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Job Description:

  • 1) Performs variety of tasks to reforest and protect timber tracts and maintain forest facilities, such as roads and campsites: Plants tree seedlings in specified pattern, using mattock, planting hoe, or dibble.

  • 2) Cuts out diseased, weak, or undesirable trees, and prunes limbs of young trees to deter knot growth, using handsaw, power saw, and pruning tools.

  • 3) Fells trees, clears brush from fire breaks, and extinguishes flames and embers to suppress forest fires, using chain saw, shovel, and engine-driven or hand pumps.

  • 4) Clears and piles brush, limbs, and other debris from roadsides, fire trails, and camping areas, using ax, mattock, or brush hook.

  • 5) Sprays or injects trees, brush, and weeds with herbicides, using hand or powered sprayers or tree injector tool.

  • 6) Erects signs and fences, using posthole digger, shovel, tamper, or other handtools.

  • 7) Replenishes firewood and other supplies, and cleans kitchens, rest rooms, and campsites or recreational facilities.

  • 8) Holds measuring tape or survey rod, carries and sets stakes, clears brush from sighting line, and performs related tasks to assist forest survey crew.




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DOT:   452.687-010

Job Number: 4208