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    Three positions are located with the Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNWRS). Locations are Mount Shasta, CA; Redding, CA; and Cle Elum, WA.
    Four positions are located with the Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS). Locations are Ely, NV; Ogden, UT; Grangeville, ID; Lewistown, MT.

    For information about this position, please contact:
    PNWRS: Michelle Gerdes at 503-708-8416 michelle.a.gerdes@usda.gov
    RMRS: Maryfaith Snyder at 801-725-0134 or maryfaith.snyder@usda.gov

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    • Duties listed are at the full performance level.
    • Use botanical keys to identify plants to assist in the collection and preservation of specimens.
    • Record all measurements utilizing a personal data recorder in order to upload and edit data, and complete accurate and concise plot summaries of all field visits.
    • Determine plot location accuracy and accessibility to remote field sites using aerial photographs, topographic maps, compass and Global Positioning System (GPS).
    • Determine species composition such as count and measurement of the number, species, size, quality, cull and other characteristics of sample trees.
    • Manage crews in measuring plot data and collecting samples for analyses.
    • Perform project planning activities including scheduling, organizing, and executing field data collection projects related to natural resource inventory.
    • Develop work plans that include time and cost estimates, and the materials, supplies, and equipment to accomplish a study.
    • Assemble and prepare material for field research work including selection of aerial photos, maps, and equipment.
    • Work in isolation on a small team, and follow safety and health procedures.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - Travel will be required 40-80% of the time for the purpose of site visits, training, and field work. Overnight travel and camping will be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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