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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest. The position is a technical biological assistant performing routine tasks supporting Forest Health protection/Pest Masnagement Program under a higher graded technician or professional. 

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    Responsibilities

    Performs a variety of tasks in the specified area of responsibility, within established methods, techniques, and procedures.

    Collects and records a variety of data on insect and disease conditions and their effect on forest resources. This includes collecting and sorting specimens, collecting survey data, and installing semi-permanent impact plots according to plans furnished by pathologists or entomologists; and participates in surveys for the detection and appraisal of insect and disease damage.

    Summarizes data obtained from field collections using prescribed statistical procedures. Under supervision, prepares data summaries in proper format.

    May occasionally serve as a crew leader on designated projects.

    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

    04

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