Employment Opportunity

Mosca-Hooper Conservation District is currently seeking a qualified, highly skilled individual with a passion for conservation to fill the District Manager role. This is a part-time position at 24-hours-per-week, flexible except for required regular evening board and other meetings/events occasionally. Please submit a resume and letter of interest either by mail, to: MHCD, 101 S. Craft Dr., Alamosa, CO 81101 or by email, to: moscahoopercd1@gmail.com. Please use DISTRICT MANAGER in the subject line.


RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Responsible for the management of all aspects of the district program. Detail oriented and reliable project and administrative skills to meet any and every deadline and State compliance.
  • Identifies sources and makes recommendations to the board to secure operating funds.
  • Writes grants and follows up with required reporting.
  • Maintains records and an accounting system using QuickBooks and submits all required reports on time, including monthly financial reports and annual budget.
  • Manages all sales aspects of compost, soil moisture sensors, and/or other revenue-generating District business(es).
  • Files monthly and quarterly sales tax reports.
  • Plans, manages, and prepares packets for required monthly board meetings. Records minutes.
  • Plans, manages and prepares materials for special meetings including Watershed and Annual Meetings, trainings and other events. Records minutes.
  • Maintains website and social media with up-to-date and relevant information.
  • Writes and distributes press releases as required.
  • Presents ideas and information to the board and reports on district activities.
  • Assesses conservation needs within the District and helps the board to incorporate the information into Long Range Plan.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship with natural resource agencies and county.
  • Is responsible for proper maintenance and use of all district equipment and facilities. ,
  • Coordinates requests for district assistance with appropriate resource agencies.
  • Keeps the district board informed of actions taken, trends in conservation work that are developing, and issues which may be of interest to the district.
  • Coordinates district involvement and assistance in a variety of programs and activities with NRCS district conservationist, the State Conservation Board, and others.
  • Is responsible for maintaining a district filing system and for seeing that all district reports, correspondence, minutes, financial reports, etc., are submitted on time and in a professional manner.
  • Utilizes the on-line conservation district Reference Manual as a guide.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by president of the board or the designee.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • MUST PASS FEDERAL SECURITY SCREENING/BACKGROUND CHECK
  • Demonstrate ability to be self-motivated and self-directed in the workplace
  • Demonstrate good inter-personal and customer service skills
  • Demonstrate good organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate a variety of software programs necessary to complete work assignments, including Microsoft Office products and QuickBooks
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality of cooperator business and records
  • Understanding of agricultural and conservation issues is an advantage