Benefits:PERA (Retirement), Health Insurance, Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave and Holidays
A Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources Management, Environmental Studies, Agriculture, or closely related field; or a combination of a two-year degree and equivalent work experience
Computer skills with the standard Microsoft Office suite of programs is expected
Must be able to use GPS equipment and ArcGIS software.
Strong written and oral communication skills are essential
Knowledge of soil and water conservation issues is preferred
Farm, rural, agriculture background preferred
Must be physically able and willing to work in varied terrain and weather conditions
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must be able to successfully complete a background check
To be Considered for this Position
All applicants must complete an application, and provide a cover letter and resume. Applications can be found at "Apply" on this page. Your cover letter and resume will need to be attached to your application.
If you are an eligible military veteran and wish to claim Veteran’s Preference, you must present a legible photocopy of your DD214 form to the Office of Human Resources. All veterans who are certified will be considered for appointment.
Duties and Essential Functions
The listed examples may not include all the duties performed by all positions in this class.
Act as the primary County Ag Inspector
Assist with the implementation of the State Buffer Strip Initiative
Market and consult with farmers and landowners on local, state, and federal conservation programs
Use GIS/GPS tools for mapping and inventory
Assist with District’s tree and no-till drill programs
Assist in the establishment and maintenance of conservation practices
Present and participate with educational and outreach programs, presentations, promotions, demonstrations, press releases and newsletter articles
Assist with survey, design & layout of conservation practices according to NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG)
Assist with various reports and plans within required deadlines
Assist with observation well and ground water monitoring program
Works with partnering agencies
Applicants should be able to follow instructions, handle multiple projects, adapt to changing job duties and/or responsibilities, take initiative, and work independently
Accepts other duties as assigned by the District Manager or Board of Supervisors