Job: Landscape Designer (Scientist) - SEFI Resilient Landscapes Program - Richmond, CA

Description

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) is seeking a talented, highly-motivated landscape designer to join the Urban Nature Lab in our Resilient Landscapes Program. The position is an opportunity to work with an outstanding multidisciplinary team of scientists on innovative projects that help improve the functioning of California landscapes for people and wildlife. We are looking for individuals who can start immediately.
 
The successful candidate will work on applied science projects relating to urban resilience, urban greening and biodiversity management, ecosystem restoration, and climate-change adaptation planning in the urban, working, and conserved landscapes of the Bay Area and statewide. Primary position responsibilities will include; developing multi-benefit strategies that increase equitable access to ecosystem services in urban and rural landscapes; and advancing landscape-scale conservation planning that promotes resilient riverine, wetland, coastal, and urban ecosystems in the context of climate change and increasing development. The position will require using a variety of analytical tools to understand landscape processes, writing technical reports to convey project findings, and working with external partners. This position will also play a leadership role in managing projects, coordinating teams, and working with partners to achieve successful project outcomes.