Job Overview

Summary

The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides leadership in a partnership effort to help conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment. http://www.nrcs.usda.gov

**PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS CHANGED TO WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE CLOSING DATE TO BE CONSIDERED.

A Soil Conservation Technician is responsible for advising landusers on the planning, installation, and maintenance of a variety of non-routine soil and water conservation practices on cropland, grassland, and woodland in the County Conservation District.

Applications will be accepted from United States Citizens.

This position is advertised as a term appointment not to exceed 1 year. The appointment may be extended up to 4 years at management's discretion. This is a Career Ladder position at the GS 5/6/7 levels. 

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Duties

Develops conservation plans for cropland, grassland, and wildlife management enterprises.

Assists the District Conservationist in solving problems concerning intensive land use or economic factors.

Conducts field-by-field reviews with land user.

Advises on selection of appropriate conservation practices in keeping with soil limitations and condition of land.  

Uses engineering survey equipment and related engineering computations and designs for the layout, installation, and checkout of a variety of structural measures, such as stock ponds, land leveling, ditches, drainage and irrigation and water management structures.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No