Arroyo Seco Watershed Coordinator Sought
- 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
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.
To be considered for this position, please provide:
a letter of interest
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).