Recommends and promotes sound forestry management practices to landowners to include examination of woodland and preparation of complete forest management plans. Assists landowners in implementing recommendations. Conducts prescribed burns; responds to wildland fires; performs forest fire suppression duties; marks and estimates volume on any stand of timber requested. Provides technical assistance in specialized areas of forestry to include best management practices, urban forestry and conducting insect/disease surveys. Provides information to the public regarding state forests and forestry services.
A bachelor's degree in forestry from a college or university accredited by the Society of American Foresters. Current SC Registered Forester or eligible within two (2) years. Must pass a physical fitness test of walking two (2) miles in thirty (30) minutes carry a 25 lb. pack. Must obtain firefighter registration with the South Carolina State Fire Marshal's Office. A criminal background check is a condition of employment.
This position has an assigned office in Newberry county
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $38,033.00
STATE SALARY RANGE: $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.jobs.sc.gov OR 5500 Broad River Road Columbia, SC 29212 Job #78501 FORESTER I EB