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 Vermont, USA
Oct 13, 2019
Full time
Few vacancies in the following locations: Greensburg, PA Lancaster, PA Middleburg, PA Newport, VT Rutland, VT Saint Albans, VT Summary The Soil Conservation Technician works in the local field office with landowners to apply and maintain a number of conservation practices and reviews financial assistance requests under the Federal and State Agriculture Programs. One position will be filled in each of the identified locations. Applicants may be considered for up to three locations. This is a developmental position, which may be filled at any grade level, with promotion potential to the full performance grade of GS-07. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Gathers preliminary resource inventory data and information on the physical features of agricultural and other natural resource sites. Provides technical support to the conservation planners in resource planning by utilizing applicable survey tools and planning software and assisting with data collection. Provides information to farmers, ranchers and other rural residents on assistance available from NRCS and other USDA agencies. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !