Job Openings


The District Manager position is located in the Service Creek area and provides service throughout Wheeler County.  The Manager is responsible for supervising the daily operation & staff, working with agency staff, preparing budgets & funding proposals, managing district finances, and coordinating the delivery of assistance to landowners.

Qualifications include B.S. in job-related discipline or equivalent work experience, 2 yrs experience in natural resource management, 2 yrs experience working with a board of directors, ability to work independently and as part of a team, have excellent interpersonal/computer/communication skills, and familiarity with conservation laws.  Grant writing skills preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Salary range is $60,000 - $75,000 DOE.  Regular, full-time position, 40 hrs/week, w/ benefits as defined in personnel policy.

Resume, cover letter and three letters of reference to be submitted to the district office at: Wheeler SWCD, 40535 Hwy 19, Fossil, OR 97830 by mail or hand-delivery.  Electronic or faxed applications will not be accepted.  Positiion will remain open until filled.

A full job description is available by contacting Cindy Burlingame at (541) 468-2990, E-mail:, on the website, or at the district office.  Wheeler SWCD is an equal opportunity employer.

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