As an individual considered an expert in the field of Timber Sales Administration, trains and coaches Forest Service employees performing duties covering the entire array of Timber Sales Administration activities.
Mentors and advises Timber Sales Administrators and Timber Staff in the process of field inspections of purchaser operations. 40%
Reviews timber sale statements or accounts prepared by Timber Sales Admistrators to ensure sufficiency and accuracy of assessments; advises on activities and methods to make improvements. 10%
Provides guidance and advice in the review and assessment of timber sale contracts and pre-sale data to determine sufficency and viability. 10%
Shadows and reviews work of Timber Sales Administrators as they inspect work for compliance with contract specifications and provisions, and ensure contractual obligations are met before recommending sale closure. 30%
Prepares the employee for field certifications to become a Certified Timber Sale Administrator. 10%
Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience in OR HS/GED Degree
Must have been certified as a Sale Administrator, Forest Service Representative, Contracting Officer, or Regional Office Program Leader Timber Sale Administration in the Forest Service in the past 15 years of work history.
A valid driver's license.
Ability to coordinate and conduct timber sale administration duties.
Knowledge of federal timber sale contracts and contracting procedures.
Knowledge of forestry land management theories, concepts, and practices.
Skill in communication and interpersonal relations.
Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
Overnight travel: Up to 1-2 nights per week
Health and Safety Considerations: Vallid driver's license and review of Job Hazard Analysis at the unit for the position.
Required Safety Gear: Hard hat and safety vest
Safety Gear Use: Hard hat will be required as per JHA, but will be required while out of the vehicle and in the woods working. Safety vest will be required as per JHA, but at a minimum while working in road right-of-ways of county, state, and federal highways
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