**REPOST, previous applicants do not need to reapply**
LOCATION OF POSITION
Tawes State Office Building
580 Taylor Ave. Annapolis, MD 21401
Main Purpose of Job
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Maryland Forest Service, is
currently accepting applications for the Tree-Mendous Maryland and Volunteer Coordinator
position, which serves on the Statewide Urban & Community Forestry team. The position’s duties
include, but are not limited to, administering a statewide tree purchase program for public land
planting, managing the Gift of Trees program and the Marylanders Plant Trees program and
recruits new volunteer tree planting groups as well as maintaining existing groups to plant and
maintain trees. In addition, the position provides serves as advisor and DNR liaison to the Maryland
Urban and Community Forest Committee, conducts training workshops and maintains budgets as
well as databases for various programs.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an environmental science or natural resources planning, management or development.
Experience: Three years of experience in natural resources planning or applied environmental science.
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, engineering, physical geography, or the physical, chemical, biological sciences and one year of experience in natural resources planning or applied environmental science for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in natural resources planning, management, administration, development, environmental, urban or regional planning; resources economics or development; environmental system management; water or land resources planning and management; environmental landscape architecture; or the physical, biological, chemical or environmental sciences for up to three years of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the general natural resources management and biological sciences classifications or general natural resources management and biological sciences specialty codes in the general natural resources management and biological sciences field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
Unless using a Master's degree to substitute for experience, applicants are required to have at least 6 months of experience with working with nonprofits and local government’s tree planting programs including managing volunteers.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
6 months of experience with forestry and/or urban forestry field work.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees
assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to indicate that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education that is related to the position. You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
Your application is part of the examination process. You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately.
The online application is strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.
Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Courtney Blackistone at email@example.com.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.