Job Opportunities

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


Branch Conservation District - CTAI Conservationist
Gladwin Conservation District - Administrator
Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District - Forester

Branch Conservation District - CTAI Conservationist
The Branch Conservation District is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI) Conservationist. This position is grant funded by both the State of Michigan and the United States Department of Agriculture. This position’s work station will be located within the offices of the USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Individuals will handle assignments in a multi-county area. The work will be performed under the guidance of both the NRCS District Conservationist and Branch Conservation District Executive Director. The CTAI Conservationist position will be field based focusing on practice implementation and construction inspection. The position will have responsibility to work with individuals in the agricultural community to implement a variety of agricultural practices that are funded under the Federal Farm Bill. These practices may include, but are not limited to, pest management, nutrient management, prescribed grazing, irrigation water management, and tree/shrub establishment. The position will also work with landowners on risk reduction assessment and implementation for environmental stewardship. 

Job Description

Application Deadline: 4:30 pm, Friday, February 22, 2019.  Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, college transcript and no more than 3-4 references to the Branch Conservation District, 387 N. Willowbrook Rd., Ste. F, Coldwater, MI 49036 or email to kathy.worst@macd.org. Electronic submission is preferred.


Gladwin Conservation District - Administrator
The Gladwin Conservation District is currently seeking a dynamic Administrator to lead the organization. The Gladwin CD is a governmental organization that connects county residents to nature through education and conservation.

Job Posting

Application Deadline:  4:00pm, February 15, 2019.  Submit cover letter, resume and application to Michael Kruchkow, USDA Plaza, 1501 N. State Street, Gladwin, MI 48624.


Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District - Forester
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as an educational Forester in the area of private lands forestry for the Michigan Forestry Assistance Program (FAP). The purpose of the Forestry Assistance Program 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 based in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and will include assignments in all of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the CLMCD Executive Director with yearly goals guided by an advisory board made up of directors and staff from the Conservation District, local, state, and federal partners. Office to field split is approximately 60/40 depending on the time of year.

Position Description

Application Deadline: 4:00pm EST, Monday, February 19, 2019. Interested applicants should send a professional resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) references to clmcd@macd.org with the subject: Forester Position or mail to CLMCD C/O Mike McCarthy, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 for consideration. Position will remain open until filled.