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Other Employment Opportunities
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Posted: November 11, 2013 |
Position: Program Manager Position in Program on Private Forests
Organization: Yale Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry environment.yale.edu/gisf/
Location: New Haven, CT
18 Month Position with Potential for Extension. The Program Manager will primarily be responsible for “Tools for Engaging Landowners Effectively (TELE),” a research and education program that produces tools and information to enhance the ability of natural resource professionals to reach more family woodland owners with effective messages, services and programs. The program is being expanded with support by a grant from the USDA Forest Service. The majority of the program manager’s time will be devoted to expanding the program, including new research, outreach and educational initiatives.
To Apply: For more information and to apply, visit Yale's STARS on-line human resources website, click on Search openings and search job openings using 23262BR as STAR's Requisition number.
Posted: October 31, 2013
Position: Watershed Stewardship Program Manager
Organization: Wallowa Resources
Location: Enterprise, OR
The Watershed Stewardship Program Manager is responsible for development, implementation,
monitoring and reporting of the Watershed Stewardship Program (WSP) activities.
include the Wallowa
Canyonlands Partnership (WCP),
and stewardship contracting (including
forest health and fuels management,
stream protection and
etc.). Opportunities to support landowners individually or collectively are pursued on a case
by case basis and as funds and resources allow. Examples include aspen restoration, irrigation systems,and elk management.
The WSP Program Manager shall
that maintain or enhance Wallowa County’s natural
resources while providing local employment opportunities or that provide value and benefit to working
landscapes. The WSP Program Manager shall work with Wallowa Mountains Institute (WMI) Program
Manager and staff as well as community partners to identify
priorities for applied
monitoring to inform, improve or evaluate local and regional policy and/or management. Monitoring to
measure program success and impact (ecological and economic) is to be an inherent part of all WSP
To Apply:SEe the full job announcement on-line at http://www.wallowaresources.org/images/pdf_docs/stewardship/JobAnnouncement_WSPManager_Oct2013.pdf
Deadline: Monday, November 18 at 5pm
Posted: October 4, 2013
Position: District Forestry Manager
Organization: Vermont Department of Forests Parks and Recreation
Location: Rutland or Springfield, VT ANR Regional Office
This is a supervisory and management position critical to the overall mission of the Forestry Division. District Forestry Managers are responsible for the supervision of district staff and overseeing the accomplishment of projects and activities across all program areas. The position responsibilities include District I covering Windsor and Windham counties, and District II covering Rutland and Bennington counties. The official workstation can be either at the Rutland or Springfield Regional Office. Education and Experience requirements include a Bachelor\'s degree in forestry or a natural resources field and four (4) years or more at professional level in forestry or a natural resources field, including supervisory responsibilities. A Master’s degree or higher in forestry, natural resources or public/personnel administration and two (2) years or more at professional level in forestry or a natural resources field, including supervisory responsibilities can be substituted.
To Apply: The application may be accessed at http://humanresources.vermont.gov You’ll note at the top left is where “job seekers” can go for information about jobs.
Deadline: The recruitment period has been extended until October 25, 2013.
Posted: August 27, 2013
Position: Forester II
Organization: State of Vermont
Location: St Johnsbury, VT
This is a County Forester Position for Orleans County. This position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to translate and explain forestry terminology to landowners and consultants.
Preference will be given to candidates:
1.) who have experience working with private non-industrial forest landowners on plan writing or timber management.
2.) who have experience or considerable knowledge of Vermont's Use Value Appraisal Tax program.
3.) who have experience with spatial data base systems and programs, including database input/updates, template development and management, creating data products.
4.) who have knowledge or experience of tree health, silviculture and/or timber sale operations.
General Job Description
Forestry work at a professional level for the Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. Duties involve professional forestry work on private and public lands, the application of environmental sciences to analyze, review, prepare and implement forestry policies, management plans, and stewardship activities, and the application of technical and scientific data in a variety of department regulatory, non-regulatory, and state and federal programs. Foresters provide professional forestry advice, technical assistance and education to the public, and conservation education to the public. Foresters conduct forest health research and protection projects, manage & conserve forest ecosystems, produce renewable timber resources, create wildlife habitat, protect water quality, map forest resources, manage urban forests, cooperate with user groups and manage recreational opportunities on public lands. Some positions in the class may supervise classified, temporary, or contractual employees at a lower level on a project basis. Work at this level differs from higher-level foresters in the scope of projects and level of independence and from lower level foresters in the level of expertise and breadth of knowledge required. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher-level forester, or administrative superior.
To Apply: Below is a job posting that is currently posted on Recruitment’s website under ID 613324. You must apply on-line to be considered for any position. Log in on Employee Self-Serve and then select “recruiting activities” and “careers” to view all job openings in state government.