Walker Basin Conservancy

Established in 2014, the Walker Basin Conservancy (WBC) is leading the effort to restore and maintain Walker Lake while protecting agricultural, environmental and recreational interests in the Walker Basin.

Walker Basin Conservancy Yerington, NV, USA
Mar 25, 2019
LOCATION : Yerington, NV with possible travel to WBC’s Reno, Nevada office and other locations within the Walker Basin. BACKGROUND : The Walker Basin Conservancy (WBC) was established in 2014 to support development and implementation of the Walker Basin Restoration Program (Program) (www.walkerbasin.org). The nascent and dynamic nature of the WBC and its diverse management obligations provide unique opportunities to develop operations from the ground level up, working closely with staff who are passionate about their mission. The WBC was initially established to assist with land and water stewardship activities on properties associated with the Program’s mission. The WBC currently manages thousands of acres of land and assets in the Walker Basin. Land planning activities are underway on all of these properties. Planning efforts focus on assessing public use opportunities, conservation values, long term land ownership and stewardship, and active and passive revegetation and restoration activities. JOB PURPOSE : The Operations Coordinator will provide support for WBC’s Yerington field office and AmeriCorps program operations. Responsibilities will include working closely with AmeriCorps members and staff located in Yerington and the greater Walker Basin to ensure grant compliance and smooth field and office operations. The position will also assist the AmeriCorps Program Manager with tracking grant performance measures, managing AmeriCorps members, and preparing grant application documents and progress reports. These tasks require a high level of organization and administrative skills. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com