The following Job Opportunities are now available with Michigan Conservation Districts:
The Branch Conservation District is accepting applications for a Farm Bill Biologist position to provide technical assistance to agriculture producers and landowners in Branch County and the upper St. Joseph River Watershed and headwaters. The Farm Bill Biologist position will provide program outreach, technical assistance and landowner recruitment for a wide variety of USDA Farm Bill programs with emphasis on the Pheasant Restoration Initiative. Additional emphasis will support restoration and enhancement of priority wildlife habitat. This position will be an employee of, and supervised by, the Branch Conservation District with daily instruction and leadership provided by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), State and local partners. This grant is administered by the Michigan Department of Agriculture, with support from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
Application Deadline: May 28th, 2015. Submit cover letter, resume, college transcripts and references to the Branch Conservation District, 387 N. Willowbrook Rd., Ste. F, Coldwater, MI 49036 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Allegan Conservation District is seeking interested applicants for the Invasive Plant Treatment Team Crew Member positions. The crew member position will work with the WMCISMA Coordinator under the direction of the Crew Leader and Coordinator to implement invasive species control at sites located throughout Ottawa, Kent, Allegan, Newaygo, Oceana, Muskegon, Montcalm and Mecosta Counties. Primary work for these two available positions based in Allegan will be performed in Allegan and Ottawa Counties. The individuals will work with WMCISMA partners, coordinators and volunteers to carry out invasive species management. This is a variably part time, temporary position.
Application Deadline: 4:00 pm - Friday, June 5, 2015. Send resume, references, and cover letter to email@example.com. Put “Crew Member” in the subject line. Call (269) 673-6940, ext. 101 with any questions about the position.
The Sanilac Conservation District is accepting applications for a Farm Bill Biologist position to provide technical assistance to agriculture producers and landowners in Lapeer and Sanilac Counties. The Farm Bill Biologist position will provide program outreach, technical assistance and landowner recruitment for a wide variety of USDA Farm Bill programs with emphasis on the Pheasant Restoration Initiative. This position will be an employee of, and supervised by, the Sanilac Conservation District with daily interaction and leadership provided by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), State of MI and local partners. This is a grant funded position provided to the Sanilac Conservation District from the State of Michigan.
Application Deadline: Friday, June 12, by close of business. Submit cover letter, resume, and references to Joe Kautz, District Manager by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If needed you may mail the documents to the Sanilac CD 50 E. Miller Rd. Sandusky, MI 48471. Please contact Joe Kautz with any questions related to the position (e-mail preferred) or by calling (810) 648-2998 x5.
The Barry Conservation District is seeking an assistant administrator for its office in Hastings. The position is 20 hours a week. The job requires that the assistant administrator work every day Monday through Friday, but the hours are flexible. Primary responsibilities include data entry, preparing reports and financial data, and general office support.
Application Deadline: Currently accepting applications - open until filled. Send a one page cover letter and resume in .pdf form to email@example.com. Cover letter should explain why the applicant would like to work in conservation and highlight why he or she is a good fit for the position.
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Forester in the area of private lands forestry. The applicant must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from an SAF-accredited university and enjoy working with the public. Experience in forest plan writing, grant writing, and USDA Farm Bill programs preferred.
The purpose of the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) is to provide private landowners with technical assistance regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they may make informed decisions about the use and management of their forestlands. The candidate will be housed in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and will include assignments in Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the CLMCD Administrator and the District advisory board made up of directors and staff from the Conservation District Board, local, state and federal partners. This is a one year (renewed annually) grant funded position, wage will be commensurate with candidate's experience and education. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check. Use of a personal vehicle may be required (mileage reimbursement provided).
Application Deadline: Currently accepting applications - open until filled. Send resume, cover letter, and references to CLMCD, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.