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Zone Geneticist
Okanogan-Wenatchee, Colville, and Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests
US Forest Service
Close date: 
Saturday, March 16, 2019

This unique and exciting position serves as a technical specialist in the field of genetic resource management, which encompasses genetic conservation, plant selection and breeding, and planning/coordinating/ recommending forest tree seed and native plant material sources for reforestation and re-vegetation activities and objectives. The incumbent will work closely with other NFS and research geneticists, as well as silviculturists, botanists, forest health protection specialists, nursery specialists and others on issues regarding genetic diversity, plant adaptation, disease and insect resistance, plant material development, seed quality and identity, seed movement, and climate change adaptation.

If interested in the position, please complete the outreach response form at the bottom of this document, attach a resume, and send to Teri Tucker, Resources/Planning Staff Officer, , by March 15, 2019. This ensures that you will receive notification when the vacancy announcement is posted on

For further information about this position, please contact Vicky Erickson, Regional Geneticist (, 541-278-3715). For information regarding the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest please contact Teri Tucker, Resources/Planning Staff Officer (, 509-664-9332).

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