USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

NRCS uses Landscape Conservation Initiatives to accelerate the benefits of voluntary conservation programs, such as cleaner water and air, healthier soil and enhanced wildlife habitat.  NRCS conservation programs help agricultural producers improve the environment while maintaining a vibrant agricultural sector.  

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Middleburg, PA, USA
May 29, 2020
Full time
2 vacancies in the following locations: Middleburg, PA Montrose, PA Summary This position is located within a USDA Natural Resources Conservation state, area, or field office within a designated state. 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. Learn more about this agency 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...
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
May 28, 2020
Full time
Summary This position serves as the Easement Program Specialist and works under the supervision of the State Resource Conservationist. By providing statewide guidance and support in the development & Implementation of technical provisions of soil and water conservation programs, notably Farm Bill Programs, with major emphasis on implementation of all aspects of Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Assist in providing technical expertise, program management, training and quality control for ACEP. Assist in analyzing workloads and establishing goals commensurate with needs and available resources. Assist in developing guidance based on the statute that authorized and funded the program and from NRCS policy. Works with state public affairs staff in coordinating and developing media packages, news releases, promotional material, web information, and outreach efforts. Assist field offices and state...