The Hudson-Essex-Passaic Soil Conservation District is a subdivision of State government, organized under the New Jersey Soil Conservation Act, NJSA 4:24-1 et seq. As a public subdivision of the State all board meetings are subject to public notice and open to public attendance. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 and 10:4-8 Open Public Meetings Act and P.L. 2020, c.11, the Board of Supervisors will hold a remote public meeting on Monday, June 22nd, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. by way of electronic communication/live streaming. Be advised that members of the public can participate in said meeting by visiting www.hepsoilnj.org and following the instructions for meeting participation.
This is a temporary policy only put in place due to the ongoing public health emergency. The Board of Supervisors will hold this meeting via electronic/remote/telephone forum and the meeting will be closed to any in-person attendance.
Formal action will/may be taken on previous meeting minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Plan Certifications, Enforcement Actions, and other issues. A detailed agenda will be posted on www.hepsoilnj.org
Please contact the HEP-SCD District Office at 862-333-4505 prior to participation to verify the public meeting remains on the schedule.
Congratulations to Grace Sun(1st Place, Grade 2-3), Lynn Sun(1st place, Grade 4-6), Lisa Lu(3rd Place, Grade 7-9), and Jacqueline Zhou (2nd Place, Gr 10-12). Thank you to all students who participated. Winning images can be viewed here
Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Inspector/Plan Reviewer
Hudson Essex Passaic Soil Conservation District – Bloomfield, NJ
8 am – 4 pm, M – F, Salary $40,000 ++ commensurate with experience
Medical & Dental Insurance
Paid Holidays/Personal/Sick Days
NJ State Pension
Provide oversight to ensure that construction projects implement the State of NJ’s Soil Erosion & Sediment Control standards, including storm water management, air quality compliance, and Best Management Practices
Coordinate with regulatory agencies including local municipalities, state, and federal agencies as needed
Organization of paperwork, files, and records
Travel to sites to perform inspections within Essex, Passaic, & Hudson counties
Other duties as assigned
Ability to operate a motor vehicle/Valid driver’s license
Travel/walk on uneven and unpaved surfaces
Private vehicle to travel to construction sites / Mileage reimbursed at Federal Level (currently $.575/mile)
Strong organizational, computer, reporting and communication skills
Experience with soils and/or erosion control/water resources
College degree in agriculture/natural resources/geosciences or a related field
Knowledge of construction practices
Submit resume via mail or e-mail to: Hudson Essex Passaic Soil Conservation District
The contest brochure & application are now available. The theme is “Where Would We BEE Without Pollinators”. Please visit our conservation education page for more information. http://hepsoilnj.org/conservation-education/
Rutgers Cooperative Extension has announced the opening of a new high tunnel greenhouse structure at the Passaic County Golf Course. The high tunnel was funded through a grant from the National Association of Conservation Districts under the Urban Agriculture Conservation Initiative. RCE partnered with the Hudson Essex Passaic Soil Conservation District to apply for the grant. More
The NJ State Soil Conservation Committee has updated the application form to reflect the 2017 Soil Restoration Standard. Please download the most current form. Use of outdated forms may delay approvals.
The Start Notice is required 48-hour notice can now be provided online. Please reference your certification letter issued by the Hudson Essex Passaic Soil Conservation District when filling out the form in order to correctly submit the ID and project name.