San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity - Environmental Scientist (CDFW; San Bernardino)

May 19, 2022 0:00am to May 27, 2022 0:00am

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Inland Deserts Lands South Program has an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys, planning, analysis, and implementing a wide variety of complex activities related to management of CDFW lands including Wildlife Areas, Ecological Reserves, and undesignated properties, water rights, and related infrastructure. This includes maintenance activities, land stewardship, restoration and enhancement, monitoring and research; public and private land uses; preparation and implementation of land management plans; and land conservation planning and acquisitions. This includes the preparation of environmental documents, grant requests, and contracts, including local, state and federal environmental compliance. Lands management planning and land acquisition proposal development will include seeking input from appropriate CDFW staff and stakeholders, local tribes, such as community leaders, citizens, and organized user groups.

Responsible for review and analysis of project proposals, plans and requests for easements and requests for access to and encroachment on CDFW lands, and coordination with CDFW staff, other agencies, research institutions, or other entities regarding such proposals; responsible for review and analysis of project proposals, plans, CEQA, CESA and other environmental documents, agreements, MOUs, etc., for projects or proposals adjacent to or affecting CDFW lands or resources, and coordination with Regional staff regarding such proposals. Prepare tribal notifications and coordinates tribal communication.

Lead Person for lands program staff as assigned, including full time and seasonal staff. This includes assigning staff to accomplish required environmental project duties, oversee the management of visitor programs, hunting programs, equipment maintenance and operation, etc.; consults with staff to gather necessary information to prepare annual and long-range work plans for Wildlife Areas and Lands in coordination with Lands Program objectives; ensures staff is properly trained to accomplish assigned duties; applies for special monies for equipment, staff, facilities, water, etc. Monitors work progress and on the job safety.

For more information: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=300838