Conservation Specialist: Dodgeville, WI

Agency
Iowa County Government, Wisconsin
Location
Dodgeville, WI
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$27.11/hr-$29.31/HR
Last Date to Apply
06/24/2022
Website
https://www.iowacounty.org/
Description
The Iowa County Land Conservation Department is seeking applicants for a full-time Conservation Specialist position. This position works with the Wisconsin Farmland Preservation (FPP), NR 151 and USDA programs. Position performs planning/technical services that meet the standards of Natural Resources Conservation Services including, but not limited to: contacting landowners, conservation planning, design, and laying out of conservation practices, serving a primary contact for FPP, assisting with FPP compliance issues, and assisting with Conservation Planning and Nutrient Management. Starting pay is $25.61/hr. and a generous, comprehensive benefit package is provided. Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to the following: Bachelor’s Degree in Soil Science, Natural Resources, Agronomy, or closely related field plus one (1) year experience, or an Associate’s Degree plus at least three (3) years of experience in a conservation field. Must have valid driver’s license and access to a private vehicle for work-related duties. Preference for two (2) years or more of directly related job experience, experience with Nutrient Management Planning, proficiency using SnapPlus, RUSLE2, Customer Service Toolkit, ArcMap, databases, and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) status through the American Society of Agronomy. Employment application and job description, which includes a more detailed list of qualifications are available at the Iowa County web site at www.iowacounty.org or available at the Iowa County Employee Relations., at 222 N. Iowa St., Dodgeville, WI 53533 or call (608) 935-0374. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE
Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to the following: Bachelor’s Degree in Soil Science, Natural Resources, Agronomy, or closely related field plus one (1) year experience, or an Associate’s Degree plus at least three (3) years of experience in a conservation field. Must have valid driver’s license and access to a private vehicle for work-related duties. Preference for two (2) years or more of directly related job experience, experience with Nutrient Management Planning, proficiency using SnapPlus, RUSLE2, Customer Service Toolkit, ArcMap, databases, and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) status through the American Society of Agronomy.
Contact Person
Allison Leitzinger, Employee Relations Director
Contact Phone
608-935-0374
Contact eMail
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