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    Summary

    Two Permanent Seasonal 18/8 positions will be filled on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Please see the Additional Information section for duty locations and contact information.

    These positions will be filled at the GS-5 level with promotion potential to GS-7.

    The primary purpose of these positions is to perform a variety of complex and recurring technical duties in support of the unit noxious weed control program.

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    Responsibilities

    • Conduct field inventories of invasive plant species, and use integrated weed management to control invasive species.
    • Follow Federal and State laws and Forest Service policy to independently select the most effective herbicide or control method.
    • Work independently or lead a crew in weed control efforts along Forest roads, trails, in the field, and in wilderness designated areas.
    • Ensure all environmental and safety requirements are met and chemicals are mixed according to label specifications when using pesticides.
    • Maintain daily records and maps of all pesticide applications and monitor effectiveness.
    • Calibrate equipment according to pesticide label specifications.
    • Maintain appropriate inventories of herbicides, surfactants, fuel, and other supplies for planned projects.
    • May be trained as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and administer contracts as needed.
    • Serve as a designated inspector for other CORs.
    • Assist in field collection of insects and the maintenance of insectaries for biological agents.
    • Assist in research projects to include projects with a prescribed burn requirement.
    • Assemble, use, and maintain field equipment pertaining to the application of pesticides or controlling invasive plant species.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for site visits, meetings, and/or training may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/564524400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.