Forestry Technician (Recreation)

Posted on Aug 01, 2021 via USAJobs

Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Harrisburg, IL  |   #government


The primary purpose of this position is to carry out a variety of project plans in support of the unit recreation program.

Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates when applications are due for these locations can be found at Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be authorized.

Final determination will be made at the time of the job offer.

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 grade level: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service.

Examples of specialized experience could include: Inspected special use permits such as outfitter guide operations, issued notices of non-compliance issues and report to supervisor; Inspected and maintained recreation facilities and areas; Led and coordinated crew to maintain recreation sites; Monitored forest areas to identify violations of federal regulations such as enforcement of off-road vehicle restrictions.

OR One full year (18 semester/27 quarter hours) of successfully completed graduate level coursework that is directly related to the work of the position (such as forestry, range management, agriculture) from an accredited college or university; OR A combination of experience and education which together meets the qualification requirements of this position.

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: 2021-06-30 (Expired)
Salary: 39K-39K Per Year

How to Apply

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