Conservation Specialist Position Announcement

Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks an experienced Conservation Specialist. This individual will work mainly with small farms and rural/urban residential properties. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of plant material including proper placement and maintenance. A demonstrated working knowledge of urban conservation practices including bioswales and rain gardens is also desirable.

Conservation Specialist

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. They must have 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. Details, including additional qualifications, compensation, and benefits can be found in the complete job description posted below.

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. The office is located in the Hamlet of Beavercreek, Oregon which is just 5 miles south of Oregon City. Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, an area rich in history as the end of the Oregon Trail and the state’s original capitol. We are near the southern limits of metropolitan Portland, and home to a wide diversity of high-quality outdoor recreation opportunities; top-rated dining and shopping; as well as being the hub of world-class micro breweries and wineries.

The District recently completed the construction of a state-of-the-art Conservation Resource Center. The 10,851 square foot facility supports District, NRCS and FSA staff on a beautiful 15-acre farm.

The District recently completed the construction of a state-of-the-art Conservation Resource Center. The 10,851 square foot facility supports District, NRCS and FSA staff on a beautiful 15-acre farm.

Apply Today! Application Deadline is April 16, 2021

A full position description and an application form are available below. To apply, please send a completed application, resume, and cover letter to 22055 S. Beavercreek Road Suite 1, Beavercreek, OR 97004. You may also submit it electronically to District General Manager Christopher Lapp at [email protected].

All application materials must be received electronically by midnight on April 16, 2021 OR postmarked by April 16, 2021 if submitting via ground mail.

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