The incumbent performs duties which assist the District Conservationist (DC) in developing and carrying natural resources conservation program tailored to customers’ needs and meeting USDA and NRCS requirements.
The incumbent provides technical assistance to local government, tribal entities, state and Federal agencies, private landowners (i.e., individual farmers and ranchers), and the general public in the development, application, and maintenance of a natural resources conservation program.
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- Works with farmers and other landowners to develop conservation plans addressing common resource concerns.
- Provides information concerning Farm Bill and State Conservation Programs.
- Gives technical guidance and assistance to landowners in revising their conservation plans and contracts.
- Works with farmers and non-farming landowners, developers and their technical staff, planning commissions and others in the planning and application of land treatment measures.
- Provides technical assistance to farmers and ranchers about Farm Bill conservation programs.
- Utilizes web-based and computer programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center.
- Performs informational duties such as writing stories and news articles; giving talks at meetings; participating in conservation demonstrations; conducting conservation field tours; and staffing NRCS displays at various outreach events.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.