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Resource Forester
Post Date: 01/03/2019
Close Date: 02/15/2019
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$30,000 - $49,999

Bottineau ND

Job Description:
The Resource Forester is responsible for assisting the State Forest Manager in conducting forest resource management and recreational activities on State Forest lands. The forester will assess forest stand conditions, monitor noxious weeds, and assess forest threats (insects, disease, fire). The forester will also coordinate with cooperating agency personnel to implement best management practices and install and highlight demonstration areas on private and NDFS land and assist with trail and campground maintenance. The position includes both office and field duties.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in forestry or related natural resource field and one (1) year of directly related natural resource management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Computer experience (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Aptitude for GIS, GPS and related technology
Aptitude to operate equipment such as skid steer, brush mowers and utility vehicles
Highly motivated, dedicated, outgoing, confident and ethical
Adaptable to change
Positive attitude
Ability and desire to work as part of a team and with staff and partners
Willing to travel alone, stay overnight and work in semi-remote areas
Excellent organization, prioritization and time management skills
Ability to work without direct supervision
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to work safely

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