Job Opening

Grazing and Rangeland Advisor

The Grazing & Rangeland Advisor will be responsible for assisting and supporting farmers and ranchers to implement regenerative practices through projects managed by AgSpire.

As the Grazing & Rangeland Advisor, you will join a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team of professionals working at the intersection of agriculture, greenhouse gas emissions, and sustainability at the farm and corporate level. This is a full-time, remote, and salaried position.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding and knowledge of forage and rangeland management, grazing systems, and regenerative agriculture practices, as well as hands-on experience working directly with producers to provide the assistance needed for implementation of new regenerative practices. Competence in regenerative agriculture practices, greenhouse gas emissions, public and private incentive programs, NRCS frameworks and requirements are all central to this role. Strong analytical, written, and presentation skills, attention to detail and the ability to thrive in ambiguity are all central to this role.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with producers to identify opportunities and unique solutions for program enrollment and implementation of regenerative agriculture practices.
  • Provide guidance and technical support on range and grazing management techniques focusing on creating resilience for the producer operation while also creating beneficial environmental outcomes.
  • Create individualized operational grazing management plans that advance operation efficiency.
  • Collaborate with implementation partners to collect on-the-ground data and ensure adherence with the framework and requirement of the project.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on regenerative agriculture to advance programs goals.
  • Communicate effectively with producers, team members, and stakeholders to achieve project success.
  • Prepare reports, improvement plans, presentations to share with producers and clients.
  • Develop, organize, and present content for field-days, webinars, and any other producer-facing engagement.
  • Represent AgSpire in meetings with external stakeholders, including clients and implementation partners.
  • Support the team by problem-solving, challenges, conducting research and analysis, and identifying solutions for ambiguous situations.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage internal and external meetings to advance client goals.
  • Lead special projects as assigned.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Strong background and education in conservation practices and regenerative agriculture.
  • Comfort in working with technical information and platforms.
  • Understand the intricacies of public and private conservation programs (NRCS, FSA, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly while managing numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills.
  • Uses creative thinking and problem-solving skills to create solutions.
  • Ability to influence and educate to convey programs and regenerative agriculture effectively.
  • Self-starter with exceptional people, communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to collaboratively work and lead in a remote team environment.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in a regenerative agriculture and/or agriculture sustainability role is preferred.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with emphasis on Rangeland and Grazing management.

Preference Will be Given to Candidates With:

  • Strong understanding of sustainability, conservation practices, and regenerative agriculture.
  • Proven experience of working directly with producers to implement regenerative agriculture practices.

General Information:

  • Region: Remote position – Upper Midwest and Northern Great Plains preferred.
  • Substantial local/regional travel is expected (moderate overnight travel 40-50 nights per year)

 

For more information and to submit your resume and cover letter, email careers@agspire.com.

Meet Our Other Advisors

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Grazing and Rangeland Advisor