Conservancy Careers

Thank you for your interest in working with the
Catalina Island Conservancy.

The Conservancy offers diverse Catalina Island jobs, spanning fields like biology, administration, land management, fundraising, mechanics, and education, among other disciplines.


Our Vision

The Vision of the Catalina Island Conservancy is for a beautifully functioning Island ecosystem for all to enjoy.

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The mission of the Catalina Island Conservancy is to be an exemplary steward of Island resources through a balance of conservation, education, and recreation.

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Our People

The Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. In addition, we complete background checks on all new hire employees.

Current Catalina Island Job Openings

Chief of Programs

The Conservancy seeks a visionary, strategic leader to serve as its firstever Chief Programs Officer and steward the organization’s programmatic vision, goals, and implementation. This role will oversee all program strategy and development and provide executive management of the Conservancy’s conservation, education, and recreation divisions.

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Director of Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources at Catalina Island Conservancy will lead a small team of HR professionals, focusing on HR management across core functions to enhance employee experience and foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Eco Tour Driver

a coastal view of Catalina Island with the Conservancy Eco Tour truck

This position functions as the driver for the Eco Tour Department, performing ecological tours of the interior land owned by the Conservancy.

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Education Operations Coordinator

The Education Operations Coordinator reports to the Director of Education and provides administrative and field operations support for the department, its programs, and activities. This includes management of the physical facility of the Education offices, the education vehicle fleet, and any administrative needs of the Director.

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Facilities Crew Member – Journeyman Mechanic

This position is a journeyman mechanic with advanced skills in auto mechanics, including the ability to rebuild engines

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Guest Services Representative

This position is responsible for greeting and assisting visitors in a manner that creates a positive, memorable experience for each and every person who calls or visits a Catalina Island Conservancy location.

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Senior Major Gifts Officer

Catalina Island Conservancy has partnered with Aspen Leadership Group in the search for a Major Gifts Officer. You may view the position prospectus or submit an application via the links below.

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Trails Technician

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The Trails Technician will play an integral role with the Catalina Island Conservancy’s Trails Program goals by performing trail maintenance, repairs throughout the island, and assist with administrative needs for the department.

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Seasonal Ranger

Seasonal role from June 15th – October 1st. Enforces regulations, protocols and policies on Conservancy properties.

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Plant Program Lead Technician

The Plant Program Lead Technician is a lead worker in providing necessary support and day-to-day implementation of assigned Conservation Department invasive plant programs, projects, activities and/or facilities.

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