Homer Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a Forestry Program Coordinator.
The person selected for this position will perform a variety of tasks associated with office work and fieldwork to support wildlife habitat enhancement and fire mitigation projects.
● Degree in Forestry
● Three years experience in forestry.
● Must have knowledge of Kenai Peninsula timber types; insects/diseases of Alaskan forests; tree felling and slash disposal practices; and related forestry equipment.
● Must have working knowledge of mitigating fire behavior through forest treatments, techniques that allow for increased moose forage; field safety procedures and basic training in first aid techniques;
● Must have working knowledge of contract development and administration.
● Working knowledge of the theories, principles, concepts, methods, procedures and techniques of forest management, forest engineering, and forest inventory.
● Must be familiar with GPS and basic navigational skills.
● Must have own vehicle and valid unrestricted Alaska driver’s license.
● Must be able to work from home and have excellent organizational and communication skills.
● Must be prepared to work independently as well as collaboratively.
● Must be able to meet physical demands of remote outdoor work.
The rate of pay will be $25-30/hour, depending on experience. This is a term position for two years, more years depending on funding, schedule flexible.
Cover letter, resume and 3 references may be emailed to email@example.com. Deadline for applying is May 20th. For more details, check out http://www.homerswcd.org/employment.htm.
Homer Soil and Water, under the Alaska Association of Conservation Districts, is an equal opportunity employer.