Home Forum topic Announcements Job Opportunity: USDA-FS Botanist (2 positions in California) (Closes 4/18/22)


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    Position: Botanist

    Deadline: April 18, 2022

    Agency: USDA Forest Service

    Location: Sierra and Stanislaus National Forest (1 position in Prather, CA, and 1 position in Sonora, CA)

    Overview: GS 9-11, Full time, Permanent

    Compensation: $54,727 – $66,214 per year

    Who Can Apply: This job is open to the public.



    Duties listed are at the full performance level GS-11
    Provide technical expertise regarding threatened, endangered and sensitive plant species, plant community and vegetation management.
    Stay informed on latest status of threatened, endangered and sensitive plants to maintain current sensitive plant lists and recommend plants that should be included.
    Conduct training in habitat analysis, plant identification, and documentation in accordance with management plans and objectives.
    Exchange sensitive plant and native re-vegetation program information with other experts.
    Coordinate weed treatment efforts with outside entities such as grazing associations, county/state weed managers, current and future easement and permit holders.
    Manage plant ecology programs designed to protect specific plants species.
    Develop an annual botanical program of work and implement restoration projects.
    Coordinate with academic institutions on research and surveys that are periodically conducted on the unit.
    Review environmental assessments and environmental impact statements and make recommendations to ensure that botanical resources and ecosystem integrity are adequately considered.
    Lead interdisciplinary planning teams to oversee non- entities in restoration activities, assuring all safety protocols are followed.
    Prepare schedules, cost estimates and scope of work for field surveys and contracted services.
    For more information and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/648220000

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