Working Lands Program Manager
Status: Part time to full-time
Reports to: Executive Director (ED)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled. Interviews will commence after September 2, 2016.
Position Description
Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) seeks a highly motivated candidate with excellent qualifications to work with the Executive Director to develop a new Working Lands Program, which will provide technical and financial assistance to farmers, ranchers, and private landowners. The position requires independent initiative solving complex problems with limited resources in cooperation with a broad array of staff, partners, and clients. Employees are expected to enthusiastically support CCRCD’s public service mission to deliver voluntary conservation on working landscapes. The ideal candidate is a team player with a diverse skill set who demonstrates integrity, high standards, and a personal commitment to enduring conservation results. We anticipate hiring a full time position, however, a part time position may be considered for the right candidate. If you are interested in applying please read the full job description here and fill out the fillable application here. Please right click to save the file to your computer and then choose fill and sign on Adobe Acrobat to fill in the application. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and application to the attention of Teresa Hunter, Office Administrator, at teresa.hunter@ca.nacdnet.net.

The mission of the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (RCD) is to facilitate conservation and stewardship of the natural resources in our county.

What we do:
The RCD is a non-regulatory agency – we work with individuals, growers, ranchers, public agencies, non-profit organizations and corporations to accomplish our goals. Our federal partner, the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), provides technical support for our programs.

The Contra Costa RCD is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors appointed by the County Board of Supervisors and regulated under Division 9 of the California Public Resources Code.

Board Meetings:

The Contra Costa RCD Board of Directors' monthly meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, 9:30 am to 11:30 pm at the District Office ( 5552 Clayton Road, Concord ). Please call to confirm meeting time. The meeting agenda will be posted here at least three days before each meeting. To view the current RCD Board Meeting agenda, please click here, view attachments, view financials.

The Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) was formed in 1941. Our service area is consistent with the political boundaries of Contra Costa County and covers 516,191 acres. CCRCD is one of California ’s 103 Resource Conservation Districts. For more information about California's RCDs, visit the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts.

CCRCD Annual Report:
The RCD has active programs in many parts of the county. To read summaries of our recent and ongoing work, view our Annual Report entitled "Currents".

Contact Information:

Contra Costa
Resource Conservation District
5552 Clayton Road
Concord CA, 94521
Phone (925) 672-6522 x106
FAX (844) 206-6977
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