Agricultural Resource Conservation Specialist I # 22-000514-0001, Soil Conservation Associate II # 22-003314-0001

The Maryland Department of Agriculture   Frederick, MD   Full-time     Farming / Fishing / Forestry
Posted on July 30, 2022
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The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Resource Conservation Unit is hiring! 22 openings – various county

Soil Conservation Districts $ 40,320 - $63,797/year Deadline to apply: August 16, 2022

Agricultural Resource Conservation Specialist I Job# 22-000514-0001

This is entry level conservation planning work, with opportunity for promotion. Successful candidates will learn to: plan and promote conservation programs; inventory and evaluate practices to reduce soil erosion and improve water quality by performing onsite evaluations; and develop/revise and deliver conservation plans for the cooperator or landowner to meet farming operation needs and promote the wise use of natural resources.

Soil Conservation Associate II Job# 22-003314-0001

This is intermediate level technician work, with opportunity for promotion. Technical work involves survey, design, layout, and construction check of soil and water conservation projects and systems that meet established standards, specifications and guidelines of the USDA, NRCS or other approved entities. Work is accomplished in conjunction with the Landowner or operator. These are permanent positions with full benefits.