Employment

SWCD Open Positions:

Part Time Education Specialist – Loudoun SWCD – Application Deadline: February 10, 2017

The Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District (LSWCD) is seeking a part-time Education Specialist to work 18 hours each week. The District office is located in Leesburg, VA. The successful candidate will assist in carrying out the Education objectives of the District. This includes educational outreach for K-12, focusing on environmental and conservation education.

Minimum education and experience requirements include: any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by college level courses in education or an environmental field. Completion of Project WILD, WET, and LEARNING TREE is a plus, as is marketing experience. Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evening, or weekends. Requires a valid driver’s license. Background check required.

Starting salary: $15-$18/hr. depending on education and experience. No benefits are offered with this position. For a complete job description, contact Suzanne Brown, District Operations Manager at suzie.brown@lswcd.org.

Candidates must submit an application packet that includes: 1) completed state application; 2) one page narrative summarizing their experience and 3) cover letter. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed State application. Applications that say “see resume” and incomplete applications will not be considered. State application and narrative form is available at: lswcd.org and must be mailed to: Loudoun SWCD, Attention: Suzanne Brown, District Operations Manager, 30 Catoctin Circle, SE, Suite H; Leesburg, VA 20175. Application packets must be postmarked by Friday, February 10, 2017.

Find required application here and additional job description information here

The Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer. Check back frequently to learn of opportunities within our 47 SWCDs.


Conservation Office Asst – Tidewater SWCD – Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

Tidewater Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Conservation Office Assistant. The qualified candidate will assist with the VA Agricultural Cost Share Program and perform office administrative/bookkeeping duties. Applicant must be able to work independently and have strong computer, math, and financial skills. Agricultural knowledge is a plus. Valid driver’s license and criminal background check required.  A minimum of 32hrs per week is required with maximum of 40hrs Starting salary is $10-$14 per hour with benefits. Job application and description are available at www.tidewaterswcd.org and district office. Application must be received by February 17th at Tidewater SWCD P.O. Box 677, Gloucester, VA 23061.  An Equal Opportunity Employer For More Information call 804-693-3562 Ext. 5


Administrative and Education Specialist – Hanover-Caroline SWCD – Application Deadline: March 3, 2017

Hanover-Caroline Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Administrative and Education Specialist. The qualified candidate will perform office administrative/bookkeeping duties and coordinate K-12 Education Outreach opportunities. Applicants must be able to work independently and have strong computer, math, and financial skills. QuickBooks, public relations, media and K-12 Education experience are a plus. Valid driver’s license and criminal background check required.  A minimum of 40 hours per week is required including occasional night and weekend travel. Starting salary is a Virginia state pay band 3 with benefits and is commensurate with experience. Applications must include a Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment and two letters of recommendation. Resumes are optional. A fillable application form is available at https://www.trs.virginia.gov/Documents/Gm/stateapp.doc. A copy of the full job description can be downloaded at http://www.hanovercounty.gov/Soil-and-Water/3077/. Applications must be received or post-marked by March 3, 2017 to the Hanover-Caroline SWCD, P.O. Box 446, Hanover, VA 23069.  An Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information call 804-537-3014.


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