Conservation Program Assistant - Upper Niobrara White NRD, Chadron

Conservation Program Assistant - Upper Niobrara White NRD, Chadron

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The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a full time Conservation Program Assistant. Associates degree in business, accounting or related field required.  Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting customers with District programs, managing social media accounts, assisting with education and other UNWNRD programs. Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Good writing, verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are essential.  Competitive salary with excellent benefits

Employee is responsible for operation and administration of NRD projects and programs as assigned by the District General Manager. Daily operations will be performed with limited supervision.  Work may consist of both office and field work

Duties & Responsibilities

  • General front office clerical support, including receptionist, customer orders and office supplies
  • Serve as assistant Board Secretary
  • Maintain UNWNRD Website and other social media accounts
  • Data Entry
  • District Wellness Coordinator
  • Coordinate the Annual Conservation Festival and other youth education events
  • Assist with the Chemigation, tree and water programs

Minimum Qualifications
Associates Degree is required.  Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.  Ability to communicate with landowners from ranch, farm and urban backgrounds is necessary. A basic understanding of natural resources conservation is necessary. Must be computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to bring about actual accomplishments quickly and efficiently. Must be able to perform manual labor, lift 25 pounds and have a valid drivers license.

Send resume, contact information for three references, and the UNWNRD employment application form (available online at to obrien [at] or UNWNRD 430 East 2nd Street Chadron, NE 69337.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  For additional information contact the UNWNRD at (308) 432-6190.