Soil Conservationists - 16 vacancies in 5 states

  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Nebraska, USA
  • Sep 15, 2018
Full time Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

16 vacancies in the following locations:


This position is responsible for a variety of duties which assists the District Conservationist in developing and carrying out a coordinated natural resources conservation program that is tailored to customers' needs and meets USDA and NRCS requirements.

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  • Assist in gathering and assembling preliminary data for all resource concerns for use in developing complete basic farm conservation plans, including conducting engineering surveys and preparing drawings for conservation practices common to the area.
  • Utilize Toolkit/Protracts programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center.
  • Carry out a follow-up schedule for applying soil conservation practices in accordance with plan and contract schedules.
  • Work with District Conservationists to conduct environmental education on natural resource issues, water quality, and general conservation.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Up to 20%

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Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level  


Government- Federal


GS 05 - 09 Salary $33,394 to $65,778 per year