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District Ranger – USDA Forest Service Jobs

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Job Description:

These positions are located in the Pacific Northwest Region, Region 6 and are located on a Forest Service Ranger District.

This position serves as a District Ranger with responsibility for the management of the resources, personnel, goods and services of a designated area on a National Forest/Grassland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a steward for a designated Forest Service area and embodies the agency?s core values in service to the Forest Service mission and completes duties in a way that is trustworthy, caring, respectful, responsive, curious, and inclusive.
  • Responsible for implementing agency policy, navigating dynamic tensions and complex political, human and social factors, while also addressing the appropriate public use of forests/grasslands and associated lands of the District.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and evolving management approaches based on knowledge gained both from best available science and the relationships with communities, key stakeholders, interagency partners, and the public.
  • Directly responsible for the science-based stewardship of diverse natural and cultural resources, understanding the interdependence of all Forest mission areas.
  • Works in collaboration with communities and partners.
  • Oversees the planning, budgeting, and management information for identifying work force and organizational needs, and unit priorities.
  • Twenty-five percent or more of time is spent on the supervision of subordinate positions in an environment that is values-based, purpose driven, and relationships-focused.
  • Fosters an inclusive, respectful and harassment-free work environment, develops and monitors performance standards, provides advice and counsel, hears and resolves minor complaints, addresses minor grievances.
  • Oversees the inventory, planning, evaluation, and management of each forest/grassland resource including timber, soil, land, water, wildlife and fish habitat, minerals, forage, wilderness and visual areas, and outdoor recreation.
  • Clearly communicates decisions and takes care to explain actions in the larger context of our Forest Service mission and purpose.

Job Requirements:

  • Selectee is subject to financial disclosure requirements and must submit form OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, within 30 days of appointment and annually thereafter.
  • Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Forest Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Baker City, OR, US

Job Category: Government

Application Deadline: N/A

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