Department COVID-19 Updates:

USDA Program Technician - Kearney, NE.

Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2022

USDA Farm Service Agency in Nebraska is seeking to fill three full-time, permanent Program Technician positions, one each at the Buffalo-Sherman County FSA office in Kearney, at the Holt-Boyd County FSA office in O’Neill, and at the Red Willow County FSA office in McCook.

The selectees for the farm programs Program Technician positions will be responsible for carrying out office activities to provide technical assistance and program support so farmers and ranchers can understand and access FSA program benefits. Basic requirements include general office clerical work, record keeping, computer ability, organizational skills and good public relations skills. The selectees will utilize various types of computer systems to maintain producer data and process program forms and information. The selectees will work directly with farmers, ranchers and land owners as part of an office team approach.

The vacancy announcements for the farm program technician positions can be found at the following links:
Buffalo-Sherman County: This vacancy announcement will close on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.

Holt-Boyd County: This vacancy announcement will close on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.

Red Willow County: USAJOBS - Job Announcement. This vacancy announcement will close on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022.

pplicants must complete the application process and submit all required documents electronically by 10:59 p.m. Central Time (CT) on the date the announcement closes. Specific information regarding the position, qualification requirements and how to apply is outlined in the vacancy announcement. Please note it is an online application process. Interested candidates shall closely follow the instructions under HOW TO APPLY: in the vacancy announcement.

 Please let Patty Wilke, administrative officer, Nebraska Farm Service Agency, know if you have any questions in regard to the vacancy process. She can be reached at or (402) 437-5287.