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Work for Us - Career Opportunities and Internships with NRCS NM

Join us in helping people help the land and be part of making a difference for generations to come! Find a rewarding career in conservation in the beautiful Land of Enchantment!

 

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NEW MEXICO ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS (NMACD) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - STATEWIDE

NATURAL RESOURCES SPECIALIST 
Performs a variety of duties related to carrying out a coordinated natural resources conservation program to assist customers meet their conservation needs for applicable USDA Farm Bill Programs.
Requires bachelor’s degree or higher in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resources management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.

FARM BILL PROGRAM SPECIALIST 
Provides administrative support for USDA Farm Bill Programs; assists agriculture producers apply for programs; helps prepare contracts, payments, and tracks the status of contracts and payments.

Requires good computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word,
Excel; experience with basic office operations and bookkeeping; agricultural background not required but beneficial.

SOIL CONSERVATION TECHNICIAN 
Helps design, install, and/or maintain soil & water conservation practices such as
livestock or irrigation pipelines, erosion control structures on agricultural 
lands. Requires post high-school education related to agriculture occupations,
specialized experience, or combination of both.

RANGELAND MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Inventories rangeland resource conditions and recommends improvements; helps prepare resource management plans; assists in developing grazing systems and other rangeland improvement practices. Requires a degree in rangeland or related disciplines including 42 hours of combination of plant, animal and soil sciences, and natural resources management.

All positions are at-will, part-time or full-time, with vacation/sick leave benefits. May work remotely from home. Salary will be based on experience and qualifications of the applicant and may range from $17.01 – 28.83 per hour.

To Apply: Contact Troy Hood, 505-280-8102 or Troy.Hood@q.com for information.  
NMACD is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Resources

  • Applying on USAjobs.gov (PDF)
  • Applying to USDA through USAjobs.gov (PDF)
  • Benefits of working for the Federal Government (PDF)
  • Most effective resumes guide (PDF)
  • Example of an NRCS Resume
Example NRCS Resume (530.54 KB)

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