Job Opportunity - Natural Resources Specialist (Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District)

The County of Riverside’s Regional Park and Open-Space District (Parks) has an opportunity for a Natural Resources Specialist who will be assigned to the Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP) Land Management unit located in Riverside.

The Natural Resources Specialist is broad in scope and bio-geographical range and, as such, the position duties are diverse and will be assigned based on the professional strengths of the candidate. A large portion of the position involves land management, vegetation management, and habitat restoration and, in general, the selected candidate will coordinate, prepare, evaluate, implement, and monitor plans and procedures for adaptive management projects for conservation of wildlife and habitats. The incumbent may also conduct a range of species surveys, assist in habitat restoration projects, and review properties for biological value prior to acquisition by the county.

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in Natural Resource Management/Analysis, Ecology, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, or a closely-related field, and one year of professional experience in resource land management, research techniques, and/or surveys in the field of Ecology, Biological Sciences, Natural Resources, or Environmental Science.

Competitive candidates will possess knowledge of laws relating to environmental resource protection and the Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan, familiarity with Western Riverside County’s MSHCP, proficient in Microsoft Office, a willingness to participate in occasional manual labor, and the ability to work alone in remote areas in inclement weather.

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Event Dates

Starts: June 15, 2022 0:00am

Ends: June 27, 2022 0:00am