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Agronomist/Soil Health Specialist

Waushara County is currently accepting applications for a 3-year grant funded position with opportunity to move into a more permanent role based upon performance and organizational needs. Under the general supervision of the County Conservationist/Deputy Director, the Agronomist/Soil Health Specialist will provide educational programs in subject matter areas relating to dairy, livestock, crop production, and farm business management. Design, delivers, and evaluates research-based agricultural and natural resource educational programming and services aligned with the goals and deliverables outlined in the Fox Wolf Watershed – Climate Smart Agronomy/Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative Farmer-Led Climate Commodities Program Grant. See link above for additional details.

Soil Conservationist

The Grant County’s Conservation, Sanitation, and Zoning Department is recruiting for a Soil Conservationist. This position will implement soil and water conservation programs and policies, including but not limited to the Farmland Preservation Program, Agricultural Enterprise Areas, Nutrient Management Planning and NR151. They will provide planning, technical assistance and outreach related to conservation practices, with priorities guided by the County’s Land & Water Resource Management Plan. This position is also responsible to assist the active Farmer Led Watershed Councils of the County. See link above for details.

Agronomy & Wildlife Specialist - Appleton, WI

Pheasants Forever is excited to announce an Agronomy & Wildlife Specialist position. We're seeking a candidate who is motivated to build working relationships with farmers, associated agriculture advisors and consultants, and conservation partners in the Fox Wolf Watershed to prepare farm management plans that integrate conservation, agriculture, technology, and economics. Application is open until filled. To apply: Please combine a cover, resume, and three (3) references, as a single Word document or PDF file before uploading to the “Resume” area of your internal or external application on our recruitment website.
Internal applicants: please log into ADP and click on Myself > Talent > Career Center
External applicants: please apply online at www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs

Water Resource Specialist

The Portage County Planning & Zoning department is hiring a full-time Water Resource Specialist to join the team! See link above for details. Open until filled.

Full and part-time positions with Golden Sands RC&D

Golden Sands RC&D Council, Inc. is now hiring for the field season. Full-time and part-time summer positions at lakes throughout Central Wisconsin, including: Taylor County - Forest Stewardship LTE, full-time seasonal; Clark County; Forest Stewardship LTE, full-time seasonal; Silver Lake (Waushara Co) - watercraft inspector, part-time seasonal; Pearl Lake (Waushara Co) - watercraft inspector, part-time seasonal; Lake Helen (Portage Co) - watercraft inspector, part-time seasonal; Waupaca Chain O' Lakes (Waupaca Co) - watercraft inspector, part-time seasonal. These positions are excellent entry-level positions for a career in natural resources. See link above.

Farm Sustainability Rewards Project Job Opportunities

We have two job openings (one contract, one full time). The FSR Project is our NRCS-funded pilot program to design a model for rewarding farms that meet clear farm-wide sustainability performance benchmarks on a voluntary basis. Full position details and how to apply at https://wigreenfire.org/employment.

Quick Summary of the Positions:
Nutrient Management Modeling Contractor (contract / limited term). To assess the environmental parameters of a Farm Sustainability Rewards Model, we’re seeking an individual (or organization) to conduct nutrient loss modeling using producer-supplied, real farm data from a representative sample of farms throughout Wisconsin. We anticipate an initial level of effort from 120-180 hours by a qualified individual between March 15th and June 15th, 2024. The work could be conducted via a contract with an established consultant, or through an LTE employment of a qualified individual.

FSR Project Coordinator (full time). The Project Coordinator will play a key role guiding, coordinating, and implementing the FSR Project. This is a full-time salaried position with funding available through December 2025. The salary range is $55,000 - $75,000. Extension of employment beyond two years is possible and WGF intends for this position to evolve into other related project opportunities. We will begin reviewing applications April 1, 2024. This position will be open until filled.

Conservationist

You are invited to apply for a full time Conservationist position in beautiful Door County. Join an ambitious team, dedicated to protect, conserve, and explore over 300 miles of shoreline, 53 public beaches, 19 County Parks, 5 Wisconsin State Parks, and 25 named lakes and ponds. Come work where you can demonstrate your commitment to conserving our beautiful environment while enjoying the many attractions Door County has to offer. See link above for details and apply by April 18.

BIOLOGIST / NATURAL RESOURCES INTERN

The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (“Commission”), the nationally regarded regional planning agency for the seven county greater Milwaukee area, and the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the five urbanized areas within southeastern Wisconsin, is seeking applicants for a part-time Biologist / Natural Resources Technician. Position is anticipated to work up to 40 hours per week from May through August 2024. Position open until filled.

Opportunities at Goodhue SWCD (MN)

Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) are seeking two skilled applicants to fill two different job postings: Natural Resource Specialist and Conservation Technician. See link above for details.

Opportunities with UW Madison-Division of Extension

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension has two job announcements, please visit the job postings for more information.

LAKE MANAGEMENT SUPERVISOR

The Dane County Land and Water Resources Department has a Full-Time vacancy for a Lake Management Supervisor position in Madison, WI. Under general direction of the Department Director and Assistant Director, this senior management position is responsible for lake management operations in the Land & Water Resources Department, including staff supervision and program and project management. See above link for details and apply by April 19.

Environmental Engineer - Eau Claire County

Position performs professional level engineering responsibilities of review, research, development, design, planning, construction, and approval for conservation best management practices as well as storm water management and erosion control plans for new development in Eau Claire County. Position provides technical support to the Eau Claire County Land Conservation Commission and technical advice and assistance to area property owners, organizations, and governmental units regarding soil and water conservation practices.