Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation)

Posted on Aug 04, 2021 via USAJobs

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Alpine, AZ  |   #government

 


These positions are located on a Forest Service unit, where the incumbent serves as a Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation), performing duties including, timber marking, timber cruising, and sale layout as part of the timber organization in Region 3.

In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement.

For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.

Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements.

Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education.

Provide course descriptions as necessary.

Specialized Experience Requirement: For the GS-06 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 in the Federal service.

Specialized experience is defined as one or more of the following: Provided support with tree measurements, map reading and compass use, species identification, defect recognition and determination, quality determination, traversing, use of aerial photos, and use of timber cruising tools and techniques; interpreted silvicultural prescriptions and timber marking guides to designate harvest timber; measured amount and quantity of timber in designated timber sale areas; applied instructions issued in a cruise plan; OR one full year (18 semester hours) of successfully completed graduate level coursework that is directly related to the work of the position (such as forestry, range management, agriculture); OR combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that together meets the requirements of the position being filled.

The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.

For the GS-07 level: Applicants must have one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 in the Federal service.

Specialized experience is defined as one or more of the following: Used computer programs required for data collection, cruise processing, traversing, and Global Positioning Systems (GPS); interpreted complex silvicultural prescriptions and marking guides to designate harvest timber; wrote reports describing timber sale, resource, topographic features, and compliance of timber marking with guidelines; provided technical assistance to specialists in the development of complex logging plans and preliminary road location; OR one full year (18 semester hours) of successfully completed graduate level coursework that is directly related to the work of the position(such as forestry, range management, agriculture); OR combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that together meets the requirements of the position being filled.

The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Deadline: 2021-08-02 (Expired)
Salary: 39K-43K Per Year


How to Apply

Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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