Get outside. And get paid.

*Updated 9/19/23*

Opportunities from NHS Program Advisory Board partners

How do you get a foot in the door? What entry-level jobs are available from our Advisory Board partners? Download this detailed document for how to get started: Entry Level Jobs Advisory Board 2020


CCRCD – Agriculture Conservation Coordinator and Lead Ecosteward Conservation Technician


Urban Adamah – several positions including All-Year Educator

Agroecology Commons – Farm Manager


Dig Deep Farms – Regenerative Farming Internship (Contact Porsche Combash) and  Urban Farmer

— 8/16/23 —

Contra Costa Resource Conservation District – Lead Ecostewards Conservation Technician, Americorps Member focusing on Outreach and Education, and Watershed Conservation Coordinator

UCANR – Forest Stewardship Workshop (not a job, but a place to make connections!)

— 8/15/23 —

Deep Medicine Circle –Education Programs Manager/ Farm Field Manager

Stepping Out, Stepping In –2023 Fall Paid Intern Naturalist

— 8/7/23 —

The Watershed Nursery – Assistant Retail Manager

— 8/2/23 —

Student Conservation Association (SCA) – Team Leader Fall Solano Community Crew, and Resilient and Equitable Urban Stream Corridors Community Outreach Coordinator. You can contact Kate Casale directly if you prefer:

— 7/27/23 —

Americorp/Our City ForestClimate Action Leader, Urban Forestry

Fresh ApproachCommunity Garden Specialist

Bay Area Ridge TrailTrail planner or manager

Cal CareersWildfire Planner and various openings for Interpreters

Contra Costa Resource Conservation DistrictWatershed Conservation Coordinator and                         EcoStewards Conservation Technician

— 5/17/23 —

Americorp Climate Action Leaders. Check out this flyer

Alameda County Resource Conservation District – Restoration Intern with Living Arroyos Internship Program. Stream management focus. Flyer for more details

United States Department of Agriculture

Regional Coordinator for Regional Business Food Centers; Flyer for more information.

Tribal Coordinator for Regional Business Food Centers; Flyer for more information

— 5/9/23 —

San Francisco Public Utilities CommissionIntegrated Pest Management Specialist in the Natural Resources & Lands Management Division Application Deadline 6/2/23

Alameda County

Public works agency – Tree climber/trimmer Application Deadline 5/12/23 5:00pm

Department of Environmental Health – Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist Application Deadline 5/30/23 5:00pm

Agriculture/Weights and Measures Department – Agricultural and Standards Aide

Zone 7 Water Agency – Water Conservation Coordinator Application Deadline 6/5/23 5:00p.

Household Hazardous Waste Division – Environmental Health Technician – this position is not yet posted so please contact: Bruce Fritz; Alameda County Department of Environmental Health, HHW Division Office: 510-670-6460; email: for more information.

Household Hazardous Waste Division – Hazardous Materials Specialist Application Deadline 5/30/23 5:00pm

— 5/1/23 —

Bishop O’Dowd High SchoolEcological Gardener at a local high school with special emphasis on caring for their “Living Lab”, a four-acre outdoor classroom. !!!Application deadline May 15th!!!

— 4/26/2023 —

National Park Service – Park Guide !!!!!!!!!Application Deadline 4/28/23!!!!!!!!

Point Blue Conservation Science

Antarctica Program Research Assistant – 6-month position based in Petaluma, CA and Antarctica Application deadline 5/8/23

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District More about Midpen

Ranger – Multiple positions available; Application Deadline 5/17/23

Interpretive Specialist – Hybrid work schedule; Application Deadline 5/8/23

Planning Intern – Application Deadline 5/8/23

Informal Garden Helper – This is a unique opportunity to help a local community member maintain a recently installed garden. The schedule is flexible and pay can be negotiated. Please reach out to Greg Vose at for contact information.

— 4/20/2023 —

The California Alliance of Farmers’ MarketsLocal Food Promotion & Marketing Intern; The California Alliance of Farmers’ Markets is looking for interns that are interested in learning about local food systems and direct-to-consumer marketing and are available for three months this summer. Interns will receive training on farmers market operations, will learn what makes the farmers’ market industry unique for direct marketing, and will gain new marketing experience and skills. Additionally, interns will gain experience in creating a marketing strategy for their host site farmers market.

— 4/17/2023 —

Association of Environmental Professionals SF Bay Area Chapter Scholarship – Full-time undergraduate and graduate students can win awards up to $1000! – Applications close 5/28

LSAField Archaeologist

City of Oakland Public Works DepartmentGardener II

Contra Costa County Resource Conservation District

Lead EcoStewards Conservation Technician

EcoStewards Conservation Technician

East Bay Municipal Utility District – Part-time Or full-time student Intern; Application closes 5/5/23

— 4/12/2023 —

East Bay Municipal Utility District

Ranger/Naturalist II – Application closes 4/21/23

Fisheries and wildlife technician – Application closes 4/21/23

— 4/7/2023 —

East Bay Regional Park DistrictWildlife Geodatabase and Database Management Internship. Application closes 4/19/23

Olofson Environmental, Inc.Seasonal Salt Marsh Restoration Field Biologists

Fund for the Public InterestPolitical Advocacy for Environmental Causes. Many positions are available. Fill out the interest form for details on positions.

LSA Associates – Multiple positions:

Environmental Planner

Senior Water Quality Specialist

Senior Air Quality Specialist

Cultural Resources Analyst

City of Albany – Habitat Restoration Intern; part time 10-15hrs /wk.

Hidden Villa Summer Camp 2023 Season – Multiple positions:

Unit Leader


Residential Counselor

California Conservation CorpsConservationist; Flyer has details about the position as well as the exam required to apply for the position

East Bay Municipal Utility DistrictMultiple job postings in linked flyer

— 3/24/2023 —

City of AlbanyHabitat Restoration Intern in California State Coastal Conservancy’s Wildfire Resilience Program; Flyer here

— 3/23/2023 —

The Watershed ProjectProject Coordinator for SPAWNERS (San Pablo Watershed Neighbors Education and Restoration Society); Part-time working in the San Pablo Creek Watershed

— 3/21/2023 —

California State ParksPark Aide in Contra Costa County.

— 3/20/2023 —

Trout Unlimited Conservation Hydrology Intern for summer season

Student Conservation AssociationProgram Assistant, Climate Resiliency Corps

— 3/17/2023 —

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCAWildlife Rehabilitation Internship (volunteer opportunity)



Urban Agroecology Related Jobs

Conservation, Resource Management, and Natural History Related Jobs

External Job Boards

  • Together Bay Area : Focuses on jobs working outdoors with the environment or farms
  • Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education : Focuses on teaching jobs in California where instructors take primarily k-5 students into nature to learn about the environment
  • Ecolog listserv : Email listserv hosted by the Ecological Society of America (ESA). Opportunities posted are generally academic in nature, but lots of other opportunities as well. You’ll need to create an account to receive their emails. *Tip* Adjust your account preferences so that you receive a daily digest so your inbox doesn’t get overwhelmed.
  • Society for Conservation Biology : International non-profit with great jobs board focused on conservation topics. Members may get access to the jobs list a few days prior to the general listing.
  • Farmingwork Jobs Board : Jobs board with listings for agricultural positions around the United States.


Urban Agroecology Job Databases