Current Employment Opportunities

Homer Soil and Water Conservation District has projects for which we need people with specific qualifications.  To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to Kyra@HomerSWCD.org. Open until filled. For more information, e-mail Kyra@HomerSWCD.org or, call 907-235-8177 ext. 5 or just stop by the office on Pioneer.

Homer Soil and Water Natural Resource Specialist - Invasive Plant Program

The Homer Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a Natural Resource Specialist to implement invasive plant control program.

Major responsibilities: Working cooperatively with landowners and agency partners, providing project oversight and assisting with on the ground invasive plant management projects, trials and demonstrations. Building additional support for management efforts and coordinating invasive plant education/outreach projects.

Additional opportunities for work on other projects in Homer Soil and Water’s strategic areas include:

Land use/Trails
Water Quality/Salmon Habitat
Agriculture/Soils

Desired Qualifications: B.S. in Natural Resource Management, Biology, Environmental Science or equivalent degree/work experience, excellent communication and technical writing skills, ability to work independently and working knowledge of GIS applications. Background in botany or plant ecology preferred. Applicants with experience in project management, grant writing other skills that also benefit other Homer Soil and Water Programs will be prioritized.

This is a part time permanent position based in Homer, AK. Pay is commensurate with experience and likely to start around $20/hr.

Application deadline: August 10, 2018.

 

Homer Soil and Water Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer.

We value your civil rights.  It is the policy of the Homer Soil and Water Conservation District to recruit, hire, train and promote for all job classifications without regard to a person’s race, religion, color or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood or any other impermissible characteristic as defined by law when the reasonable demands of the position do not require distinction of the aforementioned items.

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