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    Summary

    This position is located within a National Forest, to perform technical duties in support of the timber management program. 

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    Responsibilities

    Takes and or records basic measurements such as compass readings, distance measurements, tree heights, tree diameters, tree growth, and determines common species

    Receives training on marking trees for cutting using tools such as Spiegel Relaskop, clinometer, compass, chain, diameter tape, increment borer, electronic field data recorder, etc

    Traverses boundaries of harvest units.

    Assists in cruising timber by taking and recording simple measurements and running compass lines in the field using compass and chain.

    Observes and reports areas of possible archeological significance, and sightings of sensitive, threatened or endangered wildlife species.

    May perform other resource work as required such as fire suppression as qualified, tree planting, etc.

    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 fire assignment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    03

  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

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