Job Opportunities

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



Ottawa Conservation District - Communications Administrator
Osceola-Lake Conservation District - Assistant District Manager
Alger Conservation District - Administrative and Field Technician Assistant
Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District - CTAI Engineer

Ottawa Conservation District - Communications Administrator
The Ottawa Conservation District is currently seeking a part time Communications Administrator.  This position furthers the mission of the Ottawa Conservation District by engaging the public through strategic promotion of all District programs. The Communications Administrator is responsible for collaborating with the Executive Director and Conservation District staff to raise awareness of the District and educate diverse audiences on the importance of resources conservation in the Ottawa County region.

Job Description

Application Deadline: December 31st at 5:00pm. Send cover letter, resume, and references as a single PDF to megan.boos@macd.org with “Communications Specialist” in the subject line.


Osceola-Lake Conservation District - Assistant District Manager
Osceola-Lake Conservation District is seeking a part time (20 hours/week) Assistant District Manager to assist in organizing and coordinating all Osceola-Lake Conservation District business.  Position requires recordkeeping, bookkeeping and public communication skills.  Duties include attending Board and committee meetings, writing grants, planning and promoting the household hazardous waste program, organizing tire and electronic recycling events, maintaining the district website and coordinating the annual tree sales.  Must be a self-starter and able to work independently.  Experience or familiarity with agriculture/natural resources is desired.  Candidate must pass a background check.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  Application materials (resume, letter of interest and references) may be sent to dixie.ward@macd.org.


Alger Conservation District - Administrative and Field Technician Assistant
The Alger Conservation District is seeking a qualified person to fill an administrative assistant/field tech position beginning January 1, 2019. Position is based in Munising but may encompass cooperative work in adjacent counties. Position is part time, 20-30 hours per week, with the possibility of increased hours dependent on additional funding.

Job Description

Application Deadline:  3:00 pm, Friday, December 7, 2018.  Send cover letter, resume including academic and field background, and list of three references by mail or e-mail to the attention of: Teri Grout, Executive Director; Alger Conservation District. 101 Court Street, Munising, MI 49862. Email: teri.grout@macd.org.


Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District - CTAI Engineer
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as an Engineer for the Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI). The engineer will work with individuals in the agricultural community to provide engineering services by conducting field investigations, topographic and stakeout surveys, prepare engineering designs and drawings, prepare construction cost estimates, and provide oversight of the installation of engineering structures and practices. These practices may include: livestock waste storage facilities, animal trails and walkways, livestock watering facilities, grade stabilization structures, grassed waterways, and wetland restoration practices. The individual will be expected to perform tasks independently with little supervision or assistance in a timely fashion. Field work will be expected to be completed in a variety of conditions including rain, snow, and heat. The position will be based in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and will include assignments in all of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties. Duties will be performed under the supervision of the CLMCD Executive Director with job assignments/technical assistance from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Office to field split is approximately 70/30 depending on the time of year.

Job Description

Application Deadline: Applications preferred by 4:00 pm EST on Friday December 7th. Interested applicants should send a professional resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) references to clmcd@macd.org with the subject: Engineer Position or mail to CLMCD C/O Mike McCarthy, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 for consideration.