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Forestry Program Coordinator

Homer AK

Homer Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a Forestry Program Coordinator.

 

Position Description:

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.  

 

Job requirements:

● 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.  

 

Wages:

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.   

 

To Apply:

Cover letter, resume and 3 references may be emailed to info@homerswcd.org. 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.

Posted May 6, 2020



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