- Division of Ecological Restoration
The Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) is excited to announce a call for a new position. DER is a growing organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of rivers, wetlands, and watersheds for the benefit of people and the environment. We are seeking motivated candidates to help DER reach our goals as part of our team. Summaries and links to the full job announcement and instructions are below. Please note that preference is given to candidates that apply within the first two weeks.
Division Finance Manager:
This position will provide supervision, oversight, and guidance for the Division of Ecological Restoration’s (DER’s) fiscal activities within the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), including operational, capital, and grant budgeting and management; procurement; DER’s Priority Project Program; and overall management and supervision of the Division’s fiscal team. The Finance Manager, under the fiscal oversight of the CFO for the DFG, will report to the DER Assistant Director and work in close collaboration with the DER Director, DER Deputy Director, and DER Assistant Director to align DER’s financial activities to support its mission, programs, and activities and to comply with state requirements and Department priorities.
The complexity and interdisciplinary nature of DER’s work requires strong fiscal management, and the Finance Manager will bring this organizational leadership to the Division team. DER staff typically coordinates over 50 active, on-the-ground restoration projects and other activities in partnership with many public and private organizations. With an annual budget of over $10 million, DER executes over 150 engineering, technical, and grant contracts each year involving complex environmental, technical, regulatory, policy, and public safety challenges. The Finance Manager will work in tandem with the DFG Finance Office and oversee the fiscal systems and processes that support this work.