Job Opportunities

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


Hillsdale Conservation District - MAEAP Technician
Ingham Conservation District - Office Manager
Clinton Conservation District - MAEAP Technician
Grand Traverse Conservation District - MAEAP Technician


Hillsdale Conservation District - MAEAP Technician

The Hillsdale Conservation District is seeking a full-time Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician to assist with the implementation of MAEAP in Hillsdale County.  The MAEAP Technician will provide on-farm technical assistance, education, conservation plan development to implement practices, and coordinate local, state and federal agency resources to help agricultural producers reduce identified environmental risks, and make progress toward MAEAP verification. The Hillsdale Conservation District is a local unit of state government, assisting landowners with the conservation and management of their natural resources. The Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is an innovative, proactive program that helps farms of all sizes and all commodities voluntarily prevent or minimize agricultural pollution risks. This is a grant funded position through the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). 
 
Position Description

Application Deadline:  April 21, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.  To apply send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: Hillsdale Conservation District, 588 Olds St., Bldg. 2, Jonesville, MI 49250, Attn: Jessica Luck, or e-mail to jessica.luck@mi.nacdnet.net 

Ingham Conservation District - Office Manager

The Ingham Conservation District, located in Mason MI, is seeking a part time Office Manager.  The Office Manager is responsible for general office duties, bookkeeping, promotion and execution of special events and assisting the board of directors by preparing agendas, attending meetings, taking and distributing minutes. 

Position Description

Application Deadline: Application materials must be received by April 23, 2014. Please submit a cover letter and résumé via email, mail, or fax to Michelle Beloskur, Executive Director, Ingham Conservation District, 1031 W. Dexter Trail, Mason, Mi 48854, michelle.beloskur@macd.org, Fax: 517-676-4351.

Clinton Conservation District - MAEAP Technician

The Clinton Conservation Districts is seeking a full-time Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician to assist with the implementation of MAEAP in Clinton and Gratiot Counties through on-farm technical assistance, education, conservation plan development to implement practices, and coordinate local, state and federal agency resources to help agricultural producers reduce identified environmental risks, and make progress toward MAEAP verification.  The Clinton Conservation District, located in St. Johns, is a local unit of state government, assisting landowners with the conservation and management of their natural resources. MAEAP is an innovative, proactive program that helps farms of all sizes and all commodities voluntarily prevent or minimize agricultural pollution risks. This is a grant funded position through the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). 

Position Description

Application Deadline:   April 28, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.  Please email cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on knowledge and skills, along with a resume, and list of references to the Clinton Conservation District at  john.switzer@mi.nacdnet.net

Grand Traverse Conservation District - MAEAP Technician

The Grand Traverse Conservation District is seeking a full-time Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician. The MAEAP Technician is responsible for delivering on-farm technical assistance in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Leelanau Counties. This includes conducting farm-specific risk assessments; coordinating local, state, and federal agency resources to help farmers reduce environmental risks; and assisting farmers in making progress toward MAEAP verification. The MAEAP Technician is also responsible for collaborating with Conservation District staff to promote MAEAP and educate diverse audiences on the importance of sustainable agriculture in the Grand Traverse region. 

Position Description

Application Deadline: Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Director of Programs, Wendy Warren at jobs@gtcd.org. Application materials can be found on the Grand Traverse Conservation District website www.natureiscalling.org. Applications must be received no later than 4:00pm EST Friday May 2, 2014.