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Yuma County Conservation District is accepting applications for a permanent, part-time Office Assistant position. Applications and job descriptions are available at the YCCD office and online at www.ycconservation.com.


Office Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Answering incoming calls and other communications.

  • Aiding with client reception as needed.

  • Managing filing system.

  • Updating paperwork, maintaining documents, and word processing.

  • Helping organize and maintain office common areas.

  • Performing general office duties and errands.

  • Coordinating events and outreach as necessary.

  • Assisting with newsletters and client communications.

  • Editing written materials.

  • Performs basic accounting functions with tree and irrigation sales.

  • Creating, maintaining, and entering information into databases.


Office Assistant Requirements:

  • High school diploma or associate degree.

  • Experience as an office assistant or in a related field.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Canva.

  • Ability to write clearly and help with word processing when necessary.

  • Warm personality with strong communication skills.

  • Have a valid driver's license.

  • Must pass federal background check.


Apply: Send a completed a cover letter, resume, and three references to the address below or email yccd77@gmail.com.

Tanya Fell, District Manager

Yuma County Conservation District

247 N Clay Street, Wray, CO 80758


Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by, delivered to the YCCD office, or received via email by Monday, April 10, 2023. EOE

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The Raymond Peters Memorial Conservation Scholarship was established by the Yuma County Conservation District to assist students attend post-secondary education in areas of study related to conservation and/or natural resources i.e., agriculture, agronomy, ecology, precision ag, soils, natural resources, conservation, wildlife, or related fields. The student must reside, or parents must own property in the Yuma County Conservation District. The Selection Committee will choose scholarship recipients.


Students must have a minimum high school grade point average of 2.0 or higher to be eligible to apply. A maximum of $4,000.00 will be awarded. The amount of the scholarship will be prorated based on the program the student attends. It will be payable in the amount of $500.00 per semester for eight semesters.


Applications are due by 4:00pm on May 5, 2023. Scholarship applications can be found on our website at https://www.ycconservation.com/scholarships.


Once completed, please return to:

Yuma County Conservation District

Tanya Fell, District Manager

247 N Clay Street

Wray, CO 80758

Yccd77@gmail.com


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§1-13.5-513(6), 32-1-104, 1-11-103(3) C.R.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Yuma County Conservation District, Yuma County, Colorado, that at the close of business on the sixty-third day before the election, there were not more candidates for director than offices to be filled, including candidates filing affidavits of intent to be write-in candidates; therefore, the election to be held on May 2, 2023 is hereby canceled pursuant to section 1-13.5-513(6) C.R.S. The following candidates are hereby declared elected: Jeff Wingfield 4-year term until May, 2027 Dustin Wise 4-year term until May, 2027 Chester Zwirn 4-year term until May, 2027 __Tanya J. Fell ________________________ Designated Election Official

Tanya Fell, District Manager

970-332-3107 ext. 9002

247 N Clay Street, Wray, CO 80758

yccd77@gmail.com

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