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We are dedicated to helping the people of Licking County better conserve our natural resources. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings or submit your resume.

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Positions Available

  • Stormwater Manager Job Annoucement

    The Stormwater Program Manager will manage and enhance the OEPA NPDES MS4 permit for 7 townships, 4 villages and 4 cities; build the stormwater program; and supervise the Urban Technician team members.

    Primary Duties:

    • Manages program and processes to comply to OEPA MS4 minimum control measures for compliance for Licking County & Others permit and annual report.  Liaison with Commissioners, Planning Commission, Planning & Development and Engineer regarding permit Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). 
    • Implements, negotiates and reviews annually the additional MS4-related contracts, MOUs, and agreements with Cities, Villages and Townships.  Advise the Board and partners as to continued services, workload, staffing, opportunities and challenges. 
    • Supervises Urban Technician team members, ensuring MCM guidelines are implemented professionally, timely and accurately.  Responsible for direct oversight of Urban team.   
    • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed, evaluated regularly and improved for efficiency.
    • Assist with annual budget, developing annual plan of work and Soil & Water Board reports. Responsible for equipment inventory, maintenance and purchasing.
    • Oversees with Conservation Technical Assistance in office and in the field as needed.
    • Serve on local, regional and state committees and sub-committees. 
    • Possess and maintain a working knowledge of current local, state and federal policies and best practices including natural resource management principles, and urban development Best Management Practices.

    Qualifications:

    • Five years of experience in stormwater management, civil engineering, natural resources management or related field with staff supervisory experience. 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science/Studies, Biology/Ecology, Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and education.  Required to have CSI certification; preferred CESSWI certification. 
    • Familiarity of plan review, site inspection, and engineering/construction practices and Best Management Practices.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ArcGIS.  Experience with stormwater management software preferred.
    • Familiarity with Google Mail, Calendar, Drive, and online video conferencing platforms preferred. 
    • Willingness to perform a combination of technical office and outdoor field work.
    • Ability to traverse uneven terrain in an outdoor environment and ability to carry and transport resource materials and equipment.
    • Ability to provide excellent customer service and promote agency mission. Excellent communication, including written and verbal skills.

    Full time, hourly position, pay is commensurate based on experience.   Pre-employment drug screening, background check and drivers abstract required.  For a list of benefits, visit: Licking County - Human Resources.

    For additional details about Soil & Water programs, dig deeper at: LickingSWCD.com

    Application Procedure:

    • Submit cover letter, resume and three references to:
      • Email (preferred) to HiringManager@LickingSWCD.com
      • Name file with first initial and last name Stormwater Manager Candidate, send all documents in one pdf file
      • OR mail to 771 East Main Street, Suite 100, Newark, OH 43055

    Open until filled.

    Licking County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Environment.

  • Conservation Educator Job Announcement

    Join the Soil & Water team as a Conservation Educator managing and enhancing educational programming in Licking County.  A career in public service with our team presents an opportunity to make a difference in the community. 

    Primary Duties:

    • Promote, schedule and present conservation education programs for educators and in classrooms while meeting curriculum and Ohio Learning Standards for PreK -12. 
    • Research, develop, present, and evaluate new programs to respond to classroom and community needs.
    • Promote, schedule, maintain and update education kits to borrow for outreach and classroom use to meet curriculum and Ohio Learning Standards.
    • Organize, facilitate, and evaluate educator workshops per program standards.  Obtain and maintain facilitator certification for required programs such as Project WET, Growing Up WILD, Getting Little Feet WET, Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood.  Potentially be an adjunct professor at Ashland University to offer university credits for workshops.
    • Oversee and maintain education equipment and supplies, including educational rental items.
    • Provide support to the local, area, state and national Envirothon competition.  Recruit local participation and aid with planning and event logistics for all levels of competition. 
    • Coordinate FFA Soil Judging planning and event logistics for local and district competitions. 
    • Manage, facilitate and provide educational presentations to the Ohio Certified Natural Resources Volunteers to the OSU Standards. 
    • Participate in committee work and manage seasonal programs such as Free Trees for Students and River Round Up poster contest.
    • Maintain partnerships with organizations such as The Works and libraries for workshops, STEM events, and presentations.
    • Write articles for newsletters and press releases and provide content for website and social media.  Maintain educator contact list, develop and maintain regular information sharing with list. 
    • Speak to and offer presentations to leadership of schools and community organizations about education programs and opportunities.
    • Develop, maintain, mentor and supervise educator intern program. 
    • Support team members during seasonal events such as River Round Up, Hartford Fair Natural Resources Area and annual tree sale. 

    Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental education, natural resources management, agriculture or related field; preferably a Master’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Three - five years of experience as an educator with supervisory experience preferred.
    • Certification or ability to earn certification in one year, as a facilitator in some or all of the following: Project WET, Healthy Water/Healthy People, Project WILD, Project Aquatic WILD, Project Learning Tree, Getting Little Feet WET, Growing Up WILD, Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Familiarity with Google Mail, Calendar and Drive. 
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills for many age levels.
    • Be available to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends on occasion.  Limited overnight travel for professional development and events. 
    • Have ability to traverse uneven terrain in an outdoor environment and ability to carry and transport resource materials and equipment. 

    Full time, hourly position, pay is commensurate based on experience.   Pre-employment drug screening, background check and drivers abstract required.  For a list of benefits, visit: Licking County - Human Resources.

    Application Procedure:

    • Submit cover letter, resume and three references to:
      • Email (preferred) to HiringManager@LickingSWCD.com.
      • Name file with first initial and last name Conservation Educator Candidate, send all documents in one pdf file
      • OR mail to 771 East Main Street, Suite 100, Newark, OH 43055

    Open until filled.

    Licking County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Environment.


Questions? Call us at 740-670-5330 or email information@lickingswcd.com