Job Overview


USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps America’s farmers and ranchers conserve the Nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. We need people who want to apply their education and experience to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment.  “Helping People Help the Land”

There are 3 vacancies available in the following locations:

Arco, ID
Malad, ID
Nez Perce/Orofino, ID

The incumbents will serve as a Soil Conservationist in the local field office, assisting the District Conservationist in developing and carrying out a coordinated natural resource conservation program. The assignments involve: applying conservation techniques common to the area; and preparing conservation plans for individual land units for which objectives are specific and conservation measures are known to be responsive to the physical land features of the area.


  • Develops conventional conservation plans
  • Implements various Farm Bill Programs
  • Conducts review of contracts to ensure compliance with established schedules and practice requirements
  • Promotes NRCS objectives and programs and assists the District Conservationist

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 10% Travel Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No