U.S. Forest Service

We are a multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states and Puerto Rico. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

U.S. Forest Service United States
Apr 19, 2018
Temporary
Click the job titles  to see details and to apply to each position. (Clicking Apply Now links to EnvironmentalCareer.com U.S. Forest Service employer page)   Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails) Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest,  Bridgeport, California Starting at $16 (GS 05) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/25/2018 (apply ASAP- limited to the first 50 applications received) Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) 36 Arizona and New Mexico locations.  Starting at $12.74 (GS 03) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails) Troy, Montana Starting at $17.84 (GS 06) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/23/2018 ( L imited to the first 50 applications ) Forestry Technician (Trails) V acancies in the following locations:  Mountain Home, ID   T ijeras, NM  -  Detroit, OR Starting at $14.30 (GS 04) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/18/2018 to 04/24/2018 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Administration) Prather, California Starting at $17.84 (GS 06) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/18/2018 to 04/24/2018 Forestry Technician (Recreation) Brooklyn, Mississippi Starting at $14.30 (GS 04) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Peparation) Chippewa National Forest, Deer River, Minnesota Starting at $17.84 (GS 06) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation) V acancies in the following locations:  North Fork, CA  -  Prather, CA  -  Steamboat Springs, CO  -  Baldwin, MI Starting at $14.30 (GS 04) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Aid (Timber) La Jara, Colorado Starting at $12.74 (GS 03) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Aid (General) Black Hills National Forest,  Newcastle, Wyoming Starting at $12.74 (GS 03) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/23/2018   Forestry Technician (Timber Stand Improvement) Vacancies in the following locations:  Groveland, CA  -  North Fork, CA  -  Springville, CA Starting at $16 (GS 05) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/25/2018   Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation) Vacancies in the following locations:  Mi-Wuk Village, CA  -  North Fork, CA  -  Prather, CA Starting at $16 (GS 05) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/25/2018     Click the job titles  to see details and to apply to each position. (Clicking Apply Now links to EnvironmentalCareer.com U.S. Forest Service employer page)   Remember to say you found this opportunity at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service Santa Fe National Forest, Jemez Springs, NM, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located on the Santa Fe National Forest on the Jemez Ranger District. This position serves as a professional wildlife biologist in the administration of the wildlife habitat and related coordination with other resources and to provide guidance and assistance for the protection, management, and improvement of wildlife habitat within the framework of multiple-use management of forest and range lands. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Andre Silva @ (575) 829-3535 or amsilva@fs.fed.us. This is a term, time-limited appointment with an initial duration no less than 13 months and can be extended up to a total of 4 years. The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides technical advice and leadership for a wildlife management program.  This includes gathering, compiling, and analyzing data to determine wildlife habitat requirements and management needs; assessing habitat quality and quantity, interpreting biological requirements for all wildlife species and their habitat; inventorying and monitoring habitat and in some cases populations; determining the need for and recommending wildlife habitat restoration, enhancement or improvement projects; and studying and recommending solutions to special coordination problems involving wildlife habitat protection. Performs specific portions or minor phases of assignments in support of Integrated Resource Inventory (IRI) activities. Incumbent prepares field data to be digitized; digitizes data and processes data for use in geographic information systems (GIS). Documents field procedures and office methodologies produced by IRI team to develop information on IRI data layers. Works cooperatively with State wildlife resource agencies.  Coordinates wildlife management with timber, grazing, minerals and recreation and other resource programs. This includes gathering information for wildlife management plans, surveys of game and nongame occurrence, mapping key game for suitability, determination of annual browse utilization and/or amount of soil disturbance, joint recommendations for annual game harvest, and the need for wildlife habitat development or restoration. Prepares wildlife management input for the unit land management planning team. Prepares environmental analysis reports.  Develops biological evaluations for review by journey-level biologists. Recommends, prepares, or reviews annual operating plans and budgets for wildlife habitat improvement and animal damage control projects in consideration of biological needs, project standards, and the needs of other resources. Participates in wildlife monitoring program activities by making observations, gathering data, and reporting findings. Gathers information to be used in environmental assessments and environmental impact statements affecting wildlife resources. Develops plans for information and education activities in wildlife conservation.  Responsible for assigned areas of public relation activities, such as speaking at meetings and participating in field trips. Serves as project leader on wildlife habitat improvement projects and participates on interdisciplinary teams in all aspects of natural resource management, which may include program evaluation. Closes 04/30/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary PLEASE NOTE:   This vacancy is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at 11:59pm ET on the closing date or at 11:59pm ET on the day we receive the 50th application, whichever comes first. This position is temporary, has a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled for up to 6 months. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.   This position is located within the Green MountainNational Forest & Finger Lakes. The position is responsible for performing work involved in Natural Resources Planning and Environmental law compliance, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).   For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact: Donna Grosz at dgrosz@fs.fed.us or (802) 474-6722. The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities 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.   May lead interdisciplinary teams carrying out routine environmental studies and evaluations to determine the consequences of various actions or events, i.e., forest planning project, on the environment. Advises the unit staff officers of the different levels of NEPA documentation based on information provided by the interdisciplinary teams. Conducts routine environmental studies and evaluations linking a variety of resources, such as social economics, land, air, water, timber, recreation, wildlife, fisheries, and/or special management areas.   Supports team leader with work planning by tracking the progress of NEPA documents and fully supporting team members in meeting timelines.   Supports GIS specialists in identifying spatial information, assessing, interpreting, and applying GIS data to the NEPA process. Applies GIS data to exhibit assimilated resource management projects and to observe resource activities.   Assesses and documents environmental impacts on social, economic, environmental, and other resources and makes recommendations regarding the management of specific natural resources.   Performs field reconnaissance, collects, and analyzes data needed for preparation of environmental documents. Reviews permits, contracts, or work plans to ensure that the design criteria or mitigation specified in the NEPA decision have been incorporated into the implementing tool. Documents findings and makes recommendations on any needed actions. Reviews inquiries from federal, state, or local officials, commercial interests, consulting firms and private individuals to determine how best to comply with NEPA requirements and resource responsibilities.   Gathers and reviews subject matter documents and includes the required information in the NEPA source document. Evaluates permits, contracts, or work plans to make sure that the design criteria or mitigation outlined in the NEPA decision have been combined into the implementing tool. Responsible for ensuring findings and recommendations are documented. Evaluates comments received from other federal, state, public agencies, tribes, etc. to determine how best to respond to their concerns in accordance with environmental laws, regulations and policies. Closes 04/25/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service United States
Apr 16, 2018
Temporary
Click the job titles  to see details and to apply to each position. (Clicking Apply Now links to EnvironmentalCareer.com U.S. Forest Service employer page) Biological Science Information Specialist Missoula, Montana Starting at $24.24 (GS 09) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/25/2018 Click the job titles  to see details and to apply to each position. (Clicking Apply Now links to EnvironmentalCareer.com U.S. Forest Service employer page) Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service Halsey, NE, USA
Apr 16, 2018
Full time
Summary The Nebraska National Forests and Grassland is advertising a Biological Sciences Technician position located at the Bessey Nursery in Halsey, NE. This position performs a variety of recurring and moderately complex duties in support of the production of plant material for reforestation and restoration projects. For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Richard Gilbert at (308) 533-8117 or email at regilbert@fs.fed.us The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Growing tree seedlings and other plants in containers in greenhouses and outdoors, preparation of seed, and media, planting seed, fertilizing, irrigating, controlling insects and diseases, maintaining  proper environmental conditions in the greenhouse and bare root seed beds and maintaining accurate records for chemical applications, cultural treatments and seedling inventories. Serves as a crew member or crew lead during seeding operations. Serves as an inspector for contract work in the greenhouse area and bareroot fields for seedling extraction, grading and packing, weeding and bird predation. Applies pesticides according to pesticide label directions,  applies fertilizers at the proper rate and formulation to maximize seedling growth to meet client’s specifications. Interprets soil and plant moisture data to determine irrigation needs and scheduling.  Operates system wells to maintain pressure for irrigation in the greenhouses and in the bareroot seed beds. Operates a variety of greenhouse equipment, including pneumatic seeding machines, chemical injectors, irrigation booms, data recorders and computers.  Operates tractors of various sizes, including large farm tractors, electric and propane powered forklifts, pallet jacks, and utility vehicles. Travel Required 25% or less - Occasional travel to meetings and training. Closes 04/20/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.