Range Technician – Idaho

Agency
U.S. Forest Service
Location
Burley, Idaho
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
GS-0455-03 through GS-0455-05
Start Date
05/15/2020
Last Date to Apply
09/30/2019
Website
https://www.usajobs.gov/
Description
The Sawtooth National Forest intends to fill Range Technician and Range Aid, GS-0455-05, GS-0455-04, and GS-0455-03 temporary positions located on the Minidoka Ranger District in Burley, Idaho. To be considered for this position, please apply on USAJOBS (search range technician, select Burley, Idaho as duty station), from September 16, 2019 to September 30, 2019, or email jace.stott@usda.gov prior to September 16th and I will get you application information. The personal selected for the position will be responsible for technical work in support of the Range Program covering 56 active allotments. Duties will include: inspection and documentation of permittee compliance with range improvement maintenance and livestock distribution; fence reconstruction oversight, data collections and monitoring annual utilization; long term data collection in support of range NEPA projects, input in INFRA data base. The individual(s) will need to possess a valid state driver’s license. This person should have experience in driving in rugged conditions, basic botany skills, using a GPS and maps. Hiking on uneven terrain is a regular part of the position and it may be required to campout at 1-2 week periods of time.
Qualifications
Education and Training For GS-3: Successful completion of 1 year of study that included at least 6 semester hours in a combination of courses such as range management or conservation, agriculture, forestry, wildlife management, engineering, biology, mathematics, or other natural or physical sciences. For GS-4: Successful completion of 2 years of study that included at least 12 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 (except marine fisheries and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 3 semester hours in mathematics is credit-able. For GS-5: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a subject-matter field directly related to the position, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above For GS-4. No more than 6 semester hours in mathematics is creditable.
Contact Person
Jace Stott
Contact Phone
(208)677-8290
Contact eMail
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