The Staff Forester / Woodland Ecologist, under general supervision, provides program leadership to multi-county Forest Health, Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), and Land-Forest Stewardship initiatives by providing technical assistance and educational programs to promote and conserve the social, economic, and environmental benefits of trees, forests, woodlands, and other related natural resources.
Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Biology, Range Management, Environmental Management, Horticulture, Wildlife or a closely related field of study
Master of Science in Forestry, Biology, Range Management, Environmental Management, Horticulture, Wildlife or a closely related field of study
0-2+ years of practical experience as a Staff Forester / Woodland Ecologist
3-5+ years of practical experience as a Staff Forester / Woodland Ecologist with supervisory experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic MS applications; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Strong interpersonal skills with networking abilities; Working knowledge of ArcGIS and digital orthoimagery applications; Seedling propagation and production knowledge
Texas Drivers License; TDA Non-commercial Pesticide Applicators License within 6 months of employment; Must achieve and maintain moderate level Work Capacity Test (2-mile walk in 30 minutes or less while carrying a 25-lb pack) and obtain NWCG training Red Card Certification within 60 days of employment
ISA Certified Arborist; NWCG Firefighter Type 2
This position requires a combination of office work and field work. Occasional weekend and after-hours duties and some overnight travel will be required.
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