Position Details

Program Support Specialist (Access Developer)

ID: AMN-054 Location: St. Paul, MN Posted Date: Agency: USDA
Wage/Hr: $19.58 Hours/Week: 40     Minimum 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 through National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. The NRCS 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 of time. Enrollment in the Experienced Worker Programs administered by NOWCC is temporary. The enrollment relationship between NOWCC 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 NOWCC and the Agency have the right to terminate the relationship with the Enrollee.


Provides programmatic assistance to the State Conservationist, Assistant State Conservationist - Management and Strategy, State Office, Area and Field offices related to the administration and implementation of Farm Bill Programs for Minnesota.

  • Develop MS Access tracking systems for Farm Bill program elements not currently tracked in other business tools. Create, populate, maintain, develop reports and analyze data metrics to identify improvement opportunities. 30%
  • Maintains tracking and controls of developed tracking systems. Provide support through typing, copying, editing and mailing documents, scanning, analyzing data and developing spreadsheets and other electronic files. 30%
  • Communicates orally and in writing. Prepares database tracking systems, reports, and email communications. Electronically files and organizes information. Prepares documents, uploads and retrieves information from Share Point. Enters information into Excel spreadsheets and related databases. Other duties as assigned 30%
  • Communicates with program managers and program recipients to collect documentation and submit reports. 10%


Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Power Point and Tableau. Must have knowledge and experience with Microsoft Access and Excel programs. Use of office automation equipment including scanner, printer, and fax. Knowledge of computer internet security/cyber security. . OR AA Degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources, Agronomy or related field of study, business management/Computer Science.

  • Valid State Driver’s license; Skill in operating personal computer software, as well as simple programming (including word processing, spreadsheets, email, file transfers, internet, time keeping, and databases), in order to research, tabulate, and analyze economic data, prepare correspondence, finalize documents, and foster work improvement.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
  • Adobe Acrobat, Tableau


  • Annual information system security, anti-harassment, and civil rights training.

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