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    Summary

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

    Provide assistance to the Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) assigned to the field office (FO) within the assigned Natural Resource 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 possibly local agriculture programs.

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    Responsibilities

    • Work under the guidance of a supervisor or higher-graded specialist for evaluation and development of natural resources conservation plans.
    • Provide technical support to conservation planners in resource planning by utilizing applicable NRCS survey tools and planning software.
    • Assists NRCS staff with data collection as request through the field office.
    • Presents material on practice application and specifications at community or contractor meetings.
    • Contacts landowners/operators or contractors to review conservation plans for installing conservation practices common to the work unit.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

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