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Conservation Manager Position

Wheeler Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications.


Position: Conservation Manager. Position is responsible for the management of projects and conservation programs; assisting the District Manager with daily operations and financial management; preparing and managing budgets, funding proposals and grant applications; and working with other agencies and landowners.


Opens October 28, 2022 and closes when position is filled.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, natural resources or related field and 5 years equivalent experience preferred; ability to work independently and as a team; excellent interpersonal, computer and communication skills; and familiarity with conservation laws. Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Experience in personnel or program management, natural resource management, ArcGIS software, working with a board of directors, and grant writing required.


Salary: $44,000-$65,000 DOE, with benefits. Exempt, full-time position


To apply, please submit resume with cover letter via hand-delivery, mail, or email. Three letters of reference are required to be submitted direct from referrer. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit application documents to Wheeler SWCD, 40535 Hwy 19, Fossil, Oregon 97830 or administration@wheelerswcd.org.


A full job description is available below or by contacting the District office, currently open Monday-Thursday, 6am-4pm.

Wheeler SWCD Conservation Manager 102022.pdf


Wheeler SWCD is an equal opportunity employer. If reasonable accommodations or assistance is
needed, please call 541.468.2990.