The incumbent serves as an intern-forester in the silviculture programand is responsible for development and implementation of silvicultural prescriptions and stand diagnoses in support of the district program of work. This position will have conversion potential to the GS-09 level as a 0460 seriesForester. The Flathead National Forest currently has an active vegetation managementprogram intimber sales, fuels reduction projects, reforestation, young stand tending,and salvage sales. Thispositionispart of a forest-wide program; with primary responsibilities on the Tally Lake rangerdistrict butdepending on overall program prioritieswork may be forest-wide.
Specific duties include:
•Coordinates with resource specialists throughout planning and implementation to ensure that vegetationmanagement activities are in alignment with land management plan objectives.
•Determination oftreatment needs to meet land management objectives.
•Collects, compiles,and analyzes field data and completes environmental assessment reports and environmental impact statements.