This position is responsible for performing management functions for the Malheur County Soil and Water Conservation District (Malheur County SWCD).
- In cooperation with various federal, state, and local agencies, assesses the need for conservation work within the district and recommends actions and programs to meet these needs.
- Prepares a draft annual plan of work and a proposed budget for review by the District Board.
- Identifies sources and recommends actions to the Board to secure operating funds for the district.
- Identifies sources and recommends actions to the Board to secure the needed personnel for District operations. Develops a yearly staffing needs inventory.
- Maintains a cooperative relationship with all natural resource agencies operating within the district.
- Supervises and directs the work of District personnel.
- Is responsible for the proper maintenance and use of all District equipment and facilities.
- Coordinates requests for District assistance with the NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation District) District Conservationist and other appropriate resource agencies.
- Keeps abreast of all federal, state, and local laws that affect the conservation work within the district.
- Maintains adequate records and prepares various reports for submission.
- Keeps District Board informed of actions taken, trends in conservation work that appear to be developing, and issues in which the district may have an interest or wish to become involved.
- Compiles background information to facilitate the decision-making and policy-setting function of the District Board.
- Coordinates District involvement and assistance in a variety of programs and activities with the NRCS District Conservationist, the State ODA Natural Resource Division, and others.
- All duties and actions taken by the incumbent of this position while on official duty will be performed in a safe and healthful manner and will be of a nature to reflect favorably on the Malheur County Soil and Water Conservation District.
This position works independently of direct day-to-day supervision. Policy and program direction is received from the District Board.
Your performance of duty in this position will be evaluated against the requirements developed for your position. A formal review will be completed by the Personnel Committee of the District Board on a yearly basis during the month of May and will be discussed with you. Your performance rating is an overall evaluation of your performance in the judgement of your supervisor. It will be the basis for any merit pay increases granted by the District Board.
Health benefits included. 11 paid holidays. Sick leave and vacation.