The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) is conducting a national search, seeking a dynamic leader and effective manager to be the next Regional Conservation Director. This high-level position is responsible for planning and managing the implementation of the Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP). In 2021, RCTC became the managing agency of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (RCA), which is responsible for one of America’s most ambitious environmental efforts: the Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP). The Regional Conservation Director reports directly to the Deputy Executive Director and is a key member of the Agency’s leadership team which also interfaces with the 23 elected officials on the RCA Board of Directors. The Regional Conservation Team consists of 5 employees, including the Director (RCTC has a total of 81 full-time budgeted staff including the Director), and works in a matrix organizational structure with other RCTC departments. This is a key department head level position that oversees and directs all activities related to regional conservation, including short- and long-term strategy as well as day-to-day administration of the department and support of MSHCP Permittees and RCA Member Agencies.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of broad and progressively responsible administrative and/or management experience in regional conservation, community development, or a closely related field.
The annual salary range for this position is $186,792 to $252,180 and will be DOQ. RCTC offers a competitive benefits program, including CalPERS retirement.
Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a comprehensive résumé and a compelling cover letter via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates at (916) 630-4900.