USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hiring pathway student trainees in multiple locations.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hiring pathway student trainees in multiple locations. Recruitment and relocation incentives may be offered and salary ranges from $33,241 - $43,801 per year.
NRCS offers conservation planning and technical assistance to help agricultural producers implement practices that sequester carbon, mitigate against climate change and conserve other natural resources.
Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment for at least a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution in a certificate, degree, or diploma program with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Other requirements apply.
Candidates selected from these announcements may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a permanent position in the competitive service, provided that all terms of the Internship Program are met and there is an available position. Conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed and is at agency discretion.
NRCS is hiring a variety of student trainees in agronomy, soil science, biology, forestry, natural resource management, rangeland management, archaeology, economics, engineering, management analysis, cartography, geology, soil conservationist, and survey statistician. Click here to view all USDA student trainee openings. Deadlines vary by position and location.