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Forester

Deadline:
Employer:
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Pennsylvania
Location Detail:
Huntingdon
Job Description:

Would you like a rewarding career that can make a positive difference in the lives of others? Join the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' Rothrock State Forest and assist in coordinating recreational activities with various user groups, organizations, clubs and Forest District staff on projects to improve recreational infrastructure. Experience the satisfaction of public service while enjoying professional career growth and numerous promotional opportunities!

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

Must be willing to travel.Travel expenses will be paid

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

The forester assists the District Forester in the management, administration, and coordination of recreational activities and infrastructure and acts as the liason between recreational groups and organizations and the Forest District. Duties include providing forest resource management recommendations to the District Forester and implementing timber harvesting projects, regeneration projects, and annual evaluations of State Forest lands; assisting with wildland fire suppression and prevention; and participating in assigned positions on prescribed fires on Commonwealth and Cooperator's lands.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY:Qualifications:

PA residency currently waived for this title
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - Two years of technical forestry experience, and an associate's degree in forest technology, forestry, forest management, forest ecosystem management, urban forestry, forest science, agroforestry, or a related forestry degree; OR a bachelor's degree in forest technology, forestry, forest management, forest ecosystem Management, urban forestry, forest science, agroforestry, or a related forestry degree; OR a master's degree in forest technology, forestry, forest management, forest ecosystem management, urban forestry, forest science, agroforestry, or a related forestry degree.
Necessary Special Requirement - possession of a valid PA non-commercial Class C driver's license or equivalent

Salary:
$43,012.00 - $65,389.00 Annually
How to Apply:

A resume needs to be submitted with your application. You may upload your document as an Attachment during the application process. You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

Score valid for this specific posting only

Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions Provide complete and accurate information or:

score may be lower than deserved application processing may be delayed disqualification may result

Based on your answers to the application supplemental questions regarding education, you may be instructed to attach a copy of your college transcripts to your application.
May only test once under this announcement
Email notice of test results provided

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.employment.pa.gov