OREGON, Wasco SWCD – The Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a full-time Office Assistant. The position will assist other staff members in carrying out their administrative duties. The deadline to apply is by 4:00 PM on August 7, 2019. The position description, more information and instructions on how to apply can be found at http://www.wascoswcd.org/wcswcd_website_020.htm
The duties of the Office Assistant will be fluid and varied as is true for all staff members. Due to the small staff size and myriad demands, the ability to learn new things on the fly is an important attribute to have and is highly valued. All staff members wear multiple hats. While it is not expected for a new employee to be proficient in everything all at once, the willingness and ability to learn and evolve over time is key.
The position pays $30,000 a year with performance based advancement. There is a 3-month trial employment period before benefit eligibility. Benefits include District Paid: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life. Paid Annual and Sick Leave and all federal holidays. Work week is Monday through Friday. 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
How to apply – email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail: Wasco Co. SWCD, ATTN: Scott Susi, 2325 River Rd. Ste. 3, The Dalles, OR 97058
Questions? Contact Tammy at 541-296-6178 ext 3 or email her at email@example.com
The Wasco Co. SWCD is co-located with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in the USDA Service Center in The Dalles. The three organizations shared mission is to work with area agriculture producers in addressing their natural resource concerns through farm programs that promote conservation practices. The Conservation District’s mission also promotes conservation among urban and small acreage landowners.
The Conservation District seeks out funding through state, federal and private grant sources to assist landowners in addressing resource issues such as erosion, irrigation efficiency, demonstration farm practices, new agricultural technology, and water quality, to name a few.