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Now hiring:  Field Supervisor (seasonal)

Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. is seeking applications for a Field Supervisor for the Central Wisconsin Windshed Partnership (CWWP).   Seasonal position located at the CWWP office at the UW Hancock Agriculture Research Station, Hancock, WI..


The primary mission of CWWP is to plant windbreaks to reduce soil erosion. (Learn more!)

This position will provide technical and professional assistance in the field of soil and water conservation, primarily wind erosion control at the field level.  The primary office site is the UW Hancock Agriculture Research Station, Hancock, WI.  The season is approximately March 31 through October 31 with the hours of work expected to be 40 hours/week, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with some evening and weekend work anticipated, but the length of the season and hours of work may vary based upon workload and weather conditions.


Bachelor's degree, Associate degree, or knowledge and experience in agriculture, natural resources, or a related field of study.  Additional training in wind erosion control, conservation tillage, and irrigated vegetable production is desirable.  Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license.  Must attend pesticide applicators training and pass exam.


Compensation based on experience ($15-18.00/hr)


Benefits include paid sick leave (effective immediately).  


Application deadline: 8/21/17.  Electronic resume and cover letter preferred, and may be submitted to Steve Bradley, County Conservationist of Portage County,  For hard copy submittal, send to:  Portage County Land Conservation Dept, Attention: Steve Bradley, 1462 Strongs Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.  Background checks of final candidates required.  

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