District Technician-Minnesota

Agency
Nobles Soil and Water Conservation District
Location
Worthington, Minnesota
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$16.00 to $22.00 Hourly Rate
Start Date
05/07/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/08/2018
Website
http://www.noblesswcd.org
Description
The purpose of this position is to provide technical services to the cooperators of the Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District. The District Technician will plan and implement the district tree program, plan and implement the district drill program, administer the Wetland Conservation Act, help with the survey and design of conservation practices, manage and maintain district equipment, provide assistance with permitting and public education programs, perform duties for the Farmbill Assistant Grant, and aide the District Manager in areas such as reporting and developing the annual budget and annual plan. The Technician will also be responsible for all other duties as assigned by the District Manager and Board of Supervisors.
Qualifications
Two or Four year Degree in Natural Resources Management, Biology, Environmental Health,  Environmental Science/Studies, or a closely related field; AND  Experience with a variety of conservation programs; AND  Knowledge with interpreting soil data, collecting field surveys, and general hydrology concepts; OR  Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position;  A valid Driver’s License  Self-motivated. Able to work with minimal supervision  Strong interpersonal skills; capable of working effectively with in the public, private, and government sector.  Physical ability to carry up to 50 pounds occasionally and perform outdoor work in all seasons of the year. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Application Process: Applications may be picked up at 1567 N. McMillan St., Ste 3, Worthington, Minnesota or found online at www.noblesswcd.org. Applicants must submit a completed Nobles SWCD application, resume, and cover letter for employment by the deadline. Please return the completed information to: John Shea, District Manager Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District 1567 N. McMillan St., Ste. 3 Worthington, MN 56187 Or John.Shea@noblesswcd.org
Contact Person
John Shea
Contact Phone
507-376-9150 ext 3
Contact eMail
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