Program Support Technician

Brunswick, GA
Brunswick, GA
Monday - Friday, Days
Program Support Technician
Wage/Hr:$21.53Hours/Week:32Minimum 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 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. 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. Positions listed here do not guarantee employment for any definite period. Enrollment in the Experienced Worker Programs administered by NEW Solutions is temporary. The enrollment relationship between NEW Solutions 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 NEW Solutions and the Agency have the right to terminate the relationship with the Enrollee. This opportunity applies to applicants legally eligible to work in the United States. NOTE: An ACES Enrollee is not a federal employee, nor an employee of NEW Solutions. 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 NEW Solutions.


Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience in related to position duties. OR BA/BS Degree

  • Valid State Driver?s license.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel

The enrollee assists the NRCS field office staff in carrying out soil and water conservation programs. The enrollee is responsible for providing technical service required in applying a variety of conservation practices throughout the district(s), working at the direction of the District Conservationist.

  • Provide technical and administrative support to deliver conservation planning efforts to landowners participating in USDA Farm Bill programs. Duties include conservation planning and application assistance, ranking criteria, payment document preparation and submittal, and filing. Other duties as assigned.   50%
  • Assist NRCS employees with activities that supports the implementation of Farm Billprograms. Duties include typing, copying, editing, and mailing documents. Case filemanagement, prepare files, scanning, analyzing data, developing tracking methods, andother electronic files.   50%

  • Annual information system security, anti-harassment, and civil rights training.
  • Travel Requirements: Occasional local travel may be required. A government vehicle will be provided for official travel.

NEW Solutions 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 NEW Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.