Overview

Solano RCD is currently seeking a part-time Education Program Coordinator. Individuals selected for this position will typically report to the Solano RCD office located in Dixon, CA, but will also attend meetings, events, and field trips in the cities of Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, Vallejo, and some unincorporated areas of Solano County. Meetings and some project activities may also take place virtually. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any additional vacancies that may occur up to six months after this vacancy is filled. Please visit solanorcd.org to explore our programs and activities in full detail.
The Education Program Coordinator supports in the oversight of several K-12 education programs, as well as an adult education boater outreach (water quality) program. The person in this position must be civic-minded and enjoy interacting with diverse communities; work well with a dynamic and collaborative team as well as independently; and have strong time management and organization skills. The Education Program Coordinator reports to an Education Program Manager.

Tagged as: Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in ecology, biology, environmental science,
K-12 education, environmental education, or similar field;
Experience: Relevant work/volunteer experience in teaching, outreach and community engagement, or other
work in K-12 setting.
*Additional experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.

Required Skills:

• Must complete and pass a Department of Justice (DOJ) background check upon acceptance of job offer.
The cost associated with a background check is paid by Solano RCD.
• Must be able to work in a variety of environments, including sitting inside at a computer for extended periods of time as well as standing/walking outdoors in extreme temperatures as well as on uneven terrain.
• Must have and maintain a valid California Class C Driver’s License and have personal liability vehicle insurance...

Preferred Skills:

• Certifications in a relevant field and/or completion of outdoor science teaching program.
• Experience leading field trip events.
• Excellent classroom or group management skills: demonstration of clear ability to engage with a wide
variety of students and maintain an effective learning environment.
• Basic understanding of the natural and cultural history of Solano County and the water resources of the
region.
• The ability to speak, read, and/or write in a language other than English
• Self-motivated...

About Solano Resource Conservation District

Solano Resource Conservation District (Solano RCD) is a special district to the State of California which works closely with a variety of local and regional partners to enhance and protect Solano County watersheds through strategic restoration activities, water education and outreach programs, and by offering conservation planning and watershed coordination services to local residents and landowners. Solano RCD staff and its Board of Directors strive towards excellence, equity, inclusion, collaboration, and appreciation in the work performed and welcome candidates who share these same values.

Application Instructions

Submission: Submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position and a detailed resume with three professional references to Caitlyn Morrissey at [email protected] Mailed application materials are also accepted. Position is open until filled.