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This position is located in Ely, Nevada. Information about Ely and the local area can be found at White Pine Chamber of Commerce.
At the GS 5-7-9 Levels: Assists senior rangeland management specialists in gathering, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of monitoring data to determine if land use objectives are being met. Reviews grazing permits to ensure compliance with appropriate federal law. Reviews and processes annual grazing applications. Conducts upland vegetation monitoring studies and determines the need for range and watershed improvements that are directly related to management objectives. Responsible for assisting in preparing, evaluating and conducting biological analyses of public rangeland projects. Responsible for providing basic input to interdisciplinary reports, environmental assessments, and protective stipulations for rangeland ecosystems.
At the GS-11 Level: Plans, manages, produces, and implements allotment evaluations for assigned allotments. Principle author/editor of written products developed for the allotment evaluation and NEPA environmental assessment process. Develops, maintains and revises planning documents in the field office for the range program in accordance with established planning schedules. Ensures impacts to the range and grassland ecosystem are properly mitigated. Serves as the principal investigator and negotiator on livestock grazing unauthorized use cases and makes recommendations for case settlement and closure. Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Resource Management Plans (RMPs).
Occasional travel - May frequently be required to walk or ride horses and/or vehicles over rough terrain, perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such equipment and samples. Extended periods of driving four wheel drive vehicles over rough tmain is required to reach remote areas. Overnight camping is sometimes required. The incumbent may subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.
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