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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as the Easement Coordinator in a state for all conservation easement programs. The incumbent is responsible for providing program guidance, training and coordination to facilitate the agency mission and assigned program responsibilities. Providing direct assistance to agency staff and partner groups to implement assigned programs using Farm Bill and agency policy, software and other conservation planning tools and elements of the Integrated Accountability System

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    Responsibilities

    • Conducts investigations and studies to ensure program alternatives are thoroughly assessed in respective to conservation planning requirements.
    • Serves as an agency representative for assigned program activities in the state and assists in ensuring the agency is in compliance with the related polices, procedures, laws and regulations.
    • Analyze problems associated with program delivery and recommend alternative solutions to the program manager and state leadership.
    • Provide leadership and tracking of easement program applications, eligibility, deeds, monitoring, compatible use agreements, appraisals, obligations and fund integrity.
    • Manage contracts for outside services for the completion of Market Analyses and surveys of WRE areas of interest to determine appropriate easement compensation rates.
    • Maintain and update NRCS agency manuals, handbooks, amendments, bulletins and other supporting policy related to easement programs.
    • Lead for the implementation of the Easement Programs tracking tool, including migration of older easements and management of future easements in accordance with National Office instructions.
    • Conduct outreach activities for easement program opportunities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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