Two job openings at Pierce Conservation District – Crop Farm Specialist and Habitat Improvement Technician

Pierce Conservation District is excited to announce two job openings: 1) Crop Farm Specialist, and 2) Habitat Improvement Technician.

Crop Farm Specialist

This position will exist to assist both organic and conventional crop farm owners and operators in Pierce County in planning and applying natural resource conservation practices using USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service of Washington conservation practices. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with working landowners to solve natural resource concerns using creativity, best practices, and through long-term relationships with these clients. This is an exciting opportunity to work on some of the most pressing natural resource challenges related to soil health, farm viability, endangered species recovery, and water quality in a growing region.

View the full position description and application information. 

Habitat Improvement Specialist

The Habitat Improvement Technician is a technical position of the Pierce Conservation District (PCD) requiring field work, project management, volunteer management, and leadership skills. This position will add capacity to the PCD’s Habitat Improvement Program and requires flexibility within defined job duties. This is a full-time position that reports to the Habitat Improvement and Environmental Education Program Director.

The ideal candidate will have a proven knowledge of Puget Sound lowland and riparian ecosystems and native plant communities, as well as a highly-motivated work ethic and ability to work cooperatively and positively with members of the public.  He or she will be committed to producing high quality work in a fast-paced environment and can handle multiple high priority projects at any given time.  This position is an opportunity to work with private landowners, public and non-profit partners, and other stakeholders to reach regional and local goals set for salmon recovery and habitat restoration.

To apply:

For a full description of the job posting, visit; within the Habitat Improvement Technician job description follow the “Apply Now” link and fill out the form, attaching both a cover letter and resume complete with three (3) professional references.

Applications open until: July 28, 2017


Jayme Gordon, Habitat Improvement and Environmental Education Director

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