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

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Resource Conservationist

Madison County Soil and Water District is accepting applications for the local Resource Conservationist. This position include working with Madison County landowners, municipalities, and other entities interested in applying proven soil and water conservation practices. A basic knowledge of practices and methods related to soil and water conservation projects and systems is required. A complete description can be found at Madison County Soil and water Conservation District on Facebook.

Application Deadline:
May 20, 2022
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District Conservationist – Belleville, IL

The incumbent serves as a District Conservationist assisting the Conservation Districts within the managerial unit, consisting of at least one county or district, in the development of a comprehensive conservation program. The incumbent performs professional duties to achieve an integrated system of sound land use and conservation treatment in harmony with the capability and needs of the land and landowner.

Application Deadline:
May 25, 2022
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Communications and Marketing Manager

The Communications and Marketing Manager will be responsible for all digital communications, event marketing, public relations and overseeing our print and digital communications. We’re looking for someone who is skilled in layout and design and comfortable working with Adobe Creative Suite. The Communications and Marketing Manager will work closely with staff as the communications lead on all projects, events, and strategic initiatives, including MOSES’ annual Organic Farming Conference. We’re looking for someone who is equally capable of working collaboratively as they are working independently and can keep calm and organized in a seasonally fast-paced environment. MOSES is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from those typically underrepresented in farming and agriculture, including those who identify as Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA, and women.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
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Midwest Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator (PC) provides critical support to identify strategies to integrate small grain and perennial bioenergy crops into Midwest crop rotations. The PA will work under the supervision of the Midwest Program Manager, and as directed, will provide support to other staff in the Midwest Region. The Midwest Program Coordinator position offers an exciting opportunity to help carry out the strategic agenda of a growing, forward-looking conservation organization. They will have the opportunity to work across teams within AFT’s Midwest Region, as well as with external partners including farmers, landowners, and agricultural professionals.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
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Midwest Program Manager

The Midwest Program Manager will work with farmers, farmland owners (especially non-operating landowners) as well as state and federal agencies, agricultural service providers, and conservation leaders to provide coordination across diverse groups of partners and programs. The Program Manager takes an active role in defining the regional program strategy and developing related work plans. This includes engaging with internal and external partners to identify opportunities, securing funds to support program work, tracking deliverables and project budgets, ensuring that invoices and reports are submitted on time, and providing supervision for project staff.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
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Precision Conservation Specialist

The Precision Conservation Specialist will work with program partners to educate cooperators about conservation practices and the IL Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. This person will be responsible for helping farmers in the greater Paris, IL area secure financial and technical assistance to adopt conservation practices and/or expand their use of conservation practices. PCM Specialists present participating farmers with customized reports summarizing the sustainability and financial impacts of their current farming operation and generating environmental and financial comparisons with other farming practices.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled.