San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity - Conservation Director ( Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy)

March 13, 2019 0:00am to April 13, 2019 0:00am

The Conservation Director is responsible for planning and overseeing the Palos Verdes Peninsula’s land protection, stewardship, and habitat restoration projects. This includes developing and implementing PVPLC’s conservation vision, managing land stewardship activities, supporting land protection activities, overseeing the work of the stewardship staff and committees, building partnerships and the profile of the Conservancy’s conservation program, and overseeing work plans, budgets, expenses, and timely invoices for receivables. The Conservation Director will also take a lead role in seeking grant funding to support conservation and stewardship projects, coordinating with City staff and stakeholders, and also oversees various PVPLC projects that take place on the Preserves or that are planning efforts. These projects can be related to habitat restoration, planning, and biological studies.

The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of conservation principles, strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and will be comfortable and effective working in a highly collaborative environment. The Conservation Director must display the highest standards of professionalism, cooperation and integrity at all times and work under the supervision and direction of the Executive Director.

Please see the attached announcement for a full job description.