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.
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.
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level for performing various forest management, fire prevention, conservation, urban forestry or other similar duties involving professional forestry work. This may include responsibility for development of special forestry projects or programs as assigned, and supervision of volunteers, administrative personnel, lower level foresters or others in a lead worker capacity.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree in forestry PLUS three years of professional forestry experience.
Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel associated with the position (some overnight and out of state travel may be required). Certification by the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry as a pesticide applicator must be obtained prior to the completion of the probationary period.
Scores based on:
100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire