Two Positions Open at the District

UPDATE: This recruitment has ended.

We are looking for two great people to join our staff!

We are hiring feature

Conservation Specialist

We are seeking an experienced Conservation Specialist to work mainly with small farms and rural/urban residential properties. Working knowledge of plant material including proper placement and maintenance, plus a demonstrated working knowledge of urban conservation practices including bioswales and rain gardens is desirable.

The Conservation Specialist provides technical help to landowners, collaborating to successfully implement practices that conserve natural resources. We are looking for a self-starter who can work independently and as an integral member of the District’s conservation planning team, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. The Conservation Specialist is expected to provide superior customer service and to behave in a professional manner.

If you have a Bachelor’s degree in an agricultural or natural resources-based field of study and one year of directly related conservation planning experience; OR five years of directly related conservation planning experience or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education, please consider applying for this position.

Fiscal Administrator

We are also seeking an experienced Fiscal Administrator. The District is a local government agency (an Oregon special district) with annual revenues exceeding $2 million. The Fiscal Administrator is responsible for ensuring that the organization is fully compliant with local budget law and regulations pertaining to public funds and state contracting law. This position supports the District’s conservation mission through accurate recordkeeping, daily use of QuickBooks accounting software, review and management of contracts, administration of loan and grant agreements, assisting in the development of annual budgets, and providing financial guidance to the District’s General Manager.

This is a full-time hourly position that is eligible for overtime. The position is located in the District office, in Oregon City, Oregon. Occasional travel is required.

If you have a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in finance, accounting or business management, at least five years’ experience in responsible fiscal operation or management, and proficiency using QuickBooks accounting software or an equivalent computer-based fund accounting program please consider applying for this position.

Information for Both Openings

Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is a regional leader in conserving natural resources in Oregon and offers a competitive wage schedule and an excellent benefits package.

Full position descriptions and an application form are available for download below. To apply please send a completed application, resume, and cover letter to 221 Molalla Ave Suite 102, Oregon City, OR 97045 or provide it electronically to Lisa Kilders. All application materials must be received by June 3, 2016 by 4:30 p.m.

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