District Specialist

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Job Description: 
The Pettis County Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a District Specialist. This is a full-time, day shift, Monday-Friday position, with health insurance (Medical, Vision, and Dental) and retirement benefits available. Starting hourly wage is $16.80 or higher based on experience and education, with advancement opportunities. These advancements are based on time in service with required testing milestones and certifications. Job duties and responsibilities include: surveying and designing/ certifying cost-share practices in compliance with the State Soil and Water Commission and District Board policies; meeting with landowners and contractors on-site; managing and maintaining rental equipment; and other additional duties as requested. Work is performed under the supervision of the Pettis County SWCD Board of Supervisors. The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and to travel over rough terrain is required. The applicant must have good communication skills, basic computer skills, possess the ability to work under high workloads at peak times and be able to adapt to day to day changes. Basic farm knowledge/experience or the ability to use surveying instruments is helpful but not required. High school diploma/GED and a valid driver’s license are required. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a USDA background check. Applications may be picked up at the Pettis County SWCD office, 1407 W. 32nd St. Sedalia, MO 65301. You may also contact Pettis County SWCD at 660-826-3339 x3 or email ashlynn.stevenson@swcd.mo.gov to make arrangements to receive an application. Additionally, you may visit https://mosoilandwater.land under job opportunities to access an application. Please submit a resume with your application. To be considered you must fill out an application. The Pettis County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Closing Date: 
July 26, 2024