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    Summary

    This position is located in the State Conservationist office, assigned to a field office or area office in the assigned state, Natural Resources Conservation Service(NRCS), US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

    Assists the field offices and staff in developing and implementing a comprehensive natural resource conservation program by providing technical guidance, assistance, and evaluation on matters related Farm Bill Programs and Conservation Program contracting and implementation.

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    Responsibilities

    • Works with landowners and operators, individually and in groups, to develop a wide variety of conservation plans according to established policies and procedures and in accordance with landowners' decisions.
    • Provides program support to team resource conservationists, field office (FO) personnel and technical service providers (TSPs) in carrying out all Farm Bill Programs, policies and procedures.
    • Assists landowners with the application of planned resource management systems in compliance with agency standards and specifications.
    • Communicates NRCS conservation programs and other natural resources conservation activities, using information tools and techniques to promote district and agency programs.
    • Represents the agency at conservation district meetings and serves as an advisor to district committees, and participates in meetings, tours, and demonstration projects to explain resource conservation planning.
    • Provides technical guidance and information to engineers, conservation districts and regional planning groups to insure the development of highly specialized land resource plans, and to incorporate needed soil and water conservation measures.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • 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/535735500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.