PHEASANTS FOREVER AND QUAIL FOREVER
The Habitat Organization
JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Precision Ag and Conservation Specialist
Southeast North Dakota (Exact Location TBD)
Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
Anticipated Start Date: July 31, 2017
Overview: Pheasants Forever seeks a highly motivated, dynamic and team-oriented individual with a passion for conservation, agriculture, technology and economics. The employee will work in a joint capacity with Pheasants Forever, AgSolver and other partners as a key member of a new Precision Ag Business Planning Initiative in North Dakota. This Initiative offers a unique opportunity to work directly with agricultural producers and partners to highlight the economic benefits of conservation and working lands alternatives on their operation. The employee will process and analyze relevant on-farm data to provide Return on Investment (ROI) planning analytics to farmers using a precision agriculture business planning platform. Employee will also develop economic scenarios for conservation, working lands and other best management practices on revenue-negative or revenue-neutral acres. Employee will provide clients and colleagues with one-on-one technical software support and training to integrate Profit Zone ManagerTM economic analysis tool and other precision ag platforms and decision making processes. Primary work area will include LaMoure, Dickey, Ransom and Sargent Counties, with the possibility to extend work area as the project advances.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education and Experience Guideline: Applicants for this position should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Precision Agriculture, Agronomy, Ag Systems Technology, Ag Business, or a Natural Resources field. Candidates with an Associate degree and 5 or more years of relevant industry experience will be considered. Direct experience working on a farm operation is strongly preferred. A passion for the outdoors, conservation and working directly with farmers and other ag professionals is highly beneficial.
Starting Salary: $35,000 - $42,500 based on experience. + Health Benefits and Retirement Package.
For questions, contact: Rachel Bush, State Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701-403-4853
To Apply: Visit our website at: www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs
ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please include your cover letter, resume and 3 references as 1 Word document or PDF file on the Recruitment website.
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