Working at Snohomish Conservation District

Working or serving 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!

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Position Openings

Click on the position above or scroll down to learn more about the position, download complete job description, and review application instructions for our current openings.


Position Opening: Executive Director

Position Summary 

The Executive Director provides the leadership and vision to implement the mission and values of the District as defined by the Board of Supervisors and coordinates all aspects of the District’s work. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, which incorporate a collaborative style, are essential towards advocating and promoting sustainable conservation interests. A keen awareness of organizational, community and political dynamics will also be necessary in this role. Equally important will be a sensitivity and empathy to all stakeholders, both large and small, who have a vested interest in the goals of the District. Solid administration and management skills are necessary to ensure smooth operational continuity within this small, committed organization. A high level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism are critical core values required in this role. 

 The ideal candidate will have strong working knowledge of conservation districts, conservation practices and regional environmental issues, preferable within the Puget Sound area. A strong understanding of budgets, finance, grants procurement and program administration, and experience in sustaining and engaging regional partners are absolute requirements. A proven track record of successfully working with a board of directors and other elected and/or appointed officials, in addition to cultivating a team of professionals to excel in program delivery is required. The Executive Director will have a record of previous results that demonstrates an understanding of the importance of adhering to the mission of the District while leading the Snohomish Conservation District into the future. 

Applications will be open until position is filled. However, priority will be given to those received prior to July 12, 2019. Applications will be evaluated immediately and applicants will be ranked and initial interviews will be scheduled prior to July 31, 2019. 

Projected Start Date: October 1, 2019 or sooner 

Contact Information/Send information to: Holly Lund (hlund@snohomishcd.org or 425-377-7030) 


Position Opening: Environmental Educator (WSC AmeriCorps)

Position Summary

Snohomish Conservation District is looking for an enthusiastic and dependable educator to present in-classroom environmental lessons and outdoor field trips for grades 3-12.

The educator will teach multiple environmental education lessons per day in schools throughout Snohomish County and Camano Island. The educator will also engage youth and families through interactive/educational booths at community fairs, school STEM and parent nights, youth environmental service learning (serving with youth and families to plant trees and native plants at local restoration sites), teacher workshops, and green schoolyard support.

How to Apply: Visit the MyAmeriCorps website for full position description and to apply on-line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; however priority deadline for the first round of applicants is Monday, July 8th, 2019 at 5pm. https://snocd.org/WSCEnvEducator

Questions? Contact Lily Cason lcason@snohomishcd.org

This position is contingent on funding through the Washington Service Corps Program.


Position Opening: Veterans Conservation Corps Crew Internship

Position Summary

(Must be a United States military veteran to be eligible for this position.) This position will work on a 4-person field crew under the supervision of the Snohomish Conservation District’s Community Conservation Team. The crew will work with landowners on stormwater resource concerns within urban and residential areas of Snohomish County and Camano Island, and in rural areas doing restoration planting and maintenance. Work will include rain garden construction, rain barrel system construction, planting, brush cutting, and other outdoor work.

Read more and watch a video about what it’s like to work on our Vet Crew

How to Apply: All applicants must pass a background check. To apply to this job, send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position to: Kim Pham, Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Coordinator kim@dva.wa.gov

Questions?

To learn more about the Veterans Conservation Corps, contact: Kim Pham, Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Coordinator kim@dva.wa.gov

For more information about the job requirements, contact: Taylor Pesce at 425-377-7020 or tpesce@snohomishcd.org.