Job Opportunities

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

Monroe Conservation District - MAEAP Technician
Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District - Forester
Mason-Lake Conservation District - MAEAP Technician
Wexford Conservation District - District Manager
Van Buren Conservation District - Recycling Program Coordinator

Monroe Conservation District – Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician
Monroe Conservation District is seeking an applicant for fill a full time MAEAP technician to service Monroe County. To assist with the implementation of MAEAP 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.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: March 9, 2018.  Submit resume, cover letter and three references to Catherine Acerboni at

Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District - Conservation Technician - Forester
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a 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.

Application Deadline: Applications preferred by 4:00 pm EST on March 9 2018. Interested applicants should send a professional resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) references to with the subject: Forester Position or mail to CLMCD C/O Mike McCarthy, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 for consideration. Post will remain open until filled.

Mason-Lake Conservation District is hiring a Technician to carry out the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP). The MAEAP Technician is responsible for delivering on-farm technical assistance in Mason, Manistee and the west half of Lake Counties. Technical assistance 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, which recognizes farms as good environmental stewards. The MAEAP Technician is also responsible for collaborating with Conservation District staff to promote MAEAP and educate diverse audiences on the importance of sustainable agriculture in counties of coverage.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  Please email a cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on knowledge and skills, along with a resume, transcripts, and list of three references to Dani McGarry at the Mason-Lake Conservation District at Any questions pertaining to the position may also be directed to Dani McGarry via email or by calling (231) 757-3707 ext 102.

Wexford Conservation District – District Manager
The Wexford Conservation District is seeking in individual with experience in managing people and programs and who has a passion for working with people to assist them in being stewards of their agricultural and natural resources.  The ideal candidate will have education and/or experience in leading an organization, grant writing, basic accounting, a background in agriculture or natural resources, and outstanding written and oral communication skills.  For more information visit the District’s website at

Job Posting 

Application Deadline: Applications are due by March 11. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to with the subject: District Manager Position.  Or, apply by mail to: Wexford Conservation District, 7192 E. 34 Rd, Cadillac, MI  49601.

The Van Buren Conservation District (VBCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Recycling Program Coordinator (RPC) for Van Buren County in Michigan. This will be a part to full-time position with work hours from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM M-F. Some nights and weekends will be required based on when events and meetings are scheduled. The office location of this position is with the VBCD team at 1035 E. Michigan Ave. Paw Paw, Michigan.

The Recycling Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the current Van Buren County Resource Recovery contract. The RPC will be responsible for helping with the resource recovery program development and implementation of programs including: recycling, household chemical/hazardous waste disposal, electronic and tire collections, recycling education and public relations, community clean up events, and coordinating activities with related agencies, local governments, schools, businesses, and organizations. The RPC will provide technical assistance for the development of waste reduction programs implemented by local governments, businesses, and school districts within Van Buren County. The RPC will collect and maintain educational reference materials for local resources, help promote the statewide Recycle Michigan campaign and plan, organize, and conduct recycling collection events for Van Buren County residents.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: Friday, March 16 by 5:00pm.  Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter indicating relevant experience to email address