Van Wert County Farm Service Agency
1189 Professional Drive
Van Wert, OH 45895

Program Technician


The USDA Farm Service Agency in Van Wert County has an opening for a full-time Program Technician. FSA is seeking candidates with farming experience and/or knowledge to perform work in support of Ohio agriculture and farmers.  This position offers benefits, including health insurance that can be carried into retirement, 401(k) plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and flexible work schedules.  Basic requirements include general office clerical work, record keeping, computer skills, organizational skills, and good public relations skills.

This position is responsible for:

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.

Salary and pay grade are determined upon education and experience, among other qualifications.

To apply, visit Multiple locations are advertised under this position, so please ensure you select Van Wert, Ohio when applying, if desired.

Deadline to apply is 11:59PM Eastern Time on October 16, 2023.

Contact Kelley Seibert at with specific questions regarding the position.

Visit for more information about the Farm Service Agency and our commitment to delivering USDA programs and services to America’s farmers and ranchers.


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.Direct Deposit – Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit be a high school graduate, or have a GED.Must be 18 years of age, or 17 years of age for high school graduates.

Career LevelEntry Level

$34,584 – $63,231 per year

Salary and pay grade are determined upon education and experience, among other qualifications.

Van Wert County Farm Service Agency