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Conservation Planner - Pierce County NRCS office

Employer: Lower Elkhorn NRD

Job Description:

The Conservation Planner will work independently with agricultural producers to educate and encourage the adoption of best management practices, particularly nutrient management, in an attempt to improve groundwater quality within Pierce County. Duties include, but are not limited to: Work with the LENRD and local NRCS staff to develop a detailed annual scope of work. Be familiar and knowledgeable with NRCS guidelines and processes to effectively take producers through an EQIP contract. Provide assistance in promoting and creating nutrient management plans and irrigation water management plans. Identify and recruit landowners to enroll land in Best Management Practices (BMPs) where appropriate, and assist in getting BMPs on the ground.

Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university specializing in natural resources, agriculture or related scientific field of study. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of two years experience or equivalent working with individuals to conserve and protect their water resources.

Job Details

Job Type: Full Time, Temporary
Number of Openings: Open until filled
Wage: $40,000 - $50,000
Hours: 40
Job Category: Agriculture

Contact Information

Mike Sousek
General Manager
1508 Square Turn Boulevard
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
msousek@lenrd.org
Phone: (402) 371-7313

Application Method(s)

  • Email or Mail Resume with References

Listed Until: October 30, 2020

Students:

If you need assistance with resume writing or interviewing skills, contact Career Services, located in the College Welcome Center, or email Terri Heggemeyer.