*Reposted December 2019
This is a two-year contract position funded in part through a grant from the National Association of Conservation Districts. The HHCD Conservation planner is to develop and carry out a coordinated natural resources conservation program targeted to land-owners/farmers who have already been identified through prior research as those who would best benefit from such plans to mitigate soil & water quality problems of the Mill River watershed, a tributary of the Connecticut River.
- Works with farmers and other landowners to develop conventional conservation plans addressing the resource concerns identified in the Mill river watershed; provides information concerning Farm Bill and State Conservation Programs; and develops conservation contracts according to the NRCS.
- Develop Conservation Programs contracts with targeted landowners and farmers.
- Performs on-site inventory and evaluations; recommends and assists in conducting necessary preliminary surveys; and provides recommendations for feasible practices to solve resource concerns.
- Provides technical guidance and assistance to cooperating landowners in making needed revisions to their conservation plans and contracts.
- Works with farmers and non-farming landowners, developers and their technical staff, planning commissions and others in the planning and application of land treatment measures.
Hourly contract position subject to background check.
A complete job description for the Conservation Planner is located here. Please email email@example.com to apply or with questions.