MyFlorida FORESTER - 42005057 in DUNNELLON, Florida
FORESTER - 42005057
Date: May 26, 2023
DUNNELLON, FL, US, 34431 DUNNELLON, FL, US, 34432
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Requisition No: 802143
Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services
Working Title: FORESTER - 42005057
Position Number: 42005057
Salary: $38,240.02 - $50,050.00
Posting Closing Date: 06/09/2023
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES
FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE
OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY
Mark Larson, (352) 566-5215
A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Forestry or a related field from a Society of American Foresters accredited college or university;or
Anticipated receipt of a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Forestry or a related field from a Society of American Foresters accredited college or university within six (6) months of the closing date of this advertisement. NOTE:Applicants in this category will not be appointed until they have acquired and provide final proof of receiving the required degree.
A bachelor’s and/or master’s degrees in Forestry or a related field obtained outside the United Statesmusteither:1) be obtained from a Society of American Foresters accredited college or university;or2)curriculum mustinclude at least two (2) of the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration or Forest Management. NOTE:Applicants will provide an academic equivalency evaluation obtained in the United States showing the required courses.
NOTE: ALL POSITIONS WITHIN THIS CLASS REQUIRE POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER LICENSE.
To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:
All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed (an attached resume is not a substitution for the information required on the candidate profile).
Work history, duties and responsibilities, hours worked, supervisor, and formal education fields, etc. must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Occasional to moderate travel required.
Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed.
Assists in the planning, implementation, and coordination of the harvest plan. Responsible for the administration of one-third of all timber sales in progress on Goethe State Forest and seeing that the conditions of the timber sale agreements are not violated, such as the cutting of unmarked trees, leaving an area littered, and unnecessary damage to unmarked trees during regular inspections of all sales. Responsible for the detection and control of insect and disease attacks on acres of forest land, including the administration of the forest–wide salvage sale.
Assists with the planning, implementation, and coordination of forest inventory including stand description of various timber stand conditions for the purpose of describing present stand conditions and prescribing recommendations for silvicultural and other treatments. Conducts one-third of the annual forest inventory.
Provides wildfire and emergency response support as directed. Assists in the development of smoke management, wildfire prevention, prescribed fire, pre-suppression burning plans and hazardous fuels mitigation. Assists in the enforcement of Florida’s open burning laws and regulation.
Assists the forestry supervisor and the forest area supervisor with the planning, implementation, and coordination of the prescribed burning program on Goethe State Forest.
Responsible for the planning, implementation, and coordination of reforestation on Goethe State Forest, either hand planting, machine planting, or natural regeneration.
Res Responsible for maintaining all GIS and the geo-data base of the forest.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The Following Special Benefits for this Position Include
Annual Uniform Allotment
Annual Boot Allotment
The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:
Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
Nine paid holidays and one Personal holiday each year;
State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision and other supplemental insurance options;
Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please visitwww.myfrs.com;)
Flexible Spending Accounts;
For a complete list of benefits, visitwww.mybenefits.myflorida.com.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market:Ocala