Stream Restoration & Maint. SpecialistLivermore CA
The Alameda County Resource Conservation District (ACRCD) is a special district that works to implement and enhance local conservation efforts on private and public lands in Alameda County. Located in Livermore, CA, we partner with landowners and managers, local organizations, government agencies and other community and stakeholder groups to enhance and restore natural resources by providing education programs, technical assistance, project management and coordination. The ACRCD works closely with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as the Conservation Partnership (‘Partnership’).
We seek a committed and energetic professional to join our team as an experienced Stream Restoration and Maintenance Specialist (Resource Conservationist II). The ideal candidate will have a combination of a strong educational background and at least two years of experience in stream assessment, maintenance, restoration and management.
Working knowledge of agriculture, rangeland, watershed, and conservation planning; project coordination experience (including grant-writing, contract management, budgeting and reporting); and leadership and facilitation skills are also desirable.
The Stream Restoration and Maintenance Specialist provides specialized assistance to the ACRCD in its efforts to help agencies, landowners, and land managers voluntarily conserve natural resources.
Specifically, the position coordinates and collaborates with a broad array of organizations, agency staff, and landowners to assist with planning, implementation and monitoring of projects to restore and improve water quality and wildlife habitat. Collaboration with Partnership staff on a range of other resource conservation projects related to climate change resilience, vegetation and biological monitoring and agriculture is also to be expected. The position includes both field and office work.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: To apply: please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining why you are interested in and qualified for the position, and the names of three professional references. Please also answer the following supplemental question: 1) Describe your experience managing, implementing, and/or monitoring restoration and maintenance projects in natural landscape, watershed, or agricultural settings. All four parts of the application should be submitted as a single file by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 21, 2018. Interviews will be scheduled shortly thereafter. Documents should be in PDF or MS Word (no larger than 2 MB). Please no images, graphics or photographs. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. For the full job announcement please see http://acrcd.org/AboutUs/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx