Sierra Nevada Forestry Corps Program Director
June 2019

Organization Description:
Since 1993, the Sierra Nevada Alliance has been protecting and restoring Sierra lands, water, wildlife, and communities. Our mission is to be a hub for stewardship of the Sierra Nevada, which we achieve by empowering and collaborating with our partners. We have more than 50 conservation-focused Member Groups that work in the 400-mile mountain range. We provide resources and networking opportunities to regional conservation groups, implement the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Program, and advocate on behalf of “The Range of Light.”
The Program Director could be based out of either the Alliance Tahoe City or South Lake Tahoe, California offices. The Sierra Nevada are a wonderful place to live, work, explore, and play. Hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, paddling, and more are right out our door.
Position Description:
The Alliance Forestry Corps Program Director will implement and lead a workforce development program while implementing technical assistance to increase pace and scale on the forest landscape. This position reports to the Executive Director. Click here for a detailed description.
Required Qualifications:
Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet.
Good telephone skills.
Highly organized with attention to detail.
Strong logistical and organizational skills.
Ability to work well with other staff.
Skill in managing multiple tasks.
Ability to lay out work tasks, identify resources to complete projects, leverage human and financial resources, focus his/her own work, and complete tasks on time, on budget and of a high quality.
Independent, motivated and able to work under pressure with frequent deadlines and under limited supervision.
Ability to travel throughout region via automobile up to 10% of time approximately four times per year. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
Occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs.
Computer use, keyboard entry and mouse manipulation of up to 8 hours per day.
Appreciation and respect for the Sierra Nevada Alliance mission.
Must not have a criminal history
Management experience a plus
Compensations and Benefits:
Full-time, salary.
$40k-$45k starting salary depending on experience.
Two (2) weeks vacation accrued each year.
13 hours per month of sick leave accrued.
15 paid holidays as identified in the Employee Handbook.


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Executive Director, Jenny Hatch,


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