Job Posting: Project Manager – DEADLINE EXTENDED!


“Love protecting, restoring, and enjoying San Francisco Bay? This might be the job for you!”


The State Coastal Conservancy has a rare opportunity for you to join us at the full journey level in protecting California’s iconic lands and waters, restoring vital habitats, and increasing inclusive and equitable enjoyment of the coast and shoreline.


The Conservancy works with others on multi-benefit projects located along the coast of California, within coastal watersheds, and/or within the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. The new Conservancy Project Development Analyst will assist with disbursing state funding and managing projects to acquire and protect natural and agricultural lands, restore, and enhance habitats and ecosystems, design and build trails and other recreational facilities, plan and implement climate adaptation projects, provide environmental education, and improve public access for historically underserved communities. Tasks will be performed under the general direction of a Regional or Deputy Manager, and include soliciting and reviewing grant applications, assisting with project development, writing, and presenting staff recommendations for Conservancy Board approval, developing grant agreements in cooperation with legal staff, ensuring that the project purpose and all conditions of the grant agreement are met, reviewing invoices, and monitoring the progress of projects. The new staff member will be part of the San Francisco Bay Area Program, and will work with grantees; partner agencies, organizations, and regional collaboratives; tribes; and community groups.


The State Coastal Conservancy is headquartered in Oakland, CA.


Please Note: Applications received without ALL the required items (state application STD. 678, copy of diploma and/or transcripts (official/unofficial), cover letter, and SOQ), will NOT receive further consideration for this position. SCC will not review attached resumes in lieu of the Employment History section of the State Application (STD 678). Failure to fill out the Employment History section of the State Application (STD 678) will result in disqualification.


To be appointed to the Conservancy Project Development Analyst II (CPDA II), candidates must have taken the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) eligibility exam online. Please make sure to read the exam bulletin before taking the exam.  We will be appropriating the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) eligibility list for the Conservancy Project Development Analyst II list. You will need to meet the minimum qualifications of both (CPDA II & AGPA) classifications.


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.

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

To learn more and apply, please visit the Cal Careers posting here.

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