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Silviculturist Mentor/Trainer

Employer
National Older Worker Career Center
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 4, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Silviculturist Mentor/Trainer

ID:
F1GAR8-055
Location:
Atlanta
Program:
FOREST

Wage/Hr:
$40.00
Hours/Week:
10
Minimum Age:
55

Telework at home office to work on documents, reports, management, and training
plans.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience OR BA/BS Degree in Agriculture, natural
resources, agronomy, or related field of study

A valid driver's license. Ability to work independently
Knowledge of tree physiology, forest genetics, seed and seedling biology,
seed orchard management, tree nursery management, climate change, and forest
health issues specific to trees and seed orchards, and tree conservation
species.
Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
Duties:

To mentor and train Southern Research Station and staff on the National Advanced
Silviculture Program (NASP) local pine module.

Plan and organize the NASP module classroom, logistics, and field trip.
Train silviculture candidates on the NASP local pine module. 80%
Mentor staff on the NASP local pine module 15%
Mentors silviculture certification task book candidates in Region 8 through
the silviculture certification process 5%

Other:
Annual Computer Security Awareness Training. Pinyon application to access
and manage NASP files.
Travel Requirements: For pre-site visits for the training session and during
the training as well.
Overnight travel: Approximately 2 pre-site visits for 5 days/nights. One
site visit for training session 8 hours/day for 10 consecutive days.
Health and Safety Considerations: An on-site safety refresher will be
provided for the enrollee.
Required Safety Gear: hard hat, safety vest, field boots
Safety Gear Use: To train students pre-site and on-site during the NASP
local pine module training field trip.
Physical requirements: The candidate must be in good physical condition and
able to walk for site visits. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this
position.
Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

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free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced
Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW
Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal
opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in
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