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Forestry Aid/Technician (timber)

US Forest Service
Job Field:
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
New Meadows
Job Description:

Incumbent’s primary duties are in timber sale preparation with duties in other areas as assigned. The incumbent independently applies silvicultural prescriptions and marking guides to designate timber for harvest, takes and records tree measurements, assesses quality and determines defect. Incumbent uses either GPS handheld units or compass and tape to traverse harvest unit boundaries, road locations and to determine area. The incumbent may take stand exam style measurements and record them in field data recorders. Other duties include but are not limited to, harvest unit boundary marking, measuring riparian buffers, running skyline profiles and assisting in fire suppression assignments as qualified and required.


Salary: 12.53 - 15.74 per hour depending on qualifications. Government housing (~$7.75/day) may be available. Estimated start date would be May 30, 2017 with an estimated end date of November 22, 2017. Apply through USAJobs ( and select New Meadows, Idaho as the duty station.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should contact Jeremy Greenwood, Payette National Forest East Zone timber management assistant at
208-347-0315 or