NRCS Soil Scientist

Salem, OR
Applications due February 18th, 2020

This position is located in the SSRA-Soil Survey Office. The selectee will serve as a Major Land Resource Area (MLRA) Soil Survey Leader. The leadership includes coordination, quality control, technical guidance, and staff assistance for all phases of initial mapping, updating, maintaining, and producing of soil surveys within the framework of the National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) Program and the NRCS objective of a seamless digital soil survey of the nation.

NRCS Soil Conservationist

La Grande, OR
Applications due April 6, 2020

Soil conservationists work directly with farmers, ranchers, and foresters to provide assistance in the development, planning, contracting, and application of land conservation practices and programs.

NRCS Soil Conservation Technician

Hines, OR
Applications due April 6, 2020

Soil conservation technicians provide assistance to the local Soil and Water Conservation District and work with landowners to apply and maintain a number of conservation practices.


NRCS Rangeland Management Specialist (Direct Hire), GS-0457-5/9 – 1 vacancy in Oregon
Location: Condon
Closing date: July 15, 2020


Volunteer Opportunity at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR

Soils folks at Oregon State University are attempting to revitalize the Soil Club and Soil Judging Team. Meetings will be held at 4:30pm on Wednesdays. If you are interested in volunteering for these efforts, please contact James Cassidy:


Resources for Federal Careers

  • Information on Natural Resource Specialists positions at the Department of Interior:
  • Soil Scientist (0470 series) qualifications for all federal positions