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District Manager

Posted on: February 6, 2024
District Manager

Website Roberts Conservation District

Roberts Conservation District encourages the preservation of our

Position Purpose:

Works independently of direct day-to-day supervision.  Policy and program direction are received from the District Board of Supervisors.  Performs management functions for the district and ensures program implementation.  This position requires a strong managerial and administrative background.  Reports to the Roberts Conservation District Board.

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Two-year degree in business, business management, or equivalent experience.  Understanding of human resource management.

·         2 years’ experience in natural resource field and working knowledge of farming and conservation practices, or equivalent experience.

·         Experience in working with diverse groups and individuals.

·         Excellent organization skills.

·         Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

·         Excellent financial management skills.

·         Must have a valid Driver’s License and be willing to travel.

·         Must successfully pass a security background check.

Desirable Qualifications:

·         Experience with conservation districts , state, and/or local administration and technical support of programs, grants, data management, planning/reporting procedures and implementation of conservation practices concerning the Conservation District.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned by the Roberts Conservation Board of Supervisors.

·         Serve as a positive, professional example to colleagues and constituents of the County and Roberts Conservation District through workplace actions, attitudes, decisions, management, and adherence to policy.

·         Supervise, evaluate and direct all Conservation District personnel

·         Manages state and local programs according to rules, regulations and program policies

·         Prepares grant applications, plans and reports for the District

·         Provide support to District Board

·         Oversee financial affairs of the District

·         Represent District on committees, boards, task forces and other functions requesting District expertise

·         Seek opportunities to expand District programs through new ideas or grants that better achieve Conservation District vision, mission and identified goals

·         Coordinate and develop education/outreach activities in accordance with District goals

·         Manages tree planting and grass seeding services.

To Apply:


Calvin Thompson Chair

Roberts Conservation District

2018 SD Hwy 10  Sisseton, SD 57262

To apply for this job email your details to robertscd@sdconservation.net