JOB Announcement :: Ecological Services Coordinator

Oct 4, 2022

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Ecological Services Coordinator

East Bay Regional Park District logo

LOCATION: Oakland, CA

JOB TYPE: Full-time (37.5 hrs)

DEPARTMENT: Ecological Services Unit

JOB NUMBER: 22-GB-16

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM (Pacific), October 19, 2022

For more information or to apply, click HERE.

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the east of San Francisco. Established in 1934, the Park District is the oldest and largest regional park system in the United States, managing over 125,000 acres of parkland within 73 regional parks, and encompassing over 1,300 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature learning.

The Opportunity: The Park District is hosting this recruitment to fill one (1) vacancy for Ecological Services Coordinator. In the stewardship department, the Ecological Services Coordinator supports various coordination efforts and cross-divisional priorities and projects. This Ecological Services Coordinator position will be focused on identifying and solving water quality issues and management of water resources to ensure safe recreational use and enhancement of natural habitat function.  The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancies and any additional vacancies that may occur during the one-year life of the hiring pools. 

The ideal candidate is: 

  • An individual with strong problem-solving and collaboration skills 
  • Experience monitoring and analyzing water quality data for lakes, ponds, watersheds, and streams
  • Experience implementing physical and chemical methods to manage recreational water bodies to reduce formation of harmful algal blooms
  • Experience collaborating with state and federal regulators and meeting permit conditions for management of aquatic vegetation and sediment loading in reservoirs, ponds, and streams
  • Experience with and understanding of application of management practices using watershed dynamics and fluvial systems to help improve physical, chemical, and biological resources of aquatic systems


What you will be doing:

Under direction, assists and complements the Ecological Services Manager by monitoring, researching, and surveying water quality conditions throughout the Park District; assesses causes and sources of water quality concerns, makes recommendations on possible remediation efforts, consults with regulatory and natural resource agencies, assists with obtaining legally binding State and Federal permits, and/or authorizations for projects; provides water quality and habitat resource information that affects decisions made by internal departments and informs Board decisions; and performs related duties as assigned.

For more information or to apply, click HERE.


By Gale Perez
Posted by - Program Representative