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Pima County Director of Conservation Lands and Resources

Tucson, Arizona
Closing date
Apr 30, 2024

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Pima County is a national leader when it comes to land conservation and the protection of our natural and cultural heritage. Conservation Lands & Resources is a new department that consolidates similar conservation functions currently in two departments: the Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Department and the Office of Sustainability and Conservation. CLR is committed to the stewardship and enhancement of our County conservation lands, as well as facilitating development in alignment with the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP), Multi-Species Conservation Plan (MSCP), Board policies, and other regulatory frameworks. We employ science-based conservation strategies and foster public engagement through education and recreation while maintaining the ecological and cultural integrity of Indigenous and historic-era sites, mountain parks, trails, ranches, and other County conservation lands. The director oversees: • 73 staff positions • 250,000 acres of County owned and managed mountain parks, ranches and other conservation areas • 25 trailheads and over 150 miles of trails • Natural and cultural heritage preservation and development compliance • Education and programing • Native plant nursery, restoration and invasive species control services.


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