Easement Monitoring Specialist – USDA NRCS
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 aged 55 and over to support the Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through a grant administered program awarded to National Experienced Workforce Solutions (NEW Solutions).
This is a unique program where your talents, expertise, and experience will truly be valued. The ACES program provides an opportunity to work side-by-side with NRCS staff that are doing important work every day.
Working under the direction of the State Easement Program Manager, the Agricultural Easement Monitor will conduct annual easement monitoring reviews with cooperating entities and private landowners on conservation easements enrolled in the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP}, Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) and the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP). Monitoring activities may include the preparation of on-site and remote monitoring reports, maps, and background information for easements, as well as administrative reporting according to Natural Resources Conservation Service requirements.
- Conduct annual easement monitoring review 25%
- Monitor activities including preparation of on-site and remote monitoring reports 25%
- Photographically document easement sites 25%
- Review potential violations 25%
- Annual Cybersecurity AgLearn training
- Tick Awareness Training required prior to assignment of enrollee to the field.
- Travel Requirements: Easement Field Reviews
- Health and Safety Considerations: Tick Awareness Training