Coastal Conservancy Jobs

The Coastal Conservancy is a small (about 65 employees) agency of the State of California, headquartered in downtown Oakland. Except for its Executive Officer, all employees of the Conservancy are members of the state’s civil service system. All positions are filled through the civil service process. The civil service process (except for non-testing classifications) begins with the completion of a qualifying examination, to establish eligibility prior to submittal of a full application.  All exams and job vacancies are posted on CalCareers at To access exams and/or job vacancies with the Conservancy, specifically, please use the links below.

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The Coastal Conservancy offers unpaid internships that further the educational objectives of students in undergraduate or graduate programs in fields related to the work of the Conservancy. If you are interested in an internship, please email a cover letter and resume to

For more information about employment with the Coastal Conservancy, please call our personnel office at (510) 286-4340.

Job Opportunities

  • Job Opening: Environmental Services Intern
    The Coastal Conservancy is seeking an Environmental Services Intern for a nine month, full-time, paid position in our Oakland offices.  All applications must be received through the CalCareers website:  Job Description and Duties The Environmental Services Intern is a nine-month position at the Coastal Conservancy.  The incumbent will assist Conservancy staff with management of projects that restore […] (Read more on Job Opening: Environmental...)
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