State of Maryland

FORESTRY MANAGER II (#006352)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $49,971.00-$79,996.00 Yearly


GRADE

17

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE       BARGAINING UNIT: X

NATURE OF WORK

A Forestry Manager II is one of four managerial levels of work in the field of forestry management and protection.  Employees in this classification assist a Program Chief in the areas of forest management, forest protection, State forest products use or manage a major State forest operation.  Employees in this classification supervise all personnel in a region of the State or forest directly or indirectly.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from higher-level Forestry Managers, Program Managers or the State Forester.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.  

EXAMPLES OF WORK

As Assistant Program Chief:

Directs a highly technical and specialized phase of forestry activity, such as resource management, utilization, protection and technical forestry, involving technical coordination of the regional activity in the specialized area;

Provides statewide staff assistance in such areas as entomology, pathology, forest protection, research, land surveying, recreation, 24 hour emergency forest fire coordination and evaluation of the legal aspects of forest and land management;

Maintains a continuous in-service training program for all levels of forestry employees under direct and indirect supervision;

Represents the Program Chief in meetings as designated;

Prepares a State forest budget;

May design and implement watershed runoff abatement measures;

Performs other related duties.

As State Forest Manager:

Supervises all forest management, recreation and law enforcement activity in the forest;

Directs timber sales, contract procedures and budget preparations, personnel administration and fire plans;

Provides statewide staff assistance in such areas as entomology, pathology, forest protection, research, land surveying, recreation, 24 hour emergency forest fire coordination and evaluation of the legal aspects of forest and land management;

Maintains a continuous in-service training program for all levels of forestry employees under direct and indirect supervision;

Represents the Program Chief in meetings as designated;

Prepares a State forest budget;

May design and implement watershed runoff abatement measures;

Performs other related duties.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Professional Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Professional Service positions.  Some positions in Professional Service classifications may be designated as Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Revised

March 15, 2019

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006352; EST: ; REV: 3/15/2019;

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