Restoration Ecologist

Do you love the Central Valley? Do you want our communities to have healthy beautiful rivers for generations to come? Are you excited to work with a team of ecologists, farmers, and entrepreneurs who really get stuff done? If you answered yes to all of these questions, River Partners needs your help. Notwithstanding our accomplishments and awards, the single best thing about River Partners is the people. Our staff is committed, creative, collaborative and diverse. We produce amazing results and have a lot of fun along the way.

What We Do:

We give new life to river landscapes that protect communities from damaging floods, support diverse wildlife populations, and connect people to water. We design and deliver large river restoration projects across California, using bulldozers and tractors, tablets and binoculars, all for the benefit of communities and natural resources. As the largest habitat restoration contractor in western North America, we are gearing up to head back to work as community- based, green economic stimulus.

Organizational Summary:

River Partners helps local communities revitalize rivers across the state of California. We are a private, non-profit organization with offices in Chico, Sacramento, Turlock, and San Diego. As a project-focused company, we believe in the power of demonstrating environmental improvement through large-scale river restoration and empowering others through partnership and collaboration.

Position Description:

The Restoration Ecologist works with River Partners’ biology, field implementation, and development teams to identify, develop and execute riparian habitat restoration projects. The position is based out of River Partners’ Turlock office.

The Restoration Ecologist reports directly to the Director of Science. Travel is expected up to 4 days per month.

To apply email your resume, cover letter and 3 references to:, Subject: Ecologist-Turlock Position

Or send an application via mail to: River Partners, Attn: Ecologist-Turlock Position, 580 Vallombrosa Avenue, Chico CA 95926


River Partners


Turlock, CA


Date Posted

September 01, 2020

Job Type

Full Time