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Tom

Tom has worked with conservation districts since 1992, managing district operations and providing statewide help on governance, technology, and accountability issues. He has been a board director of a state association of conservation districts and the president of a statewide employee's association. Tom is the General Manager for the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District.

Job: WeedWise Program Specialist with Clackamas SWCD

OREGON, Clackamas SWCD – The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a WeedWise Program Specialist. Closing Date: All materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on March 8, 2019. Position:  The WeedWise Specialist is a full-time, at-will non-exempt position with the Clackamas […]

Job: Natural Resource Planner

WASHINGTON, Okanogan CD – The Okanogan Conservation District is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Natural Resource Planner position to help address our significant workload. The incumbent in this position will work closely with local landowners, coworkers, conservation partners, and others to develop and implement voluntary conservation […]

Jobs: Natural Resource Planner and Conservation Program Support Specialist

WASHINGTON, Whidbey Island CD – Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting applications for two full-time, non-exempt salaried, & benefited positions: Natural Resource Planner and Conservation Program Support Specialist. The Natural Resource Planner is a full-time, non-exempt, salaried, benefitted position that reports directly to the District Manager. Individual must be able to build and […]

New website and network for NCDEA

We Make Conservation Better The new website for the National Conservation District Employees Association boldly states we make conservation better.  How?  Through collaboration, communication, and championing local conservation. NCDEA’s new website at https://ncdea.us was developed to help inform people about what NCDEA is and what it does. Partnerships […]

Deadline extended for multiple FSA farm programs

On December 22, 2018, federal funding expired which caused many federal offices to close.  FSA County Offices remained open through December 28, 2018. On January 22, 2019, USDA announced that FSA offices nationwide would reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in […]