Vegetation mapping in the California desert.
Current Positions Available
Rangeland Carbon Quantification and Protocol Development Expert
Part-time, approximately 6 month assignment, San Francisco, CA.
Terra Global Capital, LLC seeking part-time position in support of a USDA NRCS grant focused on increasing the awareness and adoption of environmental markets and conservation among livestock producers in the Western United States. As a part of this grant, Terra is developing a carbon market protocol to quantify the GHG impacts of the implementation of NRCS best practices for range and pasturelands, and will use this protocol to generate verified GHG offsets from an aggregated group of ranches. The Rangeland Carbon Quantification and Protocol Development Expert will support this effort by providing technical expertise in the areas of range and pastureland ecology, regenerative range and pastureland management, grazing systems and GHG quantification and accounting. The preferred candidate has a minimum of 15 years experience in a professional or academic setting with the abovementioned focus areas. This position is ideally based out of San Francisco but a remote position will be considered for the right candidate. Interested candidates please send CV and cover letter to HR@terraglobalcapital.com.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Extension Range Specialist
Department of Natural Resource Management
South Dakota State University
The Department of Natural Resource Management (NRM) at South Dakota State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month, 100% Extension Range Specialist position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning preferably by early spring 2018.
Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by October 30, 2017.
SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.” For questions on the position, contact Dr. Patricia S. Johnson at 605-394-2236 or email@example.com.
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University of California Cooperative Extension Monterey County recruiting for a 4-H Latino Outreach Program Representative II
The University of California Cooperative Extension Monterey County is recruiting for a 4-H Latino Outreach Program Representative II. This 100% (40 hr.) FTE position has a compensation range of $21.24 - $25.38 per hour, and will be housed in Salinas, CA.
Under the general supervision of the 4-H Youth Development Advisor, and the co-supervision of the Assistant Director for 4-H Diversity and Expansion, the 4-H Youth Development Program Representative (PR) II helps the community and supports the education of Latino youth through assisting in the design, implementation, and evaluation of culturally responsive educational youth programs in partnerships with Latino communities. As such, a candidate who is bilingual in Spanish is required.
In collaboration with the Advisor and Assistant Director, the PR assesses interests, resources, and needed of Latino youth and families; attends, coordinates, and delivers training; implements programs to increase the participation of Latino youth in the 4-H YDP; implements marketing campaigns and recruits, trains, and supports community Latino volunteers to assist in the delivery of educational programs to youth; conducts evaluations; and disseminates programs and achievements.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with other responsibilities of the position, the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division and statewide 4-H YDP policies and procedures.
To apply go to: https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60515
Position Closing Date: 7/12/17
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Parks Natural Resource Program Supervisor
Throughout the County of Santa Clara, CA
The County of Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting for a Natural Resource Program Supervisor. The Natural Resource Program Supervisor assists the Manager of the Natural Resource Division with implementation of the Department’s Natural Resource and Trail Programs (throughout its approximate 46,000 ac parklands and over 300 miles of trails), and supervises the Natural Resource and Trails Program staff.
Rangeland Management Specialist NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE
Position located in Davis, CA
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps America’s farmers and ranchers conserve the Nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. We need people who want to apply their education and experience to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment. “Helping People Help the Land” www.nrcs.usda.gov
There is 1 vacancy available in the following location: Davis, CA. The incumbent will serve as a Rangeland Management Specialist providing statewide leadership in rangeland science, conservation planning, and application on vast acres of rangeland.
SEASONAL NATURAL RESOURCE TECHNICIAN
James L. Able Forestry Consultants, Inc. has an opening for a highly-motivated full time Natural Resource
This position is a seasonal forestry position for a qualified current Natural Resource student or graduate.
The position will be working under an experienced Registered Professional Forester performing
numerous tasks including but not limited to wildlife surveys, timber marking, timber cruising,
preparation of Timber Harvest Plans, Non-industrial Timber Harvest Plans, flagging watercourse
protection zones and timber harvest boundaries. Work will be in steep and rugged terrain and under
varying weather conditions.
Applicants should have the following basic qualifications:
- Have a 2 or 4 year degree in Natural Resources or similar field or be in the process of obtaining these
- Should be familiar with California tree species, California wildlife species, ski lls in using a compass and
reading a map, familiar with GPS units and GIS mapping systems, ability to navigate and walk in steep
terrain. Be comfortable with working alone and/or at night in the back country.
- Have a valid driver's license and be able to or familiar with driving on narrow mountain roads.
- The applicant shou ld have the ability to work out of town for multiple days as directed.
Pay rate is commensurate with level of experience, a work vehicle will be provided.
If interested please send cover letter and resume' to Ben C. Cohoon c/o James L. Able Forestry
Consultants, Inc., 1410 20d Street, Eureka, CA 95501; or e-mai l to firstname.lastname@example.org. For
questions please ca ll Ben C. Cohoon at 707-445-4130.