This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to perform routine tasks supporting Forest Health protection/Pest Management Program under a higher graded technician or professional.Learn more about this agency
- Performs a variety of tasks in the specified area of responsibility, within established methods, techniques, and procedures. Collects and records a variety of data on insect and disease conditions and their effect on forest resources.
- This includes collecting and sorting specimens, collecting survey data, and installing semi-permanent impact plots according to plans furnished by pathologists or entomologists.
- Also participates in surveys for the detection and appraisal of insect and disease damage.
- Summarizes data obtained from field collections using prescribed statistical procedures. Under supervision, prepares data summaries in proper format. May occasionally serve as a crew leader on designated projects.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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