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    Summary

    This position is located on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest with the Lakewood/Laona Ranger District in Lakewood, WI.

    This position is located on a Forest Service unit. The incumbent assists in implementing the ecological programs to maintain a viable and dynamic forest system on a National Forest.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Todd Trapp at todd.trapp@usda.gov or 715-674-4481 x6228.

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    Responsibilities

    • Utilize ecological principles, concepts, and practices to identify current and potential problems and offer corrective action.
    • Identify methods and differences in plants and animals found in forest, grassland, prairie environments, hydrology, and soils to aid inventory and site evaluations.
    • Demonstrate a familiarity with related environmental resource management fields in order to provide recommendations and different methods into ecological programs.
    • Assist other staff units in analyzing the impact of proposed project plans and/or developments.
    • Analyze ecological data and information to determine the effects of management activities.
    • Assist in developing mitigating solutions to actions resulting from adverse effects on the land.
    • Participate in creating, coordinating, and conducting environmental impact assessments, surveys, and/or site investigations to determine if projects are warranted.
    • Assist in conducting portions of long-term ecological studies of vegetation to provide a basic understanding of ecosystems, land management, and planning information.
    • Adapt standard practices, methods or techniques to establish the scope of work, prepare justifications and specification for the development of project plans.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for site visits, meetings, and/or trainings.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0408 Ecology

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