Job Overview

Summary

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 on the Ashley National Forest in Region 4, in the Forest Supervisor’s Office.

 For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact John Erickson at 435-781-5101 or jerickson@fs.fed.us.

 This position is located on a Forest Service unit where the incumbent is responsible for providing administrative support to the Forest Supervisor.

We expect to make a final job offer with 30-60 days after the deadline for applications.

 Please read the vacancy announcement thoroughly and follow all instructions to ensure proper consideration. If you are unable to apply on-line or have questions about the meaning of items in the vacancy announcement, please contact Human Resources Management at 1-877-372-7248.

 Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcements 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 Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.

 To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

 TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade requirements with 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

 

This position is being concurrently announced under USDA Demonstration Project procedures (open to US Citizens) under announcement number 13-04010002-5990DP-(bjo) . Current or former Federal employees and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to this Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement.

 

Duties

Independently carries out program support function and coordinates with other staff units to implement office procedures.

Exercises exclusive control over calendars for Forest Supervisor with complete authority for time commitments.

Manages the correspondence process for the Forest Supervisor.

Evaluates content, proofreads, and ensures timely signing and distribution, and coordination with the Regional and Washington Office.

Schedules meetings and makes arrangements such as preparing agendas and briefing materials, notifying participants and reserving conference space. Develops background information and briefing materials and ensures participants have necessary information in advance of meetings. Briefs key participants before meeting(s) occur and follows up on action items with appropriate staff members.

Handles all travel logistics and travel itinerary, and provides briefing and logistical material in advance of travel. Prepares travel reimbursement documents and ensures timely processing reimbursements.

Screens all telephone calls and visitor requests and determines the appropriate person/staff to handle complicated inquiries. Personally answers non-technical request.

Duties listed are at the full performance level.