Maintains a working knowledge of current environmental laws, regulations, and policies and applies those laws, regulations, and policies to advise unit interdisciplinary teams. Provides advice and guidance on and prepares or reviews environmental documentation to comply with NEPA and NFMA regulations. May lead or assist interdisciplinary teams carrying out routine environmental studies and evaluations to determine the impacts of various actions or events, such as forest planning projects, on the environment. Advises unit staff officers of the different levels of NEPA documentation based on information provided by the interdisciplinary teams. Tracks progress of NEPA documents and supports team members in meeting timelines. Assists in writing and developing environmental analysis reports and reviews data collected by other specialists for preparation of environmental documents. Assists with providing management advice regarding appropriate procedures in the use of analytical tools and information systems and that NEPA and NFMA regulations are followed. Gathers and reviews subject matter documents and includes the required information in the NEPA, or other, source document.
- Perform plant and animal field surveys
- Write up reports documenting findings
Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Biology, Ecology, Botany, Zoology, Entomology, Wildlife Resources, Natural Resources, Fisheries, or related degree
- $1,000/month Housing Stipend
- Allowance available for Forest Service work travel, orientation, trainings, professional development opportunities that align with role and goals
- Direct Hire Authority Eligibility – after completing minimum of 960 hours, DHA status provides special non-competitive hiring status when applying for Forest Service positions.
- Option for health insurance coverage during full-term
*This is a 1099 position. Persons paid on a 1099 basis are independent contractors and are self-employed. Independent contractors are required to pay all self-employment taxes (Social Security & Medicare) as well as income tax. Independent contractors generally do not receive any type of employment benefits from the client. For more information please refer to www.irs.gov or talk with a tax professional.
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