What is the Cascade Conservation District?
The Cascade Conservation District (cascadecd.com) was formerly known as Cascade County Conservation District. Conservation Districts (CDs) work locally to fulfill the state’s policy to conserve soil, water, and other natural resources of the state. The Cascade Conservation District (CCD) covers all areas within the county boundaries except within the original (1947) city limits of Great Falls, Belt and Cascade.
This conservation website provides a wealth of information on the following topics:
• 310 Permitting
• Education for youth and adult
• Resources: trees, landowner maps, Paul Brown soil probes
• Living on the Land workshops
CASCADE CONSERVATION DISTRICT has a part or full-time opening for the position of ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. This position is for an innovative thinker with an outgoing, cheerful personality, dedicated to building and maintaining the CCD team. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, be able to follow both written and oral instructions, and be able to multi-task and prioritize. The individual must have experience in an office setting, a working familiarity with commonly used equipment, such as multi-line telephones, copiers, fax, etc. and have experience with programs such as MicroSoft Office, Quickbooks, EXCEL and Publisher. The successful candidate will be able to communicate well both orally and in writing, possess good telephone etiquette, and be able to work well with the public and co-workers. Experience in the agriculture or natural resource related field is helpful, but not necessary. This is not an entry-level position.
Along with some benefits, the starting wage ranges from $10.00 to $15.00/hour depending on experience and qualifications. Interviews begin September 3; date of employment shall be September 24. For a full position description, access our website at www.cascadecd.com or contact our District office at 406/770-4308. Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume with a least 3 references, and employment history to the Cascade Conservation District, 12 Third Street NW, Suite 300, Great Falls, MT 59404. Closing date is August 27, 2018.