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    This position is located in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in the Interpretation and Resources Management Division.

    TERM positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.

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    MAJOR DUTIES: The incumbent will serve as a forester specializing in all aspects of hazard tree removal, performing the following duties:

    • Provide program management and technical expertise to implement the treatment specifications of the Carr Fire BAER Plan to protect and mitigate the impacts created by hazard trees from the Carr Fire (Specifications: Tree Hazard surveillance (NPS-1-ES,) Tree Hazard Mitigation (NPS-2-ES), Tree Hazard Mitigation-Roads (NPS-17-ES ), Tree Hazard Surveillance (NPS-3-BAR), Previously Assessed Historic Property (NPS-13-ES), Trail infrastructure Repair (NPS-16-ES).
    • Perform hazard tree assessments in the field, assess staff and visitor safety vulnerabilities to establish work priorities and necessary staffing levels, coordinate hazard tree work with other park staff, partners and contractors.
    • Provide and manage timber sales, cooperative agreements and contracts as is needed and determined to be most appropriate.
    • Provide for appropriate data management by field collection of accurate data, regular data entry including QA/QC protocols, and periodic reporting of work progress.
    • Communicate with, and assist BAER project leads to ensure safety, required compliance, monitoring and efficient coordination of the work force.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0460 Forestry

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