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Arroyo Seco Watershed Coordinator Sought

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    The Arroyo Seco Foundation seeks a Watershed Coordinator to direct educational and organizational efforts related to improving the management of water and
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 1, 2007
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      The Arroyo Seco Foundation seeks a Watershed Coordinator to direct
      educational and organizational efforts related to improving the
      management of water and natural resources in the Arroyo Seco
      watershed, a major tributary of the Los Angeles River located
      northeast of downtown LA.

      The Watershed Coordinator will conduct a variety of ongoing projects
      in the Arroyo Seco Watershed including a water conservation campaign,
      water quality monitoring, outreach to agencies and community
      organizations, environmental education, a native plant nursery and
      other activities.

      The Arroyo Seco Foundation's watershed coordination and
      sustainability programs involve work with local organizations and
      agencies, volunteers and the general public to educate the
      communities of the Arroyo Seco, including Pasadena, Los Angeles, La
      Canada Flintridge, Altadena and South Pasadena about issues regarding
      the watershed and its management.

      Responsibilities involve a range of field and office activities,
      assisting with fundraising activities, coordination of meetings,
      volunteer management, and project development. Training will be
      provided as needed.

      The successful candidate will have good administrative and
      communication skills as well as a background in environmental
      education or management and community organizing. The candidate
      should have basic computer skills including familiarity with MS
      Office programs. Experience with website and database programs is
      desirable. Applicants must have a CA Driver's License. Candidates
      should have good writing, educational and organizational skills, work
      cooperatively with others in a team environment, and carry out tasks
      independently within a supervised context.

      Basic Goals & Objectives are to promote Arroyo Seco revitalization,
      water conservation and improved water quality as well as community
      and institutional partnerships to accomplish these goals.

      Programmatic objectives include administrative compliance with
      program requirements; educational outreach to community leaders,
      residents and public officials; and promotion and implementation of
      sound principles of conservation, environmental awareness and
      watershed management among individuals, agencies and organizations.

      Selected Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
      the following types of activities:
      • Perform basic administrative functions in a timely and efficient
      • Assist in dissemination of educational programs regarding wise
      water use and conservation strategies;
      • Train and direct volunteers and conduct community outreach;
      • Track and monitor program effectiveness and prepare timely reports.

      Terms – This is a long-term, at-will position. We hope to fill this
      position as soon as possible. The watershed coordinator will work
      under direct supervision of ASF's Managing Director based at the
      Arroyo Seco Foundation office in Pasadena.

      Application Process
      To be considered for this position, please provide:
      • a letter of interest
      • a resume
      • at least three work-related references, and
      • a writing sample.
      Send the material to andy@....

      The position will be filled upon selection of a qualified candidate.
      Applications will be accepted immediately until the position is

      For further information, please contact the Arroyo Seco Foundation at
      (626) 304-3417 or via e-mail at andy@....

      Please visit our web site at http://www.arroyoseco.org (especially
      the watershed links).
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