Idaho – Lands Resource Specialist, Forest Management

  • Full Time
  • Idaho

Website ID Dept of Lands

The Department of Lands has one (1) opening for a Lands Resource Specialist – Forest Management position will be located at our Ponderosa Area office in Deary, Idaho. This position is needed to replace an existing position and is necessary to meet the mission of the department for this area by managing approximately 13% of the Area’s yearly timber volume of 55 MMBF sold each year. This position is also responsible for most all TM (Timber sale) and FM (Forest Improvement) projects and grazing allotment administration.

This position will be encouraged to participate in fire.

General Job Duties for Forest Management:

  • Prepares timber sale projects in the field to include:
    • Establishing project boundaries
    • Developing silvicultural prescriptions
    • Determining logging systems
    • Designing /maintaining road systems
    • Timber marking and cruising
  • Prepares forest improvement projects in the field to include:
    • Planting
    • Herbicide site preparation
    • Broadcast burning
    • Pre-commercial thinning
    • Road maintenance
    • Land surveying
  • Prepares timber sale and forest improvement project documentation to include:
    • Writing project descriptions
    • Building GIS project maps
    • Compiling timber cruise data
    • Determining logging and road construction costs
    • Timber sale appraisal
    • Preparing contract terms
    • Developing a hazard management plan
  • Administers timber sale and forest improvement projects for compliance with management objectives, contract terms, Department policy, and applicable laws
  • Administers grazing leases
  • Supervising others
  • Participates in fire suppression and prescribed burn program

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Posting closes: 12/5/2022

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