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Now Hiring: Seasonal Full-Time Field Technician


Located in Woodland, CA, the Yolo County RCD is a special district of the State of California. The RCD works closely with a variety of local and regional partners to restore and protect Yolo County watersheds through strategic conservation projects and programs and offers conservation planning and watershed coordination services to local residents and landowners. We have been helping people help the land since 1955, helping ensure clean and abundant water, healthy land and air, thriving wildlife and habitats, viable local farms and ranches, and wildfire resilient communities.


The RCD is seeking a dedicated professional who has a strong interest in working on conservation projects in an agricultural community. Under the supervision of the Field Manager, the Seasonal Field Technician will assist RCD staff with conservation planting, irrigation installations, weed management, and site maintenance on a variety of projects. Conservation projects might include seeding native grasslands, planting wildlife hedgerows, riparian areas, and pollinator habitats, and performing invasive weed management in working landscapes. Applicant should have experience with or be willing to learn to operate equipment including weed whacker, ATV, backpack sprayer, and pick-up truck pulling a trailer. Training will be provided. Candidates must have an interest in working outdoors in all types of conditions, a willingness to learn, and enjoy working on a team and with partners and clients with different perspectives, priorities, and temperaments. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of basic restoration practices and experience operating equipment. This is a full-time (40 hours/week) temporary position for six months. The position is non-exempt.

Salary Range: $49,499 – $66,766 annually ($23.80 – $32.10 hourly)


Please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Nancy Musick, Office Manager, at Applicants may later be asked to submit a driving record. The position is open until filled.  If you would like additional information, please contact the email address above. To view the full job description, click here.