Stewardship Director – Sacramento Valley Conservancy

The Sacramento Valley Conservancy (SVC) was established in 1990, as the first local land trust in Sacramento County, CA. SVC preserves open space for agricultural, scenic, recreational, and habitat purposes. SVC has protected over 18,000 acres of land
including regional trail systems, farms, vernal pool preserves, and oak woodlands. SVC is governed by a ten-member Board of Trustees and has six full-time staff, four part-time staff, more than 70 dedicated docents, hundreds of volunteers, and various consultants.

SVC’s Stewardship Director monitors and ensures proper record-keeping all SVC’s owned and easement properties, coordinates land stewardship and habitat restoration projects, and, on as needed basis, real estate transactions (especially with regard to advising on future land management issues, drafting management plans and coordinating baseline reports and/or biological surveys, as needed), Board administration (stewardship reports), outreach and fundraising meetings, and newsletter articles. The Stewardship Director reports to the Executive Director. The Stewardship Director oversees day to day management of the Program Assistant(s) and Stewardship Manager(s). All SVC employees ultimately report to the Executive Director.

This is budgeted as a full-time position. Compensation is paid by actual hours worked during each pay period. Time will fluctuate during the year, depending on project activity. Flexible hours and benefits package, includes 403b retirement account with a
board approved match, medical benefits, holiday pay, worker’s compensation, and state disability.

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