Job Posting: Project Manager (Conservancy Project Development Specialist)

“Love Northern California and the environment? Enjoy developing trails and working with local communities? This might be the job for you!”

The position headquarters is located in Oakland, CA. This job can be performed from either Alameda, Sonoma, Mendocino or Humboldt County.

Applications received without ALL the required items (completed state application std. 678, copy of diploma and/or transcripts, and cover letter), will NOT receive further consideration for this position. Resumes will NOT be reviewed.

This advertisement will be used for this and other permanent and/or limited term vacancies that may occur at the State Coastal Conservancy during the life of the certification list.

Project Management and Oversight: Manage the development of the Great Redwood Trail Master Plan and implement public access and natural resource projects related to the plan. Work entails collaborating with elected officials, public agencies, tribes, non-governmental organizations, private landowners, and the general public to plan and implement the Great Redwood Trail in Mendocino, Trinity and Humboldt Counties along the former North Coast Rail Authority rail line. Duties will include overseeing the work of technical consultants, developing, and implementing a public outreach program, managing grants and contracts, close coordination with the Great Redwood Trail Agency, and other duties as assigned.


You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

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