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NatureNet Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is pleased to solicit proposals for the NatureNet Science Fellowship. Open to graduate and postdoctoral students, NatureNet is a trans-disciplinary program that bridges academic excellence and conservation practice to support a new generation of climate change leaders who combine the rigor of academic science with real-world application.
Link: https://naturenetsciencefellows.org/
ACE Pacific West Division Director
American Conservation Experience
Under general supervision of the Chief Program Officer, the Regional Director of ACE Pacific West is responsible for soliciting, planning, and coordinating conservation and environmental restoration projects, developing and managing program budgets, overseeing the recruitment of Corps members, and hiring and supervising program staff members. The Regional Director of ACE Pacific West will demonstrate a deep commitment to ACE's unique mission that leverages public service for youth career development and volunteerism.
Link: https://usaconservationstaff.applicantpool.com/jobs/492070.html
ACE National Operations Manager
American Conservation Experience
The National Operations Manager works across the Divisions of the Program Department, as well as with the Administration and Communication teams, to support more effective and consistent implementation of processes, procedures and policies designed to provide back-end operations support to ACE members and staff. This includes elements of fleet management, safety, worker's comp, staff trainings and process development that supports staff in their efforts to field members as safely and efficiently as possible.
Link: https://usaconservationstaff.applicantpool.com/internaljobs/492228.html
ACE National Member Support Manager
American Conservation Experience
The National Member Support Manager works across the Divisions of the Program Department, as well as with the Administration and Communication teams, to support more effective and consistent implementation of processes, procedures and policies designed to support and enhance the ACE member experience. This includes elements of the recruitment and onboarding process, training and safety of members in the field, and the transition of members to ACE alumni status.
Link: https://usaconservationstaff.applicantpool.com/jobs/492227.html
Environmental Scientist - Restoration
California Department of Water Resources
Incumbent will assist with planning, permitting, implementation, and long-term operation and maintenance of tidal wetland restoration projects for Biological Opinion compliance pursuant to the Fish Restoration Program Agreement (FRPA). This includes multi-agency collaboration, knowledge of regional species of concern, and keeping up-to-date with regional science as it applies to tidal wetland restoration.
Link: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=220468
Vegetation Biologist
Point Reyes National Seashore, National Park Service
Point Reyes National Seashore, a unit of the National Park Service (NPS), is seeking a Vegetation Biologist (Biologist) to manage several vegetation management-related projects involving both invasive plant monitoring and removal, as well as revegetation. The position is a temporary position under the NPS for one year, extendable to 2 years. The Biologist will design and manage post-fire invasive plant monitoring and removal program following the 2020 Woodward Fire in the Seashore. The Biologist will also manage post-construction invasive plant monitoring and removal for a large roads project in the Seashore, including monitoring success of revegetation and special status plant species plantings. The Biologist will assist with design and manage a terrestrial mitigation project. The Biologist will conduct invasives removal using a variety of removal methods, including manual removal, mechanical removal (e.g., chainsaws, and herbicide). Management of these projects will require preparation of contract specifications and bid packages; supervision of contractor crews; hiring and supervision of seasonal staff; development, management, and reporting of budgets; preparation of environmental compliance; and preparation of annual project/budget reports. Salary: $30.92/hour. Annual and sick leave are provided, and health benefits are available. Cost of living in Marin County is significantly higher than the national average. Housing for rental within the park may be available, but is not guaranteed. The full job description and qualifications required -- along with application instructions -- are posted at https://www.nps.gov/goga/getinvolved/workwithus.htm. NOTE: this job is a federal government position, but IS not posted on USAJOBS. Application deadline: Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11:59 PM PST.
Link: https://www.nps.gov/goga/getinvolved/biologist-10-09-2020.htm
Supervising Engineer - Restoration
California Department of Water Resources
Under general direction of the Chief of the Office of Environmental Compliance (OEC) within the Division of Environmental Services (DES), the incumbent provides engineering expertise and oversight for Department of Water Resources' (DWR) large-scale restoration programs and projects critical to ensuring that DWR's continuing operations of the State Water Project comply with environmental laws and regulations, such as the state and federal Endangered Species Acts. Restoration includes the Yolo Bypass and Fish Restoration programs, encompassing almost 40,000 acres of floodplain and tidal marsh habitat restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay-Delta. The incumbent will participate in program and project management, overseeing complex engineering elements and facilitating projects to be delivered within scope, on time, and on budget. The incumbent provides technical advice and assistance to the Division, Office, and Branch Chiefs as well as other entities in DWR on the implementation of the restoration projects. Work tasks include planning DWR resources and external agreements to support design and implementation of restoration programs and projects in conjunction with water infrastructure and conveyance facilities. Tasks also involve reviewing and advising on engineering designs and operations. The incumbent will be responsible for completing work that is complex and multi-disciplinary in nature that requires understanding of best available science, habitat restoration principles, water resources engineering, flood safety standards, and land-use optimization.
Link: https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=220962
Environmental Scientist - Flood Maintenance
California Department of Water Resources
This is an opportunity to join the diverse, dynamic, and multi-disciplinary Flood Maintenance Office team. The incumbent will be assisting with the development of landscape level permitting, development of advance mitigation, environmental planning activities, monitoring of flood maintenance projects; consulting with regulatory agency staff and leading complex environmental compliance for Sacramento River Flood Control Project maintenance activities, including channel rehabilitation, levee maintenance, and vegetation management. The incumbent should possess strong team building, interpersonal, project management, organizational, and oral and written communication skills.
Link: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=221143
Environmental Scientist - Cultural Resources
California Department of Water Resources
Under the direction of the Cultural Resources Section Chief, the incumbent is responsible for planning and conducting intensive cultural resources field surveys; assisting with other natural resources surveys; and recording, analyzing and evaluating discoveries made in the field for Department projects and activities Statewide. Work includes pre-field research, stakeholder outreach, Native American consultation, field surveys and preparation of essential documentation for environmental compliance purposes. Duties also include oversight of environmental consultants and document review.
Link: https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=214399
Volunteer with Cal-IPC
California Invasive Plant Council
Donate your talents to Cal-IPC. Join a dedicated team and learn about invasive plants.
Link: https://www.cal-ipc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Cal-IPC_Volunteer_Recruitment_2020.pdf
Restoration Ecologist
River Partners
Do you love the Central Valley? Do you want our communities to have healthy beautiful rivers for generations to come? Are you excited to work with a team of ecologists, farmers, and entrepreneurs who really get stuff done? If you answered yes to all these questions, River Partners needs your help. Notwithstanding our accomplishments and awards, the single best thing about River Partners is the people. Our staff is committed, creative, collaborative, and diverse. We produce amazing results and have a lot of fun along the way.

What We Do:
We give new life to river landscapes that protect communities from damaging floods, support diverse wildlife populations, and connect people to water. We design and deliver large river restoration projects across California, using bulldozers and tractors, tablets and binoculars, all for the benefit of communities and natural resources. As the largest habitat restoration contractor in western North America, we are gearing up to head back to work as community-based, green economic stimulus.

Organizational Summary:
River Partners helps local communities revitalize rivers across the state of California. We are a private, non-profit organization with offices in Chico, Sacramento, Turlock, and San Diego. As a project-focused company, we believe in the power of demonstrating environmental improvement through large-scale river restoration and empowering others through partnership and collaboration.

Obtain more details on our website: www.riverpartners.org.
Link: https://www.riverpartners.org/about-us/jobs/
Environmental Scientist
California Department of Water Resources, Flood Maintenance Office
The Flood Maintenance Office Environmental Support Branch is looking for an Environmental Scientist to join the diverse, dynamic, and multi-disciplinary FMO team. The incumbent will be assisting with the development of landscape level permitting, development of advance mitigation, environmental planning activities, monitoring of flood maintenance projects; consulting with regulatory agency staff and leading complex environmental compliance for Sacramento River Flood Control Project maintenance activities, including channel rehabilitation, levee maintenance, and vegetation management.
Link: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=221143
Land Steward-part time
Ventura Land Trust
The Land Steward is responsible for assisting the Preserve Director and coordinating and carrying out the Ventura River Estuary Trash Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). The Land Steward will focus solely on the Willoughby Preserve, maintaining compliance with TMDL contractual obligations, and carrying out VLT's vision for the Willoughby preserve.
Link: venturalandtrust.org/careers
Habitat Restoration/Forestry Technician
Black Sage Environmental
Black Sage Environmental, Inc. is a CA licensed pest control business and Landscape Contractor specializing in invasive weed removal, brush management, pesticide application, habitat restoration, erosion control, trail maintenance and construction. We are looking for hard working individuals to assist us in invasive weed removal, brush management, pesticide application, habitat restoration, erosion control, trail maintenance and construction. You must be self motivated and able to listen to instructions. Work locations will take place throughout San Diego County and work will be conducted outside in all weather conditions in natural areas of various habitat types and geographic landscapes. Work hours can vary from Part-time position to Full-time position depending on work availability. The amount of work hours can vary weekly. You must be able to work a full 8 hour day during work week at least 2-3 days a week starting as early as 6:00AM. Compensation: $16 - $17 per hour. Minimum Qualifications: -Hard worker -Arrives to work on time and when scheduled -Reliable transportation -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 Southern California Native and Invasive Plants -Trail building knowledge and experience -Experience with the safe operation of landscaping power tools (weed whacker/ chainsaw/ chipper/ brush mower) -Experience with the safe operation of battery operated power tools (drills, sawzall, circular saw, etc) -Experience operating 4x4 vehicles (Truck/ATV) -Experience operating tractors of various types -Experience with the operation of small gas engines (water pumps/ spray pumps/ gas generator) -Knowledge of safe herbicide application techniques -Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC). Relevant experience and/or education in the above tasks is preferred.
Link: blacksageinc.com
Land Steward
Center for Natural Lands Management
CNLM seeks a full-time seasonal Land Steward for work in southwestern Riverside and Orange Counties, California. The Land Steward will work closely with the Regional Preserve Manager and Orange County Preserve Manager, with work that is largely field based. The Land Steward’s role is primarily to protect CNLM nature preserves and participate in various biological monitoring and management activities, and thus, help fulfill the mission of CNLM. The Land Steward will typically be in the field 90% of their time and 10% in the office. The position entails occasionally working in the evenings and early mornings. The position requires a willingness to work on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, at odd or irregular hours, and under adverse weather conditions. The Land Steward will be required to use herbicides to treat non-native plant species using backpack sprayers and spray bottles. Therefore, applicants should be comfortable working with herbicides or willing to be trained. In addition, the Land Steward needs strong interpersonal skills to communicate with CNLM staff as well as with the interested public. The Land Steward should have the ability to travel to the work sites independently and work in an outdoor environment with a variety of habitat types and terrain in various weather conditions.
Link: https://www.cnlm.org/wp-content/uploads/RivOC-Land-Steward-2021-Position-Description.pdf
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