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    This position is located in a USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service state, area, or field office within a designated state.

    The incumbent assists the Conservation District(s) (CD) within the managerial unit, consisting of at least one country or district, in the development of a comprehensive natural resources conservation program.

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    • Responsible for the overall management of agricultural resources, formulation and implementation of soil and water conservation plans for all outgrants, and providing guidance and assistance to landowner to implement their selected alternative(s).
    • Works in collaboration with landowner to provide detailed conservation system and practice implementation including conservation practice design, layout, construction, inspection and certification.
    • Management, operation and maintenance of the planned conservation system and practices according to the Field Office Technical Guide standards and specifications as well as comply with all federal, state and local regulations.
    • Informs and educates the landowner of conservation technical assistance and financial assistance to consider for conservation system and practice implementation. This includes oversight, management and administration for all Farm Bill programs.
    • Independently provides leadership with conservation planning of natural resources and other activities in cooperation with the Conservation District, tribes, and conservation partners to address resource concerns on private lands.
    • Coordinates interagency delivery of conservation assistance to private landowners and others to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of the state's natural resources.
    • Partners with other conservation entities to provide long-term commitment to the local, state and federal government conservation delivery system to help private landowners, communities and others conserve natural resources within the state.
    • Responsible for supervision of federal employees located in a field office and liaison between the state and district employees. Ensures quality and quantity of work, reviews work of subordinates and accepts, revises, or rejects work.
    • Sets performance standards and evaluates performance for subordinates.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0457 Soil Conservation

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