JOB TITLE: Southern California Project Coordinator
LOCATION: Ventura, CA
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Half-time, with potential to grow into a full-time position
COMPENSATION: Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
EXPECTED START DATE: Position to start as soon as possible
DEADLINE: Position open until filled
California Trout is seeking to fill a steelhead restoration Project Coordinator position in the Ventura County area. The Project Coordinator will have an office in Ventura, California. The existing Santa Clara River Steelhead Coalition was founded to further steelhead recovery by providing a forum for conservation groups working on steelhead recovery in the region to coordinate, partner, strategically plan for and implement steelhead restoration activities, as well as take actions to engage the community to better understand and support these steelhead restoration activities. The role of the Project Coordinator will be to support this ongoing effort as well as other regional Southern California projects. Working under the direction of the Conservation Program Manager, the Project Coordinator will assist with Coalition operations and build Coalition capacity to achieve the deliverables outlined below:
- Identify, coordinate and formalize Coalition partnerships with NGOs and other stakeholders focused on steelhead recovery.
- Assist in the drafting of Coalition protocols and policies.
- Manage Coalition meetings and communications.
- Capacity building will be ongoing: recruiting and engaging new partners; updating opportunities; completing grant applications and complying with reporting requirements.