Working at Snohomish Conservation District

Working for a Conservation District is a great experience! We get to work with motivated landowners, dedicated professionals, well-respected leaders in conservation, and with students just starting their careers.

The District offers a supportive and vibrant work environment with opportunities to grow in your career and state benefits for permanent positions. We hope you will consider joining our team!


Job Openings

Finance Coordinator

Terms: Permanent non-exempt regular full-time position (40 hours per week), with benefits
Salary: $48,000 to $67,000 depending on experience
Deadline to apply: March 12th, 2018 4:00pm

Job Description:

The primary responsibility of the Finance Coordinator is to ensure accurate and efficient administrative and financial operations within the Conservation District.  The Finance Coordinator will process expenditures, issue payroll, prepare vouchers, invoices, checks and account statements, support budget development, monitor account payables and produce financial reports as required by granting agencies, the Washington State Auditor’s Office and Federal agencies.


Preferred minimum qualifications include an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or closely related field; plus five years of progressive responsibility in accounting, grant administration, or auditing. Alternative combinations of education and experience will be considered. Previous experience in a governmental agency is beneficial.

To view the full job description, click here.

To apply for this position:
Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, application and a list of three professional references (references may be provided after the interview). Application materials must be received on or before March 12th, 2018, 4:00 pm. Emailed applications are preferred. Faxed or mailed applications received by the deadline will be accepted. Post-marked applications shall not be considered a substitute for the above deadline requirement.

For more information, contact Ryan Williams, Program Integration Manager, at 425-377- 7002 or

Please submit the application materials to or:
Snohomish Conservation District
Attention: Ryan Williams
528 – 91 st Ave NE, Ste A
Lake Stevens, WA 98258

Summer Internship - Lake Stevens, WA

Compensation:  Competitive, paid internship

Closing Date:   Closing date is March 30, 2018 (position is open until filled)

Terms:   Approximately 40 hours per week, 12-week term

Submit application:  Via email to

  • Position opening for a summer intern in the District’s Lake Stevens, Washington office.
  • The internship will be designed around the intern’s experience, training and career goals.
  • The intern will have an opportunity to attend the Washington Association of Conservation Districts annual training and networking conference in Leavenworth, Washington in June.
  • The intern will be required to complete a specific job-related project, to be negotiated upon hiring, based on skills, experience, interest and knowledge.

Job Description:

The mission of the Snohomish Conservation District is to work cooperatively with others to promote and encourage conservation and responsible use of natural resources. The District has a talented staff of professionals that engage in project implementation and outreach activities to promote clean water, healthy salmon habitat, and a viable agricultural community.  
Working collaboratively with District staff and engaging in a variety of projects and tasks throughout the summer will offer insight, knowledge and skills that can support future career goals in natural resources and agriculture for a motivated intern. 

View complete job duties, required skills and knowledge, and how to apply here.