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    This position is designed as a SES General. USDA structures its SES positions into position levels. This is a position level one with a salary range of $166,501- $171,000 per year. Exceptions to the salary cap may be considered in certain circumstances. SES employees are also eligible to receive bonuses and performance-based awards. Visit http://www.opm.gov/ses/ for additional information and benefits for SES employees.

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    • The Director serves as consultant to the Chief of the Forest Service, Deputy Chiefs of the Forest Service, Staff Directors, Regional Foresters, Area and Station Directors, and to other public agencies.
    • The Director conveys resource management objectives to engineering criteria, and gives technical leadership and direction to the activities assigned to the Engineering Staff.
    • Responsible for Service-wide program formulation, direction and implementation for Forest Service road program budget, coordination with other staff units on all constructed facilities budgets.
    • Coordinates the engineering activities with resource management program requirements.
    • Serves as consultant and highest level expert adviser to the Chief of the Forest Service on engineering and cartographic problems.
    • Cooperates with numerous other Federal and State agencies and private organizations on all engineering matters, and on power development and water storage projects involving National Forest lands.
    • Makes formal technical reviews of the nine National Forest Regions and their field units, and monitors their programs for compliance with policies, standard, and sound engineering practices.
    • Represents either the agency and/or the Department on inter agency committees, and national and international organizations concerned with matters in the broad field of engineering and cartographic sciences.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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