Employment

Open Positions:

Conservation Specialist – James River SWCD – Open until filled (reviews will start on 7/19/18)

The Conservation Specialist is a full-time position and provides technical services related to soil and water conservation, within the counties of Prince George and Chesterfield.  This position is under the supervision of the James River Soil & Water Conservation District District Administrator and Board of Directors.  The conservation specialist provides support for the Virginia Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMP) Cost-Share and Tax Credit Program; they assist District, DCR and NRCS personnel with conservation farm and nutrient management planning; assisting with the equipment rental program; and assisting with district tours, exhibits and special projects.  This position is based in the JRSWCD Prince George County Office (6380 Scott Memorial Park). For the complete job description and link to the application visit http://www.jamesriverswcd.org/

Please submit the completed application and a cover letter to bmorring@princegeorgecountyva.gov


Conservation Specialist – Northern Neck SWCD  Open Until July 20, 2018

Shall have a B.S. degree in agriculture/natural resources field or related experience. Certification as a Nutrient Management Planner must be obtained within a reasonable period of time taking into consideration the experience requirements established.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promoting, administrating, and implementing the Virginia Agricultural Cost-Share Program;
  • Identifying soil and water quality concerns within the District;
  • Providing technical assistance to farmers, landowners, homeowners, citizen groups, partner agencies, local government, and non-governmental organizations.

Permanent full-time with maximum 40 hours/week

Salary Range: $30,000 – $60,000 based on qualifications; plus benefits

Complete Job Descriptions and fillable NNSWCD Employment Applications for each position are available at: www.nnswcd.org/employment

Submit cover letter, resume, and relevant NNSWCD Employment Application for each position by no later than 4:30PM on July 20, 2018. Email to: kathy.clarke@nnswcd.org Mail via postal service to: Northern Neck SWCD, Attn: District Managers P.O. Box 220 Warsaw, VA 22572


Non-Point Source Specialist – Northern Neck SWCD – Open until July 20, 2018

Shall have a B.S. degree or related experience in natural resources and/or grant writing. Certification as an E&S Plan Reviewer and/or Stormwater Management Plan Reviewer may be obtained within a reasonable period of time taking into consideration the experience requirements established and program funding availability.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the promotion/processing of nutrient, sediment, and storm water reduction practices on all land in the Northern Neck;
  • Seeking new funding opportunities;
  • Providing administrative support and data management for NNSWCD programs.

Permanent full-time with maximum 40 hours/week

Salary Range: $30,000 – $60,000 based on qualifications; plus benefits

Complete Job Descriptions and fillable NNSWCD Employment Applications for each position are available at: www.nnswcd.org/employment

Submit cover letter, resume, and relevant NNSWCD Employment Application for each position by no later than 4:30PM on July 20, 2018. Email to: kathy.clarke@nnswcd.org. Mail via postal service to: Northern Neck SWCD, Attn: District Managers, P.O. Box 220. Warsaw, VA 22572


Administrative Professional – Tri-County/City SWCD – Position Open Until Filled

Responsible for providing administrative support to District Manager, staff, and Board of Directors and for managing bookkeeping and accounting functions accurately. Duties require thorough knowledge of standard office skills, procedures, equipment, secretarial techniques, business English, spelling, grammar, and mathematics and high proficiency with QuickBooks and all Microsoft Office programs. A positive attitude and strong communication, computer, verbal, and writing skills are required. Requires occasional work outside, and may include standing for long periods of time, walking over uneven terrain, and tolerating varying temperatures and changing weather conditions. Position is full-time with occasional evening and weekend work hours required. Limited overnight travel may be required. Candidates must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license in order to use District vehicle. Salary range is $25,000–$45,000 based on experience in addition to a full benefits package. Visit tccswcd.org for detailed job description and application form. Submit cover letter, resume, and application form electronically to: tricountycity@tccswcd.org. Please note that incomplete application packages will not be reviewed. Open until filled. EOE.


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SWCD staff please submit any employment opportunities to be shared to Kendall.Tyree@vaswcd.org for posting to this forum. Please include a job description, information on who to submit the application to and information on how long the position will be open for submission of applications.