Seeking Soil Conservation/Civil Engineering Technician

Conserving and Enhancing Flood-irrigated Waterbird Habitat & Livestock Production on Working Lands

Soil Conservation/Civil Engineering Technician

Application Deadline: 11:59 MT on October 13, 2019

Location: Alamosa, CO or Center, CO

Anticipated Start Date: on or about November 4, 2019

This exciting opportunity is part of a collaborative effort between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) to further conservation delivery of NRCS Programs including funds allocated through the Targeted Conservation Projects process and other working lands conservation programs in the San Luis Valley. The position will provide technical assistance to NRCS for implementing, the pending Rio Grande Flood Irrigation Habitat, Targeted Conservation Projects. The primary goal will be developing, marketing and delivering Farm Bill conservation programs to flood irrigators and private landowners. This position will be administered by the IWJV and key funding partners. The successful applicant will be an employee of Wildlife Management Institute (WMI). WMI’s mission is: “dedicated to the conservation, enhancement and professional management of North America’s wildlife and other natural resources.” Daily guidance will be provided by the Resource Team Lead for Resource Team 8 based out of Alamosa, Colorado. A team comprised of contributing partners will provide additional oversight and leadership.

Duration: This position is conditionally funded for 2 years with partners actively pursuing funds for additional years.

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume and three references with contact information. Please read the full job announcement attached below.

Email: Send application materials to joy.morris@iwjv.org by the application deadline.