Position Details

Conservation Professional Support

ID: AGA-057 Location: Pearson, GA Agency: USDA
Wage/Hr: $11.83 Hours/Week: 29 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.


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.

  • Assist field office with Conservation Planning and Technical Assistance 40%
  • Assist field office with Conservation Implementation 30%
  • Assist field office with Outreach and Communication 30%


Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in agriculture related area. OR AA Degree in Business Management, Natural Resources, or related field of study

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


  • Required Safety Gear: Hard Hat

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.