We're hiring!

Explore OAK's position opening below and through the link. We value a wide range of skills and experience, and we care about how your passion can support OAK's mission and support farmers. 


All candidates are invited to learn more about the job opportunity and apply through the link below. Applications will be submitted through Jotform and you will receive a confirmation email when your application is received. If you have questions, please contact [email protected] and we will respond in the order in which inquiries are received.  


Equal Opportunity Employer: OAK welcomes your application. Employees shall be selected entirely on a nondiscriminatory basis with respect to age, ancestry, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status and all other categories provided nondiscriminatory treatment by law, statute or ordinance. OAK’s job descriptions are general and are not considered a mandatory or comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about OAK’s efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute to the growth of the organization in the identified program area and related activities, please apply to join OAK today.



Current Opening 

Soil Health and Conservation Specialist - SEE FULL DESCRIPTION & APPLY HERE 

Are you knowledgeable about soil health and conservation and have experience developing conservation management or production plans? OAK seeks a Soil Health and Conservation Specialist to work one-on-one with Kentucky farmers developing soil health and climate adaptation management plans with a particular focus developing agroforestry, silvopasture and forage management plans. Professional experience with agronomy and farming systems is required. The primary responsibilities of the Soil Health and Conservation Specialist is to engage with farmers enrolled in OAK’s Climate-Smart Project, provide technical assistance, complete an annual farm sustainability assessment with farmer clients, develop and deliver written conservation management plans aligned with USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) practice standards, assist in on-farm data collection, verify implemented practices and participate in outreach about the project.  These responsibilities support OAK’s new programming with the overall goal to improve soil health, increase on-farm climate resilience and reap environmental co-benefits. This new full-time position provides technical assistance as part of OAK’s U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities funded project. All candidates apply at the link above. 

Posted 2/20/2024. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.








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