Plant Pathologist, USDA FS, Wisconsin

Employer: USDA Forest Service
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Application deadline: March 11, 2019
Full position description and application instructions

This Plant Pathologist position serves the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, Forest Health and Economics unit located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

This employee has responsibility for providing long-range planning, program direction, coordination, and evaluation of program activities. Responsibilities include:

  • Directs the development of work plans, field staff program of work, staffing plans, budgets, and policies.
  • Formulates and establishes policies, programs, and standards for forest insect and disease prevention, suppression and restoration projects.
  • Develops annual and long-term pest management programs for the field staff.
  • Develops current, effective, lower risk, and economically sound forest health protection management alternatives.
  • And more

For more information, contact John Kyhl at john.kyhl@usda.gov