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 Camino, CA
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located on ElDorado National Forest, in Camino CA.  The incumbent is responsible for implementing seed operations and managing seed stores for reforestation and vegetation restoration actitivies. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Gary Cline at 530-642-5025 or via email gcline@fs.fed.us. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Duties listed are at the full performance level. Provides managerial assistance for a complete array of seed extractor, seed laboratory, and seed storage functions. Provides technical assistance to nurseries and other users of seed throughout the western United States. Performs seed orchard or nursery work such as digging drainage ditches, controlling weeds both chemically and manually, pruning and removing trees, replanting and identifying new stock, installing and operating irrigation systems, and protecting trees from insect and animal damage. Plans the receipt, unloading, and storage of all seed lots; as well as plans and directs proper storage procedures to prevent seed spoilage. Monitors seed moisture content to assure correct levels before seed is put in cold storage and directs seed drying when necessary. Administers storage of seed by seed lot and maintains seed inventory and records. Oversees periodic physical inventories of seed stores and assures that seed record inventory and physical inventory is reconcilable at all times.   Coordinates with and maintains close informal working relationships with other seed extractory and nursery personnel in the Forest Service and other agencies, as well as Regional and Zone Geneticists and Forest level personnel concerned with seed and/or progeny seed and seedling operations. Performs supervisory duties 20% or less of the time. Plans the work to be accomplished by the unit, assigns work to employees, and establishes production or quality standards for the unit’s work. Establishes and communicates guidelines and performance requirements to employees; conducts formal performance reviews; and identifies and provides for the developmental and training needs of employees. Promotes equal opportunity and employs nondiscriminatory practices and fair treatment of all employees.   Demonstrates leadership in establishing and maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination and creates a sense of inclusion and support for all employees in the workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service United States
Oct 16, 2018
Temporary
BIOLOGICAL AIDS and TECHNICIANS HOT JOBS WITH US FOREST SERVICE WILDLIFE - FISHERIES - ECOLOGY - PLANTS - WETLANDS - CONSERVATION   See  current list  of USDA Forest Service  Summer-Seasonal-Temporary  BIOLOGICAL AID AND TECHNICIAN Jobs 2019!   Most of these listings are temporary Biological Aid and Technician jobs.  (Some longer term positions may be included in this auto-updated list.)  Get experience.  Make professional contacts.  Launch your career! Short Deadlines APPLY NOW   2019 SUMMER JOBS and other temporary-seasonal USFS biological tech jobs. Check back frequently - jobs list is updated daily       Follow the  Environmental Career Center  on Twitter  @EnviroCareerCtr   to keep up with Green Hot Job Alerts and Conservation Career News!  
U.S. Forest Service United States
Oct 16, 2018
Temporary
HOT JOBS WITH US FOREST SERVICE FORESTRY AIDS and TECHNICIANS See   current list   of USDA Forest Service   Summer-Seasonal-Temporary   FORESTRY AID AND TECHNICIAN Jobs 2019!   These are temporary Forestry Aid, Forestry Technician, Wildfire Fighter jobs for fiscal year 2019.  Get experience.   Make professional contacts.   Launch your career! Short Deadlines APPLY NOW !   2019 SUMMER JOBS and other temporary-seasonal USFS forestry tech jobs. Check back frequently - jobs list is updated daily      Follow the  Environmental Career Center  on Twitter  @EnviroCareerCtr   to keep up with Green Hot Job Alerts and Conservation Career News!      
U.S. Forest Service Winchester, KY, USA
Oct 15, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located on the Daniel Boone National Forest in Winchester, KY. The incumbent serves as a Wildlife Program Manager and a member of an Interdisciplinary Team engaged in a variety of programs and projects at the landscape scale.  For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Cody Lunsford at 859-745-3146 or at clunsford@fs.fed.us Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Duties are at the full performance level. Applies expert professional knowledge to complex and comprehensive wildlife programs and issues. Serves as a principal wildlife advisor and subject matter expert to the National Forests and to senior management officials concerning (1) wildlife habitat improvement programs; (2) relationship of the impacts to habitat from grazing, mineral and energy development, road construction, water diversion and regulation, timber harvest, and management activities; (3) inventory of wildlife habitat quantity and quality; (4) interaction of human activities with wildlife habitat quality and availability; and, (5) integration of plans, programs, and budgeting with other programs of the staff group.   Serves as the Regional Wildlife Program Manager.    Develops the overall wildlife management program, including formulation of strategies, policies, objectives, programs, and procedures for wildlife conservation and habitat management.   Provides resource planning, program direction, coordination, and evaluation of wildlife habitat management and related activities on multiple National Forests and grasslands.  Is ultimately responsible for the Regional wildlife management program direction, vision, strategic planning, and internal and external networking.    Involved in planning and development of partnerships with other federal, state and local agencies, universities and colleges, conservation groups and interested corporations.  Leads in the development and implementation of guidelines for effective partnerships, and in monitoring and evaluating project results.   Assists in the development, coordination, and evaluation of continuing education modules that pertain to partnership involvement in resource management.    Serves on multiple interdisciplinary teams which require collaboration with personnel inside and outside of the agency, State and Local agencies, private organizations, and other expert personnel to ensure effective identification, evaluation, and resolution of complex natural resources issues.   Communicates critical issues to national and regional leadership, other Federal agencies, state and local agencies, and the general public.  Presents clear, concise, and well-structured oral presentations that address the designated issues.   Develops and presents briefing packages and prepares a variety of related reports.    Prepares responses to Congressional inquiries, audit reports, inspection reports, and public committees. Demonstrates leadership in establishing and maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination and creates a sense of inclusion and support for all employees in the workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service Puerto Rico
Oct 15, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located on the El Yunque National Forest in Rio Grande, PR is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, evaluating, and managing delivery of the Forest’s Conservation Education program, including building partnerships and writing grants that support the program. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Stan Helin at 520-405-9246 or   shelin@fs.fed.us. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides professional natural resource and education guidance and expertise for the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the Forest’s conservation education strategies and programs. Ensures natural resource conservation education programs and projects include, describe, and explain the Forest Service mission, history, and current management within the context of the best scientific information. Responsible for the administration, direction, management, and control of the education outreach programs for visitors. Assists in development of and oversees the implementation of education outreach programs provided to visitors and special groups, such as schools and professional groups by employees, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers and staff. Develops and implements criteria and tools to evaluate program/project effectiveness in meeting state and national educational standards and collaborates with partners to evaluate the Forest’s conservation education materials. Develops conservation education materials and programs that meet education standards. Serves as Conservation Education partnership coordinator. Develops guidelines, translates regulations to the field level, administers agreements, ensures procedures are followed, provides technical expertise, and ensures records are maintained. Responsible for seeking natural resource conservation education outreach ? related grants and for coordinating and screening forest grant applications. Performs supervisory duties. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service United States
Sep 26, 2018
Temporary
HOT JOBS WITH US FOREST SERVICE The USDA Forest Service is on its Fall Blitz of recruiting Summer-Seasonal-Temporary jobs for 2019! Hundreds of vacancies for Fish & Wildlife Biologists, Biologists, Biological Aid-Technicians as of mid-Sept 2018.  Link will update automatically to current openings.   See  current list  of USDA Forest Service Summer-Seasonal-Temporary Biologist and Bio Aid-Tech Jobs 2019! These are temporary fisheries, wildlife, botany, ecology, and biological technician  jobs for fiscal year 2019.  Get experience. Make professional contacts. Launch your career! Short Deadlines APPLY NOW  for jobs NEXT SUMMER and temp jobs during 2019.     Follow the  Environmental Career Center  on Twitter  @EnviroCareerCtr   to keep up with Green Hot Job Alerts and Conservation Career News!    
U.S. Forest Service Republic, WA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Temporary
Summary This position is located within the Colville National Forest.  This position is responsible for providing visitors with  information, education and interpretive services for a national monument, historical site, etc. that is administered by the Forest Service. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Primary duties include visitor management practices, processes, methods, and procedures that include the following: 1) Informs the public of Forest Service recreation rules and regulations, traffic control, accident prevention, campground and picnic area operations, visitor information services, and miscellaneous recreation program activities. 2) Develops and conducts scheduled interpretive talks, conservation education programs for youth and special tour programs of Forest Service land and water areas. Defines the significance of the site and its background. Answers recurring questions that require knowledge of a limited variety of facts, events, circumstances, personalities, and natural characteristics identified with the site. 3) Checks the usage and condition of public use areas, boat ramps, group camps, and other recreation areas for safety, fire, sanitation and maintenance reasons. 4) Assists with the visitor center’s program operations by either working at the information desk or at the entrance station by dealing with such issues pertaining to picnic facilities, campgrounds, visitor control, and fee collection. 5) Answers routine visitors’ inquiries that range from where the locations of historical monuments are to when tours are scheduled. Complicated situations are usually referred to a higher-graded employee for resolution. 6) Assists higher-graded Park Rangers with planning improvements of visitor center facilities or conducting interpretive programs. 7) Maintains supply of informational materials and other stock items for distribution. Distributes publications requested in telephone and mail inquiries. Collects fees and book sale monies. 8) Performs routine daily opening and closing procedures and assists with general office tasks. 9) Operates and performs minor maintenance on audiovisual equipment. Travel Required Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service United States
Sep 12, 2018
Temporary
The U.S. Forest Service is recruiting NOW for temporary/seasonal forestry jobs in fiscal year 2019.   Very competitive recruitment especially for western/Rocky Mountain summer jobs!.  APPLY NOW to get an edge on the competition! 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