District Technician

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The Atchison County Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a full time District Technician position. The technician will assist with providing technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers who are implementing conservation practices such as terrace systems and cover crops. This positions home base is in Rock Port, MO. Applicant must be able to work outdoors as well as in an office setting. Other qualifications include strong computer skills, basic mathematical skills, and good public relations skills. This position entails planning/designing conservation practices and working directly with landowners/contractors. The physical capability to cover rough terrain in all types of weather conditions is required. Applicant must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED and must be able to work independently and have good time management skills. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check. Starting pay is $16.31/hour, with room for advancement. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, paid holidays, and paid leave. This position will be open until filled. If interested in applying for this position, applications can be picked up at the Atchison County SWCD/NRCS office, 302 East Highway 136, Rock Port, MO 64482, found on our website https://mosoilandwater.land/atchison, or sent by email by reaching out to jessica.shefferd@swcd.mo.gov. Please submit a resume with your application. For questions, please call the office at 660-744-6201 ext 3. The Atchison County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer.
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