The Gibson County Soil Conservation District is accepting application for the Soil Conservation District Technician Position. This position is responsible for field work activities to plan and implement conservation practices, and to assist with the daily operation of the GCSCD. Extensive field work is required in a variety of adverse weather conditions. Job related duties require thorough knowledge of soil conservation practice standards and specifications. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills are necessary to perform job duties. Employee must have sufficient physical strength (Ability to lift 50+ pounds, extensive walking, etc.) and agility to perform field related activities in a variety of adverse weather conditions. Minimum required qualifications include: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; Must be proficient with Windows based computer software (Microsoft Office Software Suite etc.); Possession of a valid driver’s license and demonstrate a safe driving record.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Engineering Technology, Soil and Water Conservation or closely related field is preferred, but not required. Agricultural background is preferred. GIS Experience is preferred. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, July 31, 2018 or until a qualified applicant is selected.