Salary: $47,189 - $69,739 per yr USD
Foresters perform professional duties in forestry, natural resource management and conservation, fire prevention and suppression, and related areas. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This position will be stationed at one of three Nevada Division of Forestry Conservation Camps: Carlin, Ely or Wells. The Division of Forestry's mission is to provide professional natural resource and wildland fire management services to enhance, conserve and protect forest, rangeland and watershed values, endangered plants and other native flora. Under the supervision of the Northern Region Resource Management Officer, the position is responsible for implementing the natural resource program in the Nevada Division of Forestry's Northern Region (Elko, White Pine, Lander and Eureka counties). This position will, through collaboration and cooperative efforts, provide technical assistance to private landowners and state, tribal, and local governments, through natural resource program areas including but not limited to fuels management, biomass utilization, post-fire rehabilitation and restoration, urban and community forestry, rangeland watershed and forest stewardship, protected plant management, and restoration plant materials. This position will make landowner contacts, create project plans, conduct archaeological surveys and threatened and endangered species clearances, obtain all necessary landowner waivers and permits/variances, coordinate crews for project work, and monitor crews and/or contractors for project compliance. Project management activities will require regular travel throughout the region, the ability to work independently, and may involve work in arduous terrain and inclement weather. This position will also provide technical training on currently accepted natural resource management techniques to general public, professional, and internal staff audiences. The position is state general funded. For additional information, please refer to http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf-jobs/full-time-jobs/. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
Announcement Number: 39931
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.