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    This position is located on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, Lincoln Ranger District, in Lincoln, Montana.

    The incumbent is responsible for planning, programming, and executing work plans and projects for special uses, recreation, wilderness, trails, and other related programs.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Tory Kendrick at 406-370-0022 or tory.kendrick@usda.gov.

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    • Duties listed are at the full-performance level of GS-11.
    • Oversees the unit?s wilderness, recreation, trails, special uses, and other related programs budget, and coordinates with other staff groups.
    • Strategizes, develops, and reviews proposals for new projects, or proposed revisions of existing plans or activities, and recommends action.
    • Analyzes and determines the effects of proposed recreation activities on natural resources and prepares environmental assessments and reports to document findings.
    • Develops and advises on the development of annual and long-range management plans in compliance with agency guidelines and direction.
    • Analyzes and interprets data to formulate recommendations that achieve management objectives and policies and suggests alternative methods for achieving objectives.
    • Provides expertise and advice in assessing current recreation use, type, and standards, and in long-range planning, maintenance, and operation of recreation facilities and trails.
    • Reviews and synthesizes complex permit applications, and background data to prepare and issue draft/final/modified permits, fact sheets, and public notices.
    • Provides expertise and advice in the administration of wilderness, recreation, trails, special uses, and related programs and management activities.
    • Coordinates activities between units and among other specialists (engineers, wildlife biologists, etc.) to ensure consistency in program emphasis, development, and use between unit resources.
    • Processes special use applications including on-the-ground investigations of site suitability, screening levels, and preparation of associated NEPA reports.
    • Communicates program information to the public regarding agency management practices, rules, and regulations relating to wilderness, trails, special uses, recreation, and related programs.
    • Reviews existing data and collections for accuracy and appropriateness, and adds additional data to complete or maintain a current inventory of resources.
    • Reports annual district trails and recreation fee accomplishments and targets.
    • Oversees a conservation education program as it relates to recreation and wilderness.
    • Incumbent provides supervision less than 20% of the time.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Overnight travel may be required 25% or less of the time for training, meetings, and site visits. Occasional overnight camping will be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599566100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.