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SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION JOBS

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.

TIP OF THE MITT WATERSHED COUNCIL

Policy and Advocacy Specialist

 

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council is seeking a passionate and collaborative policy and advocacy specialist who will support and build our local policy portfolio. The Watershed Council works with local government officials and staff to address and improve local development proposals, master plans, zoning, and other ordinances/initiatives regarding water resource protection and restoration. The policy and advocacy specialist will focus on local policy efforts and support the policy director in state and federal water resources advocacy.

 

Position Description

 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Gail Gruenwald, Executive Director, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, 426 Bay Street, Petoskey, MI 49770. Applications are due January 15, 2021. Start date is July 1, 2021. 

(Posted 11/17/20)

CHIPPEWA LUCE MACKINAC

CONSERVATION DISTRICT

Conservation Planner


The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as a Conservation Planner. The objective of the Conservation Planner is to increase the number of producers seeking technical assistance and program financial assistance through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) & Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), as well as, leading producers towards environmental verification through the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP), and enrollment under the Michigan Qualified Forest Program (QFP). The candidate 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 direction of the CLMCD Executive Director and the NRCS District Conservationist.


Interested applicants should send a professional resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) references to clmcd@macd.org with the subject: Conservation Planner Position, or mail to CLMCD C/O Mike McCarthy, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 for consideration. Applications preferred before January 22nd 2021. Open until filled.

 
A full position description can be found by visiting our website at  https://www.clmcd.org/jobs  (Posted 1/6/2021)

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