This page is for job postings from conservation organizations that are commenserate with the SWCS mission. Examples are postings for Conservation District positions. State and Federal postings may also be included, if appropriate. Postings are only done by the site administrator.
Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition
TO APPLY: Interested and qualified candidates please submit a cover letter and resume to: HOWcoalitionsearch@gmail.com. Please put only YOUR NAME in the subject line. (Posted 2/16/19)
Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as an Engineer for the Conservation Technical Assistance Initiative (CTAI). The engineer will work with individuals in the agricultural community to provide engineering services by conducting field investigations, topographic and stakeout surveys, prepare engineering designs and drawings, prepare construction cost estimates, and provide oversight of the installation of engineering structures and practices. These practices may include: livestock waste storage facilities, trails and walkways, livestock watering facilities, grade stabilization structures, grassed waterways, and wetland restoration practices. The individual will be expected to perform tasks independently with little supervision or assistance in a timely fashion. Field work will be expected to be completed in a variety of conditions including rain, snow, and heat. The position will be based in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and will include assignments in all of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties. Duties will be performed under the supervision of the CLMCD Executive Director with job assignments/technical assistance from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Office to field split is approximately 70/30 depending on the time of year.
Interested applicants should send a professional resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) references to email@example.com with the subject: Engineer Position or mail to CLMCD C/O Mike McCarthy, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 for consideration. Applications requested by 4:00 pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Posted 2/27/10)
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