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Plan Your Career

Plan your long term career path at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) using the MyNRCSCareer career guides. Whether you are an established NRCS employee looking for career path information or you are browsing potential careers with NRCS for the first time, our career guides are designed to give you the information you need, including:

  • Descriptions of each occupation
  • Job duties
  • Qualifications and other requirements
  • Visual maps of career levels within each occupation

Using the career guides, you can:

  • Explore many possible career paths, both within and across occupations
  • Identify the next steps in your career
  • Determine the developmental opportunities you need to reach your goals*

Learn how to get started with our tutorial videos for employees and supervisors.

To date, MyNRCSCareer has developed career guide information for seven occupations in engineering, soil conservation, and soil science. More occupations will be available in the future, but for now, check out all that NRCS has to offer in the fields of engineering, soil conservation, and soil science!

Occupational Level NavigationSoil ConservationEngineeringSoil Science

*Discuss developmental opportunities with your supervisor or mentor as needed. Please note that while these guides are provided as informational tools to help you make informed choices about your developmental opportunities, following them does not guarantee promotion.