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    The incumbents will serve as a Soil Conservationists performing a variety of duties which assist the District Conservationist in developing and carrying out a coordinated natural resources conservation program that is tailored to customers' needs and meets USDA and NRCS requirements.

    There are a total of 47 vacancies. There is one vacancy available in each location with the exception of the following: there are two vacancies available in Minnewaukan, ND; John Day, OR; and Clark, SD. There is one vacancy available in either Wray, CO or Yuma, CO.

    Location Consideration:  You may select up to 10 locations to be considered.  Please select locations that you are able and willing to relocate; these positions do not include payment of relocation or travel expenses.  The salary for each location may vary depending on locality.  Locality tables may be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/.

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    Responsibilities

    • Assists is gathering and assembling preliminary data for all resource concerns for use in developing complete basic farm conservation plans.
    • Utilizes Toolkit/protracts programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center.
    • Carries out a follow-up schedule for applying conservation practices in accordance with plan and contract schedules.
    • Works with District Conservationist to conduct environmental education on natural resource issues, water quality, and general conservation. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Approximately 10-20%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0457 Soil Conservation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/459157900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.