Job Opportunities

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


Wexford Conservation District - Outreach Forester

The Wexford 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 Cadillac, Michigan and will include assignments in Wexford and Missaukee counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the Wexford Conservation District Executive Director and the FAP advisory committee.  

Position Description

Application Deadline:   8:00 AM, Friday, January 23rd.  Send cover letter, resume, copy of college transcripts, and three references.  See the position description for further details on application package.

Oceana Conservation District - Forestry Assistance Program Forester

The Oceana Conservation District is seeking a Forestry Assistance Program Forester.  The Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) provides landowners with technical information on forestry, wildlife habitat and related natural resource concerns, so that they may make informed decisions about the use and management of their forestlands.  The Oceana Conservation District will be the employer of record, with primary office space located at the Oceana Conservation District/USDA Service Center in Shelby MI. This is primarily a field position, with the forester's time and duties allocated between Oceana, Newaygo and Muskegon Counties.  This is a grant funded position renewed annually and requires a minimum of a B.S. in Forestry. 

Position Description

Application Deadline:  January 30, 2015.  To apply send a cover letter, resume and three references to the Oceana Conservation District, 1064 Industrial Park Drive, Shelby, MI 49455, or via email to