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Harbor District Executive Director

Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District is seeking an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
  • Compensation: $100,000 - 130,000 (depending on qualifications)
  • Please submit a letter of interst and resume to:

Richard Marks, Board President

  • Deadline for submittal is October 20, 2017, but we encourage earlier submittal.
  • See the Job Description and Qualifications in the link below.
Harbor Distirct Executive Director Job Description

Commerce, Recreation and Conservation

Humboldt County's tidelands, bays, and estuaries have unique and diverse management needs. The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District was created in 1973 to address these needs. The District oversees planned development of the harbors and ports within its boundaries, as well as protection of the natural resources located here. It is a countywide agency with permit jurisdiction over all tide, submerged and other lands granted to the District, including all of Humboldt Bay. For more info please visit our District overview page.

Shelter Cove Boat Launch

Operations: The Harbor District maintains and operates the public boat launching facility at Shelter Cove. The District’s tractor boat launch service typically operates 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. until the last boat is back in (tractor maintenance can sometimes delay or limit service). Launching service is on a first come first serve basis and the charter boats get priority launching. Please check-in with Harbor District staff for service upon arrival or call (707) 273-2672 for more information.
The District currently operates two tractors and is looking to purchase a third tractor to reduce delays due to tractor maintenance. The District is always looking for qualified staff at this location, please call (707) 443-0801 for further details.

Click here for rates and more information about current and future District operations at this location and other Shelter Cover amenities and services.

Coast Seafoods Company Permit Final Environmental Impact Report 2016/2017

The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, as lead agency, has prepared the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Coast Seafoods Company Humboldt Bay Shellfish Aquaculture Permit Renewal and Expansion Project. Please go here to learn more.