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March 1, 2024

Job Announcement: 2024 OPC Summer Internship Program

The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring up to four Student Assistants for its 2024 Summer Internship Program (Program). The purpose of the Program is to provide undergraduate college students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with a […]

Categories: Career Opportunities


January 16, 2024

OPC is Hiring a Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Program Manager – Apply by February 2, 2024

We are hiring an Environmental Scientist (Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Program Manager) to help advance strategic priorities related to sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, resilient fishing communities, and thriving fish and wildlife populations in California. The Environmental Scientist will work in […]

Categories: Aquaculture, Career Opportunities, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Strategic Goal 4: Sustainable Blue Economy, Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems


January 10, 2024

OPC is Hiring an Administration and Finance Manager – Apply by January 30, 2024

We are hiring an Administration and Finance Manager to lead OPC’s grants and contracts administration, budgets, fiscal drills and analysis, accounting, and other administrative duties, as needed. Applicants should have experience managing state and organizational budgets, accounting, processing invoices, and […]

Categories: Career Opportunities


August 14, 2023

OPC is Hiring a Water Quality Program Manager – Apply by September 1, 2023

We are hiring an Environmental Scientist (Water Quality Program Manager) to help advance strategic priorities and inform policies related to improving coastal and marine water quality in California. The Environmental Scientist will lead OPC’s efforts related to water quality and […]

Categories: Career Opportunities, Equity and Environmental Justice, Marine Pollution, Ocean Acidification, Plastic Pollution, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Water Quality


July 27, 2023

OPC is Hiring a Marine Protected Areas Program Manager – Apply by August 17, 2023

We are hiring an Environmental Scientist to help advance our strategic priorities related to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The Environmental Scientist will work in our Biodiversity Program and will lead efforts related to MPA management in California, including outreach and […]

Categories: Career Opportunities, Marine Protected Areas, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity


May 11, 2023

OPC is Hiring a Deputy Director – Apply by June 1, 2023

We are hiring a Career Executive Assignment, Level A, to serve as Deputy Director. The Deputy Director will provide executive-level leadership and will lead OPC administrative functions and operations including management of organizational and program budgets; driving and tracking progress […]

Categories: Career Opportunities


March 14, 2023

OPC is Hiring a Senior Biodiversity Program Manager – Apply by April 6, 2023

We are hiring a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) to lead its Biodiversity Program and advance work related to marine protected areas, kelp forest resilience, marine biodiversity conservation, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, and the state’s 30×30 initiative for coastal waters. The […]

Categories: 30x30, Career Opportunities, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity


March 14, 2023

OPC is Hiring Two 30×30 Staff Scientists – Apply by March 22, 2023

The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring two limited term Environmental Scientists (30×30 Staff Scientists) to help advance California’s goal to conserve 30% of coastal waters by 2030 (the “30×30” initiative) and broader strategic priorities related to enhancing coastal […]

Categories: 30x30, Career Opportunities, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity


February 16, 2023

OPC is Hiring a Biodiversity Program Manager – Apply by February 21, 2023

OPC is hiring an Environmental Scientist to help lead its efforts to enhance coastal, marine, and estuarine biodiversity in California.  The Environmental Scientist will advance these strategic priorities, as outlined in the Strategic Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Ocean, […]

Categories: Career Opportunities, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity


December 8, 2022

OPC is Hiring a Coastal Adaptation Program Manager – Apply by December 21, 2022

The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring an Environmental Scientist to help lead its efforts to support local and regional jurisdictions plan and prepare for the impacts of sea-level rise. The Environmental Scientist will advance these strategic priorities, as […]

Categories: Career Opportunities, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity