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    These positions are located on National Forests (NF) in Region 1. Three positions will be filled, one on the Nez Perce-Clearwater NF in Elk City, ID, the Lolo NF in Huson, MT, and the Helena-Lewis and Clark NF in Stanford, MT.

    This position serves as a District Ranger with responsibility for the management of the resources, personnel, goods, and services of a designated area on a National Forest/Grassland.

    See the "Contact Information" section for location specific contact information.

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    • The responsibilities listed below are at the full performance level (GS-13).
    • Serves as a steward for a designated Forest Service area and embodies the agency's core values in service to the Forest Service mission and completes duties in a way that is trustworthy, caring, respectful, responsive, curious, and inclusive.
    • Clearly communicates decisions and takes care to explain actions in the larger context of our Forest Service mission and purpose.
    • Directly responsible for the science-based stewardship of diverse natural and cultural resources, understanding the interdependence of all Forest mission areas.
    • Implements agency policy, navigates dynamic tensions and complex political, human and social factors, while also addressing the appropriate public use of forests/grasslands and associated lands of the District.
    • Works in collaboration with communities and partners.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and evolving management approaches based on knowledge gained both from best available science and the relationships with communities, key stakeholders, interagency partners, and the public.
    • Oversees the inventory, planning, evaluation, and management of each forest/grassland resource including timber, soil, land, water, wildlife and fish habitat, minerals, forage, wilderness and visual areas, and outdoor recreation.
    • Oversees the planning, budgeting, and management information for identifying workforce and organizational needs, and unit priorities.
    • Twenty-five percent (25%) or more of time is spent on the supervision of subordinate positions in an environment that is values-based, purpose driven, and relationship-focused
    • Fosters an inclusive, respectful, and harassment-free work environment.
    • Develops and monitors performance standards, provides advice and counsel, hears and resolves minor complaints, addresses minor grievances, identifies and provides training; and recommends appointments, promotions, and reassignment actions.
    • Builds community, welcomes diverse and new perspectives, remains invested and stays informed of current social, political, and economic issues and concerns within assigned geographical area.
    • Plans work to be accomplished, sets, and adjusts short-term priorities, prepares schedules for completion of work.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for meetings, site visits, incidents, and/or training.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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