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    Summary

    This position is located on the Fremont-Winema National Forests .

    Participates in development of plans and programs for range management by collecting data for grazing allotment plans and advising management as to logical division of allotments into units, what improvements are needed, and what management practices can be affected.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Joseph Robson at joseph.robson@usda.gov

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    Responsibilities

    • Schedule and execute a variety of rangeland management support assignments related to range conservation programs.
    • Monitor plans for compliance with range management goals and objectives.
    • Analyze and evaluate condition and trend data using available guidelines and standards.
    • Map allotments, delineating vegetative types and capability for grazing use.
    • Determine range readiness dates by using accepted indicator plants.
    • Conduct routine forage production studies based on air-dry weight of vegetation.
    • Collect measurements and records on forage density, production types, vigor, growth, soil depth, compaction and erosion.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

  • Job family (Series)

    0455 Range Technician

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