Employment Opportunity at Logan SWCD

Employment Opportunity

Position: District/Nutrient Management Technician

Employment Status: Full-Time with Benefits

Application Due:  December 18, 2020

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.

Qualifications:

-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 jennifer.snipes@oh.nacdnet.net by the application deadline.