$41.52-$51.86 Hourly / $7,196.80-$8,989.07 Monthly / $86,361.60-$107,868.80 Yearly
To provide specialized professional management of the Placer County Conservation Program Reserve system and programs to restore wetland and wildlife habitats; to contract for, draft, implement, evaluate, and revise wetland and habitat restoration and management plans; to monitor the status of species and habitats in wildlife reserves and develop and implement adaptive management programs; to assist in preparing natural resource related grant funding requests and administer grant funded projects; and to serve as a member of the management team.
This single-position class is unique to the Placer County Conservation Program and oversees functions and services related to wildlife and wetland habitats.
Receives general direction from the Placer County Conservation Plan Administrator or his/her designee.
May exercise direct supervision over professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Work is performed in both an indoor office environment and in the field requiring travel to various locations throughout the County.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Three (3) years of full-time field work experience in biology, natural resource management, wildlife management, ecology, or habitat restoration providing professional field supervision for the management of wildlife habitats, restoration of native habitat through re-vegetation, removal of invasive vegetation, conducting biological surveys of plant and animal species, or similar activities.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, wildlife management, ecology, natural resource management, zoology or a closely related field.
License or Certificate
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
Length of Probation:
All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to open positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more.