Army Installation Management Command Fort A.P. Hill, VA, USA
Apr 17, 2018Full time
Summary About the Position: This position serves as a Supervisory Forester, providing first line supervision of forestry technicians involved in forest management and timber sales activities in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Directorate of Public Works at Fort A.P. Hill, VA. This is a TERM position not to exceed 5 years. This position may be converted to permanent without further competition, at the discretion of management. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Formulate and issue written instructions and special procedures for novel assignments. Inspect forest product harvesting operations to assure compliance and use of good forestry practices. Develop, plan and manages forest resources management projects. Develop policy, objectives, and priorities for the integration of timber management. Prepare plans and guidelines for timber marking. Inspect operations in the field to ensure guidelines and plans are being followed and initiate corrective action if necessary. Plan and direct insect disease program and other programs involving forest pests. Formulate and prepare written instructions and procedures with regards to forestry management. Develop silvicultural prescriptions and action plans for timber stand improvement and reforestation development work. Develop timber sale preparation program including making a determination of best access routes, location of cutting units and logging methods consistent with transportation and silvicultural plans. Prepare fire management plans to accomplish training, sustained production of forest products, habitat enhancement of wildlife habitat to include endangered species. Prepare fire management plans to protect cultural and archeological resources, wetlands management and outdoor recreation. Schedule areas to be burned and direct aerial and ground prescribed burning forces. Prepare Wildland Fire Policies and Plans and schedule areas to be burned along with direct aerial and ground prescribed burning forces. Closes 04/25/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.