Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District

The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its boundaries are the same as those of Fairfax County, home to nearly one million people. Founded in 1945 by citizens concerned about conserving natural resources, NVSWCD is now one of 47 conservation districts in Virginia and approximately 3,000 nationwide.

The agency is governed by a five-member Board of Directors who employ seven staff to carry out the organization's technical and educational programs. The agency's goal is to promote clean streams and protected natural resources. We achieve this through effective leadership, technical assistance and outreach programs in collaboration with government, industry, and the public.

NVSWCD is not a regulatory agency. Instead, the agency provides conservation information, technical services, educational programs and volunteer opportunities to residents on many aspects of water quality, nonpoint source pollution and stream health. We also connect residents with environmental initiatives and opportunities through our Watershed Calendar and other online list serves and our seasonal newsletter, Conservation Currents.

Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District Fairfax, VA, USA
Jul 31, 2020
Internship- Paid
Fall 2020 Environmental Outreach Internship This fall internship position will support the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District’s outreach and engagement programs. Through these efforts, we reach thousands of people and have a deep impact on the Fairfax County community. NVSWCD’s interns work in a professional setting and acquire practical experience in data collection and management, as well as the development of programmatic guidance, execution of education and engagement programs, and informational or promotional materials for various audiences. For more information, please view the   Fall 2020 Environmental Outreach Intern Position Description . Interested applicants should email their resume accompanied by a cover letter and contact information for two references to   conservationdistrict@fairfaxcounty.gov   by Friday, August 14, 2020. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !
Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District Fairfax, VA, USA
Jul 31, 2020
Full time
The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District (NVSWCD) seeks an enthusiastic and organized team player to fill our vacant Urban Conservation Specialist II position to administer Conservation Assistance Programs and provide technical assistance to property owners for the implementation of green stormwater infrastructure and energy efficiency practices.  For more information, please view the  Urban Conservation Specialist II Position Description . Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and three references to Laura Grape, Executive Director with NVSWCD at  laura.grape@fairfaxcounty.gov  by 5:00 PM, Sunday, August 9, 2020. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !