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Program Technician

Posted on: June 13, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Ivanhoe, MN
  • July 5, 2022

Website Farm Service Agency

Federal Employment Available

The Lincoln County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office in Ivanhoe, MN, has three openings for permanent/full-time Program Technician positions.  A Program Technician is responsible for carrying out office activities, functions, and administration of one or more farm bill program areas administered by USDA-FSA.  Candidates must be able to interpret and explain procedure, program rules and regulations to producers, other agency personnel, and the general public.  Must possess excellent mathematical, critical thinking, organizational, and accounting skills.  Must possess and be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication abilities.  Position requires a high degree of initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assigned tasks and resolving problems encountered.  Background in the operations of a farm or ranch and knowledge of FSA farm programs and practices is preferred.

Starting pay ranges from $33,221 – $58,158, depending on the qualifications of the applicant. Please note that a 10% Recruitment Incentive may be available. FSA’s diverse culture and benefits allow for a healthy balance between your career and home life. In addition to a generous salary, FSA offers a friendly and professional working environment with a diverse workforce, flexible hours/work schedules, and other family-friendly benefits such as: paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement and supplemental savings plan, a wide array of health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, flexible spending accounts, and long-term care insurance. Position is located at the USDA Service Center, 200 S. County 5, Ivanhoe, Minnesota.  For a full description of the position, benefits and steps to apply, please visit www.usajobs.gov and refer to Job Announcement number FSACO-11527588-22-MN-KW.  All applications must be completed and submitted online by 11:00 PM CDT on July 5, 2022 to be eligible.  Applications can be submitted online starting June 13, 2022.  Please contact the Lincoln County FSA Office at 507-694-1644 ext. 2 or mnivanhoe-fsa@usda.gov if you have any questions about the position.

Note:  The announcement number would be typed into the “Keyword” box on the usajobs website to pull up this vacancy.  Applicants MUST apply online.  Please read the directions carefully and complete all necessary fields.  Any technical issues the applicant runs into should be directed to the contacts stated on the announcement.

FSA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.

To apply for this job please visit www.usajobs.gov.