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    Summary

    This position is located on the staff of the State Resource Conservationist. The incumbent provides statewide support for integrating technologies into conservation planning and application activities using the Customer Service Toolkit (CST), Conservation Desktop, and other NRCS business tools for all applicable NRCS programs. The incumbent will also provide technical support for use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) within the State.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides technical leadership for core Business Tools including Conservation Desktop, Conservation Client Gateway, Customer Service Toolkit (CST) and related extensions, and other related applications.
    • Provides training, coordinates deployment of software and hardware upgrades, and manages access to agency Business Tools.
    • Provides support and guidance to field, area, and state staff for common GIS applications and tasks. Performs activities including basic data development, data analysis, quality control, quality assurance, and data management as necessary.
    • Develops map products as requested.
    • Coordinates with other state technical staff to further the development of, use for, and access to natural resource data including soil survey geodatabases, GIS and other tools and models, elevation data, and equipment.
    • Develops, coordinates, and guides implementation of GIS and other technology statewide to ensure consistency with state priorities, national direction, and in support of all programs and activities.
    • Provides training to achieve basic user skills in NRCS Business Tools for all employees with conservation planning job responsibilities. Provides training as needed on basic GIS and GPS technologies.
    • Provides advance training as requested to facilitate use and adoption of technology.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547681800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.