LAND CONSERVATION AND FOREST MANAGEMENT (LCFM) DIRECTOR / COUNTY CONSERVATIONIST
The LCFM Director/County Conservationist plans, directs, supervises, monitors and evaluates environmental and natural resource management programs for Chippewa County; advises the Land Conservation & Forest Management Committee, and other committees and units of government, on environmental and natural resource management policy issues; works with local units of government, public agencies, landowners, developers, representatives of agriculture and forest industry, nonprofit organizations, and affected stakeholders on administrative issues as they affect the development, conservation, and use of natural resources in Chippewa County; and provides responsive, courteous and efficient service to County residents and the general public.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors of Science degree in Natural Resources, with emphasis in physical earth science, water resource management, or Environmental Engineering with a minimum of four (4) years professional conservation environmental program management experience with two (2) years supervising professional staff is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
Starting Salary: $80,910 – $87,382.80 depending on qualifications. Maximum Salary: $109,223.
Benefits: Health insurance is administered by AmeriBen ($2,000 individual deductible and $4,000 family deductible) with a $0 premium! Wisconsin Retirement System pension! Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, critical illness, accident insurance and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 7.09 hours of PTO earned bi-weekly. For more information on Chippewa County’s benefits visit our website at https://www.co.chippewa.wi.us/government/administration/human-resources-division/employee-benefits.
Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at www.co.chippewa.wi.us under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE.
Deadline Note: Applications must be submitted by Sunday, November 28th at 4:30 PM.