Indiana – 2 positions

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Forester Specialist, Southwest Indiana

The Forest Technician provides assistance with proper development, propagation, fire prevention, fire suppression, maintenance, and utilization of the forest area.  You will support efforts to conserve and preserve soil, water, and related natural resources. You may compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of the forest tract.  This position will serve the southwestern Indiana area.

​The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • You will collect technical forest resource data on state managed lands, private property, and/or urban areas.
  • You will analyze resource data an develops plans including inventory summaries, resource management guides, and practice plans for invasive control, timber stand improvement, tree planting, and prescribed burns.
  • You will Administer and implement forestry practices and programs which may involve federal, state, and local agencies and private individuals/ businesses.
  • You will establish and maintain public relations with landowners, communities, organizations, wood-using industries and the public.
  • You will conduct educational programs and develop educational materials for public and staff.
  • You will provide specialized guidance and coordination in area of expertise, making recommendations to division heads for program objectives.
  • You may supervise intermittent employees and/or volunteers when needed.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

https://workforindiana.in.gov/job-invite/350941/

 

Forester Specialist, East Central Indiana

The Forester Specialist provides assistance with proper development, propagation, fire prevention, fire suppression, maintenance, and utilization of the forest area.  You will support efforts to conserve and preserve soil, water, and related natural resources. You may compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of the forest tract.  This position will support the east central Indiana area.

​The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • You will collect technical forest resource data on state managed lands, private property, and/or urban areas.
  • You will analyze resource data an develops plans including inventory summaries, resource management guides, and practice plans for invasive control, timber stand improvement, tree planting, and prescribed burns.
  • You will Administer and implement forestry practices and programs which may involve federal, state, and local agencies and private individuals/ businesses.
  • You will establish and maintain public relations with landowners, communities, organizations, wood-using industries and the public.
  • You will conduct educational programs and develop educational materials for public and staff.
  • You will provide specialized guidance and coordination in area of expertise, making recommendations to division heads for program objectives.
  • You may supervise intermittent employees and/or volunteers when needed.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

https://workforindiana.in.gov/job-invite/350881/

To apply for this job please visit workforindiana.in.gov.