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The Whidbey Island Conservation District (WICD) is seeking a District Manager (DM) with a commitment to land stewardship and resource conservation on private lands. This position is a full-time leadership role responsible for overall management of the district’s work and staff. The WICD office is located in Coupeville, the county seat of Island County on Whidbey Island in Washington State.

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The Whidbey Island Conservation District (WICD) is an important part of the fabric of life on the island and works to inspire voluntary conservation practices and assist in the management of natural resources on and around our island through education, outreach, and technical and financial assistance – for the benefit of present and future generations.

Our employees are recognized for their ability to assist Whidbey Island’s residents with a high level of expertise, professionalism, and customer service. The District is a legal subdivision of the Washington State government organized under “Conservation District Law”, RCW Chapter 89.08. We are non-regulatory, which means that the public’s engagement with the District is voluntary and incentive-based. The work is funded through a combination of core Rates and Charges funding and grants. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The District Manager is a full-time, exempt, salaried, position. The DM reports directly to the Board of Supervisors and is responsible for managing the overall District operation, leading staff, coordinating with the Board, and representing the District in the broader community. This position has significant public exposure and the person filling it will become an integral part of the community in support of natural resource stewardship. The Individual must be able to work productively with a diverse community of landowners, land managers and partners including but not limited to farmers, forest managers, community organizations, tribes, and government agencies. Outreach, as well as building and maintaining trusted relationships are a fundamental part of this position.

Full-time, $65k – $80k, dependent on qualifications and experience. WICD provides sick and vacation leave; medical, dental, and vision insurance; a Simple IRA; 11 paid holidays per year.

Generally 40 hours per week. Must be willing to work weekends and evenings when needed.

Please review the complete position description and application instructions at:

Open until filled, First screening of applications on May 3, 2021

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Date Posted 4/5/2019

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