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Natural Resources Program Manager - Fisheries

Fairfax CA

The Marin Municipal Water District (District) is recruiting for a Natural Resources Program Manager who will be assigned to the District’s Fisheries Program. This mid-management class serves as a subject matter expert and program manager with responsibility for directing District staff and consultants in activities involved with natural resource management, environmental planning, regulatory compliance, fisheries monitoring, and stream restoration design and implementation. This key manager will lead all aspects of the District’s Lagunitas Stewardship Plan. The ideal candidate will have effective oral and written communication skills necessary to develop and maintain lasting partnerships with resource agencies, government entities and community representatives, and keep partners informed and engaged. He/she will have in depth knowledge of fisheries stewardship with experience complying with drinking water and environmental regulations and will possess a proven track record of representing an organization’s interests while facilitating regional environmental stewardship initiatives.


The Job:

This is a mid-management level job class. This manager is responsible for the following:

· Manages all aspects of the District’s Lagunitas Stewardship Plan and all fisheries and aquatic resource management in watersheds within the District’s sphere of influence;

· Analyzes, implements, and monitors the District’s watershed management operations in relation to fisheries and aquatic resources, wildlife, hydrology, geomorphic conditions, and other environmental factors;

· Conducts environmental review for projects and programs in coordination with the District’s Division and Department Managers pursuant to local, state and federal laws, policies and regulations, acquires regulatory permits and clearances, provides environmental consultation and services;

· Leads planning of fisheries habitat and stream restoration projects; manages the implementation of habitat restoration projects, including permitting and compliance, and long-term monitoring plans;

· Manages fisheries monitoring programs, field activities, safety, and equipment; conducts aquatic resource surveys and analyzes species census data to determine population status and trends; identifies, analyzes, and catalogs field specimens;


Minimum Qualifications: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

· EDUCATION: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or preferably a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, forestry, environmental science, ecology, hydrology, fisheries biology, natural resources management, or a related science


· EXPERIENCE: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in the analysis, formulation, or implementation of natural resources management, fisheries planning and monitoring, or watershed and wildland protection programs, with at least two years in a lead or supervisor role of a natural resources, watershed, or park maintenance staff.



$9,957.00-$12,200.00 Monthly


How to Apply:

Open until filled.

For first consideration, apply by 5 p.m.

Monday, August 3, 2020.


For a full description and to apply:

Posted July 21, 2020

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