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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. This incumbent in this position performs duties in support of a timber management program. Serves as a working leader of a crew and performs tasks on an individual basis.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as a work leader of a small crew consisting of three or more employees (at least one of which is at the GS-462-5 grade level) engaged primarily in tree marking activities.

    Lead responsibilities include distributing workload among employees, checking status and progress of work and making adjustments, accepting finished work and amending or rejecting work not meeting standards, instructing employees in specific task and job techniques, giving on-the-job training to new employees, checking working conditions and ensuring work is done safely, monitoring performance and disciplinary problems, resolving simple informal complaints of employees, reporting on employee performance, and making reports including work time and leave of employees.

    Estimates volume, defect, and quality of timber in a given area.

    Under supervision of a professional forester, and using pre-established marking rules, selects and marks trees to be harvested or left uncut. Prepares area maps and marks boundaries.

    Summarizes cruising and marking data and prepares reports.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position 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)

    0462 Forestry Technician

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