Soil Conservation Technician: Illinois

Natural Resource Conservation Service
Champaign, IL; Charleston, IL
Job Category
Full time Positions
GS 4-5
Last Date to Apply
The position announcement number is NRCS-21-10953949-IL-DE-CPF. 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. -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 program acceptance and payments. -Provides technical support to conservation planners in resource planning by utilizing survey tools and planning software.
Qualifications are listed on the USAJobs posting.
Contact Person
Christopher Fiedler
Contact Phone
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