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    PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at 11:59pm ET on the closing date or at 11:59pm ET on the day we receive the 50th application, whichever comes first.

    These positions are temporary, have a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled for up to 6 months. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. 

    These positions are located within the Bridger-Teton National Forest, to perform technical duties in support of the timber management program. 

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Dennis Barron at dbarron01@fs.fed.us, (307) 276-5818.

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    Takes and or records basic measurements such as compass readings, distance measurements, tree heights, tree diameters, tree growth, and determines common species

    Receives training on marking trees for cutting using tools such as Spiegel Relaskop, clinometer, compass, chain, diameter tape, increment borer, electronic field data recorder, etc

    Traverses boundaries of harvest units.

    Assists in cruising timber by taking and recording simple measurements and running compass lines in the field using compass and chain.

    Observes and reports areas of possible archeological significance, and sightings of sensitive, threatened or endangered wildlife species.

    May perform other resource work as required such as fire suppression as qualified, tree planting, etc.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work/fire assignment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    03

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

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

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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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/496521500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.