Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Scientist - Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Would you like to influence water management in California to protect aquatic species and provide ecosystem benefits?
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Water Branch - Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) has an opportunity to work in a fast paced environment on some of the State’s highest profile water infrastructure projects. The Department is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Water Branch team in a position that provides the opportunity for rapid professional growth and the development of expertise in: water policy and management, applied fisheries science and management; wetland restoration and enhancement; and environmental regulation, law, and permitting.
This position will work closely with other program scientists to develop novel approaches to ensuring water infrastructure projects under the WSIP provide ecosystem benefits to the State of California. This position will also collaborate with other agency scientists, outside experts, stakeholders, and consultants on California Endangered Species Act permit implementation and adaptive management of long-term water operations to ensure protections are achieved for listed species in the Central Valley.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement (pdf).
This position is posted in the following counties. You only need to apply in one county to be considered.
CalCareers Sacramento County Job Announcement - JC-402536
CalCareers Yolo County Job Announcement - JC-402511
Final Filling Date is November 29, 2023.
Position Number 565-038-0765-045, RPA Number E-Water 23-007 is within the Water Storage Investment Program in the West Sacramento - CDFW Office.
Please contact Robert Stanley with questions for additional details, Robert.Stanley@wildlife.ca.gov.