We’re still looking for great candidates to come work with us at the Truckee River Watershed Council.  Here are details regarding our current openings. Please feel free to share!Andy Otto & Jake Hudson discuss erosion control measures at a local property.

Conservation Assistant, River Friendly Landscaping

This employee position begins in April, 2012 and ends December 31, 2012. The application deadline is 3/23/12.

The Conservation Assistant (CA) is the primary contact with the property owners participating in our River Friendly Landscaping program from initial contact to Completion Award. The CA completes site assessments, makes recommendations for possible erosion control measures, creates the Treatment Workbook for the property owner, and coordinates with consultants to incorporate professional recommendations into the report. The CA also assists the property owner by providing a list of contractors, verifying ongoing and completed work and helping to coordinate/facilitate the Certificate of Completion and potential rebate.

If you have education and/or experience working in a related field such as soil sciences, resource management, environmental studies, or marketing, submit your application today!

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Direct Contact Associate, River Friendly Landscaping

This independent contractor position runs from May through July, 2012. The application deadline is 3/16/12.

As a Direct Contact Associate, you’ll be promoting our River Friendly Landscaping program by canvasing targeted neighborhoods and explaining the program directly to the property owners, obtaining contact information from the owners, making referrals to the Conservation Assistants to schedule site evaluations and tracking the properties visited and the owner’s response.

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The River Friendly Landscaping program improves water quality by assisting residential property owners in voluntarily reducing or preventing soil erosion at older and established neighborhoods in the Truckee River watershed in the Town of Truckee, portions of Placer County and portions of Nevada County.

Program Manager

It’s not too late! If you’re interested in applying for our part-time Program Manager position, please remember the deadline for submitting your application for this opening is this Friday, March 2nd. The Program Manager implements all aspects of our Weed Warrior program (volunteer events, land management agencies), oversees two-three urban-based restoration programs and will manage the update of watershed management plan/strategy.

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