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USDA Seeks Full-Time, Entry-Level Soil Conservationist in Rhode Island as Part of Broader Effort to Implement the Inflation Reduction Act

Apply by May 15, 2023
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Join Our Conservation Team! Conservationists conducting a wetland resource assessment at a new WRE site in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, in January 2023.

NRCS in Rhode Island is hiring a Soil Conservationist (GS 5-9) to help develop, plan, contract and apply conservation practices and programs. Visit for details or to apply by May 15!

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is quickly ramping up hiring of new team members to help implement $19.5 billion from the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for conservation programs, part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. For example, NRCS opened job announcements this week for soil conservationists in Rhode Island and elsewhere across the country. This batch of job openings is part of a broader effort by NRCS to help producers develop conservation plans and implement conservation practices, including critical climate-smart practices.

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