Office Clerk needed to support a contract at the USDA-NRCS. Duties: To provide administrative assistance to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Develop a working knowledge of agency software and contracting policy and procedures. Work with NRCS clients and technical staff to manage program applications and contracts according to contracting policy and procedures.
Assist in collecting and assembling cost data, servicing program application and contracts, processing payment application requests, and reviewing open obligations. Establish and maintain contracting files and producer records. This includes receiving and assembling program applications; collecting producer eligibility, vendor information, and signature authority; compiling contract documentation including, but not limited to, conservation plans, maps, photographs, resource data and technical material. Ensure procedural handbooks and manuals are kept current and up-to-date.
Review a wide variety of invoices, vouchers, and other miscellaneous payment requests for the Farm Bill programs. Compile and review the accuracy of contract administration supporting documents from the program application process through to final payments and contract completion. Assist technical staff in managing program contracts. This may include, but is not limited to, annual contract reviews, documenting contract compliance, and communicating with program participants.
Additional duties as assigned dependent on local workload. Functional knowledge of MS Word and Excel Customer Service experience Detail oriented Work independently and with others Effectively organize workload and meet deadlines Strong Telephone and Interpersonal skills