Phelps/Crawford 50/50 Technician Position Vacancy

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Job Description: 
District Specialist Crawford & Phelps County Soil & Water Conservation Districts 1050 Hwy 72 E. Rolla, MO 65401 Full-time- Monday thru Friday Location: Rolla, MO. Benefits- Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance; paid Holidays; Sick leave; Annual Leave; and Retirement plan Hourly wage starting at $16.31 ($33,925 annually) with advancement opportunities up to $22.39 per hour. These advancements are considered with successful certification and years of service. General Summary: The District Specialist will assist with the designing and planning of conservation practices for local farmers. This includes management intensive grazing systems, wildlife and forestry planning, soil erosion mitigation, nutrient and pest management and other resource concern planning. This position requires field work as well as computer mapping, planning, and contracting. The specialist will utilize tools such as ArcMap, GPS and survey equipment as part of the planning process. Qualifications: • Effective interpersonal and oral communication skills. • Must have a strong desire to learn and develop computer skills. • Basic mathematical skills. • Must be able to work under high workloads at peak times and be able to adapt to day-to-day changes. • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, and travel over rough and uneven terrain Work Experience and/or Education: • High school diploma or GED and valid driver’s license required. General knowledge of farming or the ability to use surveying instruments is preferred. Applicant must be able to pass a USDA background check. Resumes and cover letters may be dropped off at the Phelps/Crawford County SWCD office located at 1050 Hwy 72 E. Rolla. For questions, call the office at (573) 364-6202 ext. 3 or e-mail or Resumes will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. June 16, 2023. Crawford & Phelps SWCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Closing Date: 
June 17, 2023