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 being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 13-05020052-3508G-MCS.  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.
Additional selections may be made if another like vacancy occurs within 120 days of the issuance of the certification of eligibles. 

Position is located on the Cleveland National Forest with duty location in Corona, CA. For further information about the duties of the position, please contact Gloria Silva, at 858-524-0136,

This position has a positive education requirement; therefore, a legible copy of your official college transcripts is required.

This position is being advertised as a Career Ladder. Target Grade is a GS-11. Position may be filled as career ladder or could be filled at full performance level.


Duties listed are at the full performance level.

  • Provides advice and develops plans and a program related to the protection and management of aquatic resources.
  • Develops the fisheries program and budget and reports accomplishment in support of program and other goals.
  • Designs and conducts fish habitat and population monitoring studies and strategies to collect new data required for ensuring habitat and population maintenance.
  • Promotes understanding, cooperation and partnerships between the Forest Service; other Federal agencies, Tribal, and State wildlife agencies; and special interest groups regarding fisheries resource and other resource activities.
  • Participates on or leads interdisciplinary teams to study and plan proposed management activities.