Chief Executive Officer

Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Desired Skills/Duties:

  • Maintain and enhance the public relations of conservation districts:
  • Implementation of OFSWCD policy at state and federal levels
  • Development of strong working relationship with legislators, agencies, non-governmental organizations, businesses, and other interested parties in natural resource conservation.
  • Conservation District Advocacy Administration and Financial Management
  • Office administration and management Personnel supervision and employee development
  • Grant acquisition and management Budget management Fundraising oversight
  • Communications with OFSWCD Board, individual SWCD leadership, Conservation partnership leadership, and other partners.
  • Assist with OFSWCD event planning, including Annual Conservation Partnership Meeting, Summer Supervisors School, and other events as developed.
  • Implementation of OFSWCD strategic plan and workload agreements.


  • Experience in management
  • Communications excellent written, verbal and computer skills
  • Self-Motivation
  • Knowledge of agriculture, urban conservation and natural resources conservation on private lands
  • Legislative Knowledge
  • Vision and Leadership Skills
  • Exceptional Organizational Skills
  • ability to coordinate and facilitate large and small meetings
  • Ability to organize and manage office office administration
  • Familiar with 501(c)(3) rules and guidelines
  • Knowledge of budget management
  • Ability to manage and direct volunteer programs


  • Night, limited weekend, and after hours work
  • Statewide travel with limited out of state travel Use of personal auto on the job with mileage reimbursement
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Background Check and Drug Screening required 

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