The Pend Oreille Conservation District (POCD) has a vacancy for a part time Urban & Rural Agriculture Resource Technician. This position will be a temporary (May – November) part-time (24-32 hours/week) position and will assist with the implementation of the Pend Oreille County Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) and the Newport Community Garden.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Pend Oreille County VSP
    • Conduct soil health & soil fertility sampling with VSP participants
    • Perform on-the-ground surveys of Best Management Practices (BMPs) and critical areas (wetlands, fish/wildlife habitat, steep slopes, etc.) using Esri’s Field Map App
    • Help with VSP outreach and engagement events
  • Newport Garden
    • Assist with garden installation (procuring materials, building raised beds, planting, etc.)
    • Support outreach and engagement through monthly educational events
      • Assisting with other programs: these include riparian planting, basic water quality assessment, and assisting with engineering field days.
  • Perform Duties as Assigned
    • May include, but not limited to: cleaning, basic administrative tasks (file organization, scanning,
      printing, etc.)

The full position description is available here