Provide the Resource Area soils input into the Annual Work Plan preparation and timber sale planning process. Provide program level management and oversight for all of the soils aspects of the Resource Area programs. Responsible for ensuring area projects are consistent with federal and state laws, regulations and policy pertaining to soils management. Provides technical expertise and support in developing mitigation measures, through project design features, for area projects. Coordinates and conducts monitoring on resource management effects on soil resources.