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Farm Service Agency Program Technician

Posted on: January 17, 2023
  • Full Time
  • DeSmet, SD
  • February 1, 2023

USDA - Farm Service Agency

The Kingsbury FSA office is currently hiring for a full-time program technician (PT). An understanding of local agriculture is a plus, but all individuals with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and desire to serve the producers of Kingsbury County are encouraged to apply. Duties include general office activities supporting FSA programs. FSA offers a flexible work schedule, generous annual and sick leave, health benefits, paid parental leave and retirement benefits. Applications must be completed through usajobs.gov no later than close of business February 1st.  

If you have any questions about the position, benefits offered or the application process, please do not hesitate to contact me at (605) 854-9123 Ex 2 or e-mail ashton.hansen@usda.gov.

Position Overview
Opening and Closing dates: 01/17/2023 – 02/01/2023
Salary: $34,584-$60,703
Location: De Smet, SD
Telework: Occasional

This is not a comprehensive list, full application and complete details can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/job/699664900.


  • Carrying out office activities and functions pertaining to one or more of the program areas administered in the county.
  • Interpreting and explaining procedures, program regulations and forms to producers and other agency personnel.
  • Utilizing various web-based software applications to maintain producer data and processing automated forms.
  • Using a high degree of initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assigned tasks and resolving problems encountered.

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service Registered or Exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Must be a high school graduate, or have a GED.
  • Must be 18 years of age, or 17 years of age for high school graduates.

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