Job Opportunities

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


Clinton Conservation District - Executive Director
Jackson Conservation District - CTAI Engineer


Clinton Conservation District - Executive Director
The Clinton Conservation District is seeking a new Executive Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of the District.  Ideal candidates must have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team setting.  A college degree in agriculture or natural resources is strongly preferred.  However, extensive experience in a similar position, a position with business management, or non-profit administration experience will be considered. Other highly desired skills include project management, grant writing, natural resource management, agricultural experience, office management/supervisory experience, and some accounting experience.  All applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a federal background check.  

Job Posting

Application Deadline:  5:00pm, EDT, Friday, April 7, 2017.  Send cover letter and resume including three references to info@clintonconservation.org or mail to Clinton Conservation District, 2343 North US-27, St. Johns, MI 48879.  


Jackson Conservation District - MAEAP CTAI Engineer
The Jackson Conservation District and the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a CTAI Engineer in the Jackson Conservation District. The applicant must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Agricultural Engineering.  Experience in AutoCAD, surveying, and/or construction is desired, but not a requirement.  Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam is also desired.  The position will be located in Jackson, Michigan.  The selected individual will handle assignments in a multi-county area.  The work will be performed under the approval of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. 

Job Posting

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2017.   Interested applicants must electronically submit a resume, official transcripts, and a cover letter indicating relevant experience to DoudL@michigan.gov.  For questions regarding this posting please contact Laura Doud, Engineering Specialist, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development at (517)898-4041.