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Forester I

Recruitment #180622-L24A-02

Introduction


Location: Antlers, OK

A resume and cover letter must be submitted with your online application. After online application is completed please fax or email resume and cover letter to the below contact.

Scott Huff
Assistant Director/Forest Management Chief
Oklahoma Forestry Services
2800 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
scott.huff@ag.ok.gov
Fax 405-522-4583

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional forestry work in assisting landowners and developing,  implementing, or administering forestry conservation and use programs and projects in an assigned district, region, or statewide, as needed.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of five levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of assigned duties, the level of expertise required to complete assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities involving beginning level professional work primarily related to providing farmers,  land owners, communities, and others with technical advice and service concerning their forestry programs and natural resource needs.  In this role they will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of forestry conservation projects in an assigned area or district.  This will include  analyzing forest resource conditions, developing recommendations and writing  forest management plans, contacting land owners and providing advice on forestry management techniques,  providing educational assistance to schools, civic groups and others, and assisting groups and local governments with community forestry projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in forestry from an accredited university, or a closely related degree in natural resource management with three years of professional forester experience which includes forest management and wildland fire management.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.

Must obtain certification by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry as a Pesticide Applicator prior to completion of the probationary period.

Must have knowledge and experience in dendrology, mensuration and a strong work ethic with good communication skills.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.

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