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District Specialist Lafayette The Lafayette County Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a District Specialist. This is a full time position Monday-Friday, with paid health insurance and retirement benefits. Starting hourly wage is $13.79 with advancement opportunities. These advancements are based on a progression line, along with required testing milestones. District Specialist job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting landowners with the implementation of state cost-share programs; surveying/staking in the field and designing the cost-share practice in the office; perform check-out of practice following policy and specifications; meet with landowners and contractors for pre-construction conferences; help manage and maintain rental equipment and general office duties. 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 or GED required and valid driver’s license. 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 Lafayette County SWCD/NRCS office, 120 W. 19th Street Higginsville 64037. Due to Covid-19 operating procedures building access is limited, please contact Lafayette County SWCD at 660-584-8732 x3 or email riley.hill@swcd.mo.gov to make arrangements to receive an application. Additionally, you may visit mosoilandwater.land under job opportunities to access an application. Please submit a resume with your application. The Lafayette County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer. District Specialist 07/30/2021
District Specialist I Ste. Genevieve POSITION VACANCY DISTRICT SPECIALIST Duties of this position include but are not limited to district accounting, secretarial duties and administering cost share practices. Applicant must have knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office programs. The ability to work well and communicate with staff and landowners is a must. Applicant must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team setting. Agricultural background preferred. Benefits include vacation, sick and holiday pay, retirement and health insurance. Rate of Pay $12.50-$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 July 30, 2021 Candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, age, national origin, political or union affiliation, disability, marital status or sex. District Specialist I 07/30/2021
District Specialist 1 Maries The Maries County Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a District Specialist 1. This is a full time position Monday-Friday, with paid health insurance and retirement benefits. Starting hourly wage is $13.79 with advancement opportunities. These advancements are based on a progression line, along with required testing milestones. District Specialist job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting landowners with the implementation of state cost-share programs; performing management and administrative duties for the Maries County Soil and Water Conservation District which includes making decisions based upon Soil and Water Districts Commission and District Board policy. This individual may been given the sole responsibility by the Board of Supervisors for accountability of the parks, soils and water sales tax funds distributed to the District for the cost-share and District grants. Work is performed under supervision of the Maries County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors. 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 is helpful but not required. High school diploma or GED required and valid driver’s license. 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 Maries County SWCD office at 105 Parkway, Vienna MO 65582 or printed off of the Maries Co SWCD website. Application deadline is August 6, 2021. The Maries County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer. District Specialist 1 08/06/2021