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These positions are located in the North Central Montana District Office, Lewistown Field Office and Glasgow Field Office.
We expect to fill four vacancies at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.
Provide technical support and assistance in range conservation, range management, and range improvement. Monitor distribution and movement of livestock. Observe, record, and report any signs of unauthorized grazing use/trespass animals and assist in roundup of trespass livestock. Assist with vegetation counts by species and/or life form from small plots or transects to determine such information as survival of seedlings, species present, distribution of plants, and volume of growth. Provide assistance in identifying needed improvement projects (wells, reservoirs, fences, vegetation projects, etc.) and inspecting/inventorying condition of existing projects. Collect and record data in range studies such as condition and trend use, utilization, actual use, and climatological data.
Occasional travel – Travel to the field will be required. The amount of overnight travel to be determined by the nature of the work.
The work ranges from sedentary when completing duties in the office to frequent field work requiring a considerable amount of walking, riding, stooping, bending, and lifting.
Much of the time is spent in the field where exposure to extremes of heat and cold, rough terrain, insects, snakes, and other hazards are common. The employee will carefully adhere to all safety procedures to mitigate hazards encountered