June 19, 2020

The Brown Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is looking to fill a District Technician position. The district is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual that is passionate about implementing conservation practices and working with Brown County landowners to achieve their conservation goals. Applicants should have an understanding of the local agricultural practices in Brown County, where approximately seventy-five percent of the land use is cultivated land. The District Technicians perform various technical and administrative tasks relating to many local and state programs and work in cooperation with landowners, other district staff members, and external partners to implement and manage those conservation programs. The position requires someone who can work independently in a busy environment to accomplish work tasks as well as communicate effectively, both verbally and written. Salary range for the District Technician position is $19.28-$27.40 per hour and the starting salary offer will be dependent on qualifications and experience of the applicant. Brown SWCD offers a great benefits package that includes paid sick leave, paid vacation leave, paid holidays, health insurance, HSA account, and PERA retirement account.

The deadline to apply is Friday, July 17, 2020 by 4:00pm. A cover letter, resume and Brown SWCD application must be submitted. A full job description and the Brown SWCD application are available in the links below. Interviews will be held on August 7, 2020 for invited applicants.

Application packages can be dropped off or mailed to Brown SWCD, Attn: Melanie Krueger, 300 2nd Ave SW, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085; or emailed to:

District Technician Job Description

Brown SWCD Application

The Brown SWCD is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization.   


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