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    Summary

    This position is located within the Air, Water, Lands, Soils, and Minerals office in Region 9 with duty at one of the following duty locations:

    Harrisburg, IL
    Wilmington, IL
    Rolla, MO
    Nelsonville, OH
    Madison, WI
    Milwaukee, WI

    The incumbent provides support in air resource management, regulatory compliance and resource protection for air pollution within the region.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact James Gries at james.gries@usda.gov or 218-407-5831.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsibilities listed at the full performance level.
    • Analyze actions to protect resources sensitive to air pollution while managing to improve ecosystems that would enhance Forest Service efforts.
    • Provide advice to forests on compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
    • Provide technical support and written recommendations to Forest Supervisors on air resource practices needed on the National Forests.
    • Provide adequate analysis of emissions to meet NEPA and Federal Conformity Regulations for prescribed fire projects.
    • Work with fire management staffs that have smoke management responsibilities and provide technical advice on smoke management related to air resources.
    • Apply air quality screening level models in the review of major new source applications and forest resource management projects.
    • Design and implement inventory and monitoring methods to identify and evaluate the changing condition of flora, fauna, water, visibility and other resources at risk from air pollution.
    • Implement actions that would enhance Forest Service efforts to protect resources sensitive to air pollution while managing to improve ecosystem health.
    • Build and maintain an air quality monitoring database, providing data and reports for various users.
    • Develop and review monitoring plans and quality assurance control plans for these special projects.
    • Provide training at the forest level to maintain the skills and knowledge needed to meet the demands of the Air Resource Manager program.
    • Coordinate air resources with entities of federal, state, county, and city governments as well as private and non-government air quality interest groups.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required to attend conferences, training, and meetings.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12 - Non-competitive promotion to GS-12 after 1 year probation and successful performance.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590754600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.