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Five Plant Pathologist positions with USDA

Intermountain West, Pacific Northwest
Posted 3 weeks ago

Employer: USDA Forest Service

Location(s): 1) Missoula, Montana, 2) Boise, Idaho, 3) Ogden, Utah, 4) Anchorage, Alaska, 5) Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Application deadline extended to: June 21, 2022

Full position descriptions and application instructions


  • Coordinate and implement all aspects of a complex major forest pathogen detection, evaluation, prevention, and control program for such diseases as dwarf mistletoe, root disease, and white pine blister rust.
  • Exercise scientific judgment to conceive and conduct special evaluations, often collaborating with research, to gain knowledge concerning disease biology, ecological relationships, parasitic effects, survey methodology, or new control techniques.
  • Implement technology transfer plans to make information available to specialists and resource managers.
  • Prepare plans designed to meet technical objectives and collect field data. Process and analyze data, consult with other professionals, evaluate results, and make recommendations. Prepare technical reports and manuscripts.
  • Provide site specific, technical assistance concerning forest diseases to land managers, and document assistance in written guidelines that are incorporated into various resource project plans.
  • And more…

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