The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is hiring a Division Director of Market Development and Technical Assistance. This full-time position is located in Augusta, Maine. They are accepting applications until April 28, 2022.
This is a senior management position directly responsible for leading the Agriculture Resources Development Division within the Bureau of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources. The position oversees several dynamic and impactful statewide programs, including agricultural marketing and promotion, federally-funded food assistance programs, farmland protection and viability technical assistance, grant and loan programs, soil and water conservation support, and agricultural fairs assistance. The position directly supervises staff, helps shape and execute Bureau policies, is public-facing before the media and legislature, and consistently engages with state, regional, and federal stakeholders on issues impacting Maine’s food economy.
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