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    This position is located in the Rocky Mountain Region, Region Two; Regional Office in Lakewood, CO.

    This position will serve as a technical smoke management specialist providing assistance and advice for the National Forests of the USFS Rocky Mountain Region and as the national coordinator for the USFS cache of smoke monitoring equipment.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Brian Keating at Brian.E.Keating@usda.gov or at 303-275-5307.

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    • Duties are listed at the full performance level.
    • Serves as a specialist in the process for identifying, inventorying, and monitoring of National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and Air Related Values (AQRVs) on the Forests.
    • Interprets and implements Regional and Forest standards and direction for air resource management. Maintains and evaluates data relating to meteorological conditions, air quality, atmospheric deposition, NAAQS and AQRVs.
    • Implements procedures for incorporating air resource and atmospheric deposition management in Land Management Planning.
    • Determines what effects prescribed fire and wildland fire have on air quality, NAAQS, AQRVs, and atmospheric deposition so that these effects can be weighed against management objectives and environmental standards.
    • Maintains professional liaison with other air quality specialists and personnel involved in the application of new technology and data management techniques for air resource and atmospheric deposition management.
    • Prepares technical air resource and atmospheric deposition management papers and displays for presentation at National, Regional and other symposiums.
    • Provides coordination between the Forests and other Federal, State and local management and air regulatory agencies.
    • Manages the national cache of air quality monitoring equipment including their maintenance, deployment, and technical support.
    • Manages the deployment of monitors to incidents based on incoming requests, availability, and priorities.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel in support of wildland and prescribed fire incidents across the region, plus occasional travel for meetings/training & site visits.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/561522700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.