Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
University of California
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Climate Smart Community Education Specialist 2 – Bakersfield, CA, Job ID 26825

County Location: Kern County

Date Posted: November 9, 2021
Closing Date: December 7, 2021

Position Summary:

The Community Education Specialist 2 (CES 2) serves as the primary technical assistant specialist responsible for assisting farmers and ranchers in California completing quantification methodologies and applications for submission to California's Climate Smart Agriculture incentive programs. Through their supervisor and network the incumbent interfaces closely with scientists conducting research at the University of California to understand Climate Smart Agriculture: soil health, compost management and irrigation and nitrogen fertilizer efficiency management practices. The CES 2 serves as a subject matter expert on proven Climate Smart Agriculture management practices highlighted in California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Office of Environmental Farming Innovations’ Climate Smart Agriculture incentive programs.

The CES 2 will document efforts with application assistance and catalog information and resources provided to clientele. The incumbent's data are used to demonstrate program reach and impact across the state.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

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