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    Summary

    The Pathways Recent Graduate Program is for recently graduated or graduating individuals who are looking for developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service. Recent Graduates will serve on this appointment for one year learning the fundamentals of the position for which they can be converted. For more information on the Pathways Recent Graduate Program, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads.

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    Responsibilities

    • Works with farmers and other landowners to develop conventional conservation plans addressing common resource concerns; provides information concerning Farm Bill and State Conservation Programs.
    • Develops conservation contracts according to the NRCS Conservation Program Contracting Manual.
    • Fully utilizes Toolkit/protracts programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center.
    • Conducts regular follow-up on all scheduled practices assigned and develops operation and maintenance agreements for all structural practices planned and contracted.
    • Performs annual contract reviews on all assigned contracts to ensure contract schedules are followed and that practice are being maintained according to NRCS standards and specifications.
    • Completes highly erodible land (HEL) and Wetland Determinations and annual Farm Service Agency (FSA) Compliance Checks for HEL and Wetlands.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • 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/527853700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.