Restoration Ecologist at The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County

Restoration Ecologist

The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County

Position Type: Full-time/Hourly, Non-Exempt
Starting Salary Range: $24.00 to $30.00 per hour, DOE
Benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, 401K Plan with Company Match, Paid Family Leave, Wellness Program, Special Access to LCSLO Properties, Employee Discounts, Health Insurance, and Dental and Vision Plans.

The Restoration Ecologist supports the Restoration Program Manager to plan and implement restoration projects. The Restoration Ecologist’s responsibilities include (1) habitat restoration project management and implementation within Central Coast habitats including coastal dunes, wetlands, and riparian environments, (2) ecosystem monitoring to inform project development and track project success and (3) assisting with land stewardship projects.

The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County is a local, private, non-profit land trust working to conserve and care for the diverse wildlands, farms, and ranches of the Central Coast. We connect people to the land and to each other. The organization is cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as fundamental to the success of our organization. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies our values of cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. We strive to create a fun, inspiring, and family–friendly work environment with flexible work hours, a team-oriented structure, and good benefits.

The Restoration Ecologist will report directly to the Restoration Program Manager and works closely with the Field Supervisor and Stewardship Director. This is a regular full-time (40 hours per week) position, with a benefits package that includes 401K plan with company match, Paid Time Off (PTO), and paid holidays. Starting compensation ranges from $24 to $30 per hour (DOE). To apply, please visit our website at to download the job description and blank application. If you do not have access to the internet, applications may be picked up at our office. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application via email, mail, fax, or in person. Incomplete application packages will NOT be considered. The position is open until filled. The Land Conservancy will begin reviewing applications as early as Monday, February 12, 2024. The goal is to have the position filled by March 18, 2024. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Heather Goodman
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