Extra Help Land Management Specialist (Little Rock, Arkansas)

Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism- Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Little Rock, Arkansas
Job Category
Part Time Vacancies
$17.3822 per hour
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
This is a part time position that carries out on-site land management activities (such as controlled burns, mowing, tail maintenance, special species management, exotic plant species control etc.) for lands in the state system of natural areas, according to the provisions of approved management plans. Makes sure system areas are appropriately signed and signs are in good condition. Maintains boundary markings, trails, and public access and visitor facilities. Provides regular activity reports and other documentation of stewardship problems and activities as assigned. Maintains stewardship equipment (vehicles, chainsaws, mowers, fire management equipment, etc.) in good working order. Organizes and attends volunteer events on natural areas that enhance our land management program. Develops strategies to recruit, train, and retain volunteers. Maintains volunteer records, supervises, and evaluates the work of volunteers. Reviews information from agency files for assigned system areas and performs additional research to become familiar with existing ecological and public use conditions on or adjacent to state –owned natural areas. Maintains contact with neighboring landowners and volunteers for stewardship-related projects and activities. Meets with other land managers responsible for co-managing assigned system areas and/or adjacent lands to develop positive working relationships, share information, and coordinate activities. Assists the Stewardship Coordinator in reviewing management plans for areas in the system. Notifies local and state government officials of stewardship plans and activities as appropriate (i.e. plans for prescribed burns). Leads field trips and interacts with visitors and constituency groups, sharing information about specific natural areas in the system. Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.
Applicants must meet or exceed these qualifications: The formal education equivalent of bachelor’s degree in land resource management, biology, forestry or a related field; plus two years of experience in land management. Preferred Qualifications: Because of the nature and importance of interactions with neighboring landowners and local officials and volunteers, the persons in these positions must be able to communicate clearly and to establish positive working relationships. Additional desirable attributes include experience in developing and implementing biological monitoring programs and experience in working with volunteers. EOE/AA/ADA. Minorities and women encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted online ONLY via this link: https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/
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