The following Job Opportunities are now available with Michigan Conservation Districts:
The Clare Conservation District seeks a part-time District Manager. The District Manager directs the conservation and environmental programs at the Conservation District with responsibilities for office management, supervision, planning, organizing events and other duties assigned by the board of directors. This is a part time position of 24 to 32 hours per week. The applicant should be people and community service oriented. Must be computer proficient. Quick Books experience preferred.
Application Deadline: December 4. Please submit cover letter and resume to Clare Conservation District, P.O. Box-356, Harrison, Michigan 48625 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Genesee Conservation District seeks a MAEAP Water Stewardship Technician to further the mission of the Genesee Conservation District through the delivery of the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP). The MAEAP Technician is responsible for delivering on-farm technical assistance in Genesee and Oakland Counties in Michigan. 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 District staff to promote MAEAP and educate diverse audiences on the importance of environmental quality.
Application Deadline: Thursday, December 3, 2015. Submit a cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on knowledge and skills, along with a resume, and list of references to the Genesee Conservation District by email to email@example.com or by mail to Angela Warren, 1525 N. Elms Rd., Flint, MI 48532 by Thursday, December 3, 2015.
The Hillsdale Conservation District is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Conservation District Soil Conservation Technician in Hillsdale County, Michigan. The applicant must possess a two-year degree in any of the following areas: Agri-science, Agronomy, Crop and Soil Science, Environmental Science, Horticulture, or Natural Resources. The position will be located in Jonesville, Michigan. The individual will be employed by the Hillsdale Conservation District, working closely with the United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS). The position will handle assignments in Hillsdale County, performed under direction of the Hillsdale CD District Administrator and the technical guidance of the NRCS District Conservationist. Salary range depends on qualifications. A valid Michigan driver’s license is required.
Application Deadline: Monday, November 30, 4:00 pm. Submit a resume, list of references, and a cover letter indicating relevant experience to Alyssa Blonde, District Administrator, Hillsdale Conservation District, 588 Olds St. Bldg. 2, Jonesville, MI 49250. This information can also be faxed to (855) 781-2327 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. An official transcript will be requested at the time of the interview.
The Lenawee Conservation District is seeking a full-time Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) MAEAP Technician. The MAEAP Technician will assist with the implementation of the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (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 grant 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, 2017. The Lenawee Conservation District 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.
Application Deadline: November 30. Please Send Cover Letter, Resume and List of (3) References to: Lenawee County Position, c/o Kathlene Kurowicki, District Manager, Lenawee Conservation District, 1100 Sutton Rd., Adrian MI 49221-9377.
The Oceana Conservation District seeks a full-time Conservation Technician to provide information, perform resource management activities and technical assistance to private landowners in order to implement conservation programs and farming practices funded through the Farm Bill. The position is grant-funded through the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
Deadline: November 30. Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Oceana Conservation District, 1064 Industrial Park Drive, Shelby, MI 49455 or by email to email@example.com.
The Shiawassee Conservation District is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Conservation Specialist for the Shiawassee Conservation District. The applicant must possess a two-year degree in any of the following areas: Agri-science, Agronomy, Crop and Soil Science, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Natural Resources, or related field. The position will handle assignments including field inventories, conservation planning, and other duties deemed relevant to the mission of the Shiawassee Conservation District. The position will be housed at the Shiawassee Conservation District located at the USDA Service Center in Owosso, Michigan.
Application Deadline: November 30th, 4:00 pm. Please submit a resume, list of references, and a cover letter indicating relevant experience to the following address: Melissa Higbee, Executive Director, Shiawassee Conservation District, 1900 S. Morrice, Owosso, MI 48867. This information can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. An official transcript will be requested at the time of the interview.