land conservation director
WBC manages a complex real property acquisition program, acquiring land, water and related interests from willing sellers in the Walker Basin, for the benefit of Walker River and Lake. In addition, WBC manages and implements significant restoration and stewardship activities on thousands of acres of land in the Walker Basin. The ideal candidate will have the ability to effectively build partnerships, work closely with agencies, develop high-level strategic plans, and be hands on and grow as this organization seeks and obtains additional funding sources and develops new programs and initiatives. The successful candidate will have proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and primary business partners.
The Conservation Technician(s) will work with the Conservation Field Manager and the Land Manager and other staff to implement and monitor stewardship projects, and is expected to spend a significant amount of time in the field. We provide excellent on the job training and encourage those with agricultural, landscape or irrigation experience and training to apply!
Current AmeriCorps Opportunities
Americorps restoration and monitoring member
The Restoration and Monitoring Members will serve alongside other members and WBC Conservation Technicians conducting primarily project site monitoring and data collection, invasive species removal, and native plant re-vegetation within the Walker River Basin. Members may also work on recreational trail construction, sign installation, and fence construction. Members will work in conjunction with other WBC field staff, providing on the ground support to larger project operations.