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District Specialist Lafayette Working outside in all types of weather conditions and travel over rough and uneven terrain. Work indoors and outdoors with landowners and contractors. Design cost-share practices using specialized designing software. Other technical duties as assigned. Basic computer skills required. Basic farm knowledge/experience or ability to use surveying instruments is helpful. Required: High School diploma or GED Valid Driver’s License Applicant will be subject to background check This position is 40 hours a week with Benefits. Applications can be found at the website listed below or at Lafayette County office. Resume and application can be sent by email or mail to the addresses below. SEND RESUME AND APPLICATION TO: Lafayette County SWCD 120 West 19th St., Suite 103 Higginsville, MO 64037 (660) 584-8732 ext. 3 sara.cowherd@swcd.mo.gov District Specialist 09/23/2020
District Specailist I Ste. Genevieve DISTRICT SPECIALIST Duties of this position are to survey, layout, and design conservation practices. Applicant must have knowledge of computer programs such as: GIS mapping programs and Microsoft Office. The ability to work well and communicate with staff and landowners is a must. Must be self-motivated and able to conduct field work in all weather conditions. Agricultural background preferred. Benefits include vacation, sick and holiday pay, retirement and health insurance. Rate of Pay $12.00-$13.79 per hour. Please submit resume and cover letter explaining interest in position when applying. Applications and Position Description are available at Ste. Genevieve County Soil and Water Conservation District 711 Pointe Basse Drive Ste. Genevieve MO 63670 (573)-883-2703 Ext: 3 Or at https://mosoilandwater.land/ste-genevieve Applications will be accepted until close of business on Friday, September 25, 2020 Candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, age, national origin, political or union affiliation, disability, marital status or sex. District Specailist I 09/25/2020
District Specialist I Jefferson The Jefferson County Soil & Water Conservation District has a part-time/900 hours per year, permanent position available for a District Program Specialist I/Technician. Position is for office and field work. Technician work includes designing, staking, and completing plans to install conservation practices on agricultural land as well as providing technical assistance to cooperators on the installation and maintenance of practices. This position helps to provide district program awareness, manage case files, assists with clerical tasks, poster contest, and newsletter. General agriculture knowledge is desired, and other qualifications include; strong computer skills, good public relation communications and the ability to be flexible as job duties may vary. Applicant must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. College degree is preferred but not required. Applicant must have the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions, must be dependable, have a valid driver’s license and pass a security background check. Starting rate is somewhere from $12.00 to $13.79 per hour depending on experience. Increase in salary will be determined upon the employee meeting job expectations and as experience and training has been gained. To apply for this position you may print or pick up an application at the USDA Service Center, 10820 Hwy 21 Ste. 200, Hillsboro, MO 63050. Please call first at 636-789-2441 ext. 3 due to COVID19 to set up a time to either return or pick up the application. Closing date will be September 30, 2020 District Specialist I 09/30/2020