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Forestry Technician (Recreation/OHV)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-02-15 12:37
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R6-RECOHV-S06-DT-PM
Location Name:
Walla Walla, Washington
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$17.06 to $17.06 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
06 to 06
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. This position is located on a Forest Service unit and has responsibility for onthe-ground ma
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Assistant Director FAM (Operations)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-02-15 12:37
Job Announcement Number:
15-FIRE-096475DP-HJ
Location Name:
Atlanta, Georgia
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0301
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, February 23, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$87,219.00 to $103,065.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
13 to 14
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 15-FIRE-096475DP-HJ . Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different re
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Plant Pathologist

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-02-15 12:37
Job Announcement Number:
15-0864-124099DP-MR
Location Name:
Pineville, Louisiana
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0434
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Monday, February 9, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, March 9, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$47,923.00 to $69,497.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
09 to 12
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position is located in Pineville, LA at the Alexandria Field Office. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Forrest Oliveria at 3184737294 or e-mail at foliveria@fs.fed.us. This is a Plant Pathologist position in the Southern Regional Office - State & Priva
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Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Prep)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-02-15 12:37
Job Announcement Number:
15-0301-67342DP-TT
Location Name:
Lakeside, Arizona;Overgaard, Arizona
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$28,269.00 to $28,269.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
04 to 05
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required. This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion announcement. Current permanent Federal employees, former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, and individuals eligible under Special Appointing Authorities should apply to the Merit Promotion announcement to maximize opportunities for consideration.
Job Summary:
These are Full-time Seasonal 13/13 positions. There are 2 position on 2 different ranger districts on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. One position is located on the Black Mesa Ranger District in Overgaard, AZ & the other one is located on the Lakeside Ranger District in Lakeside, AZ. For addi
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Archeological Technician

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-02-15 12:37
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-EU-102-S4-ARC-DT-MC
Location Name:
Bend, Oregon
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0102
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Job Status:
Multiple Schedules
Salary:
$13.68 to $13.68 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
04 to 04
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This vacancy announcement is for one or more positions within the Heritage Stewardship Group (HSG) Enterprise Unit in Bend, OR. The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual unit needs. These positions are located within the HSG Enterprise Forest Servie Unit and
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China Telecom invests in new technology for cloud development

External link - Sun, 2015-02-15 01:53
China Telecom has partnered with publicly listed French technology group Alcatel-Lucent to improve China's public cloud computing services by improving user safety and adding network capacity.
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Bat populations in post-wildfire habitats

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-02-14 16:23
Researchers are measuring bat populations in post-wildfire forests of Arizona. Bats are considered an indicator species of habitat health.
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Bat populations in post-wildfire habitats

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-02-14 16:23
Researchers are measuring bat populations in post-wildfire forests of Arizona. Bats are considered an indicator species of habitat health.
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Forest Plantations Expert in Helsinki, Other, Finland with Indufor

Job Metla - Sat, 2015-02-14 06:14

Indufor is looking for mid-career experts with strong expertise and track record in private forest plantations, specifically with:

  • strong previous international plantation investment project experience with planning and hands-on implementation / implementation support track record,
  • in-depth knowledge on the propagation technologies and plantation silviculture of the main commercial plantation grown tree species (eucalyptus spp., pinus spp., selected acacias, teak, etc.) 

Candidates should have:

  • strong interest in technical project level work
  • readiness to travel and participate in project work in various parts of the world
  • capabilities and interest in business development are considered as an asset
  • minimum Master’s degree in relevant field
  • fluency in spoken and written English, other languages, particularly French, Spanish and Portuguese, are considered as an asset
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Drivers of wildfire suppression costs

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-02-14 05:10

Over the past century, wildland fire management has been core to the mission of federal land management agencies. In recent decades, however, federal spending on wildfire suppression has increased dramatically; suppression spending that on average accounted for less than 20 percent of the USFS’s discretionary funds prior to 2000 had grown to 43 percent of discretionary funds by 2008 (USDA 2009), and 51 percent in 2014 (USDA 2014).
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Drivers of wildfire suppression costs

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-02-14 05:10

Over the past century, wildland fire management has been core to the mission of federal land management agencies. In recent decades, however, federal spending on wildfire suppression has increased dramatically; suppression spending that on average accounted for less than 20 percent of the USFS’s discretionary funds prior to 2000 had grown to 43 percent of discretionary funds by 2008 (USDA 2009), and 51 percent in 2014 (USDA 2014).
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Suwannee mill to make wood pellets for European power plants

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:50

A catalyst zone created to lure industry and jobs to rural Suwannee County in return for state and county incentives has landed its second tenant with the announcement that a mill to make wood pellets for European and Asian power plants plans to open next to the new Klausner Lumber One mill.
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Suwannee mill to make wood pellets for European power plants

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:50

A catalyst zone created to lure industry and jobs to rural Suwannee County in return for state and county incentives has landed its second tenant with the announcement that a mill to make wood pellets for European and Asian power plants plans to open next to the new Klausner Lumber One mill.
Categories: Europe

National Forest Foundation announces winners of 2014 Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:36

The Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) of San Ramon, CA, is a multinational corporation with a wide range of business activities in the oil, gas and geothermal energy industries. Lubricants, fuels, additives and petrochemicals are among the company’s main products.
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National Forest Foundation announces winners of 2014 Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:36

The Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) of San Ramon, CA, is a multinational corporation with a wide range of business activities in the oil, gas and geothermal energy industries. Lubricants, fuels, additives and petrochemicals are among the company’s main products.
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Vince Bulic’s Weekly Lumber Market Wrap: For the week ending February 13, 2015

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-02-14 01:34

It was another quiet week as mills failed to sell production and order files shrank.
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Vince Bulic’s Weekly Lumber Market Wrap: For the week ending February 13, 2015

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-02-14 01:34

It was another quiet week as mills failed to sell production and order files shrank.
Categories: All External News, Europe