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Forester I

Service Forester

Recruitment #151120-L24A-04

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional forestry work in assisting landowners and developing,  implementing, or administering forestry conservation and use programs and projects in an assigned district, region, or statewide, as needed.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of five levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of assigned duties, the level of expertise required to complete assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities involving beginning level professional work primarily related to providing farmers,  land owners, communities, and others with technical advice and service concerning their forestry programs and natural resource needs.  In this role they will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of forestry conservation projects in an assigned area or district.  This will include  analyzing forest resource conditions, developing recommendations and writing  forest management plans, contacting land owners and providing advice on forestry management techniques,  providing educational assistance to schools, civic groups and others, and assisting groups and local governments with community forestry projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in forestry from an accredited university, or a closely related degree in natural resource management with three years of professional forester experience which includes forest management and wildland fire management.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job related travel associated with this position.  Certification by the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry as a Pesticide Applicator must be obtained prior to the completion of the probationary period.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.

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