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Forester - Bozeman MT Montana 3/27/2024 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Bozeman, Montana

Job Description:

 

FORESTER Montana

 

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a forester.  This is a cooperative position between the NWTF and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and will be responsible for administering, implementing and promoting forestry improvements through NRCS technical assistance programs on private lands in the Central Montana.  This is a full-time, term limited position.  Duty station will be in either the Bozeman, Livingston, or Big Timber,  MT NRCS field office

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The forester position assists partners in promoting management of privately owned forested lands and riparian communities for multiple resource benefits, including forest & riparian health, wildlife habitat, fuels reduction and water quality.  The forester provides forestry assistance to private landowners, communities and public agencies to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources.  In addition, the forester will implement silvicultural practices and deliver technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction of NRCS. The forester provides forestry assistance to private landowners to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources.  In addition, the forester will prescribe and monitor silvicultural practices and deliver technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction of NRCS.

DUTIES

·      Provide multiple resource management planning that addresses significant forest and riparian health concerns on private lands through the delivery of technical assistance and available federal and state financial assistance programs

·      Develop and provide recommendations for working in forest stands and riparian areas to ensure these critical habitats are included in private lands management planning

·      Work with local conservation districts to identify and plan multi-partner landscape level conservation projects

·      Provide expertise related to management of wildlife habitat beneficial to wild turkeys, elk, deer and other wildlife species with emphasis placed on forest health, including forest thinning, invasive species control, proper grazing regimes and riparian improvements

·      Prepare and monitor forest management plans based on accepted silvicultural practices Conduct T&E reviews for NEPA/ESA compliance on Farm Bill program projects

·      Prepare forest management project contracts, providing specifications and prescriptions for forest management activities appropriate to the region

·      Develop and deliver innovative forest management techniques to landowners and cooperators through workshops, written materials, field days and educational programs

·      Provide internal review and input as requested on need, purpose and design during all stages of USDA-NRCS program forest management project planning and implementation

·      Provide or participate in trainings or presentations related to forestry, wildlife, conservation planning certification and other topics associated with natural resource management

·      Promote awareness and collaboration of state, federal and local conservation programs and planning, and acquire project support through engagement with conservation organizations, local conservation groups, industry and local communities

·      Other functions as assigned by supervisor

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Preferred candidates will possess experience working in the forest ecosystems, riparian communities and a working knowledge of wild turkeys, forest wildlife and their habitat requirements.  Knowledge of forest entomology, pathology, forest management and planning for major silvicultural types of the region is required.  Familiarity with NEPA & ESA and a working knowledge of basic surveying principles, map reading and GIS/GPS technology, ArcGIS skills and the ability to apply professional scientific techniques to the land for which responsibilities are assigned is required.  The forester will possess the ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and their peers.  The position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, to convey clear and persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Demonstrated knowledge of forest & riparian community management techniques

·         Strong organizational skills and capability to work independently with little direct supervision

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited Program or other natural resource degree with a strong forestry emphasis, or relevant experience (Applicants with a Master’s degree in forestry or education/experience in wildlife management are preferred).  Applicants within two months of graduating with a degree as listed must secure degree before date of hire.

·         Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be able and willing to:

·         Work alone in a diverse range of climatic and topographic conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures, biting insects, snakes, possibly in remote areas with limited access and amenities and other extreme conditions as warranted 

·         Walk several miles per day in the conditions described above and drive and/or ride long distances frequently.

 

Salary range is $54,757 to $77,304 per year and includes an excellent benefits package. 

 

Please visit the NWTF website (https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/b99c9a80-4ea9-408d-96cd-779e51207707/National-Wild-Turkey-Federation-Incto apply

 

Required Education:

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited Program or other natural resource degree with a strong forestry emphasis, or relevant experience (Applicants with a Master’s degree in forestry or education/experience in wildlife management are preferred).  Applicants within two months of graduating with a degree as listed must secure degree before date of hire.

Skills:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS


Preferred candidates will possess experience working in the forest ecosystems, riparian communities and a working knowledge of wild turkeys, forest wildlife and their habitat requirements.  Knowledge of forest entomology, pathology, forest management and planning for major silvicultural types of the region is required.  Familiarity with NEPA & ESA and a working knowledge of basic surveying principles, map reading and GIS/GPS technology, ArcGIS skills and the ability to apply professional scientific techniques to the land for which responsibilities are assigned is required.  The forester will possess the ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and their peers.  The position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, to convey clear and persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others. 


 

Salary:

$54,757.00 Minimum Annual Salary


Apply By:4/27/2024

Phone:8039893908

Email:mwilliamson@nwtf.net

Mailing:

770 Augusta Rd.


Edgefield, SC 29824


Posted By: Mollie Williamson

Forester - Durango CO Colorado 3/27/2024 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Durango, Colorado

Job Description:

 

FORESTER Colorado

 

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a forester.  This is a cooperative position between the NWTF and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and will be responsible for administering, implementing and promoting forestry improvements through NRCS technical assistance programs on private lands in the Southwest Colorado.  This is a full-time, term limited position.  Duty station will be in the Durango, Colorado NRCS field office

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The forester position assists partners in promoting management of privately owned forested lands and riparian communities for multiple resource benefits, including forest & riparian health, wildlife habitat, fuels reduction and water quality.  The forester provides forestry assistance to private landowners, communities and public agencies to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources.  In addition, the forester will implement silvicultural practices and deliver technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction of NRCS. The forester provides forestry assistance to private landowners to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources.  In addition, the forester will prescribe and monitor silvicultural practices and deliver technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction of NRCS.

DUTIES

·      Provide multiple resource management planning that addresses significant forest and riparian health concerns on private lands through the delivery of technical assistance and available federal and state financial assistance programs

·      Develop and provide recommendations for working in forest stands and riparian areas to ensure these critical habitats are included in private lands management planning

·      Work with local conservation districts to identify and plan multi-partner landscape level conservation projects

·      Provide expertise related to management of wildlife habitat beneficial to wild turkeys, elk, deer and other wildlife species with emphasis placed on forest health, including forest thinning, invasive species control, proper grazing regimes and riparian improvements

·      Prepare and monitor forest management plans based on accepted silvicultural practices Conduct T&E reviews for NEPA/ESA compliance on Farm Bill program projects

·      Prepare forest management project contracts, providing specifications and prescriptions for forest management activities appropriate to the region

·      Develop and deliver innovative forest management techniques to landowners and cooperators through workshops, written materials, field days and educational programs

·      Provide internal review and input as requested on need, purpose and design during all stages of USDA-NRCS program forest management project planning and implementation

·      Provide or participate in trainings or presentations related to forestry, wildlife, conservation planning certification and other topics associated with natural resource management

·      Promote awareness and collaboration of state, federal and local conservation programs and planning, and acquire project support through engagement with conservation organizations, local conservation groups, industry and local communities

·      Other functions as assigned by supervisor

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Preferred candidates will possess experience working in the forest ecosystems, riparian communities and a working knowledge of wild turkeys, forest wildlife and their habitat requirements.  Knowledge of forest entomology, pathology, forest management and planning for major silvicultural types of the region is required.  Familiarity with NEPA & ESA and a working knowledge of basic surveying principles, map reading and GIS/GPS technology, ArcGIS skills and the ability to apply professional scientific techniques to the land for which responsibilities are assigned is required.  The forester will possess the ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and their peers.  The position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, to convey clear and persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Demonstrated knowledge of forest & riparian community management techniques

·         Strong organizational skills and capability to work independently with little direct supervision

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited Program or other natural resource degree with a strong forestry emphasis, or relevant experience (Applicants with a Master’s degree in forestry or education/experience in wildlife management are preferred).  Applicants within two months of graduating with a degree as listed must secure degree before date of hire.

·         Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be able and willing to:

·         Work alone in a diverse range of climatic and topographic conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures, biting insects, snakes, possibly in remote areas with limited access and amenities and other extreme conditions as warranted 

·         Walk several miles per day in the conditions described above and drive and/or ride long distances frequently.

 

Salary range is $54,757 to $77,304 per year and includes an excellent benefits package. 

 

Please visit the NWTF website (https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/b99c9a80-4ea9-408d-96cd-779e51207707/National-Wild-Turkey-Federation-Inc to apply

 

Required Education:

 Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited Program or other natural resource degree with a strong forestry emphasis, or relevant experience (Applicants with a Master’s degree in forestry or education/experience in wildlife management are preferred).  Applicants within two months of graduating with a degree as listed must secure degree before date of hire.

Skills:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS


Preferred candidates will possess experience working in the forest ecosystems, riparian communities and a working knowledge of wild turkeys, forest wildlife and their habitat requirements.  Knowledge of forest entomology, pathology, forest management and planning for major silvicultural types of the region is required.  Familiarity with NEPA & ESA and a working knowledge of basic surveying principles, map reading and GIS/GPS technology, ArcGIS skills and the ability to apply professional scientific techniques to the land for which responsibilities are assigned is required.  The forester will possess the ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and their peers.  The position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, to convey clear and persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others. 

Salary:

$54,757.00 Minimum Annual Salary


Apply By:4/27/2024

Phone:8039893908

Email:mwilliamson@nwtf.net

Mailing:

770 Augusta Rd.


Edgefield, SC 29824


Posted By: Mollie Williamson

Geospatial Analyst Georgia 2/14/2024 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:The Jones Center at Ichauway

Job Description:

The Jones Center at Ichauway invites applications for the Geospatial Analyst position. The successful candidate will lead the further development and maintenance of the Center’s extensive GIS database and associated systems in support of the Center’s scientific research, administrative, conservation and educational programs. This position reports to the Conservation Coordinator and works with staff in Research, Conservation and IT.

This position will work onsite at the Jones Center a 28,500-acre research center is in southwestern Georgia between Albany and Bainbridge. The Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of stream and river ecosystems. Further information can be found on the Jones Center’s website www.jonesctr.org.

Job Requirements:

  • Maintaining and organizing long-term spatial datasets, GIS software and licenses
  • Creating and maintaining referenced site use and infrastructure maps
  • Conducting GIS analyses to support conservation, research and outreach education
  • Developing and delivering GPS and GIS training
  • Maintaining and updating Landcover, Long Term Monitoring and Timber inventory maps and data
  • Communicating effectively with all levels of staff
  • Working under minimal direction to independently determine and develop approaches and solutions
  • Leveraging the latest geospatial technologies to drive organizational value
  • Modernizing Center GIS capabilities for improved insights and performance
  • Integrating cutting-edge geospatial technologies like real-time data feeds, cloud computing, and advanced analytics into our organizational workflows to enhance decision-making and operational efficiency

Candidates with the following skills are preferred:

  • Unit or department wide spatial data management (long-term data collection and archiving) • Spatial analysis
  • Training and assistance in GIS, GPS, and LIDAR
  • ESRI Software Proficiency (ArcMap and ArcPro) including Story Maps
  • Field Based Submeter Mapping (e.g., Fieldmaps, Avenza)

Wages: Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive benefits package.

To Apply: E-mail a completed application to: jobs@jonesctr.org Subject: Spatial Analyst. An application can be found at www.jonesctr.org/jobs/ Send specific questions regarding the position to the Conservation Coordinator, Brandon Rutledge (brandon.rutledge@jonesctr.org). Applications submitted before March 8, 2024, will receive highest priority.


Apply By:5/14/2024


Posted By: KBrasher

Communication & Media Specialist Georgia 2/13/2024 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:The Jones Center at Ichauway

Location:Newton, Georgia

Job Description:

The Jones Center at Ichauway invites applications for the Communication & Media Specialist position. The successful candidate will assist in facilitation of internal communications efforts, provide graduate student support, and support digital and printed media creation. This position reports to the Outreach & Education Coordinator and works with staff in Education, Conservation, and Research.

This position will work onsite at the Jones Center a 28,500-acre research center in southwestern Georgia between Albany and Bainbridge. The Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of stream and river ecosystems. Further information can be found on the Jones Center’s website www.jonesctr.org.

Job Requirements:

  • B.S. or B.A degree (preferably in communications, journalism, or a natural resource-related field)
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Assist in the facilitation of employee engagement events, professional development training, and technician and student onboarding.
  • Develop productive and professional relationships with home universities’ student affairs personnel to support recruitment of diverse and high quality seasonal technicians and graduate students.
  • Support digital and printed media development including, but not limited to, social media, newsletters, publication briefs, outreach materials, and basic webpage content.
  • Coordinate communication and logistics between students/post baccalaureates in workplace and professional development training programs and staff.
  • Support internal events management.
  • oster a positive workplace culture.

Candidates with the following skills are preferred:

  • At least one year of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity or basic knowledge in wildlife, forest, and/or water resource ecology
  • Outreach, teaching, or public relations
  • Well-versed in the use of social media and other digital communications platforms (i.e. webpage, digital newsletters, popular press articles)

Wages: Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive benefits package.

To Apply: E-mail a completed application to: jobs@jonesctr.org Subject: Communication & Media Specialist. An application can be found at www.jonesctr.org/jobs/ Applications received by 3/1/2024 will receive preference. Send specific questions regarding the position to the Outreach & Education Coordinator, Rachel McGuire (rem@jonesctr.org).

The Jones Center at Ichauway aspires to fully embrace equity, diversity, and inclusion. We reject all forms of racism including overt and systemic, prejudice, discrimination or hate toward any race, ethnicity, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, national origin, veteran status, socioeconomic class, religion, or professional status. The Jones Center at Ichauway is an equal opportunity/affirmative action E-verify employer.


Apply By:5/13/2024


Posted By: KBrasher

Outdoor Products Specialist Mississippi 1/11/2024 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:JACKSON, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Outdoor Products Specialist will join a team of Product Specialists who handle a variety of responsibilities for Forestry Suppliers, Inc., including:

  • Assisting customers with product selection and product support and usage training for outdoor and natural resource professions, as well as archaeology, arborist, geology, surveying and construction, and more.
  • Attend conventions and trade shows related to natural resource and other outdoor professions
  • Provide input regarding the selection of new products
  • Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials
  • Provide other internal departments with product support knowledge as needed

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:

  • Integrity of the highest degree<
  • A utility player mentality who is enthusiastic about learning new skills and generating innovative solutions to solve work challenges and identify opportunities
  • A confident, friendly, positive attitude that shows everything you do as a welcome opportunity to learn more about Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
  • An ability to treat confidential material appropriately
  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively

The position is located IN PERSON at the company headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi, and involves limited overnight travel. This is NOT a remote position. Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, plus additional hours as needed. Competitive salary with excellent benefits with a long-time stable company.

How to Apply

Online at http://www.forestry-suppliers.com/careers/
No phone calls, please.

Required Education:

Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife management, natural resources) Required.

Required Experience:

Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife management, natural resources) and work experience

Skills:

  • Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree  (such as forestry, wildlife management, natural resources) and work experience

  • Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills

  • Ability to work with a group

  • Self-starter and capable of working well alone

  • Excellent driving record

  • Excellent office and clerical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software

Salary:

Based on education and experience.


Apply By:12/31/2024

Phone:6013543565

Email:BARLOWD@FORESTRY-SUPPLIERS.COM

Mailing:

P.O. Box 8397


Jackson, MS  39284-8397


Posted By: Deborah Barlow