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Skagit CD Seeks ACEP Liaison Project Position

ACEP (Agricultural Conservation Easement Program) Liaison Project position Annual Salary: $57,000 - $70,000 Closing Date: November 2, 2020, 4:00pm The position of ACEP Liaison is to assist NRCS and land trust organizations/program applicants, and Conservation Districts with successfully implementing the ACEP program offered by NRCS. Funding for this position is currently provided by Washington State… Continue reading →

Thurston CD Seeks a Habitat Specialist

Thurston Conservation District seeks a dynamic, creative, and critical thinker with interest in designing and implementing habitat conservation projects and working with diverse communities to join our collaborative team in a fast-paced, hands-on and rewarding work environment. Find the full job description and application instructions here.  Position Summary: This position provides technical assistance services to community members… Continue reading →

NACD Policy Development Process is in Full Swing

The National Association of Conservation Districts is entering the annual policy development phase as they continue to prepare for the NACD Annual Meeting, scheduled for February 6-10, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. That meeting is being planned as an in-person event but if it is moved to a virtual format, the NACD Board will still… Continue reading →

Area Forester and Forest Stewardship Program Coordinator

Join the Puget Sound Conservation Districts and make a difference. Seven Puget Sound conservation districts (PSCDs) are collaborating to build and deliver a new Regional Forest Stewardship Program (Program) that seeks to promote and conserve resilient forests for multiple benefits through forest stewardship services. Forest stewardship services will be delivered by a corps of three… Continue reading →

Jefferson County CD Seeks District Manager

The Jefferson County Conservation District (JCCD) is a non-regulatory sub-division of state government created in 1946. JCCD provides information and technical and financial assistance to help all Jefferson County residents meet sustainable, land-use goals. Conservation districts are nationwide, grassroots conservation agencies governed by a local Board of Supervisors, consisting of local residents. Jefferson County Conservation… Continue reading →

Support Letter Template Available

Every two years, the Governor is required to present a draft budget to the legislature. That budget of his priorities and programs is released in late November/early December. Ahead of that release, he works with the Office of Financial Management to prioritize funding priorities. Where WACD and districts can play a role in supporting programs… Continue reading →

Have you thought of serving as an Area Director?

Are you a conservation district board supervisor? Why might you consider becoming a WACD Board member? You contribute to a positive future Conservation is about making sure that the resources we need and use today are available for future generations to thrive. When you serve as a local conservation district supervisor, your impact is generally… Continue reading →

Pend Oreille CD seeks District Manager

This recruitment notice opens on September 16, 2020 and closes at 5:00 pm Pacific on September 30, 2020. Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week Salary: $50,000.00 -$60,000.00 per annum (depending on qualifications) Benefits: Retirement plan (PERS) including employer match through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems. Medical insurance premiums through the public Washington State… Continue reading →

Snohomish and Skagit CDs jointly seeking Engineer in Training

This position involves the application of engineering principles to protect and enhance natural resources primarily within Skagit and Snohomish Conservation Districts and under the supervision of a Professional Engineer. The position could be based out of either office, which will be discussed during interviews. The Engineer-In-Training will assist conservation district planners and engineers in the… Continue reading →

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