Forester

Bureau of Land Management

About the organization

Bureau of Land Management

Duties

The GS-7 level works under the guidance and supervision of a supervisor or higher graded Forester. The incumbent will perform the duties at a reduced level of responsibility and/or difficulty.
Collects data during field examination of forest stand and compiles the data to update inventory records in the appropriate automated data base.
Conducts cruise, scale, and appraise timber and special forest products. Utilizes knowledge of decay and defect associated with fire, insect, and disease mortality.
Deigns, prepares, and administers forest development projects including site preparation, reforestation, seedling protection, vegetation management, and stand conversion.
Apply marking guidelines provided by the silvicultural prescription.
Utilizes software programs required for cruising and appraising federal timber.
Assists contract officials by negotiating with potential and/or existing contractors for revisions or modifications of existing contracts.
Works on a team with other professional and scientific staff.
Coordinates and collaborates with interest groups and other agencies to assure consideration of mutual interests and reductions of impacts.

Qualifications

See job description

Salary

GS-7/9

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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