Senior Scientist for Save the Redwoods League

  • Save the Redwoods League
  • San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
  • Apr 06, 2018
Advocacy and Policy Biology - Ecology Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Forestry Management Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Scientist to work with our Director of Science and Education to manage League science and conservation planning programs that guide the League on what to protect, where to restore, and where to direct public access for visitors of the coast redwood and giant sequoia forest parks and reserves.

We are looking for a Senior Scientist to work with our Director of Science and Education to manage League science and conservation planning programs that guide the League on what to protect, where to restore, and where to direct public access for visitors of the coast redwood and giant sequoia forest parks and reserves.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in landscape genetics, conservation biology, geography, ecology, or related field
  • At least 3 years’ work experience in developing land management or conservation plans
  • Commitment to the League’s approach to conservation
  • Ability to supervise and manage consultants, temporary personnel, and staff utilizing excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of the natural communities, ecosystems, ecosystem processes, and their conservation needs
    Understanding of federal, California, and local regulatory framework, desirable
  • Strong communication skills; public speaking abilities; excellent writer, able to tailor message to different audiences
  • Ecological analysis, data management, and statistical skills required
  • Skills with ArcGIS and GIS modeling desired
  • Excellent analytical skills to assemble, assess and organize data, conduct analyses and propose recommendations clearly on technical issues, required
  • Programming and advanced statistical and data visualization abilities
  • High quality cartographic skills and ability to design visually appealing maps that convey a clear message
  • Ability to handle multiple complex tasks under pressure and stringent time constraints; strong project management skills
  • Occasional travel predominantly within California; required to hike through forest land including walking on uneven ground, climbing over obstacles, and accessing remote locations 
  • Some weekend and evening responsibilities
  • Personable with a good sense of humor

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Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

We provide excellent benefits including paid vacation, sick time, medical, dental, transit benefits, life insurance and a generous 401K!