CLOSES JULY 31.
Columbus, MT– SUMMARY OF WORK: This position covers a wide variety of duties assigned by a board that meets monthly. The person in this position helps the conservation district supervisors carry out lawful roles and responsibilities, and to plan and implement the board’s goals and conservation priorities. Working with the board chair, the employee sets up board meetings, keeps the board informed of law and rule changes; conveys the conservation message through education efforts; is responsible for processing and issuing S.B. 310 perennial stream permits according to established procedures; writes and manages grants; drafts contracts and agreements; updates websites; performs bookkeeping, record keeping and administrative duties for district. Performs duties for the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) on request and as time permits.
At the Statewide Administrator’s Training this month, we had a great discussion about social media and how to use it to better reach people in your area. Social Media is great for keeping your organization in people’s minds, which is important when they’re, you know, thinking about digging up a stream or maybe implementing some cover crops. Your job is to help them, so make sure that you’re the first place they think to go!
As part of a six-month series on district operations, the Did You Know? monthly feature in eResource will highlight chapters of the NACD District Outlook Task Force report: “Blueprint for Locally-Led Conservation – A Strategy for District Success and Sustainability” (available here on our website). This month’s chapter tackles communications. Continue reading
Two $500 Scholarships are available for Montana students—high school seniors or students who are attending an accredited post secondary institution in Montana may apply. Continue reading