Heal the Bay Staff group shot outside of our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Photo: Heal the Bay
Working at Heal the Bay is challenging and rewarding, making a difference in California's coastal water quality.
Offers of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory verification of applicant information including a background check. Potential hires must complete and sign a release authorizing Heal the Bay to complete this step.
Heal the Bay is an equal opportunity employer and actively recruits to promote diversity in our workforce.
Heal the Bay is looking for a leader who is passionate about water
quality, watershed health and ocean health, and who is committed to
proactively improving Southern California’s environment. The Science and
Policy Director will be responsible for leading a team of scientists
and policy advocates to achieve the organization’s strategic goals.
The Science and Policy Director will provide strategic direction to
department staff on research, policy and regulatory analysis and
legislative campaigns. They will represent Heal the Bay at public
meetings and in stakeholder groups, advocating for strong water quality
and ocean health-related policies and regulations. Must be motivated,
articulate, organized and a strong problem solver. Candidate must be
able to apply technical expertise to solving environmental problems
within the Santa Monica Bay watersheds and Los Angeles' local coastal
waters. A strong water quality, water supply and regulatory background
with experience in the policy arena is preferred. A large focus of this
position will be advocating for science-based integrated water
management approaches to improving water quality. Coastal and
ocean-related policy experience is also a plus. Must have over five
years of managerial experience. Heal the Bay offers a casual work
environment and collegial atmosphere.