Year Round Opportunities

Policy Manager/Director

We are seeking an effective Policy Manager/Director who is a trained advocate with excellent leadership, communication, community organizing and coalition-building skills. A successful candidate will be highly skilled using policy, advocacy, legal, scientific, and communication tools to protect the watershed. Additionally, experience managing successful grassroots campaigns, building strategic coalitions, collaborating closely with program staff across all departments, and raising funds is desired. Details and application here

Social Media & Communications Specialist

The Social Media & Communications Specialist will assist in engaging and growing our community of supporters, members, and followers via social media as well as through other digital and print communications. The position will help us achieve our goal of telling engaging stories that inform, update, and inspire our constituents. This is a part-time position requiring 28 hours per week. Details and application here

Seasonal Opportunities

River Captain (3 positions)

SYRCL seeks to hire three part-time River Captains who are enthusiastic and passionate about the Yuba River and its health. The River Ambassador program runs 15 weekends between May 28th and September 6th, with mandatory trainings for Captains in May and July. River Captains work three to four weekends per month, or an average of 12 hours per weekend on the river with River Ambassador volunteers educating visitors about best stewardship and fire-safety practices. In addition, River Captains can expect to spend two hours midweek in meetings and completing administrative duties, such as record keeping, scheduling, and supply restocking. River Captains average 8-14 hours a week total. Details and application here

Restoration Crew Leader

The Restoration Crew Leader will direct Restoration Technicians in removal of specific invasive plants that pose high fires risk within our community to support overall watershed health. Areas of work are within the Yuba and American River Ranger Districts. This is a full time, temporary position from May to October 2021. Details and application here

Restoration Technician 

The Restoration Technician will work with the Restoration Crew Leader to treat invasive plants in the Tahoe National Forest, specifically within the Yuba and American River watersheds. The Restoration Technician will find, identify, and remove specific invasive plants that pose high fire risk within our community to support overall watershed health. This is a full time, temporary position, from June to September 2021. Details and application here

Forest Restoration Technician

The Forest Restoration Technician will contribute greatly to the first field season for the Yuba Headwaters Aspen Assessment, conducting fieldwork that will contribute to a novel baseline dataset for further aspen restoration planning and implementation across the watershed. This is a full time, temporary position from June to August 2021. Details and application here.

Requests for Proposals

Request for Proposals: Comprehensive Technology Systems Assessment

SYRCL is looking for a vendor to assess our current technology systems and provide recommendations that will allow better understanding of current and future systems needed to support SYRCL’s core business functions. Details and full call here.

Request for Proposals: Archaeological Site Location Sensitivity/Predictability Model for the Tahoe National Forest

SYRCL, on behalf of the North Yuba Forest Partnership (NYFP), seeks a consultant to provide archeological services. This consultant will develop a forest wide sensitivity model to identify environments where archaeological sites most often occur. Details and full call here

Request for Proposals: NEPA/ CEQA SERVICES

SYRCL is looking for a consultant to provide leadership and planning services to guide the North Yuba Forest Partnership’s (NYFP) restoration initiative on behalf of NYFP. The consultant would do so through the preparation of required environmental analysis to a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Record of Decision signed by the US Forest Service and a proposed Negative Declaration by Sierra County. Details and full call here.

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