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    The primary purpose of this position is to perform technical duties in timber stand improvement, reforestation, and tree improvement.

    Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates when applications are due for these locations can be found on the Forest Service website.

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    • The responsibilities listed below are at the full performance level.
    • Inspect timber sale area location for compliance with contract clauses governing location and construction of roads, fire prevention, personal safety precautions, and cutting provisions.
    • Prepare written reports of sale or silviculture inspections for a timber management program.
    • Explain timber sale contract provisions and technical methods to timber operators to obtain compliance with contract provisions.
    • Inform supervisor of problems that may impact forest resources or accuracy of marking and scaling for a timber management program.
    • Provide information regarding contract provisions and policies to timber purchasers, field representatives, and logging contractors to administer timber sale contracts.
    • Prepare written reports for leadership about technical and administrative aspects of timber sale inspections.
    • Monitor corrections made to remedy deficiencies found during timber sale inspections.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for field work, site visits, trainings and/or meetings.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528215800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.