Full-time Conservation Specialist

The Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a full-time Conservation Specialist position. Applicant must be able to communicate effectively and possess strong computer application skills, preferably including GIS and with preferred agricultural experience/ background. Strong technical/grant writing abilities also preferred. This position will largely provide technical assistance to farmers and assist with the administration of the Virginia Agricultural Best Management Practice Cost-Share program, including but not limited to data entry, GIS mapping, conservation planning and performing annual spot checks. Valid VA driver’s license required. Minimum requirements:  B.S. degree in agricultural, environmental or related studies or demonstrated combination of education and experience showing the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform job duties. Starting salary based on qualifications/experience ranging from $35,000 – $37,000 plus excellent benefit package. Six-month probationary period.  Forward completed VA State application, resume, and cover letter to Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District, 22545 Center Parkway, Accomac, VA 23301 by Friday, December 14, 2018.  For more information contact Carmie Savage at (757) 787-0918, ext. 4431 or by email at carmie.savage@esswcd.org





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