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    These positions are located in the PNW Region, Region 6.

    This position serves as a Forestry Technician monitoring, inspecting and documenting timber sale operations. Incumbent takes action within their delegated authority to enforce contract provisions. Once all certifications are complete this position will serve as a certified Sale Administrator.

    Information on locations and dates when applications are due for these locations may be found at Forest Service website

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    • Duties listed are at the full performance level.
    • Function as sale administrator on the most complex sales on the unit.
    • Review the contract and related pre-sale data such as preliminary logging plan, environmental assessment, appraisal, etc.
    • Responsible for continuing field inspection and control of purchaser's operations such as falling, skidding and yarding, loading, hauling, and all log accountability requirements.
    • Advise purchaser's field representative of adequacy or inadequacy of operations and achieves compliance with contract terms, including safety and employment requirements.
    • Ensure that all contractual obligations are met before making final inspection and recommending sale closure.
    • Review the timber sales contract package; determines plans and arranges for the resources needed to complete the layout of sales.
    • Apply practical forestry methods, techniques and practices including tree species identification, practical surveying, timber volume estimating, and slash disposal methods to locate points or lines on the ground.
    • Advise other resource specialists of activities relating to their specialty; seeks advice on new or sensitive issues; and ensures that resource monitoring is done in a timely manner.
    • Prepare general logging plans and verifies logging system settings.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

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