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    Responsibilities

    GS-0454-05 Duties Statement:  The person in this position works under the guidance and supervision of a supervisor or higher graded rangeland management specialist. This is a developmental and basic trainee position. Major duties include but are not limited to: Prepares, evaluates and conducts ecological analyses of public rangeland projects; develops management plans, assists in designing technical surveys, and performs work on rangeland improvement projects under the supervision of a senior rangeland management specialist; conducts monitoring studies and determine the need for rangeland and watershed improvements; and properly files, stores and preserves range administration records and monitoring data. 

    GS-0454-07 Duties Statement:  The person in this position works under the guidance and supervision of a supervisor or higher graded rangeland management specialist. This is a developmental and advanced trainee position that has assignments more complex and with less instruction than the basic trainee position. Major duties include but are not limited to: Prepares, evaluates and conducts ecological analyses of public rangeland projects; develops management plans, assists in designing technical surveys, and performs work on rangeland improvement projects under the supervision of a senior rangeland management specialist; conducts monitoring studies and determine the need for rangeland and watershed improvements; and properly files, stores and preserves range administration records and monitoring data.

    GS-0454-09 Duties Statement:  The person in this position works under the guidance and supervision of a supervisor or higher graded rangeland management specialist. This is a developmental position. Major duties include but are not limited to: Prepares, evaluates and conducts ecological analyses of public rangeland projects; serves as a rangeland resource consultant and advisor to numerous ranchers, farmers, and other land users in an assigned area; authorizes livestock use, process crossing permits, transfers, perform case file updates, and execute unauthorized use actions, range use adjustments and exchange-of-use authorizations; and conducts monitoring studies and determine the need for rangeland and watershed improvements.

    Physical Demands: The individual works in an office setting at this level, however, in order to gather samples and complete monitoring activities, the individual frequently may be required to walk, ride horses or ride vehicles over rough terrain, perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such equipment and samples. Overnight camping is sometimes required. The incumbent may subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards.

    Work Environment: The incumbent works in an office setting, however, frequent field work is required to complete projects. The employee may be exposed to moderate risks of working alone in the discomfort from harsh weather. The work involves regular and recurring exposure to moderate risks and discomfort. Special safety precautions and specialized equipment are required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0454 Rangeland Management

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