Forestry / Natural Resources Technician (March 15th start)

Expected Dates
August 3, 2020 to April 1, 2021
NAVFAC Northwest
Position ID
This position will serve as a natural resource generalist with regards to forest management and natural resource projects.  Personnel will be required to work in the field on a variety of tasks, such as timber sale preparation, silviculture, wetland delineation, vegetation and wildlife surveys.  The encumbent will be required to work as a member of a team and, occasionally, be required to lead a team in tasks.  Some familiarity with natural resources, GIS and forest management is needed.  Other multifunctional work may be performed, as assigned.  The encumbent must be willing to use personal protective equipment and be willing to drive own vehicle with mileage reimbursement.  Security and safety compliance will be required.  Encumbent may be required to attend training.

Compensation amounts:
- $1,100- one time RT travel allowance
- $275 - weekly living allowance
- $1,100- monthly housing allowance (12 total)
- $1,500 Reimbursable Duty Travel allowance

- $500 Reimbursable PPE/ Additional Clothing budget

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

Note: the advertised start date of February 8th is contingent upon the NAVFAC office resuming normal (open) operations after current work-at-home orders are lifted.  Interview & Selection will take place in December/January.  Consequently, the start date may be delayed.  

Tag: SCA1957

  • Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest in Silverdale, WA
  • Project specific training (potential examples include contract administration, wetland delineation, and GIS/GPS, Technical writing)
  • On the job training; off-site training; local hiking, boating, and other outdoor recreational opportunities.
Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
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Resource Management
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Plant Identification
some experience
Orienteering compass skills
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