Friday , April 19 2024

Forest Service Jobs – Forestry Technician

Website U.S. Forest Service

Job Description:

Incumbent performs functions related to timber sale preparation. Develops and executes a variety of complex timber cruises and sampling methods to estimate quality and quantity of timber.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify environmental constraints affecting layout of timber sale project
  • Determine requirements for brush disposal, erosion control, and stand improvement
  • Determine special contract provisions needed to achieve the planned objectives for timber sale
  • Assist with land management planning by collecting and analyzing field data used to complete environmental documents.
  • Implement silvicultural prescriptions utilizing photos, maps, decision documents, current technology such as GIS and GPS and other records.
  • Ensure all timber sale preparation activities are in compliance with the appropriate decision document.
  • Coordinate with resource specialists and timber sale administration team to ensure timber sale preparation and implementation meets the intent of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) decision
  • Determine all resources needed to complete the layout of timber sales.
  • Identify timber sale and cutting boundary accessibility, logability, stream protection, visual management, and impact on other resources to meet requirements of a Forest Management plan
  • Establish guidelines and performance requirements to employees.
  • Plan the work to be accomplished by the unit to establish production or quality standards.
  • Identify developmental and training needs of employee

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Forest Service

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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