Forester

Application Deadline:Sep. 15, 2017
Agency:Arkansas Agriculture Department
Location:Greenbriar, AR
Description:

·         Plan and coordinate work activities and monitor performance of subordinates.

·         Prepare and make public presentations and conduct forestry training.

·         Collect data, analyze needs assessments, and prepare written forest management recommendations for private and public forest

      landowners.

 

 

  •        Frequent twenty-four (24) hour on-call duty and frequent exposure to hazardous conditions while fighting fires and marking timber.
  •       AFC Residency policy:  Forest Rangers and Foresters must live in their area of responsibility or within fifteen road miles of their assigned work center.

 

Qualifications:

Education/experience requirements:

  •          The equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in forestry or a related field.
  •          One year of experience in forest management or a related field.
  •          Registered forester in accordance with ACA 17-31-301.
  •          Pass annual physical standard as a condition of employment.
  •          Must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License. (Within 90 days of hire date)

Knowledge of:

  •       Forest management practices and techniques.
  •       Fire prevention and fire suppression theories and methods.
  •      Laws and regulations affecting fire control and forest management.
  •      Supervisory practices and procedures.
  •       Federal and state forestry programs available for forest landowners, communities and fire departments.
Salary:$40,340
Contact:

Apply on line:

http://www.arstatejobs.com

 

Hiring Authority:

Arkansas Forestry Commission

District Forester Mike Cagle

P.O. Box 10

Greenbrier, AR  72058

Phone: 501/679-6297

Fax: 501/679-3018

E-mail:mike.o.cagle@arkansas.gov