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Land Conservation Project Manager

Stewardship Council Roseville, California
Job Type Paid permanent

If you would like to make a difference in the protection of California's Watershed Lands please consider joining our team. We are looking for people who have a passion for natural resources, environmental studies, and conservation.

The Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council (Stewardship Council) is a collaborative land conservation and youth investment nonprofit foundation. Funded with $100 million from Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) ratepayer funds, our mandate includes evaluating and providing recommendations for the conservation of over 140,000 acres of watershed lands currently owned by PG&E which are spread across 21 California counties. The Stewardship Council receives no other funding.

For more information about the Stewardship Council visit www.stewardshipcouncil.org

THE STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL HAS AN EXCITING NEW OPENING FOR A LAND CONSERVATION PROJECT MANAGER. Are you who we are looking for?

The Land Conservation Project Manager is responsible for performing a variety of tasks associated with the Stewardship Council's Land Conservation Program. Reporting to the Director of Land Conservation, the Land Conservation Project Manager will work with other Stewardship Council staff, representatives of PG&E, public agencies, conservation organizations, and board members to implement a land conservation program across the Sierra Nevada and Cascade ranges.

Primary Responsibilities of the Land Conservation Project Manager include:

  • Project Management
  • Public Outreach and Communications
  • Policy and Technical Research
  • Assistance to the Board of Directors and Watershed Planning Committee
  • Annual Report Preparations

REQUIREMENTS

• A Bachelor's degree is required for this position.
• Strong project management experience, including the development and implementation of work plans and processes.
• Experience with preparation of written documents, record keeping and data management.
• Positive, high-energy professional with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Mature and professional communication style, with the ability to effectively interface in a highly-professional manner with a wide variety of stakeholders including public agencies and members of the public.
• Ability to track, manage and prioritize time effectively while working on multiple projects and assignments. 
• Well organized with attention to detail and follow-through on assignments.
• Basic to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), and stakeholder management databases.
• 25% travel within California required, including some overnight trips. 
• CA driver's license required.

Desirable Qualifications
• A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in natural resources, environmental studies, conservation, or real estate transactions.
• A Bachelor's degree in natural resources, environmental science, or other field related to natural resource conservation.

Starting salary is $58,000 - $67,000 annually. This is a full-time, non-union, exempt position. 

The Stewardship Council also offers a generous benefits package, including:
• Health, Dental and Vision Plans
• Optional Family Insurance Plans and Life/ADD Insurance
• 401 K Plan
• Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave
• Paid office closure December 25 - January 1

The Stewardship Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

HOW TO APPLY

IN ORDER TO APPLY:
Please email your cover letter and resume to people@stewardshipcouncil.org . Cover letters should include information about relocation, if you are not local to the Sacramento area.

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