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Triangle Properties, Inc.
The Invasive Species Control Technician is part of Triangle Properties Inc.’s habitat restoration team. The technician provides nuanced control of non-native invasive weeds. The technician will also perform site maintenance activities (e.g., planting, seeding, fencing, erosion control) when invasive species are dormant. The Invasive Species Control Technician works under Triangle’s Restoration Ecologist and Habitat and Land Supervisor. The Invasive Species Control Technician reports daily to main office located in Sacramento, zip code 95829. Occasionally reports directly to job site. Job sites are throughout northern California including, but not limited to the counties of: Alameda, Butte, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba. This position is primarily a field position (approximately 90% field, 10% office). Overnight travel may be required (lodging provided). Starting rate: $18.00 - 25.00 per hour with full benefits. Pay is commensurate with experience.
Land Restoration Laborer
1) Work extensively for long periods of time on various site conditions. Work safely in rough terrain, inclement weather, and other environmental situations.
2) Properly install plant materials in both landscape and rural wildland areas.
3) Broadcast seed slopes and other large restoration areas by hand, using a belly-grinder, and/or tractor.
4) Assist in various herbivory control activities, including bait applications, installation of wire cages, and beaver dam removal.
5) Operate and maintain various irrigation systems, including both manual and automated systems.
6) Independently maintain sites with minimal supervision. Site maintenance includes watering, weed control, basic irrigation repairs, trash pick-up, etc.
7) Operate, organize, and maintain general landscaping and restoration equipment (augers, weed-eaters, chainsaws, roto-tillers, trenchers, pumps, flatbed truck, etc.).
8) Install T-posts, signs, and construction fencing for setbacks and other construction activities.
9) Assists Weed Control Specialist in conducting extensive weed abatement in both landscape and wildlife areas using weed-eaters, herbicides (via backpack sprayers and ATV), and manually by hand (i.e., shovel).
10) Assists in achieving Zero Injury culture though support of safety programs and actively participating in safety meetings and training.
11) Reports directly to the Land Supervisor.

Automobile (truck), ATV, small tools, and herbicide applicator equipment.

Job sites include uneven ground, steep slopes, exposure to extreme temperature and/or humidity. Frequent bending and squatting throughout the day. 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.

Valid CA driver's license and good driving record. Demons
Restoration Senior Coordinator
California Native Plant Society
The Restoration Senior Coordinator is a full-time non-exempt position directly supervised by the Director of Biodiversity Initiatives. This position is responsible for providing program oversight and development, with input and direction. The Restoration Senior Coordinator will coordinate with CNPS staff, chapter representatives, partners, and other stakeholders to effectively promote land management that supports native plant diversity, restoration that considers pathogens, genetics and other variables, and coordinated and meaningful stewardship.
Habitat Restoration Technician, Supervisor, Foreman & Laborers
Habitat West
We have openings for Office work assisting the President / CEO, bidding projects. Plus field technicians & irrigation installation help.

Ecological Restoration Technician
Santa Clara River Conservancy
The Santa Clara River Conservancy (SCRC) is seeking a restoration technician for full time employment to assist with implementation of its restoration program along the Santa Clara River in Ventura County. The
Santa Clara River is the largest intact river system in southern California, supporting thousands of acres of prime agricultural land, essential local water supplies, and multiple sensitive animals, plants, and critical habitats. SCRC is implementing several large-scale restoration projects to remove Arundo donax
(giant reed) and other invasive plants from the river, including two multi-year efforts funded by the California Wildlife Conservation Board. SCRC works closely with restoration scientists at UC Santa Barbara to implement a strategic plan for Arundo removal in the Santa Clara River watershed. SCRC’s restoration program is part of a larger mission to ensure the sustainable use of the river, protect its critical floodplain and associated habitat, and expand public access and recreation to and along the river.
Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
California Department of Water Resources
An advertisement for a Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) in the DWR Delta Ecosystem Enhancement Section is being advertised through Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who thrives when working in a team environment alongside dedicated and enthusiastic biologists and environmental engineers. This person will be expected to lead projects, coordinate science and research outreach, assist and advise project managers on implementing complex multi-benefit habitat projects, and inform the development and maintenance of mitigation and enhancement sites in association with ongoing Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta levee improvement work.
Job opportunities at University of Arizona - Cooperative Extension
University of Arizona
Current Open Positions with University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
Job opportunities and Midpeninsula Regional Open Space
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space
Job opportunities are always coming up at Midpen
Habitat Restoration Technician
Ecological Concerns Incorporated
The Habitat Restoration Technician will work in the field under the supervision of the Job Foreman in order to implement ecological landscape projects. Specific training and ongoing supervision will be provided in order to facilitate the successful assumption of a variety of responsibilities. Field responsibilities include:
● Taking instruction from crew foreman and job superintendent.
● Performing basic plan reading and site layout.
● Assisting foreman with site preparation & finish grading.
● Identifying and removing invasive plant species.
● Installing & maintaining erosion control systems.
● Installing & maintaining plants and water basins.
● Installing & maintaining foliage and root protection systems.
● Installing & maintaining irrigation systems.
● Programming irrigation controllers.
● Installing cement utility pads and backflow prevention devices.
● Knowledge of the proper use & maintenance of basic power tools (e.g., weed whip, chainsaw, skill saw).
● Knowledge of the proper use & maintenance of tractor/trencher/skidloader.
● Insuring crew member safety and administering first aid, as necessary.
Administrative responsibilities include:
● Completing daily timesheets and work task log.
● Attending weekly safety meetings.
● Attending weekly work schedule meetings.
● Learning to identify (Latin and common names) 50 native plants commonly used in fieldwork.
● Learning to identify (Latin and common names) 25 invasive plants commonly removed in fieldwork.
● Pursuing continued education through College or other workshops.
● Training to become a Certified Landscape Technician in landscape construction.
Assistant Project Manager
Ecological Concerns Incorporated
The Assistant Project Manager must be proficient in performing all tasks of project estimating, sales and production management. The Assistant Project Manager must perform with effective leadership, provide supervision and training in an efficient and professional manner, manage multiple projects, and act as an intermediary between field operations and company senior management.
• Meet all requirements of Project Supervisor job description.
• Maintain physical fitness level necessary to complete assigned job tasks.
• Comply with all company policies, procedures and safety requirements.
• Responsible for enforcing safety for company employees, the job sites and the customer.
• Coordinate work schedule in order to meet the weekly needs of project estimating and production.
• Ability to support field level personnel on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Act as intermediary between field crew and management as needed.
• Ability to identify 100 plants on CLT list + 100 Calif. native plants by common and botanical names.
• Ability to identify 50 invasive plants on CaIPC list by common and botanical names.
• Continuing education – minimum 40 hrs./year (20/hrs in-house training, 20/hrs outside source).
• Possess valid Calif. Drivers License and be insurable by company insurance carriers.
Job Tasks:
• Complete daily time log for work completed.
• Read RFPs, plans and specifications and prepare project estimates and proposals based on the job and
customer requirements.
• Prepare New Project Setup sheet and submit to Office Manager
• Assist Dispatch Manager with prioritizing and scheduling of crews to appropriate job sites.
• Support field operations by preparing work plans and reviewing work in progress for multiple project
• Order and arrange for pickup and/or delivery of materials & equipment for all landscape field operations.
• Approve site preparation and layout work performed by field crews.
• Review daily job logs for accuracy and completeness and
Natural Resource Intern
National Park Service/American Conservation Experience
The National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, will be hiring a full-time Natural Resource Intern based at John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, CA. The 52-week position will begin in January, 2022. Duties include: identifying and monitoring target species and populations of native and invasive plant species; assisting in providing invasive plant management control, using both manual and chemical techniques; collecting and maintaining field data, including GIS and field notes, using standard protocols; maintaining administrative documentation for resource management reporting; helping coordinate the park’s involvement with the California Phenology Project, including collecting data, recruiting, training high school interns, and giving programs to school groups; assisting with other biological inventory and monitoring projects including photo-point, water quality, and wildlife monitoring; and assisting with youth stewardship and resource education programs and activities. This job will be advertised on the ACE website in November. If interested, please contact Angel Sprague: for more details.
Seasonal Field Assistant
Audubon Starr Ranch
Starts November 2021!
Audubon California's Starr Ranch Sanctuary in Trabuco Canyon, CA solicits applicants for a position that just opened up as a field assistant with our innovative invasive species control and coastal sage scrub and native grassland restoration project This is a research-based project to control Cynara cardunculus (artichoke thistle) and other invasive species without chemicals and restore to rare native habitat. Must work well with people as part of a field crew (5) who perform mechanical and physical removal of artichoke thistle and all aspects of invasive species control and restoration including non-chemical control of other invasive species, native seed collection and planting, and quantitative monitoring. Experience in outdoor physical work and plant sampling in the field desirable as is enthusiasm for working outdoors. Opportunity to live on our 4000-acre Sanctuary. We have an evolving coronavirus safety plan as we monitor public health recommendations. Position starts as soon as possible (hopefully in November 2021) and runs six months from start date.
Go to link provided and search for "Seasonal Field Assistant"
Postdoctoral Research Entomologist
US Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service
SALARY AND BENEFITS: This full-time postdoctoral position will be filled at the Federal GS-11 level (currently $78,861 annual salary for the Albany, CA location). The position is funded for one year, with possible extension for a second year contingent upon progress and funding. The position earns annual and sick leave, and the incumbent can enroll in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program. For more information on benefits, see

LOCATION: USDA-ARS, Western Regional Research Center, Albany, California

POSITION OPENING: One position, open immediately. Target start date of January 2022.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The position is located at the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) Invasive Species and Pollinator Health (ISPH) Research Unit, Albany, California. The mission of the ISPH is focused on national leadership in the development and transfer of integrated, biologically-based approaches for the management of invasive weeds and insect pests, and for improvement of pollinator health. The research assignment focuses on the laboratory characterization and rearing, as well as field release and evaluation, of new biological control agents of yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis), Russian thistle (Salsola tragus) and French broom (Genista monspessulana), which are all major invasive weeds of rangelands and forests in California and other states in the far western U.S. For more information about the ISPH, see

TYPICAL JOB DUTIES: The incumbent is responsible for planning, conducting, interpreting and reporting research on the life cycle, rearing, host plant specificity and potential impact of prospective biological control agents already under study in a quarantine laboratory, and on evaluating the establishment and impact of previously-permitted biological control agents in the field.
Biological Science Technician (Temporary)-2 positions
US Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN (Temporary) job opening-one or two positions.
USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Invasive Species and Pollinator Health Research Unit, in Albany, CA

Job Title, Series, and Grade: Biological Science Technician, GS-0404-05

Salary and Benefits: $20.61 per hour (GS-05 Step 1). The employee will earn annual leave and sick leave proportionate to the weekly hours worked (maximum 4 hours of each leave type per biweekly pay period).

Location: USDA, ARS, Western Regional Research Center, Invasive Species and Pollinator Health Research Unit, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710

Position Opening: Open immediately until filled. One position will be filled no later than 12/20/21. A second position may be filled early in 2022.

Duration of Position: This is a temporary (“LA-180”), part-time position with the USDA-ARS. These position(s) are funded until 9/30/22, with a possibility for extension for 1 year contingent upon funding.

Typical Job Duties: Assist with research on invasive plants and insects, with a specific focus on biological control of Cape-ivy, ice plant, arundo, yellow starthistle and French broom, using non-native, beneficial insects. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: 1) Assist with rearing and maintenance of insect and plant colonies that will be used for various research projects. 2) Perform a variety of tasks in the laboratory, field, or greenhouse environment, including setting up experiments, data collection, processing of field samples, and data entry. 3) Perform routine and recurring work to maintain laboratory.
Basic Eligibility Requirements: 1) Bachelors-level degree in the biological sciences, or advanced (3rd or 4th year) student. 2) Must be a U.S. citizen.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1) General laboratory skills expected of advanced undergraduate students or recent B.S.-level graduates in the biological sciences. Interest and skill in rearing of plants and/or insects desired.

Cultural Burning/Fire Program Manager
Position Description: The Cultural Burning/Fire Program Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of AMLT's new cultural burning program. This includes identifying appropriate locations to conduct cultural burn activities based on ethno-botanical and cultural archeological research, preparing burn plans, securing appropriate permits and approvals, and conducting the burns in conjunction with AMLT’s Native Stewardship Corps (NSC) and other Tribal members. This position is also responsible for getting Native Stewardship Corps members trained and certified in all aspects of firefighting and identifying and securing the necessary equipment for the NSC to become an independent, fire-lighting/firefighting team. Lastly, this position will be responsible for developing expertise in post-fire recovery planning and implementation in collaboration with AMLT’s Native Plant Restoration and Native Stewardship Corps Program Managers.

Compensation: This is a full-time, exempt, position that comes with health benefits, vacation and sick leave, and paid time off for holidays. The compensation is between $70,000-80,000, depending upon experience.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to Reed Holderman, Interim Executive Director, at

For more information about this position and how to apply follow the link here.
Coastal and Ocean Stewardship Program Manager

Position Description: The Coastal and Ocean Stewardship Program Manager will be responsible for growing, managing, and evaluating AMLT’s nascent Coastal and Ocean Stewardship Program and will work to ensure that project activities serve the goals of the Tribe, meet grant commitments, and contribute to achieving AMLT’s core vision. The Program Manager will be responsible for designing and conducting research and monitoring activities at selected sites to better understand changing coastal and ocean environments. They will collaborate with research institutions and other Tribes to collect and analyze data, and will work closely with Tribal partners from within the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and beyond to gather knowledge about Indigenous land restoration and stewardship practices. All research and monitoring will be directly applicable to AMLT Coastal and Ocean Stewardship projects. Additionally, the Program Manager will be responsible for training Amah Mutsun youth and young adults in all facets of this program so they can restore and steward these environments and can become coastal and ocean science leaders themselves. The Program Manager will be responsible for maintaining and building the network of Tribes, research institutions, and conservation partners engaged in this work so information can be shared among the partners and with other Tribes.

Compensation: This is a full-time, exempt, position that comes with health benefits, vacation and sick leave, and paid time off for holidays. The compensation is between $70,000-80,000, depending upon experience.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references to Reed Holderman, Interim Executive Director, at

Native Plant Restoration Program Manager
The Native Plant Restoration Program Manager will primarily be responsible for developing and managing AMLT’s horticultural and garden programs. The Program Manager will supervise all aspects of horticultural and garden operations, including managing volunteers and staff, planning and implementing restoration and garden projects within established deadlines, expanding the horticultural program, and carrying out research to improve operational efficiency and programmatic success. This is a full-time exempt position that comes with health benefits (medical insurance, dental, and vision), vacation time, sick leave, and paid time off for holidays. The compensation is between $70,000-80,000, depending upon experience.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to Reed Holderman, Interim Executive Director at or mail us at 2460 17th Avenue, #1019, Santa Cruz, CA 95062. Questions can also be directed to Reed at this same email address.

Position is open until filled.
Community Engagement Program Manager
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Position Overview:

The Community Engagement Program Manager supports the organization’s effort to develop and implement responsive, relevant and meaningful park experiences for the public, particularly for communities who have faced barriers to park access related to racism, lack of resources, and lack of sense of welcome or inclusion. The Manager co-creates programs and outreach activities that foster people’s connection to the park and the park’s connection to the community.

The Community Engagement Program Manager is part of the larger Community Stewardship and Engagement team and reports to the Associate Director of Community Stewardship and Engagement. They will provide oversight for the Community Engagement Coordinator and work closely with the Associate Director and Community Engagement Specialist to craft and plan the strategic vision of the Parks Conservancy. This position works across the park’s three counties (San Mateo, San Francisco, and Marin) and works Tuesday through Saturday.

This position is located at The Conservancy’s headquarters in Fort Mason, San Francisco. Due to current restrictions relating to COVID-19, we are accommodating a combination of field work and off site visits with strict protocols in place.

Biological Science Technician
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park will soon be hiring biological science technician positions within the Branch of Vegetation and Ecological Restoration. These positions will be at several levels, including crew members, assistant crew leaders, and crew leaders. The job announcements will have an opening date for applications beginning 10/29/2021 and closing date of 11/5/2021 or after 125 applications per announcement has been received, which may mean the job announcements could close prior to 11/5/2021.
The duties for these positions will include invasive plant management, pollinator habitat restoration, and rare plant monitoring and protection. The majority of the work will revolve around invasive plant survey and treatment projects. The use of chemical herbicide will be a regular part of the job.
These are federal positions at the GS 5-GS 7 level, with a pay rate ranging from $16.90-$20.93/hour. They will have an 8-9 month work season, beginning mid-March to early April 2022. They will have a seasonal end date of late November to early December, and begin work again in spring of 2023 without the need of another application.
The jobs will be posted on under the following job announcement numbers:
GS 5 level positions: PW-1549-YOSE-22-11278394-DE
GS 6 and 7 level positions will be in the same job announcement: PW-1549-YOSE-22-11275345-DE
Note that applicants must complete an online USA Hire Assessment, which may take up to three hours to complete, in order to be considered for these positions. This is a new requirement for many federal positions. Review the application carefully to make sure you understand this process and respond promptly to follow up emails to take the assessment.
Additional GS 5-GS 7 biological science technician positions for several work crews will be open for applications in late November-early December.
Please share widely with any interested parties.
Please feel free to reach out to for info.
Conservation Project Manager
Solano Resource Conservation District
We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team and take the lead on working with County, State, and local partners to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire and address resource concerns in rural communities and Wildfire Urban Interface areas in Solano County. This position will achieve this by facilitating the formation and development of multiple Solano County neighborhood Fire Safe Councils, assist in establishing and managing the Countywide Fire Safe Council, and assist with the creation of the Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Solano County. This position will also work with landowners and partners to provide technical assistance preparing for and recovering from wildfire, including fuel and vegetation management plans, post-fire recovery plans, habitat restoration, and similar topics. This service includes work in the field to produce watershed conservation plans for landowners and connecting cost share opportunities and grant opportunities offered by local, State, and Federal agencies to interested landowners and Fire Safe Councils. Lastly, this position will work with SRCD staff and partners to organize multiple annual workshops and demonstration field days related to home hardening, defensive space, native plant use, erosion control, targeted fuel reduction, and habitat restoration.
The person in this position must be civic-minded and enjoy interacting with diverse communities; work well with a dynamic and collaborative team, as well as independently; and have strong time management and organization skills. The Conservation Project Manager reports to the Executive Director and may assist with oversight of volunteer crews and contractors on periodic field days.
Education Program Manager
Solano Resource Conservation District
Solano RCD currently has 2 vacancies for the Education Program Manager position. Individuals selected for this position will typically report to the Solano RCD office located in Dixon, CA, but will also attend meetings, events, and field trips in the cities of Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, Vallejo and some unincorporated areas of Solano County. Meetings and some project activities may also take place virtually. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any additional vacancies that may occur up to six months after this vacancy is filled. Please visit to explore our programs and activities in full detail.
The Education Program Manager oversees several K-12 education programs and provides recruitment and outreach for new staff and programs. The person in this position must be civic-minded and enjoy interacting with diverse communities; work well with a dynamic and collaborative team as well as independently; and have strong time management and organization skills. The Education Program Manager reports to the Education Director and will assist with oversight of 2-8 full and part-time education staff.
Youth Program Manager, Service and Science
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
The Youth Program Manager, Science and Service oversees the direction and development of leadership and education programs, including weekly environmental science school and classroom partnerships that utilize park resources to support students’ classroom learning. One key program of focus is the LINC Summer High School Program. In this 6-week long immersion program, participants explore and support a variety of Park programs, from Native Plant nurseries to support for endangered species sites. Through these experiences, the youth deepen understanding of ecology and climate change, and engage in useful workshops to gain career and leadership skills. In addition, this position establishes and maintains partnerships with teachers and organizations, and co-designs curriculum and lessons with teachers that explore environmental justice, multicultural environmental education, and social justice. The Youth Program Manager leads coordination outreach and recruitment for science and service programs, manages transportation support for schools, supervises children, youth, interns, facilitates programs, reports and tracks participant and program data. This position will also support the oversight of classroom space and its resources at the Youth Campus. Past youth program participants and early career staff are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position must be on Tuesday– Saturday, 9am to 5:30pm schedule, weekly after school programing. 4-5 overnights a year.
Seasonal Restoration Technician
Solano Resource Conservation District
Solano RCD is hiring two (2) Seasonal Restoration Technicians for the field season of January to June of 2022, with a possibility of extension into July and August 2022 pending available funds.
Seasonal Restoration Technicians (SRT) will help implement and maintain habitat restoration projects in Solano County. Tasks will include establishing native plants, installing irrigation systems, monitoring restoration projects, and controlling invasive weeds. The technician position is an outdoor, field-based position that will require work in wildland settings, inclement weather, and temperature extremes. The SRT position is geared towards individuals who are considering a career or study in restoration ecology, botany, or biology.
Rare Plant Conservation Technician
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
There are openings for 4 technicians, ranging from Bachelor's to Master's level, at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Emphasis can be on either fieldwork or nursery work and seed curation. These are great jobs for people who want to do applied conservation work, but are also interested in research. Fieldwork extends from the Channel Islands to the Sierra Nevada. Please visit our website to learn more and to apply:
Habitat Restoration/Forestry Technician
Please search for full job description.

BSE, Inc. is a growing local San Diego company passionate about Natural Resource Management and restoring our disturbed natural areas back to the natural pristine habitat it once was. We provide exceptional knowledge and produce excellent results. 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.
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