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    Summary

    Rangeland Management Specialists assist in the planning of conservation practices on ranches and farms. 

    Location Consideration:  Please select locations in which you are able and willing to relocate; these positions do not include payment of relocation or travel expenses. 

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    Responsibilities

    • Develop resource inventories, including the identification of ecological sites, forage suitability groups, range conditions, range trends, forage production, wildlife habitat, watershed qualities and other resources, as a step in developing ecological site descriptions, forage suitability groups, conservation plans, and assists landowners in preparing conservation plans.
    • Assist landowners in development of practical grazing management plans, including planned grazing systems, initial stocking rates, and utilization standards; plan fencing, water development, seeding, brush management, and other needed supplemental grazing land treatments; evaluate management and treatment alternatives on a cost-benefit basis.
    • Advise ranchers and farmers on the application and maintenance of conservation practices; make plant identifications and evaluations; determine plant community characteristics, basic soil-plant relationships, response of plants to grazing use, and productivity of grazing lands.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 20%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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  • Job family (Series)

    0454 Rangeland Management

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