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Ciudad SWCD is a special district, also known as a political subdivision, of the State of New Mexico organized under the Soil and Water Conservation District Act (73-20-25 et. seq. NMSA 1978). Ciudad SWCD promotes and is committed to the conservation, improvement, and responsible use of the natural resources on the rural and urban lands within its boundaries. Ciudad SWCD is largely funded by soft money, grants and cooperative agreements.  The District values collaborating with partners and aims to serve constituents and the environment with the highest quality of public service and education of best practices. Ciudad SWCD frequently works across jurisdictional boundaries, including on private lands, providing financial and technical assistance to land managers. The District  is pleased to have a committed Board of Supervisors and a passionate team of Staff Members who are devoted to making a difference within our Watershed. 

Donate - Your cash donations to Ciudad SWCD are tax-deductible and very much appreciated! Please click here to open our donations page.

Volunteer - Ciudad SWCD encourages volunteerism, and offers many opportunities for participation.  For more information, please contact Ciudad SWCD at (505) 510-DIRT or

Financial Coordinator - Position Open 

Ciudad SWCD seeks a Financial Coordinator to oversee District financial operations.  The Finance Coordinator will be responsible for managing the District’s accounting information system utilizing the cash accounting method in QuickBooks to process a variety of transactions. The selected individual will be responsible for overseeing project budgets in cooperation with the District Manager and Program Managers, preparing annual budgets in collaboration with the Finance Committee and District Staff, and analyzing costs with numerous program budgets. They will draft and present financial reports, pay invoices, process payroll, prepare grant reimbursement requests, and reconcile accounts. The Finance Coordinator will develop and maintain communications with funding agencies, constituents, and other stakeholders. 

The position involves a 25-hour per week commitment, and is eligible for state retirement.  

This posting is open until filled.  The Ciudad SWCD Personnel Committee reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time.  It will be in the candidates best interest to apply as soon as possible. The first review of applications will occur the week of September 4th, 2023 and the second review of applications will occur the week of September 16th, 2023 if the position has not been filled.

To be considered for the positions, resumes and cover letters should be submitted via email to

Please contact Astrid Mooney, District Manager ( 505-510-3478 for additional information. 

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