Special Uses Intern at Greening Youth Foundation

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Employer: Greening Youth Foundation

Expires: 07/11/2020

INTRODUCTIONThis position is located on a Forest Service unit. As a trainee, the incumbent performs work assignments designed to familiarize them with the principles and techniques associated with special use administration.MAJOR DUTIESAs a trainee, performs a variety of clearly defined tasks designed to increase the incumbent’s knowledge and understanding of the functions of special uses administration and the application of these principles to a variety of work situations. Assignments may be similar to those assigned to clerical or technical employees, but such tasks are primarily for training purposes, or to relieve higher grade employees of routine work.Receives formal and on-the-job instructions and training, designed to familiarize the incumbent with functions and operations of the organization, and to provide experience in the practical application of laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures involved in special uses administration work.Assignments may include some or all of the following:Special use administration, including how to review new proposals, process accepted applications, complete the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, issue special use authorizations, and conduct inspections and compliance reviews.Training to acquire the experience necessary to generate and track cost recovery and land use bills for recreation special uses.Training to acquire the experience necessary to query and generate Special Use Database (SUDS) reports and user views for use in special use administration.Training to acquire the experience necessary to collect and input GPS and GIS data and use it in special use administration.Training to acquire the experience necessary to maintain the Special Use Database System (SUDS), entering and updating special use data in a timely fashion so data remains reliable.Training to acquire the experience necessary to manage special use records (paper and electronic files) consistent with Forest Service records policy.The incumbent performs other duties as assigned.