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 in Region 6, on the Barlow Ranger District of the Mt. Hood National forest in Dufur, Oregon.

For additional duties about the position, please contact Claire Pitner at (541) 352-1248 or email at cpitner@fs.fed.us.

The incumbent is responsible for on the-ground management of the OHV program and provides public information and interpretive services, including detailed information concerning recreational opportunities.

This is a term, time-limited appointment with an initial duration no less than 13 months and can be extended up to a total of 4 years.

Permanent Seasonal: The incumbent will be guaranteed 18 pay periods of full-time work. However, there may be a possibility to work more. You will then be placed in non-pay / non-duty status for the remainder of the year.

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.

Duties

Operates and maintains, in safe working order, assigned vehicles, motorcycles and ATV and trail maintenance equipment and specialized equipment used.  Provides supervision and training of all personnel in preparation for operation of equipment.

Practical knowledge and ability to safely operate and maintain OHV equipment, including trail tractor, trail bike, ATV, and four wheeled off highway vehicles in order to safely travel assigned areas.

Provides public information and interpretive services, including detailed information concerning recreational opportunities.

Possess skill in and knowledge of techniques, materials and equipment used in the care, maintenance and reconstruction of OHV trails and facilities.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel to other locations on Forest

Relocation Authorized

  • No