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    Summary

    The incumbent assists the District Conservationist developing and carrying out a coordinated natural resources conservation program tailored to customers' needs and meeting USDA and NRCS requirements.

    The incumbent provides technical assistance to local government bodies, tribal entities, state and Federal agencies, private land owners (i.e., individual farmers and ranchers), and the general public in the development, application, and maintenance of a natural resources conservation program.

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    Responsibilities

    • Works with farmers and other landowners to develop conventional conservation plans addressing resource concerns providing information concerning Farm Bill and State Conservation Programs.
    • Develops conservation contracts according to the NRCS Conservation Program Contracting Manual.
    • Recommends practices to farmers and ranchers which help control erosion and conserve soil and water.
    • Plans soil management and conservation practices, such as crop rotation, water quality/quantity improvement, considers grazing resources, permanent vegetation, and irrigation efficiency.
    • Provides technical assistance to farmers and ranchers about Farm Bill conservation programs.
    • 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 practices are being maintained according to NRCS standards and specifications.

    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/545514400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.