Watershed Coordinator

Sierra Institute for Community and Environment

Taylorsville, CA, US

Position Overview

The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment (Sierra Institute) seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as the Watershed Coordinator. The Watershed Coordinator, under the direction of the Executive Director, will help facilitate collaborative partnerships, including the South Lassen Watershed Group (SLWG) and Lake Almanor Watershed Group (LAWG), to advance cooperative stewardship of 850,000 acres of the Upper North Fork of the Feather River, Upper Mill, Upper Battle, and Upper Deer Creek watersheds. This large-scale landscape initiative involves work with over 25 dynamic participants, including state and federal agencies, tribes, local and regional environmental groups, private industry, and numerous other stakeholders. This is a pivotal position that will facilitate agreement between diverse partners on desired landscape conditions and restoration approaches, support the group’s pursuit of innovative approaches to environmental planning (NEPA/CEQA), and evaluate and adapt collaborative approaches to maximize success. The Watershed Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring clear and consistent communication, resolving conflicts and building relationships, and providing a forum for partners to leverage resources to advance landscape restoration. The Watershed Coordinator may also be asked to contribute to relevant research initiatives and products connected to other Sierra Institute program areas. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021.





IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development