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Conservation Technician (Full Time)

The Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Conservation Technician. This full-time position will provide technical assistance to the District in implementing the Virginia Agricultural Best Management Practice cost-share program.  Funds are being made available for this position through state grants from the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

The preferred candidate should have a degree in an agricultural/natural resources related field or combination of a high school diploma, continuing education, and successful work experience.  A Virginia driver’s license and additional experience in farming, agricultural or the natural resources is required.  Computer skills, mechanical aptitude and manual labor experience required.  The ability to work with the public is necessary.  Starting Salary will be $40,000 – $50,000 depending on skills in ArcGIS, AutoCAD and current DCR or NRCS planning and engineering certifications.  Obtain an application from the District office, or from our website:  The first-round applications with resume will be accepted through August 21, 2020; however, the position is open until filled.

Please return to: HEADWATERS SWCD  70 Dick Huff Lane, Verona, VA  24482 (Located in the Augusta County Government Center complex)  (540) 248-0148

 Applications can also be emailed to

 For more information contact John Kaylor; Senior Conservation Specialist at (540)-248-0148 or

Headwaters SWCD programs, activities and employment opportunities are available to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or political affiliation. An Equal Opportunity Employer

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