Restoration and Steardship Program Coordinator

San Rafael, California
$5,322 - $6,529 / Month + benefits
Jul 21, 2017
Sep 19, 2017
Job Level
Mid level
Employment Type
Full time, Permanent
Salary Type

Marin County Parks owns and manages over 16,000 acres of open space preserves offering a diverse array of natural habitats with outstanding biological diversity. Preserves are managed primarily for natural resource preservation and offer opportunities for solitude and recreation. The Natural Resources and Science Program supports a broad-based understanding of the status and trends of preserve resources as a basis for making decisions and working with other agencies and the public for the long-term protection of Marin’s ecosystems.

The Restoration and Stewardship Coordinator works to increase public awareness, engage new communities, and increase volunteer support for protecting the many natural resources and creating sustainable access. In addition to collaborating with the public, the Coordinator also works with Park’s Natural Resources Planner, Vegetation Ecologist, and Natural Resources and Science Chief to build, coordinate and sustain projects to preserve and restore habitat, rehabilitate trails and trail corridors, reduce fire hazards and invasive weeds, and protect special status species during these projects. The Coordinator will identify and manage nonnative, invasive weeds; map and monitor rare plants; plan and manage public outreach programs and will support stewardship efforts through managing the nursery program. The Coordinator oversees all facets of operating and maintaining the Park’s nursery while managing interns and volunteers in these efforts. This includes oversight of propagule collection, production, plant care, record keeping/administration, routine maintenance and improvement of the nursery facilities, and special projects. This position make be required to work some Saturdays.

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