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    Summary

    This position is located on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in Elk City, Idaho.

    This position performs a variety of work in support of the unit wilderness/recreation program.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Jeremy Harris at 208-839-2109 or jeremy.harris@usda.gov.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for developing and carrying out operating plans for wilderness maintenance, rehabilitation, reconstruction, and construction projects based on approved plans.
    • Develops and monitors the logistics required for completion of wilderness projects and non-wilderness projects associated with trail maintenance and reconstruction.
    • Participates in the identification and planning for future trail construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and restoration projects.
    • Defines inventory and monitoring data needed to assess wilderness conditions.
    • Maintains records of visitor use levels, and types and patterns of use.
    • Administers a recreation area with responsibility for developing and carrying out operations plans for the use, improvement and maintenance for developed and dispersed recreation sites.
    • Implements wilderness, and/or trail and bridge construction and reconstruction projects.
    • Initiates public contacts in the field to enhance the user's wilderness experience and protect the wilderness resource through dispersal of information.
    • Trains crews in wilderness and trails construction and revegetation techniques.
    • Serves as a Forest Protection Officer (FPO).
    • Conducts investigations, collects evidence and prepares case reports on violations.
    • Monitors and inspects contracted work verifying it meets the provisions of the contract.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required for training, meetings and site visits. Overnight camping will be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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