Employment

Conservation Technician I

The Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District, located in Charlottesville, VA is hiring a Conservation Technician I to join our Team!  The job would include working in the Counties of Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna, Nelson, and also within the City of Charlottesville, VA. Applicants will need to submit a completed Application, Resume, a Cover Letter, and at least 3 current references and their current contact information to Anne Coates at anne.coates@tjswcd.org

A copy of the Job Description and Application is posted online at https://www.tjswcd.org/job-posting-conservation-technician/

Priority will be given to applications received no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on October 3rd, 2018.  Position is open until filled.


Conservation Education Specialist

Robert E. Lee Soil and Water Conservation District (RELSWCD) is accepting applications for a full-time Conservation Education Specialist.   Primary duties of the position include coordination and promotion of the development of conservation education projects and activities by school and community groups and maintaining a strong public relations effort for the District.  The position does require occasional evenings and weekend travel.  Applicant must possess the ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and work independently.  Computer application skills and grant writing abilities are required.  Valid driver’s license and criminal background check required.  Applicant should be a graduate from an accredited four year college with a degree in education, agriculture, natural resources or related field and/or equivalent experience.  Salary based on qualifications/experience.  VA State application form and full job description is available at www.releeconservation.com.  Send cover letter and application to Robert E. Lee SWCD, 7631-A Richmond Hwy., Appomattox, VA 24522.  Applications must be received or post-marked by October 15, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed State application.  RELSWCD is an equal opportunity employer.


Conservation Office Assistant

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 is available at www.tidewaterswcd.org and district office. Application must be received by September 17th at Tidewater SWCD P.O. Box 677, Gloucester, VA 23061.  An Equal Opportunity Employer For More Information call 804-693-3562 Ext. 5


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