Job Overview


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 in Region 6 on the Umpqua National Forest, with duty station located in Roseburg, Oregon. This is a permanent full-time position. This position will establish, coordinate and prepare standards for specific logging plans for all units across the forest.

For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Mike Harris at (541) 957-3414 or via email

This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 13-0615-07158G-CO. Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.

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.


• Establishes, coordinates and prepares standards for specific logging plans for all units across forest.

• Coordinates with other resource input in support of the environmental analysis and other long range planning efforts, such as: long term sustainable road system needs for resource management.

• Develops and monitors annual work plans.

• Reviews logging plans with operator to ensure understanding of contract requirements. Inspects logging operations to ensure logging systems and transportation planning in contract is observed.

• Negotiates or directs changes in logging operations as required.

• Provides professional advice, assistance, and training to district personnel on matters associated with logging systems.