Resource Conservationist Position Summary

The primary focus of the Resource Conservationist is to work closely with NRCS and other Conservation District Partners with conservation planning, cos-share applications and contract management while providing technical assistance to producers and local landowners. Responsibilities include but are not limited to conservation planning, implementation, payment certification, field monitoring, financial and managerial assistance, grant management, conservation outreach and education, and preparing environmental permits. 

Position Details

FTE: Full Time (40 hours/week) 


Starting at $22.00/hour (DOE) 

This position is funded through June 30, 2020 on grant-based funding and position will continue if additional grant funding and/or financial support is obtained. 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences or closely related field. Qualifying experience may substitute year-for-year for the education requirement. Experience working with agricultural operations, livestock management, or natural resource conservation. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Valid, unrestricted driver’s license. Preferred Qualifications Certified Conservation Planner. 

Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). 

Working knowledge of local, state, and federal conservation programs through Farm Service Agency or Natural Resources Conservation Services currently available to landowners such as EQIP, CRP, CREP, etc. 

Application Instructions

To apply, please click the link above. Please be prepared to submit a letter of interest and a resume by August 16, 2019. Letter of Interest and resume can be sent to Applications that do not include both a letter of interest and resume will not be considered. Palouse Rock Lake Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer. 

Position Description

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Office Address: 3 N. park downtown St. John, WA. ~ Mailing Address: PO Box 438 St. John, WA 99171 ~ Phone: 509-648-3680 Fax: 509-648-3772