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Staff Forester / Woodland Ecologist

Deadline:
Employer:
Texas A&M Forest Service
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Texas
Location Detail:
Mineral Wells
Job Description:

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.

Qualifications:

Education

Required:

Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Biology, Range Management, Environmental Management, Horticulture, Wildlife or a closely related field of study

Preferred:

Master of Science in Forestry, Biology, Range Management, Environmental Management, Horticulture, Wildlife or a closely related field of study

Experience

Required:

0-2+ years of practical experience as a Staff Forester / Woodland Ecologist

Preferred:

3-5+ years of practical experience as a Staff Forester / Woodland Ecologist with supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required:

Knowledge of basic MS applications; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision

Preferred:

Strong interpersonal skills with networking abilities; Working knowledge of ArcGIS and digital orthoimagery applications; Seedling propagation and production knowledge

Qualifications

Required:

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

Preferred:

ISA Certified Arborist; NWCG Firefighter Type 2

Miscellaneous:

This position requires a combination of office work and field work. Occasional weekend and after-hours duties and some overnight travel will be required.

Salary:
$38,000
How to Apply:

Complete online application and upload cover letter, resume, references, and transcript at https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftfsweb.tamu.edu%2F…