USDA FS Job Announcement
dstaples at livingston.net
Fri Mar 19 15:14:38 EST 1999
The following is posted from Unevenaged-List.
Please circulate this announcement to interested parties. This position
the major USDA FS research position for longleaf pine silviculture
longtime USDA FS employee Bill Boyer). Beautiful lab, first-rate
Permanent full-time employment with USDA FS requires US citizenship.
free to contact Dr. McMahon for additional informal
communication about the position.
Research Forester (Silviculture), RWU 4105
Vegetation Management and Longleaf Pine Research Work Unit
USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Auburn, AL
The USDA Forest Service, Vegetation Management and Longleaf Pine
Work Unit (SRS4105) will soon be recruiting for a GS13 Research Forester
(Silviculture) (salary range 56,951 - 74,035). The research unit is
located at the George W. Andrews Forestry Sciences Laboratory on the
campus of Auburn
University in Auburn, AL. The incumbent will plan and conduct research
a mission area of the unit concerned with the ecology, restoration and
management of longleaf pine ecosystems. Specific research focus for
will be associated with (1) the quantitative evaluation, assessment and
longleaf pine regeneration, succession and growth and yield and (2) the
effect of management alternatives upon overstory and understory
longleaf pine forests. The incumbent will also be responsible for the
protection and use of the 3000 acre Escambia Experimental Forest near
Brewton, AL where many long-term longleaf pine research studies and
are located. The duty station will be at the Laboratory in Auburn, AL.
Strong candidates for this position will have (1) academic training in
forestry at the Ph.D. level, (2) a strong record of research
accomplishments and (3)
skills and experience related to the quantitative aspects of longleaf
silviculture. Supervisory, management and communication skills will
be a plus, in support of the duties associated with Experimental Forest
administration and management.
If you are interested in this position, please send a brief one page
to the Research Unit Project Leader, Charles K. McMahon, USDA Forest
520 Devall Dr., Auburn, AL 36849 or by April 15. We will then send you
vacancy announcement when available. We anticipate the vacancy
be posted to OPM?s USA Jobs website (http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/)
late April or early May.
Web Offerings: http://www.livingston.net/dstaples/
For Forestry Conversation, Information, or Questions: The news groups
bionet.agroforestry and alt.forestry are available.
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best sites on the web for forestry information and offers a bulletin
board for questions/comments.
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