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Soil Conservation / Soil Conservation Technician

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Soil Conservation Technicians at the Natural Resources Conservation Service assist soil and district conservationists in the implementation of total resource management system plans; provide assistance in conservation planning. Soil conservation technicians are responsible for surveying, staking, information gathering, designing, engineering plan preparation, and construction inspection, as well as providing training to NRCS and Soil Water and Conservation District personnel in these areas. For detailed information about the Soil Conservation Technician occupation, see the NRCS Soil Conservation Technician Career Guide

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Soil Conservation Technician Path