Conservation District Manager

Location: United States

Department: Ontario County Soil and Water Conservation District

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The Ontario County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications to fill a Conservation District Manager position.

LOCATION:  480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424


1.  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in natural resources, water resources, agricultural engineering, environmental sciences or environmental studies, the physical sciences, civil engineering or closely related field AND two (2) years of full-time paid experience, or its part-time equivalent, in environmental project management, soil and water conservation projects, programs or activities, land surveying, engineering or related fields, which shall have included experience as a project leader or in supervision; OR    

2.  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an Associate’s Degree in a field noted in (1) AND four (4) years of full-time paid experience, or its part-time equivalent, as defined in (1); OR

3.  An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated in (1) and (2).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT:  Possession of an appropriate New York State Operator's license at the time of appointment, and maintenance of such license throughout the tenure of employment in the position.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work occasional evenings and/or weekends; must be able to travel overnight occasionally.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary range is $48,500.00 to $65,000.00 per year based on experience and/or qualifications. Medical and dental insurance is paid at 75% by the District which also includes funding the Health Savings Account and Health Cost Assistance account.  Generous vacation policy, paid holidays, NYS Retirement and Deferred Compensation is also included.

NOTE:  All Civil Service Laws, Rules and Regulations apply.  Appointment to position is provisional pending certification of eligibility by Ontario County Department of Human Resources.  Incumbent will be required to qualify in, and be reachable, in the appropriate Civil Service examination when advised to do so.

TO APPLY:  Complete an Ontario County Employment Application and mail with letter of interest and contact information for three references to:

Ontario County Department of Human Resources
3019 County Complex Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Applications must be received by June 23, 2017.

For additional information, please contact the Ontario County SWCD at 585-396-1450.


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