Conservation District Administrator

Barry Conservation District | Hastings, MI

Posted Date 6/07/2018

Looking to Hire Immediately- Barry Conservation District Administrator


Position Details: Full-time position. May include evenings and weekends. Compensation: $25,000-$29,000 annually depending on experience, with the possibility of advancement. Benefits: paid federal holidays, vacation, and personal time off.

Job Description: The Administrator is responsible for the District’s consistent achievement of its financial goals, as well as providing support for the day-to-day operations of the District.

The administrator will:

  • Assist with district publications and communications, both print and digital
  • Coordinate requests for District assistance with local landowners and partners
  • Assist with preparing an annual plan of work
  • Assist with preparing five-year resource needs assessments and reports
  • Compile background information and financial reports as needed
  • Maintain accurate financial records and performs basic accounting procedures
  • Plan, implement, and revise the fiscal year budget with the Executive Director
  • Assist with other bookkeeping duties as assigned


The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in natural resource, business, and/or education-related fields
  • Clear, concise communication skills
  • Working understanding of basic natural resource principles
  • Computer skills including Office and Acrobat
  • Ability to manage complex projects independently
  • Efficiency in organizing and completing multiple tasks.
  • The Administrator must be bondable and must pass a Federal Security Background Investigation

Preferred, but not required:

  • Experience with basic accounting principles and practices
  • Budget management experience
  • Quickbooks experience


Send .pdf versions of a one-page cover letter and one-page resume to Applicants who do not follow these instructions will not be considered for employment.


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Address1611 S Hanover St
Suite 105
Hastings, MI 49058