Conservation Technician Job Announcement

The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District in Ivanhoe, MN has a full-time ConservationTechnician position available.  Applicants must possess proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software.  Experience in Arc GIS, GPS, Survey/Design, Native Grass Selection, Tractor/Seeder operation, Conservation Planning and Watershed Planning is preferred.  Must have the ability to lift over 50 pounds and be able to perform in all weather conditions, terrain situations and public settings.  A Bachelors or a minimum two-year degree in Environmental studies,  Natural Resources, Water Resources, Wildlife Management, Biology, GIS/GPS, Ag Business, Civil Engineering or similar field of study is required.  Prior work experience would be advantageous. Starting Wage range for this position is $18.00 - $22.00/hour DOE and qualifications.  For a job description and application, interested individuals may contact Dale Sterzinger at the Lincoln SWCD office in Ivanhoe at 507-694-1630 ext. 112, cell phone at 507-531-0256,  email at  or on the Lincoln SWCD website at  Applications for this position will be received until 4:30 p.m. on June 10th, 2020.  EEO

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To protect and improve the quality of our water, soil and natural resources by providing programs and services to the citizens and owners of Lincoln County to implement conservation practices.  

The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was organized July 3, 1944.  The SWCD works with landowners in both rural and urban settings to carry out a program for the conservation, use and development of soil, water and related resources.  The district is a political subdivision of the state and is governed by a five member Board of Supervisors.  The board sets policy, hires employees, and is responsible to see that the operations of the district are run effectively and according to the law and rule.  


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Lincoln SWCD

200 South County Highway 5, Suite 2

Ivanhoe, MN 56142

(507) 694-1630 Extension 3

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