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 in Region 6, Umatilla National Forest, located in either Pendleton, OR or La Grande, OR. 

This position can either be located in Pendleton, OR or La Grande, OR. Please indicate in your appliation which location you would like to be considered for.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Ayn Shlisky at 541-278-3762 or email at

This position will serve as a memeber for an Interdisciplinary Planning Team engaged in a variety of programs and projects at the landscape scale.

There may be more than one position filled from this vacancy announcement.

This is an interdisciplinary position that will be advertised under two separate series, GS-401 and GS-460, you must apply to each series if you wish to be considered under both.


This position plans and integrates the diverse vegetation management program on the Forest, utilizing an interdisciplinary; ecosystem orientated approach in coordination with a variety of resource speiclaists. Oversees, develops and analyzes a complex program of vegetation management activities, including timber sales to meet forest land and multiple-use resource management plan goals and objectives.

Establihses and maintains cooperative relationships with local, county, State, other federal officials, civic groups, cooperators, contractors and the public.

Develops and reviews environmental analysis reports, environmental assessments, and environmenal impact statements for technical adequacy.