Rangeland Management Specialist

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Elko, NV, United States
  • Apr 17, 2017
Full time Biology/Ecology Environmental Impact Assessment Natural Resources Watershed/Stormwater

Job Description

Duties

At the GS 05-07-09 Levels: Assists senior rangeland management specialists in gathering, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of monitoring data to determine if land use objectives are being met. Reviews grazing permits to ensure compliance with appropriate federal law. Reviews and processes annual grazing applications. Conducts upland vegetation monitoring studies and determines the need for range and watershed improvements that are directly related to management objectives. Responsible for assisting in preparing, evaluating and conducting biological analyses of public rangeland projects. Responsible for providing basic input to interdisciplinary reports, environmental assessments, and protective stipulations for rangeland ecosystems.

At the GS-11 Level: Plans, manages, produces, and implements allotment evaluations for assigned allotments. Principle author/editor of written products developed for the allotment evaluation and NEPA environmental assessment process. Develops, maintains and revises planning documents in the field office for the range program in accordance with established planning schedules. Ensures impacts to the range and grassland ecosystem are properly mitigated. Serves as the principal investigator and negotiator on livestock grazing unauthorized use cases and makes recommendations for case settlement and closure. Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Resource Management Plans (RMPs).

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • The field duties of this position require that the employee operate four-wheel drive vehicles on and off roads in isolated areas.

Closes Monday 5/1/2017

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$32,844 to $42,702/year. Series & Grade GS-0454-05. Promotion Potential GS-11.