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Job Title:Geologist
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Forest Service
Job Announcement Number:13-1040000-0270DP-LS
SALARY RANGE:| $47,448.00 to $57,408.00 / Per Year|
OPEN PERIOD:| Friday, November 09, 2012 to Monday, December 10, 2012| SERIES & GRADE:| GS-1350-9/11|
POSITION INFORMATION:| Full Time - Permanent|
DUTY LOCATIONS: | 1 vacancy - Coeur dAlene, ID View Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:| US Citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.| JOB SUMMARY:
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies. It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.  

The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.  

This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 13-1040000-0270G-LS.  Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement.  Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation. This position is located on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests in the Technical Services area. For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Kevin Knesek at (208)765-7442, or by email at Please read the vacancy announcement thoroughly and follow all instructions to ensure proper consideration. If you are unable to apply on-line or have questions about the meaning of items in the vacancy announcement, please contact Human Resources Management at 1-877-372-7248. KEY REQUIREMENTS

* Must be a U.S. Citizen to apply.
* Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.

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Duties listed are at the full performance level:
Administers/conducts mineral leasing activities on National Forest system lands. Conducts validity examinations to determine and make recommendations about the lack of a mineral discovery or reaffirm that a mineral discovery has been made. Conducts geologic studies and investigations on a variety of projects where geology and mineral activities have an effect on development and/or management of forest resources. Examines forest land and makes assessment of mineral potential in order to develop, evaluate, and administer minerals management activities. Participates on interdisciplinary teams for evaluating the impact of Forest Service and non-Forest Service activities on Forest lands. Prepares reports of findings including the collection and analysis or review of data.

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You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for all positions at the GS-5 grade level and above. This position has a positive education requirement; therefore, a legible copy of your college transcripts is required to be attached to your application prior to the closing date of the announcement; applicants who fail to submit their transcripts will not be given credit for their education. Bachelor's Degree: geology, plus 20 additional semester hours in any combination of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological science, structural,...
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