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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to perform customer service and information of both a general and/or technical nature in support of a variety of forest service activities and programs .

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    Responsibilities

    Duties performed in the position are dependent on the mission and activities of the Forest Service unit in which the incumbent is assigned. The following are representative duties of this occupation:

    Assists in developing specific objectives for interpretive programs and displays, providing input to the annual plan of work. Inventories and prepares reports on the annual volumes of use, trends in public information needs, and public response to existing information output.

    Accompanies a higher graded worker and makes regular visits to the various public schools and social groups. Makes presentations on subjects such as fire safety, environmental awareness, recreation activities, and litter prevention.

    Maintains inventory of existing publications for public use. Prepares or assists in the preparation of informational exhibits which include photos, maps, etc.

    Maintains the Forest video, film, and slide library and audio-visual equipment.

    Meets visitors and independently replies, either verbally or in writing, to phone and mail inquiries requesting general information about Forest Service activities, programs, and policies. Responds to a variety of questions covering all services that the forest/district may offer.

    Assist in coordinating forest service presence with local and community special events, including parades, holiday activities, fairs, shows, and celebrations.

    Monitors local newspapers for articiles related to the Forest Service. Clips and routes articles to the appropriate staffs.

    Responsible as the forest/district collection officer for the sale of forest maps, passs and product permits. Maintains accurate records of sales to account for monies collected; prepares bill for collections, and transfers funds in a timely and accurate manner to lockbox.

    May work with the public affairs staff to develop informational publications, including information regarding the various forest permits (firewood, Christmas trees, etc), special events, recreational opportunities, travel management information. May develop, revise and update recreation opportunity guides using the latest technology to make information user friendly and timely.

    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

    04

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