Job Openings

May 30, 2024


Central Platte NRD is accepting applications for a receptionist located at the Central Platte NRD Office in Grand Island. Duties include receiving and directing office calls and assistance with the Chemigation Program. Microsoft office skills required, document preparation, data entry, filing and maintenance, supplies purchasing, and scheduling assistance. Full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits. Apply by sending resume to: Kelly Cole, Central Platte NRD 215 Kaufman Avenue Grand Island NE 68803 or email it to:  by June 14, 2024.

Central Platte NRD has an agronomy position available.  Duties include working with USDA’s Adaptive Cropping Systems Lab (ACSL) and UNL scientists in assisting with crop and soil models.  Must be capable of establishing relationships with growers and gathering multi-year field data associated with local crop production. Work with growers utilizing the model to assist in best management practices associated with nitrogen and water use. Work with growers that have consistently high residual nitrogen and report to CPNRD Management and Directors.  This is a three-year grant-funded position. Competitive salary and benefits available. Email resume to Lyndon Vogt at