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Black Mesa


Black Mesa Silviculture
Forestry Technician (Timber Stand Improvement)
Annual Salary $34,907 to $38,790

Please respond to this Outreach Notice by May 7,2013




Assists in the preparation of project work
plans for timber stand improvement and
reforestation activities.
Conducts reforestation and stocking surveys
of recently planted tracts and makes
recommendations for areas requiring remedial
action. Determines the need for site
preparation, plantation conditions, and the
survival rate of seedlings. Performs surveys to
determine stand conditions and the need for
precommercial thinning and treatment.
Traverses project areas using GPS technology
to determine acreage, and drafts maps of
those areas using GIS.
Conducts on-site observation of contractor or agency crews engaged in timber stand improvement or reforestation
efforts. Inspects silvicultural contract work (e.g., genetic tree improvement, planting, thinning, seeding, site
preparation) for compliance with contract. Corrects minor problems in direct contact with COR. May act as COR on
various silvicultural contracts.
The Black Mesa Ranger District ranges in elevation from 6000-8000 ft., the boundary encompasses 616,000 acres


of mixed conifer, ponderosa pine and piñon-juniper forests, and has five high-elevation lakes, numerous scenic
canyons, 8 developed campgrounds, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, OHV trails, non-motorized areas, three
small communities and many private inholdings. The District is a destination to many recreation visitors year-round,
particularly from the Phoenix metropolitan area, a short 2 and 1/2 hours away.





















































































































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Created at 5/1/2013 9:13 AM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 5/1/2013 10:02 AM by Pava, Penny J.