At the GS-07/09 Levels: Assists senior rangeland management specialists in gathering, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of data to determine if land use objectives are being met. Reviews range permits to ensure compliance with appropriate federal law. Assists with the coordinating and consulting with local Tribal Councils, state and federa agencies, and other groups regarding rangeland protection and conservation. Conducts studies and determines the need for range and watershed improvements that are directly related to management objectives. Responsible for assisting in preparing, evaluating and conducting biological analyses of public rangeland projects. Responsible for providing basic input to interdisciplinary reports, environmental assessments, and protective stipulations for rangeland ecosystems. Serves as a rangeland resource advisor to ranchers, farmers, and other land users.
At the GS-11 Level: Plans, manages, produces, and implements assigned alloment evaluations. Principle author/editor of written products developed for the allotment evaluation process. Develops, maintains and revises planning documents in the field office for the range program in accordance with established planning schedules. Ensures impacts to the range and grassland ecosystem are properly mitigated. Serves as the principal investigator and negotiator on livestock grazing unauthorized use cases and makes recommendations for case settlement and closure. Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Resource Management Plans (RMPs).