District Shared Technician

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Job Description: 
The Scott, Mississippi, and New Madrid Soil and Water Conservation Districts are accepting applications for a Shared Technician. This is a full time position with hourly pay starting at $15.00 per hour with paid holidays, paid health insurance, and paid retirement benefits. Wage increases are based on a progression line along with some required training and testing. Responsibilities • Assisting with survey and design of cost-share practices for all three counties • Using multiple computer applications to plan conservation practices • Insuring that practices meet set specifications • Meeting with landowners/contractors for pre-construction conferences • Communicating with all three counties to ensure a balanced workload • Assisting NRCS staff as necessary The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and to travel over rough terrain is required. Applicant must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Applicant must have good communication skills, basic computer skills, possess the ability to multi-task, and be able to adapt to day to day changes. Basic farm knowledge/experience, ability to use surveying equipment, and GIS knowledge/experience is helpful but not required. High School Diploma or GED and valid driver’s license required. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a USDA background check. New Madrid County SWCD and USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. New Madrid County Soil & Water Conservation District 495 US-61, New Madrid, MO 63869 573-748-2557
Job Closing Date: 
October 10, 2023