WELCOME TO THE

KALAMAZOO CONSERVATION DISTRICT!

2016 SUMMER AG TOUR

Wednesday, July 27th

 

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now hiring-District Manager

We are seeking a Conservation District Manager to conduct the business of the Kalamazoo Conservation District, supervise Conservation District staff, provide customer assistance, prepare monthly budget reports, and maintain correspondence. Other essential duties include maintaining District financial accounts according to Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development guidelines, establishing annual budgets, conducting public presentations and meetings, identifying grant opportunities and preparing grant proposals, grant administration, and assisting with financial audits. The ideal candidate will demonstrate creativity, possess a strong attention to detail, and exhibit the ability to work as part of a team in support of several programs. This is currently a part-time position of 20 hours per week, with the potential to become a full time position if additional grants become awarded over time.

 

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to work in Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Bookkeeping and accounting in QuickBooks
  • Personnel and payroll management
  • Typing and operation of office equipment
  • Ability to learn and follow government procedures and other legal requirements
  • Phone etiquette and message-taking
  • Note-taking for meetings
  • Staff supervision

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Grant writing and grant administration experience
  • Retail sales and marketing (Tree seedlings, Books, Birdhouses, T-shirts)
  • Familiarity with agriculture and natural resource issues
  • Working knowledge of state environmental policies
  • Ability to organize information and prioritize tasks

 

Required Criteria:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Some experience working in a structured office environment
  • Experience with QuickBooks or similar accounting program
  • A two or four-year degree in a relevant course of study

 

Compensation Package:

  • Statrting salary range is $14.00-17.00 per hour, depending on training and experience. No insurance or fringe benefits are available for this part-time position.

 

Send resume, references, and letter of interest by email only to:

 

Kalamazoo CD Board of Directors

kalamazooconservation@gmail.com

 

Deadline for applications is Friday, July 8th at 4:00 pm.

 

Our Address:

Visit our new office, located at 5950 Portage Rd. Suite B Portage, MI 49002

 

Our Phone Number:

Call us!  We would love to hear from you! (269) 382-5121

 

The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  If you need an accommodation to participate in an activity or event, please contact the Kalamazoo Conservation District at 269-382-5121.

KCD Hours

Mon-Fri :

09:00 am - 04:00 pm

Because we are a field office, please call BEFORE your visit

Phone: 269.382.5121 EXT. 5

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