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    Summary

    This position is located in Northeast Regional Office, in the Natural Resources Division.

    You will supervise a multi-person crew that engages in the study, inventory. monitoring, restoration. and management of a broad range of invasive non-· native plant populations that threaten park resources. You will carry out field studies on invasive plants and their ecology and similar work usually concerned with plant life.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Natural Resources Specialist, you will be responsible for:

    • You will supervise the Northeast Mid Atlantic Exotic Plant Management Team (EPMT) including inventory and monitoring of exotic invasive plant populations; management of exotic invasive plant populations; and the restoration of exotic invasive plant treatment.
    • Evaluates daily work progress and performance. Maintains effective working relations with park managers and staff to encourage and facilitate cooperative regional management activities.
    • Assists in outreach and education with state and federal agencies and adjacent land owners. Works with park education staff to incorporate new invasive plant information into park and partner education programs.
    • Provides guidance and support to assure the safety of the team and cooperating park employees.
    • Provides and supports training of the team on the proper use of respirators, chainsaws, brushing equipment, automobiles, personal safety equipment, sprayers, pesticides, and public health issues.
    • Supervises and provides administrative support to GS-9 team lead and seasonal staff.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/514678300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.