[SOS-PCA] JOB OUTREACH: USDA Forest Service BIOLOGICAL SCIENTIST (ID) (10/19/2018)
lprescott at blm.gov
Mon Oct 15 10:45:59 CDT 2018
USDA Forest Service, BIOLOGICAL SCIENTIST at Lucky Peak Nursery on the
Boise National Forest in Boise, Idaho.
*Overview: Responsible for implementing seed operations and managing seed
stores for reforestation and vegetation restoration activities for the
Southwest (R3) and Intermountain (R4) Regions of the Forest Service.
Provides managerial assistance for a complete array of seed extractory
functions. Provides technical assistance to nurseries and other users of
seed throughout the western United States. Performs nursery and seed
orchard work such as , fertilizing seedlings, controlling weeds both
chemically and manually, pruning and removing trees, processing seedlings
for storage, replanting and identifying new stock, installing and operating
irrigation systems, and protecting trees from insect and animal damage.
Provides technical and administrative supervision to subordinate and
temporary employees. Plans work to be accomplished; sets and adjusts
short-term priorities; and prepares schedules for completion of work.
Assigns work based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty
and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
*Position: BIOLOGICAL SCIENTIST
*Location: The position is located in Region 4 at the Lucky Peak Nursery on
the Boise National Forest in Boise, Idaho.
*Compensation: $41,365 to $65,778 per year
*Who may apply: Applications will be accepted only from current permanent
Forest Service (FS) employees with competitive status; Land Management
eligibles whose last appointment was with the FS; Career Transition (CTAP,
ICTAP, RPL) eligibles and Forest Service Public Land Corps and Resource
Assistant Program eligibles.
For additional information please contact Sara Wilson at 208-343-1977 or
email at swilson at fs.fed.us.
See the full announcement:
Bureau of Land Management
Plant Conservation & Restoration Program
National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration
Plant Conservation Alliance <http://www.plantconservationalliance.org/>
Seeds of Success
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