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Employment

Thank you for considering employment with Whatcom Conservation District.  The Whatcom CD is a non-regulatory, political subdivision of the State of Washington, organized under Chapter 89.08 of the Revised Code of Washington.

Job
Wildfire Resilience Specialist (full-time, salaried) 

The Whatcom Conservation District (WCD) is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic natural resource management professional to coordinate a regional community wildfire resilience program across Whatcom and Skagit Counties, as well as support the Outreach & Education teams at Whatcom and Skagit Conservation Districts. The Wildfire Resilience Specialist provides wildfire risk reduction outreach, education, and technical assistance to landowners, communities, and partners on topics of community wildfire resilience and water conservation, and builds and maintains partnerships with other wildfire and natural resource management agencies and organizations.  

This announcement will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Full position description download

Application Process 

Application Deadline: July 31, 2022 

Interviews: Week of August 15, 2022 

Anticipated Start date: September 15, 2022 

 

Submit a cover letter describing availability, interest and qualifications for the position, a current resume, and three professional references, including name, affiliation, address, and phone number.  

Submit all materials as PDF via this application portal. 

Full application portal address here:  https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/14e08854cbc841d09d1f18e42e4ac809 

 

Position Contact 

Aneka Sweeney, Education & Outreach Coordinator  

Email: asweeney@whatcomcd.org Phone: (360) 526-2381 x103 

Whatcom Conservation District, 6975 Hannegan Road, Lynden, WA 98264  

Farm Planner Resource Specialist (full-time, salaried) 

The Whatcom Conservation District is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our team to provide technical assistance and outreach to agricultural operations. The successful candidate will to help our local agriculture operators improve farm operations while protecting and enhancing natural resources. Farm planning-associated technical assistance typically includes site specific resource evaluations of soils, plants, and animals to develop client-driven conservation farm plans. The Farm Planner Resource Specialist (Planner) may also help landowners with water conservation or irrigation water-use efficiency management plans. 

 

This announcement will remain open until the position is filled. Initial pull of applications for consideration on August 1, 2022. 

Full position description download

 

APPLICATION PROCESS  

Application Deadline: August 1, 2022 

Interviews: Week of August 8, 2022 

Anticipated Start date: September 1, 2022 

 

Submit a cover letter describing availability, interest and qualifications for the position, a current resume, and three professional references, including name, affiliation, address, and phone number. Submit all materials as PDF via application portal

 

Position Contact 

Corina Cheever, Natural Resource Coordinator, Farm Planner 

ccheever@whatcomcd.org 

Whatcom Conservation District 

6975 Hannegan Road 

Lynden, WA 98264 

Internship

​None at this time

Whatcom Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.