The Mattole Restoration Council’s Native Ecosystem Restoration Program is seeking a qualified candidate to manage multiple projects including Oak Woodland Restoration, Sudden Oak Death Monitoring and Control, and Invasive Plant Control. The PC will be responsible for managing the Oak Woodland Restoration Program, the Invasive Plant Control Program, monitoring the spread of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) throughout the Mattole and develop SOD projects to mitigate its impact on Mattole forests and fire safety. The PC will also supervise and mentor youth and college students on seasonal field projects.
Work with federal and state agencies and local landowners to develop, design and implement
Oak Woodland Restoration, Invasive Plant Control, and Sudden Oak Death (SOD) Control
Projects throughout the Mattole and adjacent watersheds.
Work with Program Director to develop grant proposals and final reports
Assist Program Director with project management tasks on Riparian and Grasslands Restoration Projects
Update and complete the Oak Woodland, Invasive Plant and SOD planning documents
Lead staff and volunteers in the field for data collection and manual labor
Two years (4000 hrs) of experience managing ecological restoration or forestry projects
Experience with Northern California oak woodland and grassland ecosystems, and familiarity
with native and non-native plant communities
Experience writing grant proposals and managing contracts
Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to perform field work in challenging terrain and weather conditions
Strong written and oral communication skills
Must commit to one year, 24 hrs/week and up to 40 hrs/week during field seasons
Valid Drivers License
Other desirable qualifications
Bachelors degree in Restoration Ecology, Environmental Science, Forestry, or a related field
Experience supervising employees, managing budgets, and managing computer databases.
Wilderness First Aid, Avenza Maps, GPS, and OSHA certifications
Experience working with private landowners
Position Dates: December 9, 2019 – December 8, 2020 with opportunity to extend indefinitely
Hours: 24 hrs/week and up to 40 hrs/week during certain times. Opportunity to work up to 40
hrs/week with other MRC tasks not related to this position.
Wage/Benefits: $22 – $28/hr (Depending on experience) plus health, sick, vacation, and training benefits.
Location: The position is based in Petrolia, CA with travel throughout the watershed.
How to Apply: Email letter of interest, resume and three references to email@example.com by
November 18, 2019. Visit www.mattole.org or call Hugh at 406-546-2053 for more info.