Forester 2: (Vacancies in Marion, Jackson, Hampshire, Webster and Hardy counties.)

West Virginia Division of Forestry
Vacancies in Marion, Jackson, Hampshire, Webster and Hardy counties. Mark what county or counties that you are willing to work in.
Job Category
Full time Positions
$34,261.00 - $63,382.00 Annually
Last Date to Apply
Under general supervision, works at a beginning level with specialization in the performance of technical and field work. Primary responsibility will be forest management in Marion County. Fire prevention, preparedness, and suppression; fire prevention message to media, groups, schools, and individuals; recruits, trains and checks equipping of forest fire wardens, patrollers, and firefighters; supervises and directs forest fire suppression efforts and investigates forest fires. Independently conducts spot checks and complaint investigation on logging operation, helps in logger training, and in logger assistance in regard to the logging sediment control act. Assists landowners by providing technical advice and assistance, prepares stewardship plans, and checks reports of insect and disease. Provides assistance to other agencies and employees as required. Performs other duties as requested. As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed, which may include, but is not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, or discovery of disqualifying information will result in denial irrespective of when discovered.
Minimum Qualifications Training: Associate degree in a Forest Technology program recognized by the Society of American Foresters OR a Bachelor's degree in a forestry program accredited by the Society of American Foresters. Experience: One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in the field of forestry. Special Requirement: Must have a current license as a registered professional forester or a registered forestry technician or in the process of obtaining professional licensure. Must have a valid driver's license. Must take and pass a physical examination within in the first six months of employment and submit to annual follow-up examinations. Failure to pass the initial examination will result in termination of employment. Failure to pass a subsequent examination may result in reassignment. Positions must meet the qualifications for and become a Special Natural Resources Police Officer at the earliest opportunity following employment and maintain this commission throughout the period of employment in the position. This requirement may be waived at the discretion of the State Forester.
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