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    Summary

    This position is located on the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests with duty location of Rochester, Vermont.

    The position supports the vegetation management program in accomplishing planning, review and implementation activities for that program and other resource area activities as needed. 

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Christopher Mattrick at 802-767-4261 ext. 513 or email at cmattrick@fs.fed.us.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties listed are at the full performance level.

    Through field evaluations, develops site specific diagnosis of treatment needs for site preparation, natural and artificial regeneration, animal damage control, release, stocking level control and makes recommendation to certified Silviculturist for inclusion/ modification of silvicultural prescription to accomplish land management objectives.

    Implements prescription by service contracts or force account crews. May require development of non-routine contracts and development of new and unique contract specifications to meet resource management needs.

    Plans, leads and/or conducts survival and stocking and stocking surveys/inspection to determine effectiveness monitoring of cultural treatments.

    Acts as the SAT (Silviculture Activity Data-base), FACTS, or current program, coordinator for the district/zone. Incumbent maintains/updates the district/zone silvicultural electronic folders, electronic activity database and associated GIS layer(s).

    Consults with various specialists for clarification or validation to correctly implement planned projects. Resolves routine conflicts.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to other Forest work locations. Ocassional travel for meetings and training.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    08

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, persons with disabilities, VEOA/VRA eligibles, certain military spouses, 30% or more disabled veterans, former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees and those eligible for other Special Hiring Authorities.

    Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

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    0462 Forestry Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458871500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.