Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

ISAP posts job opportunities from our partnership members and other organizations relevant to our mission. Please click on the job title to view the description of the current job opportunity. If no opportunities are available, please check back later. Thank you for your interest in working to protect the environment and agriculture in Illinois!

If you are an organization with a career opportunity you'd like listed, please send information to ilsustainableag@gmail.com

ORGANIZATION: Danone, NA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

The mission of the Danone North America Regenerative Agriculture Team is to secure stable, fair returns for our growers while enabling value creation for all. Additionally, we will connect our growers with our consumers and their choices while ensuring a legacy for future generations.

Date posted: 9/24/2021

ORGANIZATION: Practical Farmers of Iowa

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Practical Farmers of Iowa is seeking a diligent, respectful and passionate person to serve as a strategic initiatives coordinator for the strategic initiatives team. For 35 years, Practical Farmers has worked to equip farmers across the state (and beyond) to build resilient farms and communities. This work has always been rooted in our value of welcoming everyone and creating a culture of mutual respect. We believe that a diversity of people, ideas and perspectives strengthens our ability to find creative solutions, enriches our understanding and broadens our impact.

Date posted: 9/24/2021

ORGANIZATION: Sand County Foundation

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Sand County Foundation (SCF) is a national nonprofit working at the intersection of agricultural and environmental improvement. We research and demonstrate conservation strategies that make economic sense for landowners, and advance conservation policy improvements.

The person hired for this farmer-facing position will provide technical support—both in the field and at the desk—for SCF’s Agricultural Conservation team’s projects. We manage a diverse project portfolio with efforts supported by both private and public grants, which supports an energizing and dynamic work experience. As SCF prepares for a new, implementation project to kick-off which engages farmers, crop consultants, and conservation professionals in regenerative agriculture discussions, this presents an opportunity to fill the need for more technical assistance. An emphasis of this position includes the advancement of a performance-based conservation approach into watersheds across Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Basin.

Date posted: 9/22/2021

ORGANIZATION: Resource Environmental Solutions LLC

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 328 stream miles, 58,024 wetland acres, and rehabilitated, preserved, and/or managed over 15,000 acres of special-status species habitats. RES operations include planting over 17,400,000 restorative trees and reducing over 267 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.

RES is looking for applicants with prior leadership experience in the Ecological Restoration field. The job will consist of 100% field work with the primary job function of leading crews in environmental restoration work. Midwest Operations are expanding, quickly providing advancement opportunity for exceptional performance.

Date posted: 8/16/2021