U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - U.S. Forest Service - Monongahela National Forest
About the organization
The Monongahela National Forest includes over 921,150 acres of Federal lands in 10 West Virginia counties, making it the fourth largest National Forest in Region 9. The Forest is within a day’s drive of 1/3 of the US population and is a recreation/tourist destination hosting over 3 million visitors each year. The Forest has 4 Ranger Districts, 2 Visitor Centers and 8 Wilderness Areas.
The MNF currently has approximately 120 permanent employees. Summer hires, AmeriCorps, and SCA positions can add up to 30 employees each year. We have an actively growing fire program incorporating prescribed fire with some wildfire activity throughout the spring, summer, and fall.
The Forest is located in the Allegheny Mountains in southeastern West Virginia. For year-round natural beauty, the area that encompasses Marlinton cannot be surpassed. For more about the Monongahela National Forest, visit us on the web at www.fs.fed.us/r9/mnf/.
Provides input for the unit interdisciplinary planning teams. Participates in developing the unit program of work for all aspects or portions of the unit-planning program. Advises, coordinates, or reviews the annual operating plans and budgets. Is responsible for developing the environmental analysis reports concerning resources activity. Participates in public relations events involving speaking engagements and field trips.
Professional knowledge of natural resource and biological science principles sufficient to perform activities connected with Natural Resources Planning and Environmental programs, including the NEPA. Knowledge of established scientific methods and techniques of planning and environmental science to perform recurring assignments of moderate difficulty on conventional projects or discrete portions of more complex projects (i.e., the methods and techniques are well established, apply to most situations encountered, and do not require significant deviation from established methods).
Familiarity with recreation, range, wildlife, soils, hydrology, minerals, engineering, and watershed management and their interrelationships and complementary and competing influences.
$52,905 - $83,210
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Cynthia Sandeno for additional information.
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