Employment Opportunty

Habitat Restoration Manager

The Habitat Restoration Manager plans, designs, and implements habitat projects along the riparian corridor of Cache Creek and the Cache Creek Nature Preserve, oversees maintenance of natural lands, and oversees and assists in non-native invasive plant removal. This is a full-time position and reports to the Executive Director.  Send resume and requested documents.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement restoration projects including site preparation, weed removal & control, plant selection, planting, irrigation installation, and supervision of labor crews
  • Conduct ongoing maintenance and monitoring of restoration sites
  • Ensure maintenance of Cache Creek Nature Preserve grounds and facilities
  • Maintain field equipment and tools
  • Assist other staff members with specific projects such as volunteer days or student educational projects
  •  Advise Executive Director regarding restoration program budget
  • Advise Executive Director regarding restoration program activities such as conservation easement holdings or invasive weed removal projects
  • Assist with grant applications and reports for grant requirements
  • Work with creek side landowners on specific projects and outreach about Conservancy activities in the creek

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors degree in ecology, botany, wildlife biology, natural resource management, landscape design, or related field
  • Minimum two years applicable natural resource management experience; experience in developing and executing riparian restoration, and knowledge of native riparian plants and weed management techniques highly desirable
  • Ability to work outdoors in rough terrain and inclement weather; lift 50 pounds
  • Practical knowledge of irrigation systems, herbicide application, and basic seeding, planting, cultivation and ground preparation techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills: MS Office; proficiency with GPS equipment and ESRI Arc Mapping software
  • Qualified Applicator License (QAL) or Certificate (QAC) or ability to obtain
  • Use of personal vehicle is required with reimbursement at federal rate 

  

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Nancy Ullrey, Executive Director

Cache Creek Conservancy

P.O. Box 8249

Woodland, CA 95776-8249

nullrey@cachecreekconservancy.org