Forestry Technician (Recreation) Job in Prineville, Oregon – Department of Agriculture

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Agriculture. The opening is for a Forestry Technician (Recreation) in Prineville, Oregon Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Forestry Technician (Recreation) – Prineville, Oregon
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 121082
Start Date: 07/12/2019
End Date: 07/25/2019

Qualification Summary
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. Basic Requirement: Forestry Technician, GS-0462 For the GS-05 grade level: Applicant must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-4 grade level. Examples of specialized experience are: Provided information to visitors about recreation regulations and current restrictions and maintained contact with Campground Host(s). Checked for compliance with regulations, issued notices for common violations and reported other violations to supervisor. Collected monies from sale of recreation use permits and maintained recreation area and trails in accordance with standards.
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Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years of successfully completed education above high school (120 semester/180 quarter hours) with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a subject-matter field directly related to the position, or that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources, outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science (no more than 6 semester hours in mathematics is creditable).
OR Combination of successfully completed post-high school education (in excess of the first 60 semester/90 quarter hours) and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. For the GS-06 grade level: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-5). Examples of specialized experience are: Scheduled daily activities, established maintenance schedules, and served as inspector for recreation area clean up and/or maintenance contracts. Oversaw construction and maintenance of trails, monitored the condition and use of trails. Cleaned both roadside and/or backcountry dispersed sites, naturalized sites where necessary in order to control use and prevent resource damage. Collected, compiled and summarized information for recreation data management systems.
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One (1) 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).
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Combination of graduate level education that is directly related to the position and specialized experience. 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. Work Experience: Your resume must clearly document the following for each block of work experience; the beginning day, month and year the work assignment started and ended; the hours worked per week; position title, and series and grade if applicable; and description of duties performed. This information must be provided for each permanent, temporary or seasonal appointment/work assignment or volunteer work and should be clearly documented as a separate block of time. Incomplete, inaccurate or conflicting work history may not be credited for qualifications purposes. This can result in an applicant not being considered for the position. TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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