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The WCNRCD is hiring!

Make a Difference to Conservation in Vermont!

The Windham County Natural Resources Conservation District (WCNRCD) seeks a District Manager. Applicants should have a strong commitment to conservation issues; be highly organized; have excellent computer, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, work effectively with partner organizations and landowners; and be a self-starter able to work independently. Diverse tasks include grant-writing and project administration, bookkeeping and budget management, public education, and some field work.

The position is currently 20 hours per week, with potential for growth. Flexible working hours with occasional evening or weekend time. Based in Brattleboro. This is a great opportunity to shape initiatives for conservation in Windham County.

Apply by the end of the day on February 6th. Send a cover letter and resume via email to Eliza Rudegeair at or via USPS to WCNRCD, 28 Vernon Street, Suite. 332, Brattleboro, VT 05301

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

 

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The Windham County Natural Resources Conservation District (WCNRCD) helps landowners and users, agricultural producers, and communities throughout Windham County, Vermont conserve land and water by providing services such as: technical assistance, education and outreach, workshops and financial assistance. Founded in 1946, we are one of 14 conservation districts in the state of Vermont. The WCNRCD receives a limited amount of base funding from the state, and relies mostly on grants, workshops and individual donations to undertake its work.

The Windham County NRCD is located in the USDA Service Center office in Brattleboro, which houses several agencies that work with agricultural and rural communities. We frequently collaborate with these agencies, as well as a host of other agricultural and conservation focused organizations throughout Vermont.

The following video is from a buffer planting project last year in the Saxtons River Watershed. This is an example of some of the District’s ongoing work.¬†Enjoy!