects as approved through Monterey District management. Desired qualifications: Independent worker with ability to adapt to changing conditions. Extensive familiarity with native and non-native species found within Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Strong science background with a focus on botany (Master’s degree preferred). 3 years of experience managing habitat restoration and invasive plant removal projects. Experience developing and implementing vegetation monitoring studies. Experience planning and leading volunteer workdays. Experience soliciting and managing contracts with outsourced professionals. Proficiency with ArcGIS software, GPS mapping hardware and data collection methods and other scientifically approved methods. Excellent interpersonal skills. This position is required to work with three partner organizations and many dedicated and passionate volunteers. A clear understanding and appreciation of the roles and responsibilities of each organization is vital for our success. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com with job title as email title. For more information about Black Sage Environmental, INC. please visit www.blacksageenvironmental.com.
Integrated Pest Management Intern - San Francisco, California. Presidio Trust. Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled. This internship supports the Presidio Trust’s Integrated Pest Management Program, dedicated to ensuring that pest management in Presidio landscapes and buildings is done in such a manner to maintain a healthy ecosystem and protect park visitors, residents, wildlife, water, and other natural resources. The intern will also help support the Presidio’s Native Plant Nursery, and Sustainability Program. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assist in insect and plant pathogen monitoring programs. • Assist in field trials to evaluate least-toxic pest management methods. • Lead, teach and motivate volunteers during weekly drop-in volunteer programs. • Conduct and present an independent project - determined by program priorities and intern’s interest. • Participate in ecological restoration. • Participate in Presidio Trust public events and programs. BENEFITS: Stipend: $400 every two weeks. Transportation Benefit: $50 monthly parking permits for car owners or $50/month for non-car owners. Housing: Interns are provided a single occupancy (one person) room in dormitory-style housing in the Presidio with basic accommodations including a furnished private room, shared kitchen, and common areas. Interns must sign a housing contract, abide by the residential rules and contribute to the maintenance of the household. Interns must reside in the housing provided to be eligible for the internship. We cannot accept non-residential interns. Desired qualifications: • • A Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, natural sciences, horticulture, agriculture, or ecology is favored; or equivalent work experience in a related field. • • • • Must possess and maintain a valid State driver’s license. Must be a US Citizen and be at least 21 years old. Comfortable working both outdoors and indoors. • Ability to perform lab work. Enthusiasm for engaging and leading the community, including volunteers.Ability to work independently in a motivated manner, with good organizational skills, and time management. How to apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least two references (include full name, title, phone number and email address), by email to Christa Conforti at firstname.lastname@example.org. PDF format is preferred but Microsoft Word versions are acceptable.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.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, email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.