Solano Resource Conservation District (Solano RCD) is a special district to the State of California who works closely with a variety of local and regional partners to restore and protect Solano County watersheds through strategic restoration activities, water education and outreach programs, and by offering conservation planning and watershed coordination services to local residents and landowners. Solano RCD staff and its Board of Directors strive towards excellence, equity, collaboration, and appreciation in the work performed and welcomes candidates who share these same values.
The employer is the Board of Directors of the Solano Resource Conservation District. Day to day supervision is provided by the Education Program Director. This position is approximately 25-50%% of full time equivalent (FTE) in the months of May-September. Required hours will be Saturday and Sunday from approximately 7:30AM to 5:00PM at Lake Berryessa and Monday or Friday meetings at Dixon Field Office from 9AM to 1PM. Interns are expected to work all holidays and holiday weekends (including Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day). Internship duration and schedule may be flexible depending on student availability. This position is seasonal, non-exempt, with no benefits. Employment at the Solano RCD is employment at-will. Employment at-will may be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time by the employee or the District.
The Boater Outreach Interns are responsible for providing boater outreach at a various Solano County locations and/or Lake Berryessa.
Solano RCD office is located in Dixon, California. Interns are expected to provide outreach in Benicia, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vallejo and/or Lake Berryessa. Approximately 80% of position will be in the field and 20% in the office. Interns will be required to drive to their primary reporting locations, and mileage will be provided for work-related driving. A work vehicle will be provided on most occasions.
Duties and Responsibilities
For more information about the Solano RCD education programs and to view past program videos, please visit solanorcd.org or call (707) 678-1655 x 114.
Candidates will be evaluated without discrimination for any non-merit reason such as race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, or physical handicap.