Resources Technician (Soil Conservationist) - Lower Platte South NRD, Lincoln

Resources Technician (Soil Conservationist) - Lower Platte South NRD, Lincoln

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The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a Resources Technician (Soil Conservationist). This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday.  Competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package is offered.

Responsibilities will include technical assistance to land users and others to establish conservation practices such as terraces, waterways, tile outlets, diversions, dams, contour farming, conservation tillage, pasture seeding, and others.  The individual will be expected to conduct the appropriate surveys, design and draft the paper work, and record the installation of the practices.  The employee will maintain records and accomplishments and prepare the reports as directed.

Receives intensive and specialized training in all phases of soil and water conservation and related natural resource conservation programs.

Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for use in developing and applying basic conservation plans.

Requirements include knowledge of surveying and drafting methods, farming practices, GPS, ArcGIS, Microsoft office suite, and the ability to effectively communicate verbally with District cooperators and contractors verbally and through written reports.  Must have a valid driver’s license. 

This position will be based at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office at 8000 S. 15th Street, Suite D, Lincoln, Nebraska.

The closing date for applications will be Monday, November 26, 2018.   If interested, please submit a letter of interest to and resume to the attention of Kathy Spence, Lower Platte South NRD, P.O. Box 83581, Lincoln, NE 68501-3581 or e-mail to jobs [at]   For further information please contact the District at (402) 476-2729.

The Lower Platte South NRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.