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Sierra Stewardship and Restoration Manager

Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Save the Redwoods League

Location: Work will be performed in remote locations with frequent overnight travel, predominantly within the Sierra Nevada, California

Application deadline: none listed

Full position description and application instructions


You would be responsible for providing the primary support for restoration planning and implementation in the giant sequoia range.  The core duties will include ecological restoration and fuels reduction project design and implementation as well as coordination of all elements of stewardship on League-held lands in the giant sequoia range. The Sierra Stewardship and Restoration Manager will also provide support in the advancement of the Giant Sequoia Working Group (GSWG) and further develop relationships with agency partners to increase the pace and scale of restoration treatments throughout the range. This is a five-year term position with potential to extend, as determined by the ongoing role of the League in planning and implementation of restoration projects in the region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan and Implement Forest Restoration Projects:

  • Collaborates with Director of Restoration; develops target conditions and designs data gathering efforts to identify restoration needs
  • Designs and plans restoration projects; drafts scope-of-work and budget documents
  • Coordinates with Director of Government Affairs and Public Funding; identifies public funding opportunities and collaborates on funding applications
  • And more…

Landscape-scale Restoration Projects:

  • Convenes partners to advance GSWG identified goals; produces white papers and collation of giant sequoia spatial data and research from all management units
  • With the support of the Giant Sequoia Forest Fellow, coordinates GSWG meetings and subcommittee meetings; helps subcommittees by task and timeline management
  • Uses the GSWG platform to advance landscape-scale restoration projects with agency partners

On-site Property Management:

  • Acts as the League’s Sierra representative in the community and with local partners
  • Coordinates access for varied parties, including contractors, donors and other League guests, researchers; occasionally leads field tours
  • Interfaces with the local community and manages property access
  • And more…

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