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

Environmental Education Classroom Presenter

Snohomish Conservation District, a small state conservation agency located in Lake Stevens, Washington, is looking for a dependable and enthusiastic educator to present environmental classroom lessons and outdoor field trips for grades 3-12. Presenters will teach multiple environmental education lessons per day in schools throughout Snohomish County and Camano Island.

Compensation: $15-17/hr. with excellent state benefits including health, dental, and paid holidays. This is a grant funded, limited term 8-month contract. Dependent on funding, the employment contract may be extended for another term if the applicant is in good standing.

Schedule: The classroom presenter will work under an 8-month contract from November through June. The classroom presenter will work 30 hours/week, Monday through Friday (with occasional weekend and evening commitments – no more than 3-5 times during the year). Exact daily start and end times will vary to accommodate school schedules, but work hours will typically fall between 7am – 5pm. A typical weekly schedule will consist of 3-4 days teaching at schools with an office day for prep time. Option to work remotely is possible.

Full job description and requirements can be found here.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; however priority deadline for the first round of applicants is Wednesday, October 25 at 5pm.  Please send an SCD application, letter of interest and resume with the email subject line “Classroom Presenter” to Applicants residing in Snohomish County are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summer Internship - Lake Stevens, WA

Compensation:  Competitive, paid internship

Closing Date:   Initial closing date is December 8, 2017 (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.