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    This position is being concurrently announced under Pathways Recent Graduate program as announcement number 19-NCH-SRM-470-57-RG. Current federal employees may apply to both announcements. This position may be filled at the GS-05 or GS-07 grade level with promotion potential to the GS-09.

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    • Conducts standard forest and rangeland soil resource inventories and watershed restoration needs inventories of assigned areas.
    • Collects soil samples for library analysis. Selects describes and classifies soil properties according to the National Cooperative Soil Survey Standards. Analyzes soils and related information and assists with completing reports.
    • Follows established Forest Service procedures to assist with evaluating, assessing and adjusting project or program plans to implement provisions of federal environmental standards.
    • Uses soil analysis and related information to prepare interpretive material which characterizes watershed conditions as they relate to management opportunities.
    • Assists in writing documentation, such as soil survey and/or inventory studies, watershed restoration plans, erosion control plans, etc.
    • Assists senior employees with providing information pertaining to soil science for land and resource management.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0470 Soil Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526386900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.