Forest Conservation Project Manager

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The Forest Conservation Project Manager leads forest health projects in collaboration, planning and restoration, supporting the Watershed Science department, and supports development of future restoration and monitoring projects. SYRCL’s forest health work accelerated in 2019 and continues to grow considerably. The Forest Conservation Project Manager will fulfill SYRCL’s current program deliverables as well as provide recommendations and support funding acquisition for future projects. SYRCL’s Forest Health program aims to 1) improve forest health and forest resiliency throughout the watershed 2) engage diverse stakeholders throughout the Yuba River watershed to promote and implement forest health projects, 3) raise funds to continue collaborative planning efforts and on-the-ground project implementation.

The Forest Conservation Project Manager will work to meet the above goals as currently envisioned while also supporting the development of a larger forest conservation work for the organization.

This is a full-time, hourly position. During the field season, May-September, the Forest Conservation Project Manager may be asked to camp in remote locations while conducting field work for no more than three nights a week. During the off-season, the position will be scheduled during normal business hours (Monday through Friday 9 am to 6 pm) with occasional evening and weekend events. Some overtime hours are to be expected, generally during the spring-fall field season, and are estimated not to exceed 50 hours.

Application Instructions

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Preference will be given to applications received by May 3, 2022. Our interview process begins with a phone screen interview; semi-finalists will be invited to video call panel interview if not local; and finalists will be invited for an in-person interview. 

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$26 - $28 per hour


Nevada City, CA

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