The Soil and Water Resource Conservation Specialist will provide professional consultative and technical assistance to farmers and landowners regarding a wide variety of soil and water conservation practices. Work includes making field visits, studying conservation plans, gathering data on existing land and water conditions, analyzing conservation problems, and developing recommended solutions. Conservation program coordination, promotion, enrollment, administrative record maintenance, and tracking will be an expectation of the position.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in soil and water conservation work. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina. Possession of U.S. Government Job Approval Authority.
An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. 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.