The Seneca Conservation District is hiring two (2) full-time (40 hours/week) positions. Both positions will help Seneca County landowners and public entities with drainage assistance and the SCD Team with outreach and education programs/events. The Agronomy-focused position will provide nutrient and cover crop coaching to farmers and oversee the floodplain program for Seneca County. The Wildlife-focused position will assist private landowners with habitat development, cooperate with the Division of Wildlife and local partner organizations to monitor and educate about wildlife resources and oversee the rental equipment of the SCD.

Ability to work independently, great interpersonal communication skills, ability to create and maintain trusting relationships,  attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, professional and authentic written and verbal communications are also necessary. The ideal candidates will have a background in production agriculture, a passion for working in local communities and be highly satisfied when helping others excel and grow. Both positions require a valid driver’s license, ability to lift 50 pounds and walk long distances in uneven, all-weather conditions.

Salary range is $13-19/hour. The Seneca Conservation District is a family-friendly employer and provides generous paid time-off for holidays, vacation and personal and family sickness. Enrollment and employer contributions to the Ohio Public Retirement System are also a benefit for the person(s) hired for each position. A team atmosphere with independent initiative opportunities and professional development are also advantages for each position.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, three references and a cover letter explaining why you want to be considered for the position by 4:30pm on August 31, 2018. All materials should be emailed to bdiesch@conservesenecacounty.com or 3140 S SR 100, Ste D, Tiffin, OH 44883.

Questions about the vacancy can be directed to Beth Diesch (419)447-7073 or bdiesch@conservesenecacounty.com.

Job descriptions and printable details can be found here…August 2018 Vacancy Announcement

 

About Beth Diesch

As the Outreach Coordinator, I spend my time finding ways to help more people and reach the District farther and wider (to the borders of the county). I also coordinate the education programs and write grants. Learning, creating, promoting and connecting are what I do. I enjoy writing about ways and ideas to teach kids, as well as, simple and easy things adults can do to be wise when using natural resources.

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