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Resource Assistant

Company: Department Of Agriculture
Location: Whitmire
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary

This position is located on the Enoree Ranger District of the Francis Marion & Sumter National Forests, in Whitmire, South Carolina.

This position performs technical and administrative duties in support of Timber Sales, agreements, and various permits.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Neil Williams, at 843-901-5920, or neil.williams@usda.gov.

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Responsibilities

  • Duties are listed at the full performance level.
  • Responsible for technical review of all portions of timber sale packages including proper format and ensuring technical accuracy.
  • Ensures that performance and surety bonds required by permits are for the proper amounts and for the time periods specified by permits.
  • Provides information to external customers regarding Minerals Reclamation Performance Bonding requirements.
  • Processes purchaser road credits in a Timber Sale Accounting System.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timber accounting system is applied in a manner to ensure accuracy and proper procedures.
  • Meets with timber sale purchasers, contractors, and permittees to explain Forest Product Removal Permits, Christmas Tree Permits, and Forest Product Sale Permits.
  • Reviews personal property documents involving acquisitions, transfer or disposal of items that are required to be of record
  • Provides general clerical support to the office staff preparing and processing of correspondence.
  • Assists in writing and distributing correspondence for the minerals program and routes for appropriate signature.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional with overnight lodging will be required for meetings, training, workshops, and field/site visits and reviews.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

6

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1101 General Business And Industry

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.

Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary.

Specialized Experience Requirement:

For the GS-05: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-04 grade level; OR a Bachelor's degree or 4 years of successfully completed education above high school; OR combinations of successfully completed post-high school education (in excess of the first 60 semester hours) and specialized experience. The education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. Examples of specialized experience are: Inputting and auditing data processing documents; checking accounting documents to ensure all payments are received; reviewing permit updates for payments, errors, and negative cash action; maintaining various project files and records; and drafting written correspondence.

For the GS-06: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-05 grade level. Examples of specialized experience are: Assists in performing technical review of timber sale packages; assists in serving as a collection officer to sell such items as Christmas tree permits, fuelwood permits, Forest Product Removal Permits, Forest Product Sale Permits, and National Forest maps; and assists in establishing and maintaining permit folders.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: Department Of Agriculture, Rock Hill , Resource Assistant, Other , Whitmire, South Carolina

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