Forestry Technician Monitoring Job in ELY, NV

Vacancy No. BLM-TEMP-2019-0013 Department Bureau of Land Management
Salary $33,394.00 to $53,773.00 Grade 05 to 07
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/11/2019 Close Date 2/27/2019
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 02/11/2019 to 02/27/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05 - 07

  • Salary

    $33,394 to $53,773 per year

  • Appointment type

    Seasonal - This is a temporary appointment NTE 1039 hours. These positions have no promotion potential.

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full-time.


Few vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required.

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  • Duties



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    This position is located in Ely, NV. Information about Ely, NV and the surrounding area can be found at: White Pine Chamber of Commerce.

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    Conducts vegetative monitoring associated with hazardous fuels, forestry, range, and wildlife programs. Main duties include pre-treatment and post treatment monitoring for hazardous fuels projects; may conduct vegetation monitoring for grazing management (e.g., utilization, production). Monitoring includes implementation of the Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) protocol, forage utilization, vegetation composition for land health, and riparian monitoring (PFC).  Incumbent identifies plants, records plant species occurrence, cover, density, and other characteristics using electronic tablets or paper forms. Incumbent describes soil characteristics including texture, horizons, and structure. Duties also include navigation to monitoring locations using GPS or topographic maps, driving 4x4 vehicles or ATV, and hiking in various terrain. Inputs data, performs quality control, and extracts data for reporting, planning, and analysis. Completes studies or reporting to determine if vegetation objectives have been met, or to summarize pre-treatment vegetation conditions. Coordinates with other resource specialists for reporting, priorities and project information. Work is performed in an outdoor environment that ranges from very cold and wet to very hot and dry. This work may require physical exertion over very steep, wet, muddy, slippery, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; and also may include bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, and similar activities.

    Physical Demands / Work Environment: The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day.

    All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements. These positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    No - There is no promotion potential for this position. You must apply to the higher position.

  • Requirements
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  • Benefits
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