Research Forester/Ecologist (Remote Sensing Scientist, GS-0460/0408-12/13) position, Corvallis OR

Vacancy Announcement

Research Forester/Ecologist (GS-0460/0408-12/13)

Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service

Resource Monitoring and Assessment Program

The Pacific Northwest Research Station is advertising a Remote Sensing Scientist position, GS-0408/0460-12/13 located in Corvallis, Oregon.

The incumbent:

•    Will have broad knowledge of forest science, ecology, and remote sensing

•    Conducts research related to satellite-based remote sensing technologies (multispectral, lidar, and/or radar) and methods.  Provides unique scientific expertise and fundamental understanding of how these technologies can be applied to address critical natural resource challenges. This research will serve as a critical link between state-of-the-art remote sensing technologies and “real-world” information needs of the resource management community.

•    Will provide strong expertise in geospatial analysis and modeling

•    Will support current regional-scale vegetation mapping and monitoring programs within the Pacific Northwest Research Station allowing the scientist to provide unique insights into the impact of human use, climate and natural disturbance on the condition of forests and rangelands throughout the western US

•    Develops new approaches for applying remote sensing to improve the precision of regional and small-area estimates of status and trends in forest resources

For those interested, please apply via USAJobs ( prior to the closing date (9/24/2019).

Attached to this e-mail  you will find tips for applicants applying for FS positions. If you have technical questions related to completing the application please contact ASC-HRM at 877-372-7248 (option 2).

For questions related to position roles and responsibilities you can contact Hans Andersen (206-221-9034).

Thank you!