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    Summary

    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

    These positions are located in Caliente and Elko, Nevada. Information about Caliente can be found at Caliente Chamber of Commerce; for Winnemucca, Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce.

    We expect to fill four (4) vacancy/vacancies at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a rangeland resource consultant and advisor to the Field and/or District management team, land users, and interested publics, acting as the principal contact and negotiator for multiple use management within the field/district office.
    • Plans, manages, produces, and implements allotment evaluations for assigned allotments, including responsibility as the principle author/editor of written products coming out of the allotment evaluation process.
    • Reviews range permit applications to ensure compliance with appropriate federal law. The employee must ensure that impacts to the range and grassland ecosystem are properly mitigated.
    • Conducts studies to determine solutions for disease control and other problems with grassland plant species.
    • Processes protests and appeals, prepares casework in preparation for hearings, and appears as an expert witness when necessary. Participates as a leader or member of interdisciplinary teams charged with addressing particularly difficult issues.
    • Coordinates with other resource specialists to develop/maintain/revise planning documents in the district/field office for the range program in accordance with Bureau planning schedules, assuring completion prior to plan/project implementation.
    • Plans and designs range improvements and vegetation treatments that meet program goals and multiple-use constraints and objectives; designs and implements vegetative management plans to meet land use plan objectives for complex ecosystems.
    • Serves as principal specialist for development and revision of allotment management plans; participates in monitoring on-going rangeland construction and development projects in the district/field office.
    • Prepares both long and short range land use plans for the district/field office in consultation with federal and non federal agencies and the public.
    • Works closely with senior management in coordinating and consulting with local Tribal Councils, State agencies, special interest groups, other federal agencies and the general public

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position to perform field duties, site visits, and training.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0454 Rangeland Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608024900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.