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Posted: March 15, 2021

Restoration Program Director

Watsonville Wetlands Watch is seeking a Restoration Program Director with experience in native habitat and watershed restoration. This position supervises our wetland and watershed restoration, urban greening, and urban forestry work. It requires a dedicated team approach and ability to create and sustain partnerships. We seek a candidate who has a strong horticultural background, a passion for the environment, and is an effective communicator for the Watsonville audience.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Restoration Program Director directs the environmental restoration programs of Watsonville Wetlands Watch (WWW). This involves planning, development and implementation of watershed restoration and urban forestry projects on public and private lands throughout the Watsonville Slough System.

The Restoration Program Director supervises the restoration program staff (currently 4 persons) and ensures excellence in program delivery. This is a dynamic position which involves a wide range of projects conducted in collaboration with public agencies and institutions, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, private individuals and businesses. Fundamental to the organization’s approach is working partnerships with both traditional and non-traditional partners to achieve effective conservation solutions in urban, rural, and agricultural settings. The Restoration Program Director works under the supervision of the Executive Director. This position is approximately 60 - 70% field based.

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Posted: March 26, 2021

Development Director and Community Outreach Director

About the Position: In reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be both a hands-on manager and a strategic thought-partner. This is a tremendous opportunity to help sustain and grow a well-respected, high-impact non-profit.

One of the primary roles of this position, in collaboration with the Executive Director, is to oversee and implement the organization’s overall fund raising strategies to support program and organizational development. This position is responsible for building strong donor and community partner relationships in support of the mission and priorities of WWW.

The position supports effective community outreach strategies and communications needed to increase the community of people dedicated to environmental conservation and education in our region. The position will help to develop strategies and advance strategic partnerships to support organizational development and advance environmental conservation and education in our region.

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Posted: March 31, 2021

Restoration Technician/Specialist

About the Position: The Restoration Technician/Specialist implements environmental restoration and landscape projects on a variety of Watsonville Wetlands Watch managed projects. These projects include a wide range of opportunities to improve wetlands and natural resources while working in diverse environmental settings including urban, agricultural, and protected open space. Projects include wetland and grassland restoration, trails maintenance, on-farm conservation projects, tree planting and pruning, riparian and oak woodland habitat restoration, urban greening and habitat landscaping efforts, and management of habitat for rare and endangered plants and wildlife.

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Posted: April 22, 2021

Environmental Educator

About the Position: The Environmental Educator position reports to the Education Programs Coordinator and leads both classroom and field activities for the Wetland Stewards After School Program, the 5th Grade Wetland Wonders Science Program, the high school Climate Corps Leadership Institute, and the Project Tierra Community Science Monitoring Program. This is a tremendous opportunity to participate in meaningful environmental education programming with a well-respected, high-impact non-profit organization. Watsonville Wetlands Watch provides a fun and supportive work environment, and we are looking for a team player who is passionate about the environment and enjoys working with elementary through high school aged youth.

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We are always looking for talented individuals to add to the Watsonville Wetlands Watch team. Even if you do not see a job in your field of interest, feel free to submit a resume to Watsonville Wetlands Watch via email at , or by mail at P.O. Box 1239, Freedom CA 95019. We invite phone inquiries, but encourage that applicants first transmit an initial letter of interest and a resume.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter outlining qualifications to the attention of Jonathan Pilch, Executive Director at .

Watsonville Wetlands Watch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Watsonville Wetlands Watch
PO Box 1239
Freedom, CA 95019-1239
Voice: 831-728-1156
Fax: 831-728-6944
Offices at the Fitz Wetlands Educational Resource Center

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