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Franklin County

Conservation District

District Technician Position - Applications can be obtained by contacting District Office

INTRODUCTION: The incumbent is a member of the support staff for the Franklin County Conservation District (FCCD) located in Franklin County, Kentucky. Major responsibilities are related to assisting the district to implement a soil and water conservation program in Franklin County. Duties include managing and scheduling equipment, assisting land users with implementing measures that benefit the environment, assisting with the FCCD education program and providing general building maintenance. This is a full-time position.


Gather data and information for FCCD program planning and reporting efforts;

Advise land users on cost-share program application and implementation;

Advise land users on Best Management Practice application;

Assisting the FCCD with the Metal Collection Program;

Manage the FCCD Equipment and Conservation Materials Program;

Assist with FCCD promotions, field days, training schools, and demonstrations;

Assist with the FCCD Natural Resource Conservation Education Program;

Provides general maintenance and oversight for district property, equipment and scheduling of equipment;

Performs other duties as assigned


Ability to initiate, plan and implement program components and activities;

General knowledge of natural resources and environmental conservation programs;

Basic knowledge of general farm operation, equipment and terminology;

Working knowledge of computer programs used by FCCD

Ability to work with others in a team setting;

Ability to meet clients and guests with a friendly helpful attitude;

Ability to perform oral and written communications

SUPERVISOR CONTROLS: The incumbent is under the general supervision of the FCCD Board of Supervisors. Daily operations and activities are generally self-directed. The incumbent works under the laws, regulations, policies and guidelines pertaining to the FCCD.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both within and outside the office. Farm and field visits are included. Office work is in close proximity with FCCD and federal and state co-workers. Some lifting may be required to maintain and manage supplies and equipment for assigned duties and responsibilities.

PERFORMANCE REVIEW: Performance will be reviewed periodically against the requirements developed for the position. A formal review will be completed on an annual basis and will be discussed with the incumbent. The performance review will be the basis for position duties changes for the incumbent to improve FCCD program planning and implementation