Employer:U.S. Forest Service
Job Type:Full Time
Location Detail:Big Bear City, Idyllwild
Performs timber sales preparation duties such as the completion of environmental assessment reports and environmental impact statements, determining sale boundaries and layout, acceptable marking and cutting methods, the type of cruise needed, and preparation of the final logging plan. Participates as a member of an interdisciplinary team to ensure that timber sales activities meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Grade 07: BASIC REQUIREMENTS A. Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in forestry; or a related subject-matter field that included a total of at least 30 semester/45 quarter hours in any combination of biological, physical, or mathematical sciences or engineering, of which at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours of course work were in forestry. The curriculum must have been sufficiently diversified to include courses in each of the following areas: --Management of Renewable Resources----study of the science and art of managing renewable resources to attain desired results. Examples of creditable courses in this area include silviculture, forest management operations, timber management, wildland fire science or fire management, utilization of forest resources, forest regulation, recreational land management, watershed management, and wildlife or range habitat management. --Forest Biology----study of the classification, distribution, characteristics, and identification of forest vegetation, and the interrelationships of living organisms to the forest environment. Examples of creditable courses in this area include dendrology, forest ecology, silvics, forest genetics, wood structure and properties, forest soils, forest entomology, and forest pathology. --Forest Resource Measurement and Inventory----sampling, inventory, measurement, and analysis techniques as applied to a variety of forest resources. Examples of creditable courses include forest biometrics, forest mensuration, forest valuation, statistical analysis of forest resource data, renewable natural resources inventories and analysis, and photogrammetry or remote sensing. OR B. Combination of education and experience----courses equivalent to a major in forestry, or at least 30 semester/45 quarter hours in any combination of biological, physical, or mathematical sciences or engineering, of which at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours were in forestry. The requirements for diversification of the 24 semester/36 quarter hours in forestry are the same as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have had either specialized experience and/or directly related education in the amounts shown below. Education and experience may be combined to meet the total experience requirements. 1. The applicant must have completed one (1) year of graduate level education OR be eligible for the superior academic achievement provision when it provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. OR 2. One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-5. Specialized experience is experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
How to Apply:
07/09/2012 (All day)
Last updated June 29, 2012