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CCRCD Career Opportunities

We would love to have you become part of our team! The CCRCD is always keeping an eye out for volunteers and interns interested in helping us fulfill our mission of protecting and maintaining our natural resources. For students, this is a great way to earn extra credit, and being an intern with the CCRCD meets the scholastic requirements of most environmental outreach programs. Being a volunteer or intern could provide you with experiences from administrative assistance and event coordination projects to social and team building programs and actual watershed and agricultural maintenance projects. ​For more information, please contact us at:  info@ccrcd.org

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES (2 positions available)
Title: Lead EcoStewards Conservation Technician (1 Position)
Title: EcoStewards Conservation Technician (1 position)
Status: Full Time (32-40 hours/week)
Reports to: EcoStewards Program Manager
Application Deadline: First review of applications on April 24, rolling basis after that

Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) seeks highly motivated candidates with excellent qualifications for two open positions on the EcoStewards Conservation Team: the Lead EcoSteward Conservation Technician and an EcoSteward Conservation Technician.

The EcoStewards Program is a team of 2-4 people and provides maintenance and monitoring of RCD and partner conservation projects throughout Contra Costa County. These are primarily field-based positions, working outdoors with some office time. Employees are expected to enthusiastically support CCRCD’s public service mission to deliver conservation and stewardship of the natural resources in our county while representing CCRCD at public events, meetings, and functions. The ideal candidate is a team player with a diverse and flexible skill set who demonstrates integrity, high standards, and a personal commitment to enduring conservation results.

Download the full job description here

Title: Shoreline Festival: Event Planning and Social Media Internship (1 position)
Status: Internship
Reports to: Event Managers
Apply immediately

We are seeking the support of an intern to assist in the planning and implementation of the upcoming Shoreline Festival. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in event planning, social media, and the environmental movement. Strong communication and organization skills are required. This is a remote position with the possibility of in-person meetings. Candidates that live in or around Contra Costa County and/or are familiar with the ecological and social context of Contra Costa County are preferred. Download the full job description below.

Download the full job description here


Action Conservation Team

The Action Conservation Team is the CCRCD's internship program. Internships focus on one or more of the interest categories listed on this page. Visit our FaceBook page or email Lydia Lapporte by clicking here.

Environmental Education

• Educational Field Trips
• Creating Curriculum
• Event Coordination
• Collaboration with Schools
• Activities for Public Events

Environmental Monitoring

• Water Quality Monitoring
• Trash Assessments
• Equipment Care
• Analysis of Collected Data
• Reporting/Sharing Data

Watershed Conservation

• Native Plant Gardening
• Invasive Plant Removal
• Creek Clean-ups
• Restoration Planning and Funding
• Citizen Science

Working Lands Management

• Conservation Planning
• Conservation Site Visits
• Irrigation and Water Supply
• Weather Station Maintenance
• Illegal Dumping Prevention


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