The incumbent serves as a District Ranger with responsibility for the management of the resources, goods, and services of a designated area on a National Forest.
The salary range as shown is the locality pay area of Rest of U.S. (RUS). Pay rates vary depending on location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown. Visit the Office of Personnel Management's website for additional information on pay rates.
Please see "Additional Information" for a list of contacts for each location.
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Duties described are at the full performance level:
Responsible for the management, protection, and development of forest resources on the assigned forest unit.
Supervision/EEO, Civil Rights.
Formulates plans, programs, and objectives for the assigned unit based on overall Forest/Regional objectives. Ensures resources are available to meet objectives.
Responsible for budget, organizational/workforce requirements and other administrative needs of the unit.
Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with local, county, and State representatives, special interest groups, civic groups, private industry, Tribal government, permittees, and the general public.
Develops, edits, revises, or reviews written materials on agency programs, environmental Analysis, policies, or proposals. Writes and reviews correspondence directed to higher levels, stakeholders partners, and subordinates. Clearly articulates direction in written correspondence.
Demonstrates leadership in establishing and maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination and creates a sense of inclusion and support for all employees in the workplace.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for training and/or meetings.
Job family (Series)
0340 Program Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply
Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Financial disclosure required
One year supervisor/manager probationary period, unless previously served
Contact information is as follows:
AZ, Flagstaff; Coconino NF, Flagstaff RD Laura Jo West 928-527-3501
AZ, Williams; Kaibab NF, Williams RD Heather Provencio 928-635-8301
CA, Alturas; Modoc NF, Devils Garden & Warner Mtn Ranger Districts Amanda
CA, Bishop; Inyo NF, White Mtn RD Tammy Randall-Parker 760-873-2550
CA, Fort Jones; Klamath NF, Salmon-Scott RD and/or
CA, Macdoel; Klamath NF, Gooseenst RD Patricia Grantham 530-841-4502
CA, Idyllwild; San Bernardino NF, San Jaciento RD Jody Noiron 909-382-2710
CO, Canon City; Pike & San Isabel NF/Cimarron & Comanche Nationl Grasslands, San Carlos RD Carolyn Upton 719-553-1410
LA, Winnfield; Kisatchie NF, Winn RD Charlene Howell 318-473-7135
MI, Oscoda; Huron-Manistee NF, Tawas/Huron Shores RD Leslie Auriemmo 231-775-2421
MT, Huson; Lolo NF, Nine Mile RD and/or
MT, Plains; Lolo NF, Plains/Thompson Falls RD Tim Garcia 406-329-3797
NC, New Bern; National Forests in North Carolina, Croatan RD Cavan Fitzsimmons 828-257-4270
NM, Cloudcroft; Lincoln NF, Sacramento RD Travis Moseley 575-491-5345 or Margarita Payan 575-434-7384
NM, Coyote; Santa Fe NF, Coyote RD Marie Derobertis 505-438-5330
OR, Gold Beach; Rogue River-Siskiyou NF, Gold Beach RD Craig Trulock 541-618-2032
UT, Panguitch; Dixie NF ,Powell RD Angelita Bulletts 435-865-3701
WA, Tonasket; Okanogan-Wenatchee NF, Tonasket RD Mike Williams 908-606-6513 or Elka Missal 509-664-9307
TOS will be paid as follows:
Entitlements for payment of all moving expenses, as required and to the extent allowed by the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) 302-3.101, are authorized for eligible applicants changing duty station when the change meets the distance tests as provided in FTR 302-1.1 and 302-2.6. For the following locations:
Entitlements for payment of basic moving expenses, as required and to the extent allowed by the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) 302-3.101, are authorized for eligible applicants changing duty station when the change meets the distance tests as provided in FTR 302-1.1 and 302-2.6. Relocation benefits in addition to the basic expenses may be negotiated with selectee for the following locations:
CA, Fort Jones
CO, Canon City
NC, New Bern
OR, Gold Beach
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement (or date of referral if an Open Continuous announcement) as defined below.
For the GS-12 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-11). Examples of specialized experience for this grade level are: Represented an organizational unit for the purpose of discussing agency policies and regulations with local, county, and State representatives, civic groups, cooperators, permittees, general public, and/or industry representatives; developed annual program of work, prepared project work plans, developed long- and short-term budget needs, set priorities and documented work progress and accountability for assigned programs; planned, implemented, and administered a natural resources program (e.g., timber management program) for a unit that included developing staffing, budget and equipment needs for program/project accomplishment; and/or provided advice, technical support, and evaluation of proposed and on-going natural resource programs to higher-level officials.
For the GS-13 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-12). Examples of specialized experience for this grade level are: Provided counsel to higher organizational levels concerning natural resource program issues and their current and anticipated effects; exercised program responsibilities that included one or more of the following: program development, planning, budgeting, or identifying workforce and organizational needs to establish and meet priorities; and/or interacted with local, county, and State representatives, civic groups, cooperators, permittees, members of the general public, and industry to discuss, explain, or defend natural resource management policies and regulations.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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