Conservation District Technician Job Opening

The Clinton County Soil & Water Conservation District

has an opening for a Conservation District Technician.

This full time position primarily involves implementing the Agricultural Environmental Management Program, along with planning, designing, and overseeing construction of soil and water conservation projects.

Person should have a good knowledge of soil and water practices as they affect water quality and agricultural operations.  Experience with nutrient management and developing AEM plans and/or conservation plans is a plus.

Good communication skills, planning skills, agricultural, agronomic and/or technical background required.

Minimum Qualifications: A) Bachelor’s degree in environmental technology, mechanical or civil engineering technology, natural resource conservation, agriculture, or related field; or B) Associate’s degree and 1 years of related experience; or C) high school diploma with 2 years of training and experience.

Driver’s License required at the time of application.

This position is provisional, pending the successful completion of a civil service exam.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Typical range $32,000-36,000.

Benefits Include: Health insurance, NYS Retirement, sick leave, personal     leave, and annual leave.  Continuing education and training opportunities are also provided.

Please email, mail or drop off copies of your:

1) Driver’s License

2) Cover Letter

3) Resume with contact information for three professional references

4) college transcripts

5) County Civil Service Application form


District Manager
Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District
6064 Route 22, Suite 1
Plattsburgh, NY 12901


email to:

Last date to file application is July 21 , 2019.

All application materials must be in our office no later than 4:00pm on July 21,  2019 – no exceptions