Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Forest Service
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A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
This position is located with the Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNW), Anchorage Forestry Sciences Laboratory (AFSL) and has a duty station of Anchorage, Alaska. The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of recurring and complex duties in support of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program. FIA is part of a nationwide program which collects, processes, analyzes, evaluates, and publishes comprehensive information on forest and other related renewable resources. Inventory data are widely used by industrial leaders, forest managers, and government agencies in making policy decisions. The mission of the AFSL data collection team is to collect high quality data on all forest and non-forest plots in Alaska and to work with other FIA Teams to ensure the quality, completeness and usefulness of inventory data.
This position is located on Pacific Northwest Research Station in Anchorage, AK.
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Brendt Mueller at 907-743-9408 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temporary Appointment: Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours. Considerable travel may be required. The incumbent will work in Alaska from May-August with the potential of additional work with other FIA units after the Alaska field season typically in WA, OR, or CA.
Positions may be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months.
Hourly wage as shown is Rest of U.S. (RUS). Specific wage rate will vary by location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown on the vacancy announcement. http://www.opm.gov/oca/12tables/indexGS.asp
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen to apply.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- Subject to a negative drug test prior to entrance.
- Must be able and willing to carry a firearm in Alaska locations.
- Requires a valid Driver’s License.