Job Opening: Watershed Specialist, Macon County Soil and Water Conservation District
About the Organization:
The Macon County Soil and Water Conservation District was formed in 1943, with the mission to work with private landowners and other organizations to help prevent and control soil erosion, improve the water quality of local rivers, lakes, and streams, and to restore and enhance native wildlife habitat.
The District is operated by an elected 5-member Board of Directors.
About the Position:
The Watershed Specialist is full-time position (40 hours) weekly. This position functions as a vital part of our team providing the lead to the organization’s ongoing watershed planning and coordination activities. Initiative is a must, enthusiasm and a positive attitude are encouraged.
The Watershed Specialist’s primary responsibility is to coordinate the Lake Decatur Watershed Program, a multi-faceted program designed to increase conservation adoption in the watershed through the implementation of on-the-ground best management practices and effective education and outreach to all stakeholders on the importance of soil conservation and water quality.
The watershed specialist will implement the tasks and objectives of watershed related activities and grants awarded to the Conservation District as laid out in the terms of each specific grant. In addition, this position will be responsible for:
Knowledge and Skills Preferred:
Work is performed both in an office environment and in the field. Field work may include traversing uneven terrain in all weather conditions in ag fields and construction sites.
Application Process: Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the Macon County Soil and Water Conservation District via email to Angela at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MCSWCD offers a competitive salary and benefits and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.