The following Job Opportunities are now available with Michigan Conservation Districts:
The Wexford Conservation District is seeking an Outreach Forester to work with the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP). The purpose of the FAP is to provide private landowners with technical assistance regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they are able to make informed decisions and implement sound strategies related to the use and management of their forestlands. The candidate will be housed in Cadillac, Michigan and will include assignments in Wexford and Missaukee counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the Wexford Conservation District Executive Director and the FAP advisory committee.
Application Deadline: 8:00 a.m. on Friday, May 6. Send cover letter, resume and copy of college transcripts and three references by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or postal mail: Wexford Conservation District, Attn: Theresa Williams, 7192 E. 34 Rd. Cadillac, MI 49601.
The Eaton Conservation District is currently seeking a Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician. The MAEAP Technician will be responsible for the delivery of 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.
Application Deadline: Monday, May 2nd. Send cover letter, resume and list of 3 references to: Eaton Conservation District, 551 Courthouse Dr., Ste 3, Charlotte, MI 48813 Attn: Sue Spagnuolo or email email@example.com.
The Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a CTAI Engineer for the Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District. The applicant must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Agricultural Engineering. Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam is desired, but not a requirement. The position will be located in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. The selected individual will handle assignments in a multi-county area. The work will be performed under the approval of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
The engineer will be responsible to work with individuals in the agricultural community to conduct field investigations, prepare engineering designs, and oversee construction on a variety of agricultural practices. These practices may include agrichemical containment facilities, animal trails and walkways, grade stabilization structures, grassed waterways, and sedimentation control basins. The individual will gain substantial hands-on field and design experience. Entry level pay will be $24.00/hour with benefit package available.
Application Deadline: May 6th, 2016. Interested applicants must submit a resume, official transcripts, and a cover letter indicating relevant experience electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding this posting please contact Laura Doud, Engineering Specialist, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development at (517) 284-5626.
The Kent Conservation District is currently seeking a District Manager to carry out Conservation District programs and activities, reporting to the District Board of Directors. View the job posting for full details.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 10. Submit resume, cover letter and three references to email@example.com or by mail to Kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Dr NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525. Questions may be directed to Connie Redding at (616) 942-4111 Ext. 4 or via the email listed.