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    Summary

    These positions are located at a National Forest Supervisor's Office, serving as the principle Staff Officer, providing strategic guidance and leadership for Forest programs and activities including program development, operation, and evaluation in engineering, recreation, land uses, real estate, minerals, wilderness, visual and cultural resources.

    There are two positions available. See Additional Information section for location and contact information.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership in the management, development, and execution of the overall forest programs associated with engineering, lands, and recreation programs to include developing short and long-range objectives
    • Provide input to develop fully integrated plans, programs, and policies for management of the area.
    • Provide leadership in recreation management for implementation and planning of The Forest Plan.
    • As a member of the Forest Leadership Team (FLT), work closely with the team to develop and set priorities for annual functional programming and budget efforts.
    • Thoroughly review all functional programs and develops a coordinated Forest engineering, recreation, and lands program and budget that is responsive to other functional needs.
    • Direct the development of the Lands and Minerals Programs for land classification, land adjustment, special uses, and minerals management. Land adjustment activities include exchange, donation, valuation, rights-of-way procurement, and acquisition.
    • Establish performance standards for Forest Service and non-Forest Service engineering activities to ensure that the work performed meets agency resource protection and facility investment requirements.
    • Coordinate preparation of the recreation portions of the Forest Capital Investment Program with ranger districts, engineering, and the regional office in developing procedures for prioritizing recreation construction or reconstruction projects.
    • Develop program priorities, staffing, acquisition budget needs, and appropriate scheduling to accomplish the annual and long range programs of work in a timely manner.
    • Represent forest leadership at meetings with cooperatives, industrial organizations, special interest groups, etc. to provide technical information, discuss and negotiate program and system requirements and recommend conflict solutions.
    • Negotiate with the appropriate district rangers, staff directors, and/or regional staff groups to develop feasible plans for engineering, natural resource or other resource programs.
    • Monitor the progress of program priorities through to completion and recommend changes in schedules, adjustments in requisitions, etc., to assure project completions dovetail with the overall land management program.
    • Plan the work to be accomplished by the unit, assign work to employees, and establish production or quality standards for the unit?s work.
    • Promote equal opportunity and employ nondiscriminatory practices for promotion, recruitment and hiring of applicants, encouragement, recognition, and fair treatment of all employees.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for training or meetings may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

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