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    Summary

    This vacancy has been amended to extend the closing date to April 6, 2020

    This position provides assistance to the Soil and Water Conservation District assigned to the field office within the assigned Natural Resources area; and to work with landowners to apply and maintain a number of conservation practices and review of financial assistance requests under the provision of federal, state, and local agriculture programs.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides information to farmers, ranchers and other rural residents on the kind of assistance available from NRCS and other USDA agencies.
    • Assists with conducting engineer surveys to design mechanical practices to be utilized in conservation planning.
    • Advises landowners on eligibility prerequisites and conditions that must be satisfied to qualify for program acceptance and payments.
    • Provides technical support to conservation planners in resource planning by utilizing survey tools and planning software.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555913400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.