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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of duties in support of the unit’s wilderness program in the area of recreation, ecology, data collection, trails and fire.

    Due to technical difficulties affecting applicants' ability to submit applications, this announcement is being extending for an additional 5 days.

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    Responsibilities

    Plans and implements the logistics of wilderness projects associated with trail maintenance and reconstruction projects. Performs trail log, condition, and prescription surveys. Serves as team member to complete project analysis as required by NEPA and requests for motorized equipment use in wilderness.

    Maintains daily record of holes drilled, trees felled, and number of overhead airplane flights as well as user groups contacted for Limits of Acceptable Change data.

    Performs inventorying and monitoring of specific resources for Limits of Acceptable Change process. Explains regulations concerning the Wilderness Act. Inspects assigned areas to determine compliance with regulations or specifications.

    Explains or enforces use regulations according to Wilderness Act. Administers outfitter use, prepares reports on conditions of outfitter camps and facilities. Patrols wilderness to ensure that areas are operated, used, and maintained in accordance with wilderness management plans. Maintains visitors use records and prepares visitors use information for data processing.

    Assist agency law enforcement personnel with violation information. Collects evidence and provides documentation for cases of misuse of wilderness areas. Documents destruction to or impacts on campsites. Analyzes ways to educate users.

    Identifies restoration projects for planning future restoration projects. Trains crews in wilderness revegetation techniques.

    Performs routine maintenance at dispersed recreation sites including site cleanup and naturalizing.

    Conducts education programs addressing Leave No Trace camping, wilderness philosophy and minimal stock impacts.

    Oversees routine maintenance at dispersed recreation sites including site cleanup and naturalizing.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 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 assignment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

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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/509060800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.