Now Hiring: Sustainable Agriculture Lead

Description: The Sustainable Agriculture Lead position is responsible for supporting the development of IERCD’s Sustainable Agriculture Programs including identifying opportunities to support farmers with implementing conservation practices, supporting the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation project, expanding community garden partnerships, and developing partnerships with other agricultural organizations in the region. 


  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with sustainable agriculture, conservation of soil and water, and community engagement around these topics 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with Conservation Programs Manager and other IERCD staff to develop and lead new agricultural programs administered by the IERCD 

  • Experience and knowledge in accessing funding sources including contributing to grant research and development. 

  • Capacity to manage complex grants involving multiple timelines, deliverables, and subcontractors 

  • Ability to develop durable relationships with a variety of stakeholders including private landowners, nonprofit organizations, universities, and local, state, and federal agencies 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Be in possession of a current California Driver’s License and auto insurance, as well as reliable transportation 

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