Job Opportunities

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


Delta Conservation District - CTAI Specialist
Berrien County Conservation District - Invasive Species Outreach Educator
Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District - Executive Director

Delta Conservation District - CTAI Specialist
The Delta Conservation District, a local unit of state government is seeking interested applicants to apply for an Michigan Groundwater Stewardship Program (MGSP) conservation technical assistant position.  The applicant must possess a minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in an agriculture related field.  The individual will be employed by the Delta Conservation District and the work station will be co-located with the local office of the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Gladstone, MI.  Individuals will handle assignments in a multi-county area.  The work will be performed under the technical guidance of the NRCS District Conservationist. The CTAI Specialist 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 USDA Farm Bill.  


Application Deadline: February 2, Close of Business.  Please submit a resume, official transcripts, and cover letter indicating relevant experience to the Delta Conservation District at 6822 Hwy. 2, 41 & M35, Gladstone, MI. 49837.  Selected candidates should plan to interview on Monday February 6th the following week.


Berrien County Conservation District -  Invasive Species Outreach Educator
The Berrien Conservation District is currently seeking a part time Invasive Species Outreach Educator.  The Outreach Educator is responsible for the outreach education of invasive species working under the MISGP grant. The SW x SW Corner CISMA Tackles Invasive Species: Education to Eradication Project. This grant has a completion date of April 1, 2018. The focus of this grant is to help build the capacity of the SW x SW Corner CISMA and become more self-sustaining in terms of invasive species management in the area. The SW x SW Corner CISMA Outreach Educator will be in charge of the education of private landowners and public entities on invasive plant species, meeting grant and reporting to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as outlined in the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program Handbook. The primary location will be Berrien County.

Application Deadline:  Position open until filled.  Submit application, resume and cover letter to Nancy Carpenter at nancy.carpenter@macd.org.


The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District is seeking a new Executive Director. Must have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills; be a self starter with ability to work independently and motivate others; be able to multitask, have excellent computer skills, a flexible work schedule, be able to lift 50 pounds and work in the field. Preference given for: bachelor degree; contract management skills; grant writing, natural resource management, agricultural experience, office management, supervisory and/or accounting experience. Criminal background and credit checks mandatory. 


Application Deadline:  January 20, 2017, 4:30pm EST. Send resume to clmcd@macd.org with subject: "Executive Director Position" or mail to: CLMCD c/o Kristina Denison, 2847 Ashmun Street Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783.