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    This position is located on the Cleveland National Forest, with a duty station of Alpine, CA.

    This position serves on a Forest Service unit as a zone ecologist performing complex ecological projects or studies covering the full range of ecological work within a forest or several forests.

    For additional information, please contact Jeff Heys @ 619-240-5797; Jeffrey.heys@usda.gov or Nicole Molinari @ 805-305-1999 or nicole.molinari@usda.gov

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    • Conduct projects and/or studies that cover a full range of ecological work within the Forest (e.g. vegetation, soil, wildlife, endangered species, fire) to support natural resource management.
    • Develop and formulate plans for investigations and analyses of complex projects, which require field sampling, mapping, and sophisticated data analysis to inform forest management.
    • Make recommendations for ecological investigations that reference local land management needs, concern for resources, and management issues that may arise.
    • Use a holistic approach to integrate a wide range of resource management and planning concepts, principles and practices to achieve ecological relationships in forest management.
    • Evaluate and summarize ecological studies of vegetation, soil, and environmental characteristics to produce ecological synthesis which results in recommendations to land managers.
    • Participate in formulating Region, Zone and/or local unit policy as it relates to environmental management.
    • Prepare environmental inventories, impact statements, and analyze the ecological impact of specific plans written by others.
    • Conduct environmental assessments and survey or site investigations to provide specific information in the form of plans of study, scope of work and cost estimates.
    • Exchange information of a technical nature with other professionals in or related to the disciplines and provide clear and factual information regarding ecological and environmental concerns.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0408 Ecology

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