Soil Conservationist Supervisor
Lee County seeks a Soil Conservationist Supervisor. This position manages all aspects of the Soil and Water Department. Performs intermediate skilled technical work developing and maintaining cost-share contracts with eligible clients, addressing natural resource concerns with landowner. Position works with the Lee Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors and the NC Department of Agriculture-Division of Soil and Water.
Manages all aspects of the Soil and Water Department.
Administers various cost-share programs.
Designs and surveys appropriate best management practices to address resource concerns.
Supervises the construction of best management practices in the field.
Performs employee evaluations.
Investigates other natural resource concerns for landowners.
Provide support to the Conservation District Board of Supervisors; attends board meetings.
Maintains district owned No Till drills.
Provides environmental programs to groups upon request.
Approves engineering jobs in the County.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree with coursework in soil science, conservation, forestry, biology, or related field and moderate experience working in agriculture, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must obtain job approval authority required by the state of North Carolina within three years of hire.
Applicable training will be provided and must be completed upon hire and on an ongoing basis.
Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.
Submit a cover letter, resume and a Lee County application to Lee County Human Resources to 408 Summit Drive or to PO Box 1968, Sanford N.C. 27331-1968. Position will remain open until filled. First review of applicants will be January 30, 2023. Lee County is an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug testing is required.