Forestry Aids (Timber) - 5 vacancies at Plumas National Forest

  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Blairsden, CA
  • May 18, 2017
Temporary Biology/Ecology Forestry Natural Resources

Job Description

Duties

Takes and or records basic measurements such as compass readings, distance measurements, tree heights, tree diameters, tree growth, and determines common species.

Receives training on marking trees for cutting using tools such as Spiegel Relaskop, clinometer, compass, chain, diameter tape, increment borer, electronic field data recorder, etc.

Traverses boundaries of harvest units.

Assists in cruising timber by taking and recording simple measurements and running compass lines in the field using compass and chain.

Observes and reports areas of possible archeological significance, and sightings of sensitive, threatened or endangered wildlife species.

May perform other resource work as required such as fire suppression as qualified, tree planting, etc.

Closes Tuesday 5/23/2017

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Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$12.53/hour. Series & Grade GS-0462-03.