The Lamoille County Conservation District is seeking a conservation outreach staff position responsible for working with local farms to identify and address water quality concerns, soil health and other conservation measures. The new staff member will focus on farms with animals, annual crops, and farm nutrient management. The bulk of the work be oversite of the Agricultural Clean Water Initiative Program (Ag-CWIP), and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) as well as new opportunities that will arrive in FY 23 such as Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES), Payment for Phosphorus (PFP) and new Soil Health and Agroforestry funding. The position will also be responsible to organize Local Work Groups that will inform the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on local conservation needs.
Duties include project development, conservation implementation, grant writing, public education & outreach, work plan & budget development, and partner networking. Work will be carried out under the supervision and direction of the Director. This position will be based out of the Lamoille County USDA Service Center in Morrisville, Vermont. Entrepreneurial individuals and independent workers with solid work ethic and high personal performance standards encouraged to apply. Please submit resume and references by September 9th, 2022. LCCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.