Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District permanently protects the diverse agricultural, natural resource, and scenic open space lands of Sonoma County for future generations. Created in 1990 by Sonoma County voters, the District has protected nearly 106,000 acres of land to date through conservation easements and outright purchase. The District is a county-wide dependent special district funded by a voter-approved quarter cent sales tax with the Board of Supervisors serving ex officio as the District Board of Directors. 1n 2006, voters reauthorized the sales tax for another 20 years through 2031. Learn more about the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District at http://www.sonomaopenspace.org/ 
 

Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District
Oct 13, 2021
Full time
We are currently recruiting for a full-time Acquisitions Assistant - a critical team member who will support the land conservation activities of Ag + Open Space. This is an excellent opportunity to join a mission-driven organization with a passion for protecting lands that contribute to Sonoma County’s scenic beauty, local agriculture, native habitats and recreational lands. Duties The Acquisition Assistant will be part of a dynamic team working to permanently protect lands in Sonoma County that benefit healthy communities, clean water and air, diverse habitats, sustainable agriculture, and climate resiliency. The Acquisition Assistant will participate in many aspects of our land conservation projects including the processing of new applications from landowners interested in Ag + Open Space programs, evaluating potential projects, developing project maps using GIS and other software, and providing general support to the Acquisition Program staff. In support of the Ag + Open...