Job Posting: Recreation and Public Access Supervisor

CA Tahoe Conservancy

Recreation and Public Access Supervisor

$7,563.00 - $9,398.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under the direction of the Director of the Land Division, the incumbent shall develop partnerships to advance the Basin’s and State’s recreation and access goals and implement the State’s outdoors for all initiatives. The Recreation and Public Access Program facilitates multi-benefit restoration and recreation projects, expands equitable access, and prepares the Basin’s recreation infrastructure for climate change and increasing visitation. The incumbent shall possess a technical background in environmental or urban planning, public administration, natural resources, recreation, or an outdoor resource-related field and possess leadership skills to guide coordinated efforts. In addition, the incumbent utilizes matrix-management principles and works closely with the Tahoe Livable Communities Supervisor to ensure integration with sustainable communities’ principles; with the Land Management Program Supervisor to ensure integration with the Conservancy’s public land management program; and the Natural Resources Division to support efforts that enhance biodiversity and climate resiliency

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

Working Conditions

The duties of this position are primarily performed inside. This position requires prolonged sitting, use of the telephone, personal computer, and hybrid meeting platforms. The Conservancy office is located at 1061 3rd Street building and is equipped with standard or ergonomic office equipment, as appropriate. Travel may be required to attend meetings, training, and project sites.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Recreation and Public Access Supervisor
$7,563.00 - $9,398.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
El Dorado County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) is a state agency, established in 1985, with a mission to lead California’s efforts to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin (Basin). 

At the Conservancy, we know the importance of building an organization that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We believe in maintaining a workplace where employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and lived experiences can thrive. Working together, our team is positioned to better improve the lives of all Californians. 

Application Instructions

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: Until Filled

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:

CA Tahoe Conservancy
Attn: Stefanie Melendez
1061 3rd Street
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

CA Tahoe Conservancy
Stefanie Melendez
1061 3rd Street
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Office hours Monday-Thursday 9:00-4:00; closed 12:00-1:00
09:00 AM - 04:00 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.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
  • Other -

    Interested individuals must submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) in addition to the standard state application (form STD 678), resume and cover letter. 



  • Supplemental Application - This application requires a statement of qualifications (SOQ), which serves as a narrative description of how your education, training, experience, and skills have prepared you for this position.  The SOQ also documents your ability to present a written response clearly and concisely.
    Describe your relevant experience in the following areas:

    1. Developing and participating in recreation and public access programs
    2. Supervising staff or working in a team environment for a common goal or purpose.
  • Other - To be considered for the first round of interviews, it is recommended to submit your application package by February 17, 2023.
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:

The incumbent has the following abilities:

  1. Passion for work that promotes recreational and public access for all; and

        2. Experience working in and with under-resourced communities, immigrant communities and low-income communities and/or communities of color.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

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

Human Resources Contact:
Stefanie Melendez
(530) 318-8584
Hiring Unit Contact:
Kevin Prior
(530) 307-9505

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:
Jane Freeman
(530) 307-9490
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.


This position is eligible for telework under Government Code 14200 for eligible applicants residing in California. The amount of telework is at the discretion of the Conservancy and based on the Conservancy’s current telework policy. While the Conservancy supports telework, in-person attendance may be required based on operational needs. Employees are expected to be able to report to their worksite with minimal notification if an urgent need arises, as determined by management.

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