Jobs & Opportunities

Jobs & Opportunities

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CalTrout is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects CalTrout’s mission is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

About CalTrout

California Trout (CalTrout) is a highly recognized and effective 501(c)3 conservation organization headquartered in San Francisco. For over 50 years, CalTrout has championed a remarkable number of initiatives focused on solving complex resource issues that balance the needs of fish and people. CalTrout has six regionally based offices located in key geographies where wild fish influence local communities. Our professional staff drives innovative, science-based solutions that work for the diverse interests of fish, farms, commerce and the community. CalTrout is backed by a passionate Board of Directors, along with highly committed donors and a strong membership base.

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Open Positions

Finance Director

Office Location: San Francisco (remote for now)
Type: Full-Time Exempt

The Finance Director leads the Finance Department team consisting of a Finance Manager CPA, Contracts Administrator, Payroll team and support staff. The Finance Director will work closely with the Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer to implement finance strategies that ensure the continued success and development of the finance team. The Finance Director is responsible for the overall accounting process, ensuring compliance with multiple regulatory agencies, including Federal and State. The Finance Director will ensure policies and procedures are followed to ensure compliance and administrative success.

Central Valley Project Manager

Office Location: Sacramento Valley (Davis, Woodland, Sacramento, or possibly Chico) - remote for now
Type: Full-Time Exempt


The Central Valley Project Manager will assist the Program Director in managing the daily activities of CalTrout’s Central California conservation initiatives including science programs and specific restoration projects. The project manager will be responsible for a wide range of activities, including grant proposal development and submittal; project administration, budgeting, budget tracking, and timely processing of invoices; overseeing subcontractors, project deliverables, and timelines; and participating in communications among CalTrout’s Regional Managers and Directors.

Policy Associate

Office Location: Sacramento, CA (remote for now)
Type: Full-Time Exempt


The Policy Associate will track what is happening in natural resources and water policy in Sacramento, meet with legislative champions, coordinate with CalTrout regional directors to ensure implementation of their policy objectives, and make strategic decisions. The Policy Associate must register as lobbyist in California and should be prepared to meet with agency and legislative officials, engage in speaking events on behalf of CalTrout, and be a fervent advocate for CalTrout’s mission and goals.

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