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Senior Land Management and Monitoring Specialist - Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency

Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency is looking for a Senior Land Management and Monitoring Specialist.

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Senior land management and monitoring Specialist

Application deadline: Open until filled

First resume review:  Monday, October 24, 2022

The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency was formed in May 2013 and has a major role in implementing the awarding winning Santa Clara Valley Habitat Plan (Habitat Plan), which was developed by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency, Santa Clara Valley Water District, County of Santa Clara, and the Cities of Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and San Jose. 

The Habitat Plan covers about 2/3 of the area of Santa Clara County. The Habitat Plan provides streamlined state and federal permitting for public and private projects, while offering a comprehensive and effective way to address impacts of those projects on endangered and threatened species and their habitats. The most significant role of the Habitat Agency is to acquire and manage a Reserve System that will serve as mitigation for project impacts and contribute to the recovery of the species covered by the Habitat Plan. 

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.

Download this document for more information: 

Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency_open position.pdf


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For more information about this recruitment, please contact:

Fatima Nukic, CPS HR Consulting, at (916) 471-3308

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