Job Opportunities

The following Job Opportunities are now available with Michigan Conservation Districts: 


Osceola-Lake Conservation District - Program Technician
Barry Conservation District - Administrator
Genesee Conservation District - Engineer - Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative


Osceola-Lake Conservation District - Program Technician
The Osceola-Lake Conservation District is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Conservation Technician. This position will deliver the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) through on-farm technical assistance, using farm specific risk assessments, education and conservation plan development to implement practices, and coordinate local, state, and federal agency resources to help reduce identified environmental risks, and make progress toward MAEAP verification in Osceola, Clare and Lake (east side) Counties. This is a grant funded position with intentions for annual grant renewal.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: 4 pm October 18, 2018.  Send resume, list of references, and letter of interest to: Dixie Ward, District Manager, Osceola-lake Conservation District, 138 W. Upton, Suite #2, Reed City, MI  49677 or via email to dixie.ward@macd.org


Barry Conservation District - Administrator
The Barry Conservation District is currently accepting applications for an Administrator.  The Administrator is responsible for the District’s consistent achievement of its financial goals, as well as providing support for the day-to-day operations of the District.

Job Description

Application Deadline:  Open until filled. Send .pdf versions of a one-page cover letter and one-page resume to sarah.nelson@macd.org. Applicants who do not follow these instructions will not be considered for employment.


Genesee Conservation District – Engineer - Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI)
The Genesee Conservation District is currently accepting applications for the CTAI Engineer position. The work involves the planning, design, and installation of conservation engineering practices to a variety of natural resource management and conventional agricultural resource concerns.  The position will provide engineering services by conducting field investigations, topographic and stakeout surveys, preparing engineering designs and drawings, preparing construction cost estimates, and providing oversight of the installation of engineering structures and practices in several counties. Examples of the types of designs and implementation projects include: agricultural practices such as agrichemical handling facilities, livestock watering facilities, grade stabilization structures, grassed waterways, water and sedimentation control basins and wetland restoration projects. The engineer will work for Genesee Conservation District, under the technical guidance of the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS).

Job Posting

Application Deadline:  Submit a cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on knowledge and skills, along with a resume, and list of references to Angela Warren by email at geneseecd@yahoo.com. This posting will remain open until filled.