The following Job Opportunities are now available with Michigan Conservation Districts:
Berrien County Conservation District - SW x SW Corner Cooperative Invasive Species Outreach Educator
The SW x SW Corner CISMA Outreach Educator is responsible for the outreach education of the MISGP grant, Project Number IS15-1013, “The SW x SW Corner CISMA Tackles Invasive Species: Education to Eradication Project”. This grant is a two-year grant with 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 the deliverables spelled out in this grant, and reporting to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as outlined in the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program Handbook.Application
Application Deadline: Submit application, resume and cover letter by Friday, December 9th, 12:00 PM EST to Nancy Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Saginaw Conservation District is currently seeking applicants for the Administrator position. The Administrator is responsible for managing programs, grants and activities of the District, within the priorities and policies set forth by the District Board of Directors. Duties include, but are not limited to financial, program and grant management, grant writing, public and government relations and providing assistance to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff tasks as needed.
Application Deadline: Friday, December 9th, 5:00 PM EST. Submit cover letter addressing the duties listed in this position description along with your resume, transcripts and 3 references (phone number and email) to the Saginaw Conservation District, Administrator Position, 178 North Graham Road, Saginaw, MI 48609. Or, email application package to email@example.com with Administrator Position in the subject line.
The Missaukee Conservation District is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for a part time, 24 hours per week position. The Administrative Assistant will provide clerical and program support for administrative and technical staff, and be responsible for marketing. This position will support the organization’s communications, marketing and fundraising initiatives, general office activities, and direct and participate in the creation and dissemination of written and electronic communications including website/social media updates. Must also be available for occasional evening meetings, trainings and weekend events.
Application Deadline: December 30, 4:00 PM EST. Send cover letter and resume to Sherry L. Blaszak, Manager, Missaukee Conservation District, 6180 W. Sanborn Road, Suite 3, Lake City, MI 49651 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kent Conservation District - MAEAP Technician
The Kent Conservation District is currently seeking candidates for the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician position. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering on-farm technical assistance in Kent County, MI. This 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. 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 the Kent County region.
Application Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017, or until position is filled. Submit a cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on knowledge and skills, along with a resume, and list of references to Jessie Schulte, District Administrator Kent County Conservation District. E-mail: email@example.com or mail to 3260 Eagle Park Dr. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525. If you have questions, please call (616)-942-4111 Ext 100.
The SW x SW Corner CISMA Outreach Educator is responsible for the outreach education of the MISGP grant, Project Number IS15-1013, The SW x SW Corner CISMA Tackles Invasive Species: Education to Eradication Project. This grant is a two-year grant with 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 the deliverables spelled out in this grant, and reporting to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as outlined in the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program Handbook.
Application Deadline: Monday, December 19th, 4:00pm or until position is filled. Submit application, resume and cover letter to Korie Blyveis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Antrim Conservation District - District Manager
The Antrim Conservation District is currently seeking candidates for the position of District Manager. The District Manager is responsible for the consistent achievement of ACD’s mission, strategies, policies, programs, business operations and financial objectives as well as its contribution to conservation locally and in the region. He/She will be a strategic thinking entrepreneur, a leader, fundraiser, and charismatic facilitator who is able to work with public and private partners to be a lead conservation organization in Antrim County. Working with the ACD’s Board of Directors, the District Manager evaluates all ACD plans, programs, activities, and procedures with regard to their planned purpose, sustainability, and impact on the organization and community.
Application Deadline: Applications received by December 23rd will be given first priority. Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com