The Soil and Water Resource Conservation Manager will perform administrative and professional work in the delivery and coordination of natural resource conservation programs in Halifax County. Work includes managing the duties of staff and the work of the local Soil and Water Conservation District county office and working closely with the District Board, partner agriculture agencies, local educators, land owners and land users to promote programs and services of the department and to provide technical, educational and informational services to maintain, protect, preserve and enhance natural resources on private and public lands.
Graduate from four year college with a degree in natural resource management, civil or agricultural engineering or related field, and considerable experience in planning and implementing land use practices which conserve soil, water, forest and wildlife resources; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Valid NC Drivers and NC Pesticide License. Ability to obtain and maintain a variety of program-specific certifications.
An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate qualifications. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.