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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 recurring and complex duties in support of ecological research on forest and/or rangeland ecosystems.
     

    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

    Performs a variety of routine and frequently complex tasks involving forest plant projects and program planning activities.

    Collects biological and vegetation specimens and samples. Is responsible for the accumulation, coding, transcription and processing of information; edits and corrects records; and provides quality control of automatic data processing entries. Tabulates results and prepares graphs and charts according to instructions. Assists in the design of new plant projects.

    Lays out experimental plots by taking measurements and marking corners and boundaries.

    Uses botanical key to identify plants encountered during field trips or surveys of forest areas. Compiles and summarizes the vegetation types obtained from aerial and ground surveys including forest health monitoring, biological evaluations, and pilot tests conducted as part of the project.

    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

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509081100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.