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  14-0801-17262G-DB  . 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.

This position is located in Andalusia, AL on the National Forests in Alabama / Conecuh Ranger District.

For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Timothy Mersmann at 334-222-2555 or by e-mail at

The position is responsible for providing professional wildlife expertise in the protection, management, and improvement of wildlife within the framework of multiple-use management of forest and rangelands.


Plans, organizes and implements wildlife habitat management programs, with emphasis on maintaining and enhancing biodiversity.

Develops or provides input into the annual program of work determining budgeting and staffing needs.

Participates on interdisciplinary teams; provides the analysis needed to assess the effects of management activities; prepares or reviews biological evaluations for threatened, endangered or sensitive species.

Coordinates project work with other Unit personnel; prepares reports with recommendations; develops and implements wildlife interpretative programs and other means to promote the Fish and Wildlife programs on the unit.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel required for site visits, training and conferences.

Relocation Authorized

  • No