Job Posting: Restoration Program Supervisor

Department of Fish and Wildlife

Restoration Program Supervisor

$9,268.00 - $11,522.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 1/23/2021

Job Description and Duties

Under general direction of the Assistant Executive Director of the Wildlife Conservation Board, the Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor) supervises four Senior Environmental Scientists (Specialist), one Environmental Scientist, and one Associate Governmental Program Analyst. Manage and supervise WCB staff that implement the capital outlay development functions for the following WCB programs: Stream Flow Enhancement, California Riparian Habitat Conservation, Habitat Enhancement and Restoration, San Joaquin River Conservancy, Lower American River Conservancy and Public Access programs. Responsible for maintaining current scientific knowledge of ecosystem processes and the latest restoration techniques and procedures to ensure that projects are implemented using the best available science. Ensure all programs and projects advance the strategic priorities and goals of WCB’s Strategic Plan. Ensure projects are compliant with all State and federal environmental and permitting requirements, and funding requirements. Oversee development of project applications and coordinate the scientific and technical evaluations of project proposals. Participate in public meetings and outreach activities. Serve as the Board’s liaison with management, supervisors and scientists within the Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), the CA Natural Resources Agency and other State and federal agencies to develop, initiate and maintain guidelines and procedures for WCB programs. Coordinate development of WCB habitat restoration and public access projects with CDFW and other local, state and federal agencies, and non-profit organizations.

The Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) is a small agency dedicated to protecting and restoring natural resources for wildlife and for the public. WCB envisions a future where wildlife, biodiversity and wild places are effectively conserved for the benefit of present and future populations. WCB offers a fast-paced working environment where we work closely with partners throughout the state to implement important conservation actions.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

WORKING CONDITIONS: The work site is in downtown Sacramento and does not include parking. State housing is not available. This position is office-based; intermittent travel required for site inspections, monitoring and meetings with project partners and constituents. Occasional overnight travel required. 

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Restoration Program Supervisor
$9,268.00 - $11,522.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Department of Fish and Wildlife employees are committed to managing and protecting California’s diverse wildlife and the habitats upon which they depend. Join us and begin a meaningful new career.
Department Website:

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 1/23/2021

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Attn: Elena Cano
P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Human Resources Branch
Temporarily Closed
See Filing Instructions
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    • Please describe your knowledge and experience with program management and specifically any management of  restoration programs or projects.
    • Please describe your experience supervising staff.
    • Please describe your experience working with agencies, stakeholders and the public.
    • Please describe your knowledge and experience of developing and managing grants.
    • Why do you feel you are the best qualified for this position?
      Please limit your response to two pages, single-spaced with Arial 12 point font.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Interpersonal Skills: Make sound determinations and/or recommendations; analyze situations accurately and oversee appropriate courses of action; establish and maintain professional and cooperative relationships with representatives of public and private agencies, organized sportsmen groups, and the public; open-mindedness, flexibility and tact. Skill to: Direct and manage the staff responsible for the activities of the WCB's statewide natural resource management programs, including natural resources and public trust assets under the jurisdiction of the WCB and CDFW, assuring that such activities embrace all aspects of real property and resource management including public trust compliance reviews and recommendations involving land use decisions that are environmentally, socially and economically sound. Develop policy; formulate goals and objectives; advise and implement methods of operation to achieve goals; advise WCB’s staff, other agency personnel and the general public on laws, rules, regulations and the most complex technical aspects of natural resource management; represent the WCB before public boards, commissions and private groups; develop and recommend positions on legislation; work closely with the staff counsel on complex resource, trust, environmental and management issues.


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Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Hiring Unit Contact:
Justin Gonzales
(916) 445-8448

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
(916) 653-9089
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Filing Instructions


Indicate Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor) – 567-001-0764-001& RPA# E-WCB 20-002 on your application.

To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past state civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification.  If you have SROA/Surplus status, please indicate by either attaching your surplus letter or notating it on line 12 of your application.

Due to the recent impact of the Covid19 and the safety of our employees and customers, the drop off location for applications will be temporarily closed.  In order to ensure we receive your application, please send your application Certified mail to the address below:

CDFW Human Resources

1416 9th Street, Suite 1217B

Sacramento, CA 95814

Salary Update

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail