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Posted: August 6, 2018 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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Posted: August 6, 2018 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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Posted: July 12, 2018 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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Posted: July 9, 2018 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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Posted: June 26, 2018 | Location: Turlock, California

Do you value clean water, wild rivers, and healthy forests? Are you willing to lend your voice and your hands to protect fish and wildlife? Would you rather plant a tree than write a report? Are you excited to work with a team of ecologists, farmers, and entrepreneurs? If you answered yes to all of these questions, River Partners needs your help.   River Partners is a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of rivers and floodplain ecosystems. Over the last 18 years, our organization has restored over 8,000 acres of flood-prone farm fields into forests teeming with wildlife. In doing so, we have planted over 2 million native trees and shrubs. Our staff is committed to getting things done. Since 2010, we have purchased $33 million worth of real estate throughout California. Once we acquire property, we implement native habitat restoration that benefits target species. After restoration is complete, River Partners donates the property to State and federal land management agencies to be preserved and protected in perpetuity. We believe in achieving results that directly benefit people and the environment.   River Partners is a successful, financially stable, entrepreneurial nonprofit. We generate an average of $7 million in revenue each year by securing for-profit contracts and government grants. We are the largest, and most experienced, riparian habitat restoration contractor in California and we have built strong relationships with the agricultural, agency, and nonprofit communities as a result of our record of success. Our work has been recognized with several awards, including the Governors’ Environmental and Economic Leadership Award.   Notwithstanding our accomplishments and awards, the single best thing about River Partners is the people. Our staff is committed, creative, collaborative and diverse. We produce amazing results and have a lot of fun along the way.   Position Title: Southern San Joaquin Valley Assistant Field Manager Office Location: Turlock, CA Reports to: Director of Operations Position: This position assists the Regional Director and Restoration Field Manager to manage and implement riparian habitat restoration projects in the Sacramento Valley. This is a full-time position – approximately 10% of time will be spent in the Turlock office assisting with grant and contract administration and 90% of time will be spent in the field assisting with restoration implementation duties. Supervisory Responsibilities: This position supervises field technicians, subcontractors and labor crews.   Essential Functions: Assist in the preparation and updates of project budgets, reports and timelines.  Prepare reports as required by grant and contract agreements.  Attend and participates in project site visits, inspections, and trainings.  Assist in Quality Control (QC) duties of projects.  Assist in implementing health and safety plans and procedures.  Operate tractors and other equipment for site preparation activities such as mowing and disking.  Operate herbicide spray rigs in a safe and controlled manner to effectively eradicate weeds.  Supervises field crews in planting, irrigation, spraying, and other agricultural duties.  Irrigate restoration plantings as needed and maintain irrigation systems.  Assist in purchasing materials and supplies from vendors and coordinating deliveries and the work of subcontractors.  Provide regular communication with the Restoration Field Manager and Field Foremen on project progress and field conditions.  Collect, process, and deliver native plant materials. Assist with the collection of monitoring data.  Other duties as required.   Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in one of the natural resource sciences, agriculture, engineering, construction management or related field.  Basic understanding of issues in ecology, agriculture, engineering, communications, and government.  Strong writing and verbal communication skills.  Skills necessary to support contract and grant preparation and/or administration.  Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite software is required.  Creatively solve problems and learn new skills.  Demonstrate good organizational skills and a strong work ethic.  A clean CA Driver’s license with no restrictions.  Possess the ability to communicate in basic Spanish (preferred, but not required).  Qualified Applicator’s License (preferred, but not required. Successful applicant is expected to obtain QAL with 6 months of hire.)  Integrity and ethics beyond reproach.  Ability to travel when needed (includes overnight trips).   Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instruction.  Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills.  Work effectively with our management, science, and field staff to achieve River Partners mission.  Clearly communicate on a daily basis with project management staff and other coworkers and project partners.  A background in farming or ranching a strong plus in job.  Commitment and enthusiasm to carry out and further the mission of River Partners.   To Apply: Email (1) cover letter (2) complete CV/resume, and (3) references to Mona Dagy at Please put SJJ Valley Asst. Field Manager-“Your Name” in the subject line. No phone calls.    

Posted: May 24, 2018 | Location: Aptos, California

Job Summary The Programs and Administrative Associate is a critical member of FarmLink's team, supporting development, operations, finance and programs. This position is responsible for managing office needs, maintaining database records and supporting workshops and events. The Programs and Admin Associate works closely with the Development Team to complete required documents for grants and assist with grant drafting. This is a dynamic position that requires someone with exceptional organizational skills and a can-do attitude.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities Operations and Finance Answer incoming calls; serve as first line of contact for inquiries from FarmLink constituents/clients  Work with Finance & Operations Manager to print checks, make bank deposits and maintain A/P  Attend to logistics and supplies, address daily office needs  Interface with website and IT consultants    Development and Executive Director Support Assist Executive Director in preparing administrative and operations tasks related to Board meetings  Participate in Development Team meetings, complete required documents for grants, assist with funding opportunity identification, grant drafting, general analytics  Assist in maintenance of development pipeline and new prospects management in Salesforce and Google Drive  Maintain grant project folders electronically and including hard copies of award check, correspondence, proposal narrative, budgets and invoices    Programs and Communications Manage website-based communication, Salesforce administration  Work with Land Access program in support role, maintain relations with current and potential clients and partners  Participate in Events Committee, support staff in implementing workshops and events   Position Requirements Minimum 1-2 years office administration experience  Good organizational skills, well disciplined, and able to meet deadlines; self-starter  Ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions  Knowledge and experience using MS Word, Excel; as well as basic accounting procedures  Salesforce experience preferred    California FarmLink offers a generous benefit plan, including health insurance after 60 days, retirement, and vacation. California FarmLink maintains a drug-free workplace. We are an equal opportunity provider and employer, and do not discriminate against race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, or national origin.    How to Apply Please email a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and organization with resume to: No phone calls please.    Who We Are California FarmLink is a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to link independent farmers and ranchers with the  land and financing they need for a sustainable future. For more info:  

Posted: May 17, 2018 | Location: Encinitas, California

About Coastal Roots Farm: Coastal Roots Farm (CRF) is a nonprofit community farm and education center. We cultivate healthy, connected communities by integrating sustainable agriculture, food justice, and ancient Jewish wisdom. Position Overview: The Community Farmer will support the operational teams with the cultivation, development, maintenance and follow through of projects within the following five organically maintained production areas: vegetables, food forest, vineyard, chicken runs, and composting program. We are looking to add three community farmers to our fantastic team. Please visit our website, and click on the View and Apply for Open Positions link to see the full job description and to apply online.

Posted: May 14, 2018 | Location: Sacramento, California

Job Posting: Farm Equity Officer – Staff Services manager I (Specialist) Department of Food & Agriculture JC-109634 $5,689.00-$7,068.00 Final Filing Date: Until Filed Job Description and Duties Under the general direction of the Secretary, the Staff Services Manager I (Specialist) will collaborate with stakeholders to identify issues of importance to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. The SSM I (Specialist) will be responsible for establishing a clear vision to achieve productive results to enhance the ability for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to have access to services and programs to operate their enterprise independently and efficiently. The SSM I (Specialist) will work closely with and take direction from the Deputy Secretary of Administration and Finance. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Serve as the Farm Equity Officer to provide sufficient and appropriate technical assistance and outreach activities for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Establish, develop, and implement methods and resources needed to maintain an effective outreach program to engage socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Independently research, evaluate, and deploy diverse communication strategies for effectively keeping the stakeholder base informed of all relevant information. Travel throughout the State to participate in various meetings with diverse stakeholder groups to keep informed on issues; communicate regularly with the Secretary and Deputy Secretary on updates and issues. Participate, draft, develop, and implement policies and procedures to insure CDFA meets the requirements of the Farmer Equity Act of 2017. Develop, draft, prepare, and submit all required reports to the Governor and Legislature on a timely basis.  Consult with representatives from state agencies (including the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Natural Resources Agency, the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency, and the California Health and Human Services Agency) and all other interested members of the public and private sectors of the state on opportunities for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and to coordinate state programs. All interested candidates must attach a Statement of Qualifications to be considered for the position. Alternate classifications may be considered. For additional information and application instructions, please refer to the following posting: JC-109634 – STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I Electronic application is preferred.  All mail or drop-off applications must include JC# 109634 Address for Mail or Drop-Off Application Packages You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to: Department of Food & Agriculture Attn: Human Resources Branch JC# 109634 1220 N Street, Room 242 Sacramento, CA 95814 You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents between 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The final filing date for applications is until filled. For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Rosemerry Chadaris at (916) 403-6771 or This advertisement was approved by Kevin Masuhara, Deputy Secretary, Executive Office.