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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.  



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 Deadline for applying is May 20th. For more details, check out


Homer Soil and Water, under the Alaska Association of Conservation Districts, is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted May 6, 2020

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