The Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District headquartered in Strasburg in Shenandoah County, VA, is seeking a full-time Conservation Specialist, with Natural Resource/Agriculture associate's degree or higher and some agricultural experience desirable. Responsibilities will include farmer contact, promotional efforts regarding Chesapeake Bay non-point nutrient reduction goals and the writing of contracts for the installation of related agricultural Best Management Practices. Work will be assigned within Clarke, Frederick, Shenandoah and/or Warren Counties. Potential candidate must have knowledge of computers and Microsoft programs, be a self-starter and be willing to work in a team environment. Applicant must have excellent communications and organizational skills. Pay level will be commensurate with knowledge and experience. Health, retirement and leave benefits provided. Valid Virginia driver license, vehicle, liability insurance and background check required. Work may require use of employee's own vehicle. Work related mileage will be reimbursed at State rate.
Please send a resume with two references and a cover letter describing your interest in the position to: LFSWCD, 722-B East Queen Street, Strasburg, VA 22657. For further information, please call 540.465.2424, ext. 5. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted through February 22, 2016.