Employment Opportunities

Would you like to work for NRSWCD? 






The New River Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for a part-time (up to 40 hours) Conservation Technician with focus on administering and implementing agricultural cost share Best Management Practices (BMPs) within Carroll and Grayson counties and the City of Galax. Salary will be based on qualifications. Background checks are required when working for a State agency. NRSWCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Education in an agricultural/natural resources related field and/or equivalent experience is required. 



Applicant should:

  • be knowledgeable in areas of conservation and agriculture 

  • have general computer skills, conservation planning, surveying, map reading, ArcMap/GIS  

  • have a valid Virginia driver’s license  

  • be willing to participate in a backgroun check 



What to Send Us

  • Application for Employment Form (DHRM Form 10-012)*

  • resume 

  • at least two references 






Click on the link above to fill out an online form. This form is also available at the District office or on the Commonwealth of Virginia web page. 


Send applications, resume, and references to Tracy Goodson, District Manager. 


Tracy's Email    thgoodson@embarqmail.com


New River Soil and Water Conservation District

968 East Stuart Drive 

Galax, VA, 24333


Deadline for applying is May 13, 2016.