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Interdisciplinary Entomologist/Plant Pathologist

Intermountain West
Posted 4 weeks ago

Employer:  USDA Forest Service

Location: Missoula, Montana

Application deadline: March 3, 2023

Full position description and application instructions 


  • Directs the development of work plans, field staff program of work, staffing plans, budgets, policies, and guiding activities to accomplish program objectives.
  • Participates with the Regional State and Private Forest (SPF) Director and other Forest Health Protection (FHP) Group Leaders in the formulation and establishment of Regional policies, programs, and standards.
  • Provides updates on field staff accomplishments and significant budget deviations as requested.
  • Develops annual and long-term pest management programs for the field staff.
  • Extends existing techniques or develops new alternatives for use by specialists, local and state organizations, private landowners, and/or other Federal agencies.
  • Provides technical assistance concerning forest insects/pathogens to land managers.
  • Develops guidelines by identifying and determining the present amount of damage caused, and exercises scientific judgment of a high order in evaluating the actual or potential seriousness of the infestation.
  • And more…

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