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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to perform presale duties including timber cruising, and timber marking.  

    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

    Independently applies silvicultural prescriptions and marking guides to designate harvest timber.

    Brings to the attention of responsible individuals situations on the ground that are inconsistent with guidelines.

    Acts as a certified timber cruiser. Independently applies the instructions issued in a cruise plan. Takes and records tree measurements, assesses quality, and determines defect. Prepares and computer processes cruise data.

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

    Traverses harvest unit boundaries, road locations, and determines area.

    Participates in other aspects of resource management support work such as
    recreation, maintenance, silviculture, tree planting, etc.

    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

  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509080800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.