780 HR - Conservation Technician

Vacancy Announcement


Position Title: 780 HR - Conservation Technician

Location: Grundy Center, IA 50638

Contact: Denise Freeseman

Grundy SWCD

805 W. 4thSt., Ste. 2

Grundy Center, IA 50638

319-824-3634 Ext. 3

Job Description: This position involves providing technical assistance to landowners and operators in Grundy County. Incumbent works in the office and the field on the promotion, documentation, contracting, installation and maintenance of conservation practices. Assists other field office staff with surveys and layout of conservation practices and performs status reviews and follow up with landowners. Produces field notes, prepares data sheets and other documents. Assists in preparing documents for state cost-share programs.

The successful candidate will assist with engineering surveys, designs, seeding plans, and practice checkout for the various conservation practices. These practices include grassed waterways, shallow wetlands, windbreaks, contour buffer strips, riparian forest buffers and others. One-on-one assistance will be provided to landowners to ensure that procedures are followed to receive cost-share funds and that practice construction meets specified standards.

Required Education: High School graduation is required.

Wage: Commensurate with experience.

Job Qualifications and Experience: Meet educational requirement and provide evidence of ability to assist with fieldwork. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Number of openings: 1 Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week

Duration of position: Temporary/At-will, 780 hours, expires June 30, 2020

Opens: September 23, 2019 Closes: November 1, 2019

Method of applicaton: Submit resume to the contact person above by 4:30 pm on November 1, 2019.

District Conservation Technician

Vacancy Announcement


The Grundy Soil and Water Conservation District has an opening for a part-time position to provide technical assistance to landowners/operators in Grundy County.  This position works out of the Natural Resources Conservation Service office.

Successful candidate will assist with engineering surveys, designs, seeding plans, and practice checkout for various conservation practices.

· A valid driver’s license is required. Must be able to pass background check.

· Computer Skills is a must. 

· GIS, survey experience and knowledge of field office technical guide is a plus.

For a more detailed job description, visit our website at www.grundyiaswcd.com

Submit resume by email: denise.freeseman@ia.nacdnet.netor by mail to:

Grundy SWCD

805 W. 4th Street

Grundy Center, IA 50638

Application deadline is November 1, 2019