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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position performs technical work in support of the range function.

    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

    Schedules and executes a variety a variety of rangeland management support assignments related to range conservation programs. Assists in range capacity studies such as allotment analysis and production utilization studies. Using accepted indicator plants, determines range readiness dates. Conducts routine forage production studies, based on air-dry weight of vegetation. Monitors both short and long-range plans for compliance with range management goals and objectives. Assists in planning a wide variety of range-related projects such as revegetation, fencing, spring developments, cattle guard placement, and erosion control procedures.

    Makes recommendations for amendments to range management plans. Gathers rangeland management data exercising initiative and resourcefulness to make changes or deviate from the schedule to incorporate additional coverage requested or to adjust to conditions found at the work site. Participates in noxious plant control, seeding, or similar projects by flagging boundaries, operating equipment, and carrying out kill studies. Identifies plant specimens in the field and collects and prepares specimens.

    Develops preliminary plans for implementing improvements to grazing allotment when a variety of range vegetation methods of installation and other such factors are involved and oversees implementation. Works with permittees in preparing preliminary designs and plans for a variety of standardized revegatation 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

    06

  • Job family (Series)

    0455 Range Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509535800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.