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Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency

Senior Land Management and Monitoring Specialist

Location: Morgan Hill, California | Salary: $125,000 – $140,000
Final filing date: First review of applications June 21, 2024 

The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency is seeking an individual to join an exciting and passionate team dedicated to land conservation and the protection of threatened plant and wildlife species in Santa Clara County. The desired candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with a desire to grow professionally.

Under the supervision of the Principal Land Management Specialist, the Senior Land Management and Monitoring Specialist assists with planning, implementation, oversight, coordination, and reviews the work of contractors and consultants performing complex professional and technical support related to Santa Clara Valley Habitat Plan (SCVHP) Reserve System monitoring and land management programs; collaborates with the Principal Land Management Specialist and the Executive Officer on drafting monitoring/ management protocols and management plans; assists in creating and implementing integrated species and habitat management programs for Reserve System Management Units; performs analysis of resource trends and restoration needs, fire management planning and coordination, and SCVHP project compliance; provides highly complex and responsible support to the Principal Land Management Specialist and Executive Officer in areas of expertise.

Supplemental Questions (No more than two pages)

1. Why do you want to work for the Habitat Agency and what strengths do you bring to the position that will help us achieve our mission of endangered species recovery and habitat restoration and enhancement?

2. Please describe a challenging project that you led that involved numerous stakeholders and multiple permits to proceed.

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