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FORESTER - 42005018
PANAMA CITY FL 32402
Category: Other
  • This job pays $30,988.62 - $34,087.56 per
  • Date: Apr 1, 2018
    Requisition No: 29251
    Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services
    Position Number: 42005018
    Posting Closing Date: 04/25/2018
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    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in forestry or related field. Course work must include the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest Management;or
    Receipt of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in forestry or related field within six (6) months of the closing date of this advertisement. Course work must include the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest Management.
    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
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FORESTER
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES
FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE
***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***
Jarek Nowak, (850) 681-5883
Requires possession of a valid Class E Driver License.
***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history, hoursworked and formal education are required to be considered in qualifying for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in theCandidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation can be attachedto provide additional information.***
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services valuesand supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualifiedindividuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Moderate to frequent travel required. Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed.
Must obtain Forest Inventory and Analysis Certification from the USFS with an 80% test score within twelve (12) months of appointment, and maintain at least an 87% check score average as determined by the USFS through check plots.
Successful applicant must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.
The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $32,988.80 annually.
This work is in forest management and inventory of forestlands in Florida as prescribed under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (FS) Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program.
Locates and/or relocates and re-establishes permanent forest plots using specialized forestry tools and equipment. Gathers, encodes, summarizes and downloads/uploads forest resource data in digital form and/or hard copy, as needed, using computerized field data recorders and computers. Specific coding of land uses, stand history, forest classification, vegetative type, ecosystems and other must be determined and encoded. Identifies forest land ownership in each county through various map features, plats, aerial photography, courthouse visits and site visits. Operates motor vehicles including, but not limited to, cars and trucks necessary to transport personnel to forest and non-forest plot locations. Responsible for fully conducting Forest Inventory and Forest Health Monitoring, Forest Utilization studies, and Timber Product Output surveys in the state of Florida, as assigned.
Produces, develops and incorporates weekly and/or monthly reports, correspondence, verbal communications, records, etc., to the State FIA Coordinator and/or US Forest Service personnel conveying information on the progress, problems, changes and/or other factors affecting the collection of forest resource data.
Provides on-the-job training for field personnel temporarily assigned to forest resource data collection. Meets periodically with others of this

job description (in state and out of state) to convey and resolve problems in local, county, state and regional forest resource data collection processes, and shares updated techniques and information critical to data collection.


Conducts various studies to supplement and improve forest data collection, statistical modeling and forest inventory processes.


Attends periodic training sessions through state, federal and private sources, as determined, to improve and update forest resource data collection techniques and to improve job productivity.


Performs other duties as assigned.


THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED:



+ State of Florida Retirement package


+ 10 Paid Holidays annually


+ 104 Hours of Paid Annual Leave annually


+ 104 Hours of Paid Sick Leave annually


+ Health insurance - State covers the majority of health insurance premiums for Individual & Family coverage


+ Life insurance


+ Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, vision, etc.


+ Tax deferred medical and childcare reimbursement accounts available


+ Tax deferred savings program available through payroll deduction


+ Uniforms provided at no cost


+ Annual boot purchase allotment



SPECIAL NOTES:


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. 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. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.


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