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 (Timber Sale Administration) in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Administration) – Multiple Locations
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 543474Start Date: 12/02/2021End Date: 12/30/2021
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-08 – One year specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07: Examples of specialized experience include: Interpreted silvicultural prescriptions and marking guides to designate harvest timber. Developed timber cruise plans and implemented cruise plan in the field. Defined timber sale boundaries in accordance with environmental assessments. Determined acreage by map or aerial photograph methods. Draft sale area maps using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) data. For the GS-09 – One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-08. Examples of specialized experience include: Administered timber sale contracts with conventional contract requirements and conditions; monitored and inspected timber sale operations having conventional contract requirements and conditions; prepared written reports of all sale inspections and made follow-ups on deficiencies. For the GS-10. One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09. Examples of specialized experience include: Administered timber sale contracts; identified resource concerns on the ground and coordinating applicable corrective measures; performed timber sale preparation duties and collected timber presale information data as well as completed appraisals of timber sales and selecting of contract provisions based on environmental assessment documents; and conducted cruises of timber stands to determine volume of merchantable timber, species composition, accessibility, and environmental constraints. 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. 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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