The following job opportunities are now available with Michigan Conservation Districts: 

Gladwin Conservation District – District Program Assistant

The Gladwin Conservation District (GCD) is seeking a District Program Assistant (DPA). The District Program Assistant position is a part-time, at-will position subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The DPA provides support to the Gladwin County Soil and Water Conservation District (“District”) staff, including: answering and directing phone calls; processing bulk mailings; researching products and services; reserving meeting facilities; copying; filing; taking meeting minutes; and providing word processing support on various publications and materials.

The DPA must have strong office management skills; bookkeeping skills; the ability to work independently and as a part of a team; and be able to communicate effectively with District Staff and project partners. The DPA represents the District in the community and is expected to provide superior customer service and behave in a professional manner at all times.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: 4:30 pm, April 5, 2020

All application materials must be received by April 5, 2020 by 4:30 pm. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications may be submitted online at, or submit a GCD Job Application form, a cover letter, a resume, and three professional references. Send electronic submissions to, or mail your materials to:

Tristan Hewitt
Gladwin County CD
1501 North State Street
Gladwin, MI 48624

Schoolcraft County Conservation District – District Manager

The Schoolcraft County Conservation District, located in Manistique, MI is currently  seeking qualified candidates for the position of District Manager. The District Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Schoolcraft County Conservation District including organization and supervision of office operations and staff, coordinating District programs and activities, performing field work associated with grants, fee-for-services activities, workshops, etc. and providing assistance to the District Board members.

Position Posting

Application Deadline: March 12, 2020, or until the position is filled.  

Interested applicants are to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to the Schoolcraft County Conservation District via email: