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Forest Health - 2024 Seasonal Forestry Technician

North Dakota University System
North River, North Dakota, US
Closing date
Jun 21, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Temporary / Seasonal
This is a part-time or temporary non-benefited position.

Forest Health - 2024 Seasonal Forestry Technician Description and Details


* Address public and private tree health assistance requests statewide.
* Assist with insect trapping for emerald ash borer.
* Apply Forest Health sampling methods to accompany assistance visits.
* Conduct tree health surveys in communities statewide.
* Collect and manage data to assist long-term FH monitoring.
* Coordinate with Forest Health manager and full-time staff to provide field services for ongoing Forest Health initiatives statewide.

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, April 1, 2024 through September 1, 2024 (start and end date are negotiable)

Advertised Pay: Starting at $21.00/hour.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

* Experience working with landowners on forestry or related conservation practices.
* Familiarity with the use of forestry tools, forest inventory and field sampling techniques.
* Familiarity with identifying trees and shrubs common to ND.
* Knowledge and experience with various field sampling methods.
* Highly self-motivated, dedicated, outgoing, confident, and ethical.
* Ability to work safely without direct supervision.

Required: Valid driver's license.

For questions call (701)871-7887, or email

To Apply - Applications must include the following materials:

Please include within application if you are currently or have in the past 12 months been employed with NDSU, the North Dakota University System or any other North Dakota State agency. If so, include which agency/department, as well as your how many hours you work a week and in the past 12 months.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

Employment Eligibility:

NDSU determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system: What is E-Verify? New employees to NDSU must present specific identification to determine their employment eligibility no later than their first day of work. To view the identification required, please see the List of Acceptable Documents. You will be required to have one item from List A OR one item from List B and List C.

No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or

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