[env-trinity] Fw: 2 great jobs with CalTrout

Tom Stokely tstokely at att.net
Fri Feb 16 13:42:23 PST 2018

On Friday, February 16, 2018 12:11 PM, Jacob Katz <jkatz at caltrout.org> wrote:

Two Open Positions with CalTrout:

Sierra Program Director and Central Valley Project Manager

Please share with your networks.
Thanks and best fishes,Jacob

Sierra Program DirectorJOB TITLE: Sierra Program DirectorAPPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until FilledOFFICE LOCATION:  Mammoth Lakes, CAEMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full Time California Trout (www.caltrout.org) is a highly effective 46‐year‐old environmental non‐profit organization based in San Francisco dedicated to ensuring resilient wild fish in healthy waters for a better California. Position Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Sierra Program Director will have overall responsibility for implementation of CalTrout’s 2018-21 Strategic Plan for the Sierra region. The Director will be responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of California Trout’s Sierra Region and associated annual work plans and budgeting. The Director will supervise Cal Trout’s regional staff to identify and fund conservation priorities, ensure programmatic cohesion, deliver program and project objectives, develop conservation programs and projects, and develop mechanisms to monitor, measure, and adapt these conservation efforts to ensure success. The Director will be responsible for building, advancing and facilitating strategic partnerships and lead policy and advocacy work to advance Cal Trout’s headwaters and meadow initiatives. The Director will work closely with Administrative, Development, Marketing and Conservation staff. This is considered a senior level position that requires independent thinking and initiative while also serving as an essential team player across the organization. The Director will continue working in a leadership role within the Meadows Partnership to advance Meadow Restoration and Science across the Sierra Region. This collaborative effort is an organizational priority. Education, Skills, and Experience: 1.     Master’s or PhD degree in natural resources management, aquatic ecology, conservation biology, forestry, fisheries ecology, public and environmental policy, environmental law or related field and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience. 2.     Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience, including ability to motivate, lead, set objectives, and manage performance and evaluations. 3.     Experience in fund raising and business development including proposal writing, grant research and grant administration. 4.     Superior verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to articulate complex conservation issues and California Trout’s mission and goals to a wide range of audiences. 5.     Proven ability to identify with, build rapport, and develop constructive and effective working relationships with scientists, government representatives, conservation partners, applied practitioners, community leaders, land owners, elected officials, corporate representatives, donors, CalTrout members and volunteers. 6.     Demonstrated ability for strategic analysis/planning and experience designing, implementing and directing multiple complex projects, setting deadlines and ensuring program accountability and legal compliance. 7.     Knowledge of current trends in California water issues, conservation, fisheries, watershed science, payment for ecosystem services, carbon markets and experience in applying this knowledge to on the ground projects and to a legislative agenda. 8.     Experience working with state/federal officials and state/federal agencies and knowledge of government workings and of federal and state laws that affect California’s fisheries and watersheds including the Public Trust Doctrine, California Water Act, Endangered Species Act, NEPA, CEQA, and the FERC hydropower relicensing process. 9.     Experience developing and successfully administering regional budgets. 10. Ability and willingness to travel frequently and on short notice; and to work on evenings and weekends as needed. 11. Demonstrated experience using MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS) preferred. 12. Familiarity and understanding of fishing and the California fishing community a plus. Additional evaluation criteria to consider: §  Visionary, thought leader §  Ability to identify, synthesize and integrate scientific research, policy, planning and legislation to advance CalTrout and the Sierra Headwaters Regional Program work. §  Skills and experience in facilitation of diverse stakeholders §  Integrity, ability to put science in front of ideologies To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to jobs at caltrout.org 

Central Valley Project Manager
JOB TITLE: Central Valley Project Manager
OFFICE LOCATION: Flexible (Davis, Woodland, Sacramento, or possibly Chico)
FUNCTIONAL AREA: ConservationReply to: Jobs at caltrout.org
In the subject line: Central Valley Project ManagerPosition Summary: California Trout is a 45-year-old conservation organization with the mission to protect and restore California’s wild trout, steelhead, salmon, and their waters. Since 1971 CalTrout has worked to ensure there will be resilient populations of wild fish thriving in healthy waters for the future well-being of all Californians. We Solve complex resource issues while balancing the needs of wild fish and people.The Central Valley Project Manager will assist the Program Director in managing the daily activities of CalTrout’s Central California conservation initiatives including science programs and specific restoration projects. The project manager will be responsible for a wide range of activities, including grant proposal development and submittal; project administration, budgeting, budget tracking, and timely processing of invoices; overseeing subcontractors, project deliverables, and timelines; and participating in communications among CalTrout’s Regional Managers and Directors.The Project Manager will be responsible for obtaining, administrating, and managing multiple grants/contracts with large budgets and diverse work elements. A primary task will be managing contracts with the University of California. This position also requires frequent contact and interaction with multiple regional level managers in federal, state, county, Tribal, and other agencies and organizations as well as the general publicThe Project Manager should demonstrate a competence and dedication to CalTrout’s mission, initiatives, and conservation issues. This primarily includes fisheries habitat restoration and conservation. This role requires a high level understanding of water resource management, resource agencies and their mandates, and regulatory compliance for project implementation. Experience with ecosystem markets development would be a major bonus. The Project Manager is expected to work independently, using professional knowledge and judgment in ensuring that duties and responsibilities are carried out in a timely manner.The project manager will contribute to the success of CalTrout’s conservation staff, through expanding our capacity in innovative conservation efforts, such as developing strong partnerships the with farm and water groups to improve the benefit to fish and wildlife from agricultural working landscapes.
.This individual is expected to work closely with:
1) Key university partners to ensure that our conservation plans have a strong foundation in science,
2) Governmental agencies,
3) Farm and water district partners,
4) CalTrout’s Marketing, Development and Finance teams to raise funds, build member support and meet fiscal goals,
5) CalTrout’s advocacy team in Sacramento to help influence legislative and regulatory policy initiatives required for success.Education, Skills, and Experience:
1. Master’s degree in biology, fisheries, ecology, hydrology, environmental science/studies or related field and 5-8 years of related work experience.
2. Experience in California’s anadromous fish and their primary habitats
3. Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to build strong donor relationships
4. Strong leadership skills and excellent written and communication skills required.
5. Successful management experience required, including ability to lead, set objectives, and supervise work plans.
6. Proven experience developing, directing, and managing projects, staff and budget.
7. Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
8. Availability to travel, primarily throughout California (valid CA driver’s license and dependable vehicle required).
9. Experience doing field work including biological and ecological assessments (stream and snorkel surveys, habitat/stream monitoring, flow measurements, etc.) preferred.
10. Demonstrated experience in MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (ArcInfo/ArcView) preferred.
11. Familiarity with the Central Valley region, its ecology, playersReply to: Jobs at caltrout.org
In the subject line: Central Valley Project Manager

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