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Woodbury Soil & Water Conservation District Sergeant Bluff, Iowa
Deadline Mar 15, 2019
Job Type Internship

This position involves providing technical assistance to landowner and operators of the county as it relates to the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Incumbent works in the office and in the field on the promotion, documentation, contracting, installation and maintenance of the conservation practices of both CRP & EQIP. Assists other staff with surveys and layout of conservation practices and performs status reviews and follow up with landowners. Other requirements will also include writing news articles promoting state and federal programs as well as field days.

The successful candidate will assist with surveys, designs, seeding plans and practice checkout for the various conservation practices. These practices include grassed waterways, terraces, water and sediment control basins, windbreaks, filter strips, wetland restoration and others. One-on-one assistance will be provided to landowners to ensure that procedures are followed to receive cost share funds and that the practice construction meets specified standards.

Required Education: Must be enrolled in college or a recent graduate majoring in a field of study related to agriculture, conservation, engineering, construction trades, GIS, communications, public relations, urban planning or environmental sciences.

Wage: $10.00 per hour

Job Qualifications and Experience: Meet educational requirement and provide evidence of ability to assist with fieldwork. A valid driver’s license is also required. Able to work in various weather conditions. Interested in conservation wildlife and/or agronomy

Hours: Variable, approximately 40 hours per week.

Duration of position: Until funds are exhausted. Number of openings: 1

Opens: February 15, 2019                    

Closes: March 15, 2019

HOW TO APPLY

Submit resume to:

JAYME UHL

WOODBURY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

204 FIRST ST STE C1

SERGEANT BLUFF IA, 51054

(712) 943-6727 EXT. 3

Email: Jayme.Uhl@ia.nacdnet.net 

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