Job Opportunities

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


Blue Water Conservation District - Conservation Technicians (2)
Antrim Conservation District - District Manager
Marquette Conservation District - District Manager
Huron Conservation District - Program Technician
Otsego Conservation District - Outreach Forester
Mecosta Conservation District - MAEAP Water Stewardship Technician
Grand Traverse Conservation District - Education Assistant
Grand Traverse Conservation District - Nature Day Camp Specialist


Blue Water Conservation District - Conservation Technicians (2)
The Blue Water Conservation District is currently accepting applications for TWO positions for Conservation Technicians.  The Conservation Technicians will responsible for assisting USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS), for the purposes of planning, contracting and implementing various agricultural conservation practices aiding in the delivery of USDA Farm Bill Programs available to qualifying agricultural customers within Sanilac County or St. Clair & Macomb Counties. Delivery of these programs to customers will be through multiple phases including: farm site assessments, developing conservation plans, assisting with program signups, contracting and implementation. Two positions are open. One position located in Sandusky servicing Sanilac County & one position located in Kimball, Twp. servicing St. Clair and Macomb Counties. These are grant funded positions for 3 years with intentions for renewal.

Position Description

Application Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2018 Close of Business. Please submit a cover letter (including salary requirements), resume and references to Joe Kautz, District Manager by email joe.kautz@macd.orgPlease contact Joe Kautz with any questions related to the position (email preferred) or by calling (810) 984-3865 x 5. 


Antrim Conservation District - District Manager
The Antrim Conservation District in Bellaire, MI is currently seeking a District Manager.  The District Manager is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Antrim Conservation District.  He/She will be a strategic thinking entrepreneur, a leader, fundraiser, and charismatic facilitator who is able to work with public and private partners to be a lead conservation organization in Antrim County.  Working with the Antrim Conservation District (ACD) Board of Directors, the District Manager evaluates all ACD plans, programs, activities, and procedures with regard to their planned purpose, sustainability, and impact on the organization and community.  

Job Posting

Application Deadline:  Friday, June 28, 2018.  Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to antrimcd.hr@gmail.com. The position will remain open until filled, with first consideration given to applicants received by June 28th, 2018.


Marquette Conservation District - District Manager
The Marquette Conservation District is currently seeking a District Manager.  This position is located in the Marquette County Conservation District Office (USDA Service Center), in Marquette, Michigan. The District Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Marquette County Conservation District including organization and supervision of office operations and staff, coordinating District programs and activities, and providing assistance to the District Board members.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: June 15th at 4pm. Submit a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Randy Gentz at mqtcondist@gmail.com.


Huron Conservation District - Program Technician
The Huron Conservation District and the Michigan Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) are seeking an applicant to serve as Program Technician with the Bad Axe USDA Field Office located in Huron County, Michigan. This position will support Farm Bill program initiatives.  The ideal candidate would be familiar with Huron County agricultural practices and have good computer skills. The candidate should have a good aptitude for customer service, the ability to multi-task. The Program Technician position will provide broad assistance to help ensure program information is available, management plans are developed, assistance with program compliance, support of practice implementation and associated processing, and assist NRCS and District staff with office support as needed. This position is funded by a three-year grant through NRCS and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation with potential for continued funding, depending on available resources. 

Job Position Description
 
Application Deadline: Friday, June 22 at 3:30pm. To apply, provide a cover letter, resume, and three references.  Direct any questions to Huron Conservation District Manager, Jeanette Renn, at 989-269-9540 x3 or jeanette.renn@mi.nacdnet.net. Please drop off or mail your application packet to the Huron Conservation District office, 1460 S. Van Dyke, Bad Axe, MI 48413, or email your application materials to Jeanette Renn.


Otsego Conservation District - Outreach Forester
The Otsego 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 Gaylord, Michigan and will include assignments in Otsego, Crawford and Roscommon counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the Otsego Conservation District Manager and the FAP advisory committee. 


Application Deadline: 4:30 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018. Send an application packet consisting of cover letter, resume, college transcripts and three references to the Otsego Conservation District by Email (be sure to label ALL files with your name) to: posburn@otsegocountymi.gov or Postal Mail: Otsego Conservation District Attn:  Patricia Osburn, 800 Livingston Blvd., Suite 4 A, Gaylord, MI  49735.


Mecosta Conservation District – MAEAP Water Stewardship Technician
The Mecosta Conservation District is seeking a technician to work with the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP). The purpose of MAEAP is to help farms of all sizes and commodities to voluntarily prevent or minimize agricultural pollution risks. The MAEAP Water Stewardship Technician is responsible for delivering on-farm technical assistance in Mecosta and Montcalm Counties. The office location for this position will be in Big Rapids, MI.  

Job Posting

Application Deadline: 4:00 pm, Monday, June 25, 2018. Send cover letter, resume and references by email to charmaine.lucas@macd.org or by mail to Charmaine Lucas, District Administrator, Mecosta Conservation District, 18260 Northland Drive, Big Rapids, MI 49307.


Grand Traverse Conservation District - Education Assistant
The Grand Traverse Conservation District is currently accepting applications for an Education Assistant.  The Education Assistant works with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse Conservation District by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education Director/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental education programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.


Application Deadline:  Applications accepted until filled.  Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Grand Traverse Conservation District Education Director/Camp Director Taryn Carew at tcarew@gtcd.org 


Grand Traverse Conservation District - Nature Day Camp Specialist
The Grand Traverse Conservation District is currently accepting applications for an Education Assistant who will work with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse Conservation District by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education Director/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental education programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.

Job Application

Application Deadline:  Applications accepted until filled.  Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Grand Traverse Conservation District Education Director/Camp Director Taryn Carew at tcarew@gtcd.org