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District Technician Ray Are you conservation minded and interested in improving soil health and water quality? If so, this is the job for you. You will be assisting landowners with the implementation of state cost-share programs such as designing terrace systems, waterways, ponds, spring developments, cover crops and more. The Ray County Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a District Specialist. This position is full time day shift Monday-Friday. Within your first 30 days of employment you are eligible for 100% paid employee health insurance along with 50% paid employee Dental and Vision. LAGERS retirement program is also fully paid. Starting hourly wage is $15.00 ($31,200 annually) with advancement opportunities. These advancements are based on a progression line, along with required testing milestones. Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 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 Ray County SWCD office, 500 Wollard Blvd. Richmond, MO 64085. You may also contact Ray County SWCD at 816-776-7063 x3 or email breanna.cutter@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 Ray County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer. District Technician 05/31/2022
District Specialist Osage Full time District Technician who will serve Osage, Cole and Maries Counties. The technician will assist with providing technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers who are implementing conservation practices such as grazing systems, erosion control structures, pasture seedings and cover crops. The position's hoe base is negotiable, either Linn, MO or Jefferson City, MO. A vehicle is provided for travel between the three counties. Applicant must be able to work outdoors as well as in an office setting. Other qualifications include basic computer skills and good public relations skills. Must be able to work independently and have tie management skills. Applicant must possess a valid driver's license and be able to pass a background check. Starting pay is $16/hr, with room for advancement. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, paid holidays and paid leave. Applications will be accepted until June 17, 2022. Applications available online at www.swcd.mo.gove/osage or at 1315 E Main, LInn, MO 65051 For more information, contact Cindy DeOrnellis @573-897-3797 ext 2 or cindy.deornellis@swcd.mo.gov 06/17/2022