Position Description & Application
1. Assist NRCS with program administration to get conservation on the ground.
2. Work with the Conservation Director to meet the requirements in the District’s LARE
grant program, 319 watershed projects and other grants as they become available.
3. Facilitate the development of a Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area
(CISMA) and serve as the coordinator.
1. Work with NRCS to develop a Women for the Land chapter and coordinate events
2. Work with the Conservation Director to develop an annual calendar of adult education
3. Prepare monthly reports for district board meetings. Provide materials for district’s
4. Coordinate and promote the annual 4th grade field day in Montgomery County.
5. Coordinate with Purdue Extension to represent conservation through displays
showcased at the county fair, Ag Day, and other ag related events.
6. Promote conservation through website and social media outlets with an emphasis on
natural resources, invasive species, water quality, and soil health.
7. Work with school teachers and administrators to develop Envirothon teams.
8. Serve no less than 2 days at the Indiana State Fair’s Pathway to Water Quality.
9. Promote Montgomery County SWCD’s scholarship to local high schools. Develop and
implement Urban Conservation initiatives.
10. Respond to telephone calls and walk in requests for assistance and/or directs the
requests to the appropriate SWCD, NRCS, ISDA or other agency personnel
11. Performs other duties as requested by the District Supervisors and/or Conservation
1. A Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources, Education, Agronomy, Ag Communications,
or equivalent work experience is required.
2. Basic computer skills are required, and web design and social media aptitude is a
3. Must be familiar with conservation and natural resources.
4. Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize a variable workload
5. Must be able and willing to comply with all employer policies and work rules, including
but not limited to: anti-discrimination, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and
6. This position will require occasional extended, evening, and/or weekend hours and
overnight travel out of town.
7. A valid driver’s license.
8. Must be able to pass a federal background check
1. Ability to speak in front of groups.
2. Ability to communicate effectively and possess above-average writing skills.
3. Ability to prepare news releases, informational packets and displays, and plan and
present educational programs and workshops.
4. Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team