Employment Opportunity at Logan SWCD
Position: District/Nutrient Management Technician
Employment Status: Full-Time with Benefits
Application Due: March 5, 20201
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Provide onsite and over the phone technical assistance regarding best practices for farming, soil and water conservation, pond construction, pond management, new home builds, and pre-existing issues arising on properties in Logan County.
-Develop engineering designs, providing layout and assistance with construction of conservation practices. The development of the plans will follow the guidelines established by NRCS.
-Assist customers and the Ohio Department of Agriculture with Pollution Abatement concerns.
-Assist with all district programs as needed.
-Prepare and maintain all records, reports, and forms required by the Board of Supervisors and/or the District Administrator.
-Assist cooperators with applying conservation practices and other programs as needed.
-Assist in promoting USDA conservation programs.
-General knowledge of agriculture and natural resources. Experience in crop or livestock operations including management practices emphasizing soil and water conservation
-Ability to become proficient with AutoCAD (ESRI GIS) and ARC map.
-Ability to become proficient with Surveying Equipment
-Possess skills in Microsoft Office
-Ability to assist in developing, conducting. Promoting filed days and other informational events.
-Applicant should have strong verbal and written communication skills to work with the general public.
-Applicant must be able to work with other agencies for a common goal.
-Applicant must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, maintain a safe driving record, and have reliable transportation.
-Ability to pass a background check and drug test.
-Ability to handle physical labor, lift up to 65 pounds, work in inclement weather and traverse rugged terrain.
Hours of Work: This is a full-time position with a 40-hour work week. Monday-Friday with an occasional evening or weekend required event.
Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience based on $35,000/yr. with minimal experience. Benefits include sick leave, vacation leave, and Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). Health insurance is available.
Please submit a cover letter and resume along with three references to the address above or via email to email@example.com by the application deadline.