Program Technician

USDA - Farm Service Agency - Red Bluff, CA4.3


The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) is hiring for two full-time temporary appointments, one for the Red Bluff Service Center and one for the Redding Service Center. Each employee onboarded will work in either office as needed. A background investigation must be completed before a firm offer of employment can be made, and a start date will be determined at that time. The positions will not be extended past January 5th, 2019 and are subject to budgetary needs.

We are looking for employees that are team players, self-motivated, and can multi-task with attention to detail; along with a professional and courteous demeanor. Familiarity with agriculture is a plus.

The employees will perform various clerical and reception duties and work directly with customers. On the job training will be provided on specific Agency programs. The employees will assist in providing program information, taking applications, and preparing the necessary files for review.

High school graduate (or GED) and U.S. citizenship required. Minimum two years of office experience preferred, with excellent oral and written communication skills, and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Starting pay will depend on qualifications and may range from a grade CO-3 of $12.74/hour to CO-4 $14.30/hour.

Applications may be picked up in person, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at either FSA Office in the USDA Service Centers at: 2 Sutter Street, Suite C, Red Bluff California 96080, or 3644 Avtech Parkway, Suite D, Redding, California 96002.

Applications are also available on our website at:

A completed and signed official application Form FSA-675, MUST be submitted by close of business (4:30PM) on September 24th, 2018. Note: Any resume submitted without a completed, and signed, application will NOT be considered.

Completed applications can be submitted in person, by email, regular mail, or by fax to (844) 206-6998.

Call Ruth Ford (County Executive Director) at (530) 527-3013 extension 5169, if you require additional information.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $12.74 to $14.30 /hour


  • Office: 2 years (Preferred)


  • High school (Required)