Forest Management Technician (Reforestation Technician) – Oregon

Oregon Department of Forestry
Tillamook, Oregon
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$2586.00 - $3,664.00
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Last Date to Apply
Do you have knowledge and experience with reforestation and young stand forest management and basic forestry related skills? Are you interested in Seasonal work? Do you enjoy working with a team? If this sounds like you, please consider joining our team. The Oregon Department of Forestry is currently hiring two (2) seasonal, full-time positions located in Tillamook. These positions will generally work from November through April 15, depending on planting season. There may be seasonal housing available. For specific questions regarding these positions please contact Erick Finnell until September 13th, Reforestation Supervisor, at 503-815-7023. After September 13th and until September 23rd, please contact Joe Travers, at 503-815-7030. The Oregon Department of Forestry's (ODF) Mission is – To serve the people of Oregon through the protection, management, and promotion of a healthy forest environment, which will enhance Oregon's livability and economy for today and tomorrow. ODF is a multi-programmed, multi-funded public agency chartered and structured to administer the forest laws and policies of the State of Oregon, within the framework of sustainable forests, for the benefit of all Oregonians. The Oregon Department of Forestry: Serving Oregonians by protecting Oregon's forests. What will you do: You will carry out technical forestry tasks associated with unit goals, goals which contribute to the mission of the Oregon Department of Forestry, as assigned by the Reforestation Unit Forester. For a complete list of duties and working conditions for these opportunities, please click here. The Department's highest priority work is a forest fire emergency, this position may be utilized during those emergencies to provide assistance in a variety of ways. That assistance may be directly aiding the emergency effort in the field or at the Salem headquarters. It also may be in providing backup to fill in for another position that is being used in direct aid to the emergency, or it may be in performing an essential function in some capacity either within this Program or elsewhere in Salem or in the field.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR: Experience in reforestation methods and plantation maintenance operations. Experience conducting stocking surveys, planting inspections, herbicide applications, or pre-commercial thinning operations. Good computer skill and the ability to work effectively with a variety programs (Geographic Info Systems/GIS and Microsoft Office - Word, Excel & Outlook.) Experience with reading and interpreting maps. Experience with data collection and recording. Demonstrates ability to be highly motivated working independently and efficiently on multiple tasks and issues. Eighteen months of experience working in the field of forestry, forest management, reforestation, or natural resources; OR Associate Degree in Forestry, Forest Engineering, Forest Management, Forest Recreation or a related natural resource field of study; OR An equivalent combination of education and experience. HOW TO APPLY Visit, select "Look for jobs" and type REQ-19760 in the search box. You will then be able to view full announcement and apply online.
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