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Aquatic Invasive Species Volunteers: We have on-going education, outreach and monitoring needs in Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties. If you care about preventing the spread of AIS, are willing to participate in the brief training, and have a day or two a month, please contact us.
Social media manager: Do you love creating engaging content for social media? We need you to help keep our Facebook page up to date! We are looking for someone to create 3-4 posts a week. Content would include promoting upcoming events, sharing photos from community events, and posting educational materials about our current projects i.e. aquatic invasive species, healthy forests, etc.
Purpose & Role:
Work in a joint capacity with Glacierland Resource Conservation & Development (Glacierland RC&D) and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) to promote, accelerate enrollment, and coordinate and implement the conservation provisions of the Farm Bill. The position will be based in the NRCS Area Office in Juneau, Wisconsin, and will provide conservation technical assistance to agricultural producers located in Southeast Wisconsin. The incumbent will be an employee of Glacierland RC&D and will receive daily guidance from NRCS Area staff.
The GIS Specialist will:
Provides technical assistance to NRCS staff, private landowners (i.e. individual farmers), local government bodies, tribal entities, state and Federal agencies, and the general public in the development, application, and maintenance of a coordinated natural resources conservation program.
Works with NRCS staff and partners to assist in the development of conventional conservation plans addressing natural resource concerns; provides information concerning Farm Bill conservation programs; and assists with the development of conservation contracts according to the NRCS Conservation Program Contracting Manual.
Utilizes and trains staff and partners on NRCS computer software (Toolkit and Conservation Desktop) and ARCGIS for the development and management of conservation plans and technical assistance. Lead trainer for the SE Area in the rollout of Conservation Desktop, providing training to staff and partners, troubleshooting and follow up support to Field Offices.
Provides geodatabase management for the Southeast Area Field Offices.
Performs mapping for conservation plans for production support to Field Offices at peak heavy workload times.
Provides support to Southeast Area in development and tracking of conservation measures and goals utilizing ProTracts, IDEA and PRS for analysis of trends, existing planned practices and tracking reported measures.
Work with Southeast Area Office staff to conduct Quality Assurance activities with Field Offices.
Staffs NRCS and Glacierland RC&D displays at various outreach events, and attending meetings as a Glacierland RC&D representative.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Salary - $20.00/hr. to $25.00/hr.
Fringe Benefits: Cash in lieu of benefits
Leave Benefits: Federal holidays, vacation time, and sick leave
Anticipated Start Date: October 21, 2019 or TBD
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume along with three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions can be directed to the Kari Divine at 920-465-3006 or email@example.com.