The incumbent will assist in the implementation of mitigation and restoration actions outlined in the Fish Restoration Program Agreement (FRPA) between CDFW and Department of Water Resources (DWR). The primary FRPA obligation is to restore 8,000 acres of intertidal marsh and associated subtidal habitat in the Delta and Suisun Marsh, including 800 acres of marsh in the low-salinity zone.
Incumbent will assist CDFW and DWR staff in preparation of tidal habitat restoration plans and environmental documents to comply with California Endangered Species Act, federal Endangered Species Act, California Environmental Quality Act, and National Environmental Policy Act. Incumbent will help acquire applicable State and Federal environmental permits for restoration actions, and draft Streambed Alteration Agreements for FRPA restoration activities. Incumbent will assist with pre-construction interim management activities, restoration implementation, and post-construction operation and maintenance activities. Incumbent will help conduct biological surveys and assist with biological monitoring activities.
Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner. Knowledge of the fish and wildlife of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta a plus.
Please see job advertisement for further instructions regarding application submittal. https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=114667
Must obtain eligibility on the Environmental Scientist list. More information can be found at www.CalCareers.ca.gov