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FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (RECREATION)

Metla Finland - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-0206-132125DP-CJ
Location Name:
Laramie, Wyoming
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$39,570.00 to $39,570.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
07 to 07
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 15-0206-132125G-CJ . 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 ref
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FORESTER (SILVICULTURE) (West Zone Silviculturist)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-0904-133361DP-CJ
Location Name:
Baldwin, Michigan;Cadillac, Michigan;Manistee, Michigan
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0460
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$58,562.00 to $58,562.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
11 to 11
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. The duty station for this position will be at one of the three locatio
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FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (ENGINE)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R9462-S5-FEO-DT-PG
Location Name:
Mio, Michigan;Oscoda, Michigan
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
05 to 05
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. The position is located on a wildland fire crew. The primary purpose of this position is to
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Contracting Specialist

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-0915-122701DP-CJ
Location Name:
Wilmington, Illinois
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
1102
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$53,041.00 to $53,041.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
09 to 09
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. This position is being concurrently announced under USDA Demonstration
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NATURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST (RECREATION)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-0401-40653G-KF-REV1
Location Name:
Duchesne, Utah
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0401
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$48,403.00 to $76,131.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
09 to 11
Who May Apply:
Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, persons with disabilities, VEOA/VRA eligibles, certain military spouses, 30% or more disabled veterans, former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees and those eligible for other Special Hiring Authorities.
Job Summary:
This position is located in the Intermountain Region (R4) on the Duchesne Ranger District of the Ashley National Forest in Duchesne, UT. This is a Natural Resource Specialist position and is responsible for serving as primary assistant in the planning, programming, and execution of all lands, trails
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FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (ENGINE)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R9462-S4-FEO-DT-PG
Location Name:
Mio, Michigan;Oscoda, Michigan
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
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:
These positions are temporary and have 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 wildland fire crew. The primary purpose of this position i
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FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (RECREATION)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-0206-132125DP-CJ
Location Name:
Laramie, Wyoming
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$39,570.00 to $39,570.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
07 to 07
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 15-0206-132125G-CJ . 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 ref
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Support Services Specialist

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-0203-139695DP-bls
Location Name:
Spearfish, South Dakota
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0342
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$35,609.00 to $39,570.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
06 to 07
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nations most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private for
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Student Trainee (Natural Resources & Biological Sciences)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-FS-0499-HSU-PW
Location Name:
Flagstaff, Arizona;Prescott, Arizona;Williams, Arizona;Alturas, California;Arcadia, California;Bishop, California;Clovis, California;Eureka, California;Goleta, California;Nevada City, California;Placerville, California;Porterville, California;Quincy, California;Redding, California;Sacramento, California;San Bernardino, California;San Diego, California;Sonora, California;South Lake Tahoe, California;Susanville, California;Vallejo, California;Willows, California;Yreka, California;Grand Junction, Colorado;La Jara, Colorado;Paonia, Colorado;Elkhart, Kansas;Chadron, Nebraska;Albuquerque, New Mexico;Jemez Springs, New Mexico;Ruidoso, New Mexico;Santa Fe, New Mexico;Laramie, Wyoming;Saratoga, Wyoming;Sundance, Wyoming
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0499
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Internships
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Job Status:
Multiple Schedules
Salary:
$23,310.00 to $25,434.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
02 to 03
Who May Apply:
Students who are currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution in a certificate, degree, or diploma program.
Job Summary:
The Internship Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. These Student Tra
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FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (TIMBER STAND IMPROVEMENT)

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-0517-127039DP-SC
Location Name:
Foresthill, California
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Seasonal
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, May 4, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$38,117.00 to $42,357.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
06 to 07
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position is located on the Tahoe National Forest, American River Ranger District, in Forest Hill, CA. For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Kelly Hack at 530-478-6254 x253 or by email at khack@fs.fed.us. This position is established on a Forest Service unit
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Biological Science Aid

Job Metla - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:30
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R6404-3BIOA-DT-MC
Location Name:
Colville, Washington
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0404
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Closing Date:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Job Status:
Multiple Schedules
Salary:
$12.19 to $12.19 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
03 to 03
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 vacancy announcement is located in the Pacific Northwest Region, Region 6. The number o
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Forest thinning as a profitable investment?

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:47

Who knew that forest thinning would be a profitable investment?
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Forest thinning as a profitable investment?

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:47

Who knew that forest thinning would be a profitable investment?
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Forest Service gets it right

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:41

Forest Service officials celebrate the analysis of a plan to use mechanical thinning and controlled burns to dramatically reduce the tree densities on 600,000 acres of ponderosa pine forests in the Kaibab and Coconino Forests.
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Forest Service gets it right

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:41

Forest Service officials celebrate the analysis of a plan to use mechanical thinning and controlled burns to dramatically reduce the tree densities on 600,000 acres of ponderosa pine forests in the Kaibab and Coconino Forests.
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Experts press case for forest management to head off wildfires

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:34

The science is in and the time to act on forest management is now if the government wants to avoid more catastrophic wildfires, a panel of wildfire experts told a House committee.
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Experts press case for forest management to head off wildfires

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:34

The science is in and the time to act on forest management is now if the government wants to avoid more catastrophic wildfires, a panel of wildfire experts told a House committee.
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Nanocellulose paper filters catch nasty viruses

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:29

Nano-sized cellulose fibers can help to create new and effective materials for important medical applications.
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Nanocellulose paper filters catch nasty viruses

Global Forest Information Service - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:29

Nano-sized cellulose fibers can help to create new and effective materials for important medical applications.
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First Interstate Bank sues insurer for refusing to pay for $24.5M logging company award

Metla Finland - Sat, 2015-04-25 22:22

First Interstate Bank has sued Columbia Casualty for breach of contract, fraud and violation of the Unfair Trade Practices Act, among other allegations, after the insurance company allegedly refused to pay the approximately $24.5 million awarded to a Missoula-based logging company in a separate lawsuit.
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