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The South Carolina Forestry Commission Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program
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Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
South Carolina
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Job Description:

The South Carolina Forestry Commission Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program is seeking to fill full-time, temporary positions for the summer of 2019, not to exceed 15 weeks.

Assist South Carolina Forestry Commission FIA personnel in the collection of FIA field data. Assist in relocating previously established fixed-radius plots. Daily work consists of chaining to or from plots with a compass and tape to or from established starting points, measuring tree diameters and measuring tree heights. Work week is 37.5 hours. Work may include overnight stays.


A junior or senior in a bachelor’s of science degree in forestry from a college or university accredited by the Society of American Foresters. Applicants must have completed forestry summer camp and completed dendrology and mensuration course work. Must be able to lift, walk, squat, climb and carry objects up to 50 pounds. Applicants must have the ability to work outdoors in changing environmental conditions and the ability to effectively communicate verbally

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should submit a resume with references and an official college/university transcript to:

Byron Rominger

Forest Inventory Coordinator

SC Forestry Commission

5500 Broad River Road

Columbia, SC 29212

Office: (803) 896-8804 

Cell: (803) 667-1063 

Fax: (803) 798-8097