Job Opportunities

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


Lenawee Conservation District - MAEAP Technician
Monroe Conservation District - WLEB MAEAP Technician
Washtenaw County Conservation District - District Manager


Lenawee Conservation District - MAEAP Technician
The Lenawee Conservation District is seeking a Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician.  The MAEAP Technician will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of MAEAP in Lenawee County 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. This is a full-time position, funded through the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Western Lake Erie Basin Grant funded from January 1, 2013 through September 30, 2018.  This is a full-time position, funded through the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Western Lake Erie Basin Grant funded from January 1, 2013 through September 30, 2018.

Job Posting

Application Deadline:  Monday, July 31. Send cover letter, resume and list of (3) references to: Lenawee County Position Lindsay Garrison, District Manager, Lenawee Conservation District, 1100 Sutton Rd. Adrian MI 49221-9377.



Monroe Conservation District - WLEB MAEAP Technician
The Monroe Conservation District is currently seeking a Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician to assist with the implementation of MAEAP in Monroe County 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. This is a full-time, salaried position, funded through the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Western Lake Erie Basin Grant. Contingent on funding through September 30, 2018.

Job Description

Application Deadline: Monday, July 31. Send cover letter, resume and list of (3) references to: Monroe Conservation District, 1137 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, Michigan  48161.  Or via email to: catherine.acerboni@mi.nacdnet.net


Washtenaw County Conservation District - District Manager
The Washtenaw County Conservation District is seeking a District Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the District. The position of District Manager is primarily administrative with some technical duties.  Some of the responsibilities include: budget preparation; maintenance of records, files and reports; maintain a computerized accounting and bookkeeping system; supervise District staff; supervision of the District’s conservation tree and plant sales program; implementation of an information and publicity program, including a print annual report, monthly e-mail newsletters, preparation of news releases, presentations to groups, displays at fairs and community events, and maintaining a website and Facebook page; reviewing public notices; and providing information to landowners and the general public on soils, conservation practices and natural resources management.  About 90% of the duties are administrative and about 10% technical. The Conservation District is a local unit of state government, assisting landowners with the conservation and management of their natural resources. This is a full-time, salaried position, with the tentative start date of September 18, 2017.  
 
Job Posting

Application Deadline: Position open until filled.  Submit cover letter and resume with three work-related references via e-mail with “District Manager Position” in the subject line to: dennis.rice@mi.nacdnet.net, OR mail to District Manager Position, Washtenaw County Conservation District, 7203 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-9506.