Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation)

Posted on Aug 02, 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 timber management program.

Information on specific locations where jobs are being filled and the dates when applications are due for these locations can be found at https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach 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.

For the GS-05 grade level: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service.

Examples of specialized experience could include: Performed work as part of crew conducting forestry related support such as selecting and marking individual trees for harvest while following defined marking guidelines and silviculture prescriptions; Performed Timber marking in varying stand conditions to locate and estimate the quantity of timber according to species, product, and quality; Assisted in cruising of timber to include measurements for tree diameter, tree height, defect and quality determination, plot limiting distances, and related fundamental timber cruising procedures; OR Successful completion of a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a subject-matter field directly related to the position OR successfully completed a 4-year course of study that included at least 24 semester hours forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine fisheries and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science (no more than 6 credit hours in mathematics is creditable); OR A combination of experience and education as described above that together meets the requirements of the 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: 35K-35K Per Year


How to Apply

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


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