The Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) is pleased to introduce the new Georgia Conservation District Initiative in partnership with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The mutual goal of this initiative is to advance conservation delivery throughout Georgia. GACD will be contracting with 45 District Program Assistants throughout the State who will provide support to Georgia's 40 local conservation districts and NRCS regional service centers. We look forward to working with local districts, NRCS leadership, and our conservation partners to take this exciting step forward for Georgia's conservation community.

How to apply

Download the District Program Assistant Job Description →

Download the District Program Assistant Job Application →

GACD, in coordination with local conservation districts and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) personnel, is seeking District Program Assistants (DPA) throughout the State of Georgia. Each District in the State will be assigned a DPA, an independent contractor who will be based daily at a designated local NRCS Office and contracted by GACD. The DPA will perform all duties and responsibilities as required by GACD and NRCS set forth in the subsequent contract. These duties will be completed on-site at the NRCS office designated.

Interested applicants:

Please send the following items by email to
1) Completed job application (available to download here
2) Resume
3) Cover Letter

If you have a preference for a specific location, please see below and note your preferred location in the application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Area 1

Cobb County and Fulton County Conservation Districts Marietta, GA

Area 2

Blue Ridge Mountain Conservation District Blairsville, GA

Oconee River Conservation District Commerce, GA

Area 3

Ocmulgee River Conservation District
Perry, GA

Vienna, GA

Flint River Conservation District
Bainbridge, GA

Albany, GA

Lower Chattahoochee River Conservation District
Cuthbert, GA


Area 4

Central GA Conservation District
Dublin, GA

Ogeechee River Conservation District
Sylvania, GA

Coastal Georgia Conservation District
Richmond Hill, GA

Learn more about Georgia's Conservation Districts at

Office locations will be removed as positions are filled.