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Forest Stewardship Manager
Post Date: 04/21/2020
Close Date: 07/15/2020
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$30,000 - $49,999


Job Description:
Position Summary:
The Forest Stewardship Manager’s primary function is to assist the Team Leader in advancing the mission of the Forestry and Fire Management Team and coordinating Forest Stewardship efforts. The Forest Stewardship Manager is responsible for supervising Forest Stewardship staff. The position is also responsible for coordinating technical and financial assistance to private landowners. Duties include coordinating technical assistance for the management and protection of native, riparian and planted forest resources, administering rural based forestry grant programs and administering the Forest Stewardship Tax Law. The Forest Stewardship Manager serves as the Forest Stewardship Program Coordinator and provides staff support to the North Dakota State Stewardship Coordinating Committee.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Forestry or related natural resource field with forest management or related natural resource courses
Five (5) years of directly related natural resource management experience
Two (2) years of supervisory experience
Valid North Dakota driver’s license
Preferred Qualifications:
Computer experience (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Aptitude for GIS, GPS and related technology
Ability to use forestry tools
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 verbal and written
Ability to work safely

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