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Friends of Plumas Wilderness is hiring!

Help us address the threats to our natural ecosystems and opportunities to permanently protect more wildlands and waters in the Upper Feather River Watershed.

We’re hiring permanent staff for our dynamic and growing organization – check out these great positions!

Executive Director

Application Due October 3rd

Work Starts December 5th

Pay Rate $30 / hour ($80K / year), flexible hours, health and retirement benefits

Hours 80% to Full Time

Duties include managing staff, collaborating with Board of Directors, providing leadership and coordination for land protection campaigns, and overseeing operations of organization (budget, finances, grants, membership, fundraising, human resources, etc.).

Required qualifications:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience managing people, success writing and administering grants, knowledge of public lands management policy, strong conservation ethic, time management / organizational skills, non-profit experience (desired).

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CONSERVATION & planning director

Application Due September 1st

Work Starts October 3rd or ASAP

Pay Rate $25 – 30 / hour (DOE) with benefits (depending on hours worked)

Hours 80% of full time

Duties include coordinating complex, often contentious campaigns; working with allies and adversaries while maintaining composure; providing input on regional land management policy issues; and writing federal land and water management plans.

Required qualifications:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of public lands management policy, strong conservation ethic, time management / organizational skills, comfort with public speaking, interest in working with tribal partners and underserved communities, non-profit experience (desired).

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To Apply…

We encourage you to apply! Send your resume and cover letter to Darla DeRuiter at darla@plumaswilderness.org.