Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District

Executive Director

Opening posted: 05/15/2023 | Expires: 06/30/2023

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The Kennebec County Soil and Water Conservation District seeks a motivated and energetic leader to serve as its part-time Executive Director to develop into a full time position.

Develop and contribute to conservation projects with current partners and help build a team of partnerships with a wide range of environmental professionals to promote natural resource stewardship. Flexible work schedule in the office, home, and field.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated professional with education/work experience in natural resources and experience in project management including strategic planning, program implementation, outreach, and financial management. Opportunity to expand current programs offered through Kennebec SWCD and build new ones.

The Kennebec SWCD’s effectiveness is directly a result of its collaboration with partners including the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, State and local agencies, watershed and other conservation and natural resource groups, individual landowners, and funding organizations. The Executive Director’s ability to foster these relationships is critical to the success of the organization.

Reporting to the Kennebec SWCD’s Board of Supervisors, the Executive Director works with these and other partners in achieving the mission of the organization.

See full job description on the Kennebec SWCD website 

How to Apply: Please submit a detailed cover letter and resume to:


Or mail:

Kennebec County Soil & Water Conservation District

ATTN: Dale Finseth

2305 N. Belfast Ave.

Augusta, ME 04345


If you have any questions, contact Dale Finseth at 207-480-3927 or

Pay and benefit details-

  • $25-$35/hour for hourly work [Start at Part-time and build to Full-time. Depending on success at grant and other funding arrangement]
  • Benefit time i.e. vacation, medical and other is available at prorated amount of .06923 benefit hours] for each hour paid.. Holidays follow State of Maine as paid holidays.
  • Recommend Health insurance stipend of $2/hour worked  would equal a different amount each payroll