The Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District and our partners have several job opportunities to work in agriculture and natural resources in southwest Georgia currently open. Brief descriptions and links provided below.
The Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District has four positions currently open (application information and detailed descriptions available at flintriverswcd.org/jobs):
- Director of Operations will support the Executive Director and will be responsible for the management of administrative and programmatic aspects of the organization as well as personnel management. Additionally, the Director of Operations will support the District’s urban agriculture non-profit organization, Flint River Fresh.
- Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for managing internal and external communications regarding ongoing District programs, enhancing public relations both within and outside of the District, expanding efforts to share the District’s impact, and developing content for the website, social media, and related communication campaigns. The Outreach Coordinator may also provide support to the District’s urban agriculture non-profit organization, Flint River Fresh.
- Conservation Technician (Farm Bill Support) will be responsible for providing technical assistance and support to farmers and landowners in the implementation of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Farm Bill conservation programs. The Conservation Technician will work closely with NRCS personnel in field offices throughout the District and in neighboring areas as directed.
- Conservation Technician (District Support) will be responsible for providing technical assistance and support to farmers and landowners in the implementation of District projects and programs. The Conservation Technician will work closely with farmers and landowners within the District’s counties and surrounding areas providing one-on-one support and service.
GACD has two District Program Assistant positions available within our District in the Albany and Bainbridge offices. This role supports our District in addition to GACD and the local NRCS office. More information is available at www.gacd.us/gcdi.
GACD is also hiring a Soil Conservationist position for the NRCS office in Newton. This is a short-term contract that will run through June 2020.
USDA is hiring wildlife technicians in the south Georgia / north Florida area with an emphasis on feral swine damage management (9 positions total). The applications will be online from August 12th - August 23rd. Three positions are based in Albany, three in Thomasville, and three in Tallahassee, FL. Apply through USA Jobs at the following link: