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Timber Sale Administration Trainer
National Older Worker Career Center
Timber Sale Administration Trainer ID:
New Meadows Program:
8 Minimum Age:
BA/BS Degree in in Agriculture, natural resources, agronomy or related field of study. OR Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience in Previously completed training in timber sale administration; contracting
Must have been previously certified as a timber sale administrator.
Must have administered complex timber sales with jammer/off road jammer logging systems
Must have adminhhistered IRTC contracts
Must hve been a COR
A valid driver's license.
Ability to coordinate and conduct timber sale administration duties.
Knowledge of timber sale contracts and contracting procedures.
Knowledge of forestry land management theories, concepts, and practices.
Skill in communication and interpersonal relations.
Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Automated Timber Sale Accounting (ATSA)
As an individual considered an expert in the field of timber sale administration, incumbent would train and mentor Forest Service employees in performing duties covering the entire array of timber sale administration activities but focusing on practical, on the ground applications.
Mentors and trains Timber Sale Administrators in the process of field inspections, proper documentation and contract compliance of purchaser operations. Ensures contractual obligations are met on a daily basis and before recommending sale closure. 70%
Reviews timber sale statements or account prepared by Timber Sale Administrators to ensure monthly projections, advanced deposits and payments are timely and sufficient to avoid deficit accounts and late payments. 15%
Works closely with Forest Service Timber Sales Administrators to provide guidance and advice in the review and assessment of timber sale contracts and pre-sale data to determine sufficiency and viability. 15%
Health and Safety Considerations: Valid driver's license and review of Job Hazard Analysis at the unit for the position.
Required Safety Gear: Hard hat, boots, safety vest
Safety Gear Use: Hard hat will be required as per the JHA, and will be required while out of the vehicle and in the woods working.Boots that are supportive and have good tread to allow for stable footing in the field.Safety vest will be required per the JHA, but at a minimum while working in road right-of-ways of county, state and federal highways.