Job Opportunities

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


Ottawa Conservation District - Project Coordinator
Kent Conservation District - CTAI Engineer
Presque Isle Conservation District - Manager


Ottawa Conservation District - Project Coordinator

The Ottawa Conservation District is currently seeking applicants for a part time Project Coordinator.  The Project Coordinator will coordinate programs including educational outreach, the Critical Dunes Program and assisting landowners with technical assistance on forestry, wildlife, water quality, urban conservation and related topics. 

Job Description

Application Deadline:  5:00pm, May 31, 2017.  Send resume, cover letter and references as one pdf document titled Lastname_ProjectCoordinator_Application to ottawacd@macd.org.  Contact Megan Boos at 616-842-5852, ext. 5 with any questions.  


Kent Conservation District - CTAI Engineer
The Kent Conservation District is currently seeking applicants for a Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI) Engineer.  This position serves as a member of a team of conservation professionals at the Kent Conservation District, a natural resource management special purpose district located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The position involves multi-faceted duties that require work in the office and the field; a high level of motivation, versatility, independence, and collaboration; and establishment and maintenance of partnerships with a wide range of landowners and conservation professionals to implement natural resource management practices on private and public property. Duties include providing engineering support to several Counties. Examples of the types of work and projects coordinated by this position include providing engineering services to assist landowners with implementation of natural resource management practices detailed in District conservation plans and technical assistance documents; designing and implementing conservation projects; designing agricultural practices such as agrichemical containment facilities, livestock watering facilities, grade stabilization structures, grassed waterways, sedimentation control basins and wetland restoration projects. The individual will gain substantial hands-on field and design experience.

Job Description

Application Deadline:  This position will remain open until filled.  Submit a resume and a letter of interest outlining your job skills and qualifications for this position to jessie.schulte@macd.org with the subject line CTAI Engineer. 


Presque Isle Conservation District - Manager
The Presque Isle Conservation District is currently seeking applicants for a District Manager.  The District Manager provides administrative and program assistance to policies, events, training, field days, and presentations of the Presque Isle Conservation District. This position is under the direct supervision of the Board.  Essential duties include maintaining district accounts according to Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development guidelines, setting annual budgets, giving public presentations, meetings, grant-writing, grant administrating, supervising staff and assisting with financial audits. 

Job Description

Application Deadline:  June 1, 2017.  Please submit a resume and cover letter, with 3 references, of why you are interested in this position to: abbylynnjohnson85@gmail.com