Job Posting: Project Support Analyst

Rancho Canada Floodplain“Love protecting, restoring, and enjoying the California Coast? This might be the job for you!”

The State Coastal Conservancy has an exciting opportunity for you to join us 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 Project Support 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, implement urban greening projects, provide environmental education, and improve public access for historically underserved communities in the Central Coast Region. Tasks will include soliciting and reviewing grant applications, reviewing documents related to projects, writing and presenting staff recommendations for Conservancy Board approval, developing grant agreements in cooperation with legal staff, ensuring that 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 Central Coast regional team at the Conservancy, and will work with grantees, partner agencies, organizations, tribes, and community groups.

This is a Statewide Recruitment for ONE (1) authorized position. This position may be filled in the Headquarters located in Oakland, CA. OR may be filled as a permanent remote position in the following counties: Santa Cruz, Monterey, or San Luis Obispo. Candidates must have permanent residence in California to be eligible for a permanent remote position AND must reside in the permanent remote location listed (San Cruz, Monterey, or San Luis Obispo) above at the time employment begins. Please indicate your preferred location(s) in the “Explanation” section of your application (State Application Form – STD.678) or in your Statement of Qualifications. Please note, you must reside within your preferred location(s) in order to accept this position.


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  1. If any, answer questions/prompts on the CA STD 678 and upload all required documents before submitting the application:
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  • Unofficial Transcripts or Diploma (if applicable)


  1. Verify that the CA STD 678 has been “Submitted” in your CalCareer account.


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