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    Summary

    This position is located on the Chattooga Ranger District of the Chattahoochee/Oconee National Forests with the duty location of Lakemont, Georgia.

    The incumbent performs a variety of work in support of the unit wilderness/recreation program.

    For additional information about these positions, please contact Barbara Ramey, at 706-754-6221 x105 , or barbara.ramey@usda.gov

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    Responsibilities

    • Duties are at the full performance level, GS-07.
    • Responsible for developing and carrying out operating plans for wilderness maintenance, rehabilitation, reconstruction, and construction projects based on approved direction in land management plans
    • Participates in the identification and planning for future trail construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and restoration projects. Performs trail log, condition, and prescription surveys.
    • Serves as a Forest Protection Officer (FPO). Issues notices of field violations when violations of regulations are encountered. Conducts investigations, collects evidence and prepares case reports on violations.
    • Acts as liaison with community organizations and interest groups in order to stimulate interest and utilization of recreation facilities.
    • Responsible for maintenance and care of assigned pack and saddle stock and for operation and maintenance of specialized equipment used in transport of livestock.
    • Determines and recommends opportunities for community members to participate in programs and activities. Coordinates group visits with operational personnel and communicates schedules and requirements for logistical support.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

  • Job family (Series)

    0462 Forestry Technician

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