Employment

The Robert E. Lee Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a full time Office Administrator.  Primary duties include the daily operational support of the district’s programs, administrative and fiscal assistance to the board of directors, maintains financial records, prepares district correspondence, quarterly and year-end reports.  Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office and QuickBooks.  Must have the ability to multi-task, work independently and be willing to attend training applicable to the position.   Knowledge of agriculture helpful.  A two year degree in accounting, bookkeeping and business and/or equivalent experience is required.  A valid driver’s license and background check are required.  Six month probationary period.  Salary will be based upon qualifications and experience.  Job description and Application for Employment Form (DPT Form 10-012) are available at www.releeconservation.com.  Submit cover letter, resume and application to Robert E. Lee SWCD, 7631-A Richmond Hwy, Appomattox, VA  24522, by July 15, 2019.  The position will be open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Mountain Castles Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a full-time Conservation Technician 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 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:  Degree in agricultural, environmental or related studies or demonstrated a 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 benefits package. Six-month probationary period.  Email completed resume, cover letter, and references to mountaincastlesswcd@gmail.com by 4:30 pm, July 8, 2019.  For more information contact Grace Harwin at 540-970-3491 or by email at mountaincastlesswcd@gmail.com