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    • Provides leadership and areawide direction to implement the technical aspects of the Natural Resource Conservation Services Highly Erodible Land(HEL) and wetland policies.
    • Develops and reviews wetland mitigation and restoration plans and ensures they meet NRCS specifications and policy. Works with the wetland mitigation banking program to review mitigation sites.
    • Provides training to NRCS staff and direct technical assistance and policy guidance tofield staff relating to Environmental Compliance requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
    • Develops materials and technical tools for use by technical staffs in conducting wetland determinations and delineations on agricultural and nonagricultural lands.
    • Maintains effective working relationships with partners.
    • Conducts technical review of the NRCS record and develops draft appeal responses for issuance by the State Conservationist while ensuring that wetland and HEL determinations were completed according to policy.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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