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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III - SES - 42003102

Date: Apr 4, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 7665 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III - SES - 42003102

Position Number: 42003102 

Salary:  $40,948.18 - $47,090.42 

Posting Closing Date: 05/04/2017 

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III-SES 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER

SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***
 

CONTACT:

Jarek Nowak at (850) 681-5883 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s degree in forestry from an accredited college or university and three years of professional forestry experience, with knowledge and experience of forest management principles and techniques; or  

An Associate’s degree in forestry and five years of professional forestry experience, with knowledge and experience of forest management principles and techniques.

Requires possession of a valid Class “E” driver license.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history, hours worked and education are required to qualify for this position.  Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.  Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information***

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

The incumbent will be required to be FIA certified by the USDA FS within one (1) year of appointment.

Occasional to moderate travel required. Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed.

NOTES:

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $40,948.18 annually.

JOB DUTIES:

This is a highly skilled staff position in the Forest Management Bureau. This position is responsible for coordinating the Florida Forest Service (FFS) statewide Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (FS). Incumbent provides technical staff support to the FFS Forest Utilization Specialist.

Plans, directs and coordinates the statewide FIA Program for the FFS. Supervises field positions that conduct field data collection for the FIA Program. Incumbent travels to field sites as required to evaluate, oversee and monitor application of inventory practices and progress at permanent plot sites. Maintains records of all activities of the FIA field positions including time sheets, travel logs, mileage records, vehicle maintenance and personnel evaluations.

Responsible and accountable for managing budget/dollars/resources (staff, vehicles, computers, cell phones, etc.) of any assigned programs in an efficient and accountable manner. Responsible for ensuring that assigned program areas have operational procedures and processes which result in accountability and compliance with FFS and department policies and procedures.

With direction from the Forest Utilization Specialist, assists with the coordination and collection of field data for periodic documents published by the USDA FS Southern Research Station FIA Program including but not limited to: Florida’s Forests, Florida Timber Product Output and Use, and Florida Harvest and Utilization Study. Incumbent shall have a working knowledge of forest inventory hand and electronic tools, and USDA FS online FIA tools to collect FIA data and prepare reports as requested. Additionally, provides assistance in maintenance of the FFS Wood Using Industry Directory.

Performs other duties as requested or assigned.

SPECIAL NOTES:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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