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Environmental Technician and Engagement Coordinator

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Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District is looking for a full-time entry-level Environmental Field Technician and Outreach Coordinator with a passion to assist people in planning for best conservation management of their land. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in a range of communications and public relations techniques. This is a grant-funded one-year position with potential for future grant funding.

Position Summary:

This job posting is for an Environmental Field Technician, whose primary focus will include the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), specifically assisting in Conservation Planning & Implementation project plans, Outreach Education and occasional assistance at the District’s Portsmouth AgInnovation Farm. The engagement portion of the role will work to engage the public through Earth Month programming, maintain the profile of the organization in the community, among other activities. Workload may include assisting in the servicing and implementation of contracts with existing clients, and assisting new clients with applications.

Applicants should have exceptional communication skills, enjoy working outdoors in various weather conditions, and must be open to learning new skills, receiving specific direction and able to work as an individual and as part of a team.

To Apply: Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to [email protected].

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