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Resource Conservationist

National Experienced Workforce Solutions
Bismarck, ND
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Resource ConservationistID:AND-023Location:BismarckProgram:ACE
Wage/Hr:$23.00Hours/Week:20Minimum Age:55

Being Age 55 or Older is Good for The Environment! The Agricultural Conservation Experienced Services (ACES) Program offers unique opportunities in Scientific, Technical, and Agricultural support for individuals age 55 and over to support the Department of Agriculture?s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through a grant administered program awarded to National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. The NRCS provides an opportunity to work side-by-side with NRCS staff that are doing important work every day. Benefits: Paid Health Insurance Premium for positions budgeted at 60+ hours per pay period, Accrued Vacation and Sick Leave, Paid Federal Holidays, and optional Vision and Dental Insurance available for positions budgeted at 35+ hours per pay period. NOTE: Positions listed here do not guarantee employment for any definite period of time. Enrollment in the Experienced Worker Programs administered by NOWCC is temporary. The enrollment relationship between NOWCC and the Enrollee is an "at-will" relationship. This means that an Enrollee is free to terminate his or her enrollment at any time during the enrollment period, and NOWCC and the Agency have the right to terminate the relationship with the Enrollee. NOTE: An ?ACES Enrollee? is not a federal employee, nor an employee of NOWCC. An ?ACES Enrollee? is a participant in a grant program, which is established through a Cooperative Agreement funded by the USDA-NRCS and administered by NOWCC.


Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in Managing FA Programs, FA Program Delivery OR BA/BS Degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources, Agronomy, Economics or related field of study

  • Need Valid State Driver?s license;
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel
  • ProTracts, Conservation Desktop, CART, Funds Manager

Provides support to financial assistance programs including but not limited to EQIP , CSP and RCPP.

  • Complete FA program follow-up and support to the Field and CDU's.   50%
  • Develop and upload CART Ranking information   20%
  • Maintain and balance budgets for various EQIP funding pools.   20%
  • Maintain various funds mananagment certifications   10%

  • Training in Civil Rights and Computer Security
  • Travel Requirements: Day trip or up to 2 days travel to provide contract training and/or Quality Assurance Review.
  • Overnight travel: 1 time per month
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC?s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.

National Experienced Workforce Solutions


Bismarck, ND



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