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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest.  Incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of complex and recurring duties in support natural resource programs. 


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    Responsibilities

    Schedules, organizes, and executes field projects for detecting, identifying and evaluating natural resource problems, i.e., water, land, food, plants, animals, and soils. Assignments include:  

    Collecting samples, establishing tests and control plots, as necessary; Compiling and summarizing data obtained from aerial and ground surveys including natural resource monitoring, evaluations, and pilot tests conducted as part of the project; taking photographs to record resource damage; running computer programs to organize the data for analysis; conducting routine analyses and providing the data to professional personnel after checking it and developing explanations for unusually high or low figures or figures that seem inconsistent. 

    Using prescribed procedures, the incumbent resolves common administrative and safety concerns related to the project. Assists with development of reports after higher graded employees have refined and verified the data and analyzed the results. Participates as a team member to collaboratively achieve mutual goals and objectives. Provides knowledge and skills to address specific issues.

    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

    07

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511028300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.