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Forester II - Stewardship Forester

Employer
State of South Carolina
Location
Harbison, South Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Sector
Government
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forestry
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job Responsibilities

Develops and completes new and/or revised Stewardship Management Plans for private non-industrial forest landowners throughout the region. Coordinates the plan development of private forestry consultants as well as other state and federal agency personnel. Provides assistance to SC Forestry Commission foresters in plan development. Coordinates the implementation of Stewardship Management Plans on private non-industrial forest lands throughout the region. Monitors landowner accomplishments to assess implementation and the provision of technical assistance to Stewardship landowners that will move them toward "Forest Steward" status. Coordinates Stewardship educational program for assigned region. Presents program information to interested groups such as landowner associations, conservation groups, garden clubs, etc. Develops or assists in the development of publications, brochures, news releases, and displays associated with the Forest Stewardship Program. Assists with forest management activities and agency services within the region. Participates, as a volunteer, in the SCFC Physical Fitness Standards for fireline qualified employees as outlined in the SCFC Procedure Manual, and performs other related duties as required in support of the SC Forestry Commission's mission and strategic plan.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A bachelor's degree in forestry from a college or university accredited by the Society of American Foresters and two (2) years of forestry experience. Must become a SC Registered Forester within six (6) months of being hired. A master's degree in forestry from a college or university accredited by SAF can be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

Additional Comments

The assigned work center will be located at 113 Forestry Commission Drive Florence SC 29501.

Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.

DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to

operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving

record.

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The South Carolina Forestry Commission (SCFC) is committed to equal opportunity and

nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, religion

gender, pregnancy, genetic information or military status (including reserves).

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