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Any undergraduate student in the College of Forest Resources may apply for an internship for credit. Students who have an open elective may use the internship course as a part of their program. In addition, full semester internships will only be eligible for three credits, given that other requirements are met. Students can only receive credit for one internship during their undergraduate program.

Students are also required to
  • Be juniors or seniors
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 2.50
  • Apply at least two weeks prior to the pre-registration period of the semester
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Intern Mississippi 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Southern Forestry Consultants

Location:Gulfport, Mississippi

Job Description:

I'm a consulting forester for Southern Forestry Consultants and its subsidiary Wiregrass Ecological Associates. We are looking for interns that may be interested in gathering forestry experience in the professional workspace. Duties would include timber cruising, urban tree inventories, treatment for invasive plant species, etc. My office is based out of Gulfport,MS with many of the jobs being in and around that area. For more information please contact me via cell phone: (850) 727-3444 or email: shendley@wiregrasseco.com.


Apply By:6/30/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Research Ecologist (Post Doc) Multiple States 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/

About This Position:
This position is anticipated to be advertised at the GS-11/12 grade, however the outreach database list it at the highest grade level (GS-12). The incumbent will use existing data, including long-term silvicultural research data, FIA data, and existing stand dynamics models to forecast stand dynamics and outcomes related to species composition and associated production of ecosystem services across upland hardwood forests of the Southern region. Determining priority areas for sustainable management is a cross-boundary issue that will link desired ecological and economical outcomes at many levels and will be relevant to millions of acres of state, private, and federal land across the South. This incumbent will use a multitude of calibration, parameterization, and model validation techniques, as well as perform necessary sensitivity and uncertainty analyses to provide quality model outputs and understanding of model response relating to forecasting upland hardwood regeneration potential across the broad and complex landscape of the Southern region. The scientist will examine model input and calibration data from a data quality perspective, including assessing spatial and temporal scaling issues in a geographical context. This will require analyzing spatial data in a geographic information system (GIS) as well as creating and utilizing models in a computer programming environment, e.g., using python, R, or C++.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact Chris Oswalt at the following email address: christopher.oswalt@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Ecologist / Forester / Analyst Tennessee 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Location:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/

About This Position:
This 9-factor (non-RGEG) scientist would be on the Resource Analysis section. They would be assigned natural resource data collection, analysis and interpretation duties, and potentially support work on digital reporting platforms.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact Tom Brandeis at the following email address: thomas.j.brandeis@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Biological Scientist / Data Summarization Supervisor Tennessee 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Location:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/

Brief Description of Duties:
Analyzes data and information to address complex resource issues. Provides advice and responds to frequent, often complex user requests. Works with a variety of teams and clients to coordinate information flow. Participates in the design, development, and maintenance of existing natural resource inventory databases. Develops, promotes, and follows data governance activities such as cataloging data, contributing to metadata management, data lineage, and data quality. Supervisory duties 20% or less of the time.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Turner at the following email address: jeffery.turner@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Technician / Data Manager Tennessee 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Location:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/

About This Position:
The Data Manager works under the direction of the Information Management Section Head and reports to the Data Review and Summarization Supervisor. The position is responsible for the assisting with the planning and performing quality assurance and review of pre-field and post-field data management functions within the Information Management Section. The position promotes and follows data governance activities such as cataloging data, contributing to metadata management, data lineage, and data quality. The position provides external and internal customer support to fulfill data requests, including spatial data requests. The full performance level at the GS-09 position includes testing of pre-field FIA data management applications.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Turner at the following email address: jeffery.turner@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Data Scientist Tennessee 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Location:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/

About This Position:
Advising on the potential benefits/uses of automation to improve the efficiency of program operations include the following:

  • Analyzing a variety of data sources to provide data-driven insights to the organization to streamline processes.
  • Analyzing and evaluating (on a quantitative and/or qualitative basis) the effectiveness of line program operations in meeting established goals and objectives.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of organization based on data findings to improve operations.
  • Analyzing management information requirements to develop program or administrative reporting systems including the systems specifications, data gathering and analytical techniques, and systems evaluation methodology.
  • Applying a combination of computational and machine learning methods to new or big data to identify new insights using next generation analytical tools.
  • Combining, analyzing, and interpreting large and/or complex data sets to develop data-driven organizational solutions.
  • Conducting data extraction by using computer programing without preset specifications.
  • Conducting in-depth analysis of data and disseminating the results of those analyses.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeffery Turner at the following email address: jeffery.turner@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Tennessee 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Location:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/

About This Position:
The incumbent will provide support to the National resources use monitoring team (Timber Products Output and Logging Utilization) which would benefit from assistance with data management and analysis, to help support all regions and national reporting. The position would assist with sample selection and data processing tasks, including survey response analysis and non-response adjustments. Assisting with tabular and spatial data management and organization, helping implement effective data management systems and evaluating methodology for efficient resource use data collection, administration, and analysis. The incumbent will also assist with data visualization and delivery and will be charged with updating ancillary datasets by compiling and summarizing information from various sources.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact Consuelo Brandeis at the following email address: consuelo.brandeis@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

County Arborist Georgia 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forsyth County Planning & Community Development

Location:Forsyth County, Georgia, Georgia

Job Description:

POSITION INFORMATION:

The purpose of this classification is to implement all County activities and programs related to tree protection and preservation, including enforcement of all applicable County ordinances through plan review, site inspections, and public education.

Forsyth County, Georgia, is located 25 miles north of Atlanta with a population just over 250,000. The county has been one of the fastest growing counties in the nation and draws new residents through proximity to multiple job centers, an excellent public school system and a strong network of public parks as well as a robust housing market. Forsyth County borders Lake Sidney Lanier and is ideally located between Atlanta and the Blue Ridge mountains of North Georgia, which provides recreational opportunities throughout the year.

JOB SUMMARY

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
 
Coordinates daily work activities of subordinates and other County personnel as assigned for specific projects; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.
 
Interprets, explains, applies, and ensures compliance with provisions of County ordinances pertaining too tree preservation, tree protection, and tree replacement; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
 
Reviews architectural drawings, tree protection plans, and related documents in relation to tree preservation; verifies compliance of plans with tree preservation/protection ordinance; approves or disapproves tree plans as appropriate; discusses problem areas and corrective actions with applicants.
 
Conducts site inspections during all construction stages to ensure compliance with approved plans relating to tree protection and tree replacement; evaluates condition/health of trees; determines hazardous conditions involving trees; conducts compliance inspections of commercial properties one year after completion of construction.
 
Provides technical assistance and information to developers, landscapers, property owners, the public, or others regarding tree preservation/protection guidelines, ordinances, plan reviews, procedures, documentation, or other issues; meets with clients at sites or in office; responds to questions and complaints; researches problems/complaints and initiates problem resolution.
 
Develops educational programs to provide information on tree preservation/protection issues to the community; prepares presentation materials and delivers presentations to various groups; distributes brochures and educational materials; identifies species of trees, evaluate tree condition/health, and provides advice on trees to homeowners.
 
Provides recommendations for updating/revising tree ordinance.
 
Coordinates work activities with those of other departments, contractors, outside agencies, or others as needed; reviews tree plans with County inspectors and planning staff as needed.
 
Attends various meetings; serves on Tree Commission or other committees as needed.
 
Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Forestry or closely related field.

Required Experience:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


Education requirements supplemented by three (3)
years previous experience and/or training that includes forestry, tree
preservation, landscape architecture, site plan review, code compliance, and
personal computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education,
training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and
abilities for this job. 


Must possess and maintain valid Certified Arborist
certification from International Society of Arboriculture. 


Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s
license.


Salary:

$51,613.00 - $68,387.00 Annually


Apply By:8/8/2022

Phone:770-781-2115

Email:hpsparkes@forsythco.com

Mailing:

For the full announcement and to apply for this position, please visit:


https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/forsyth


Posted By: Heather Sparkes

Forester Multiple States 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/

About This Position:
Forester with the Resource Use section dealing with all aspects of Timber Product Output (TPO) and Harvest Utilization studies. Main duties include but not limited to collecting, editing, processing, and analyzing both data sets including how they compare to and compliment the FIA removals estimate. Also provides support to the National Resource Use Monitoring program.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact James Bentley at the following email address: james.bentley2@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Supervisory Biological Scientist - Section Head Tennessee 6/8/2022 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service

Location:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Description:

Forest Inventory & Analysis Program:
This position is under the oversight of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) unit of the Southern Research Station. The McSweeney/McNary Forestry Research Act of 1928 established FIA by directing the Secretary of Agriculture to make and keep current a comprehensive inventory and analysis of the Nation’s forest resources. Nationally speaking, FIA is a comprehensive field-based inventory of all forest ownerships for each of the 50 states, affiliated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands and we conduct extensive collaborative research to develop and use the latest technology in remote sensing and field measurement. Currently, we collaborate with more than 550 federal, state, university, and other professional staff to efficiently deliver the FIA program. We provide public access to current and historic resource data through online tools with more than 100,000 data accesses annually. For a more comprehensive look at the national FIA program, you can go to the following website: https://www.fia.fs.fed.us/

The southern region provides a wide diversity of ecological communities. For more information about the SRS FIA unit, you may go to the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/srsfia/About

This Position:
This position is the Team Leader/Section head for an Resource Analysis section within the Southern Research Station Forest Inventory and Analysis research work unit. The position will supervise and lead 4-factor (RGEG) and 9-factor (non-RGEG) scientists. The scientist would work on natural resource data collection, analysis and interpretation issues as assigned. This position would also assume the national-level Analysis Band and Core Band Lead duties for the Southern Region and other natural resource program coordination and liaison functions.

How To Respond:
Interested candidates who respond to this outreach notice will automatically receive a copy of the job announcement once it has been posted. Please utilize the response option below. If you need any additional information, please contact Tom Brandeis at the following email address: thomas.j.brandeis@usda.gov


Apply By:7/6/2022


Posted By: KBrasher