District Program Assistant-Georgia

Agency
Georgia Association of Conservation Districts
Location
Across the state of Georgia
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
GACD shall pay Contractor a flat fee as total compensation for the services described above. Payment shall be made on a bi-weekly basis.
Last Date to Apply
04/01/2018
Website
http://www.gacd.us/gcdi/
Description
Specific to the support of the local Conservation District: • General District administration (manage arrangements for regular District Meetings and special functions, including posting of meetings for compliance with all laws and internal and external communication related to District activities) • Establish and maintain relationships with partners, individuals and organizations within the District to promote the efforts and visibility of the local District • Serve as liaison with all appropriate local government(s) departments, agricultural associations, and conservation groups • Plan and coordinate all District activities associated with the Actively work with local programs to ensure District involvement and support of conservation education (including but not limited to FFA Chapters in the District, 4-H, Envirothon, local schools, Natural Resources Conservation Workshop, annual NACD Conservation Stewardship program(s) • Assist the District with hosting Field Days and other conservation demonstration programs and workshops as developed and sponsored by District • Seek financial support for potential and ongoing District programs through appropriate grant funding from all potential sources, both public and private • Perform other District related duties as directed by the local District Board of Supervisors and/or the Regional Program Manager and GACD Executive Director Specific to the support of the local Natural Resources Conservation (NRCS) District Office: • Perform all duties and responsibilities as required by the Agreement between GACD and NRCS to be completed on-site at the NRCS office designated • Support Farm Bill program implementation once trained, including but not limited to design and layout of conservation practices, activities associated with conservation programs, contract development and management, contract planning, application processing, eligibility determination, and other written correspondences as needed • Provide customer service and technical assistance to farmers and landowners • Perform other NRCS related duties as directed by the local District Conservationist
Qualifications
▪ Management and organizational skills ▪ Capacity to work with variety of groups and agencies ▪ Comfort working in different environments (i.e. field visits with farmers, educational days with students, etc.) ▪ The DPA should be a self-starter, capable of independent function, and with strong administrative skills and experience.
Contact Person
Casey Cox
Contact eMail
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