Conservation Planner

Marion Soil and Water Conservation District Published: October 13, 2022
Location
Stayton, OR
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Planning / Land Use
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Description

The Marion Soil and Water Conservation District works with Marion County residents to protect, conserve, and improve soil and water resources.

Position Summary

The Marion Soil and Water Conservation District has an immediate opening for an experienced Conservation Planner to join our team. This is a full-time, exempt position with a minimum annual salary of $56,816.

The Marion Soil and Water Conservation District implements a broad range of conservation services and programs. Our mission is to protect, conserve, and improve the quality of soil and water in Marion County through planning, technical assistance, and education.

What you'll do: 

As the Conservation Planner, you will provide technical and planning assistance with a goal of providing residents with the resources they need to protect and enhance soil and water resources. This position has an emphasis on assisting, promoting, and educating the public in the areas of ecological conservation with a focus on natural areas such as wetlands, streamside areas, and woodlands.

You will have the opportunity to work both in the office located in Stayton and remotely, Monday-Friday 8-5pm.

Qualifications required:

  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree and applied knowledge of soil and water conservation practices. Ecology, environmental science, hydrology, forestry, natural resources, soil science, pest management, or other related degree.
  • Combination of equivalent work experience providing technical resource assistance for a natural resource agency, city, county, organization, or corporation and education is acceptable to completion of four-year degree.
  • Excellent customer service abilities and commitment are required.
  • Excellent skills in the areas of organization, attention to detail, time management, ability to manage multiple tasks, define and set priorities, meet deadlines, and problem solve are required.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and in writing, grammar, and people skills.

You should also have excellent skills in the areas of organization, attention to detail, time management, and can manage multiple tasks, define, and set priorities, meet deadlines, and solve problems. This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

We provide a generous benefits package including health, dental and life insurance plans, a flex spending plan, paid sick, vacation and holiday leave and retirement through a deferred compensation program.

To Apply

For immediate consideration, please click "Apply" below and be sure to fill out the application and send with your resume and cover letter to:

Brenda Sanchez
District Manager
Brenda.Sanchez@marionswcd.net

  • If you have questions or need assistance, please call 503-871-7311
  • Applications taken until October 28, 2022, 5PM.

The Marion SWCD is an equal opportunity employer, providing services to the public without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, mental or physical disability, marital status, age or other protected status or activity in accordance with applicable law. Call 48 hours in advance to request assistance.

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