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Forestry Technician (Hazard Tree Management) – Longmire, Washington
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 213455Start Date: 02/18/2020End Date: 03/02/2020
All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-03/02/2020-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. 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. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position. You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. If a part-time work schedule is reflected, the hours must be annotated to ensure proper crediting of specialized experience. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”. To qualify for this position at the GS-09 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-08 level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector; measuring forest stands or individual trees, including diagnosing defects or health issues or identifying hazardous trees, to make recommendations in forest or urban tree management decisions. Examples of qualifying experience include, but are not limited to: inventorying, studying, or implementing studies of forest stands, including forest vegetation documentation and/or pests and pathogen presence and effects; recommending and/or implementing tree mitigations; using geodatabase or database software to document high quality field data; coordinating forest management efforts from field surveys to tree removal; providing leadership, training and supervision to forest field crews; summarizing forest management efforts, verbally and in writing. -OR- Successful completion of at least 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or master’s or equivalent graduate degree related to the occupation, such as, but not limited to, forestry, forest stewardship, forest or plant pathology, forest or plant entomology, plant biology or ecology, fire sciences, conservation or environmental sciences, natural resource management. -OR- Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of completed graduate education beyond the first year by 18 (or 27 for quarter hours). Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.
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