NRDs offer many different career paths related to conservation and natural resources. Many districts also have summer intern programs for college students. Current NRD job openings are listed below. New job openings are posted as soon as they are available so check back often.

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This is a full-time salaried position under the supervision of the General Manager. The employee will work out of the District office in Thedford but must be able to travel throughout the District. Primary responsibilities include managing and operating the District tree program and...See Full Job Description

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The Twin Platte NRD located in North Platte, Nebraska, seeks a full-time Resources Programs Coordinator.


Water Programs
• Chemigation  – routine inspections of ground water wells and equipment used to apply chemicals...See Full Job Description

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The District’s Water Resources Technician perform a variety of water related tasks to support the Water Department Manager. This position provides support to both groundwater quantity and quality programs. This will include data collection, working one on one with producers, assistance in...See Full Job Description

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The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is looking to hire a Recreation Area Superintendent. The superintendent is responsible for the planning, development, management, and supervising maintenance of all recreational areas and natural lands of the LENRD. Hire necessary seasonal...See Full Job Description

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Duties include LAN, computer systems, helpdesk support, software/hardware installation, & telephone systems.  Associate degree or two (2) years of work experience in an IT related field is required. Full-time hourly, $22.13-27.66/hr. BOE with Full Benefits. ...See Full Job Description

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The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) has an immediate opening to hire a District Engineer.  The District Engineer is under the general supervision and direction of the General Manager.

Provides direct engineering support to all District studies and projects (...See Full Job Description

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The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Project Coordinator for the Bazile Groundwater Management Area.

The Project Coordinator will work independently to educate and encourage the adoption of best management practices...See Full Job Description

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The NRD Technician will be responsible for coordinating NRD programs and provide technical support to farmers/ranchers including:

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The Tri-Basin NRD Summer Internship program employs college students who have an interest in natural resources management. The purpose of the intern program is to provide students a wide range of natural resources-related work experiences.

These are full-time temporary positions (...See Full Job Description

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The Lower Elkhorn NRD is Norfolk is seeking several summer interns. Get the details here: LENRD InternshipSee Full Job Description