Whatcom Conservation District is looking for a dedicated professional to join our farm planning team.
This position emphasizes technical assistance to all manner of livestock operations from a large commercial cattle operation to a small farm with a horse and a few head of beef with the goals of protecting water quality while improving the operation. Assistance typically includes site specific resource evaluations of soils, plants and animals, developing client-driven conservation plans, recommending pasture rotations and grazing seasons. The Planner may also help landowners with water conservation or irrigation management plans. The ability to provide exceptional customer service, earn the trust of the public, and work cooperatively with a diverse population is essential to this position.