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Position: Business Manager

Location: Modoc Resource Conservation District

Salary: $20 – $28 per hour (DOE) with potential increase after six months

The Modoc Resource Conservation District invites applications for the position of Part-Time Business Manager. This role offers a unique opportunity to join a passionate team dedicated to conservation efforts in our community. The successful candidate will be instrumental in managing financial operations, administrative tasks, and contributing to the District’s overall success.


  1. Financial Management:
    • Manage budgeting, accounting, and financial reporting processes.
    • Monitor expenses, prepare financial statements, and ensure compliance with financial regulations.
    • Oversee payroll processing and vendor payments.
  2. Administrative Support:
    • Coordinate office activities and administrative functions.
    • Manage correspondence, documentation, and record-keeping systems.
    • Assist in organizing meetings, workshops, and events.
  3. Human Resources:
    • Support recruitment processes, including posting job openings and scheduling interviews.
    • Assist with employee onboarding and maintaining personnel records.
    • Ensure compliance with HR policies and procedures.
  4. Grant Management:
    • Research funding opportunities and assist in grant application processes.
    • Monitor grant requirements and prepare reports as necessary.
  5. Communication and Collaboration:
    • Liaise with staff, board members, and external stakeholders.
    • Facilitate effective communication within the organization.
    • Collaborate with team members on various projects and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred.
  • Proven experience in financial management, accounting, or related roles.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks).
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience in grant management and/or nonprofit organizations is a plus.
  • Commitment to conservation principles and environmental stewardship.

This part-time position offers a flexible schedule and the opportunity to work within a supportive and positive environment. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for conservation and possess the requisite skills and qualifications, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join us in making a difference in the Modoc community and beyond.

Application Information:

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and three or more references to Elyse Blaker, Executive Director: . Applications will be accepted through monday May 15th, 2024. Candidates reflecting the social diversity of California are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Minimum Hourly Wage: 20
Maximum Hourly Wage: 28