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FORESTRY SUPERVISOR II - SES - 42000023

Date: Jul 7, 2021

Location: CARRABELLE, FL, US, 32322

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Requisition No: 393721 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: FORESTRY SUPERVISOR II - SES - 42000023

Position Number: 42000023 

Salary:  $34,501.48 - $50,050.00 

Posting Closing Date: 07/30/2021 

FORESTRY SUPERVISOR II - SES

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

 FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

 ***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

CONTACT:

Clint Davis, (850) 697-0013 or Chris Colburn, (850) 681-5954

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with a major course of study in forestry and three (3) years of forestry experience; or

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in forestry and two (2) years of forestry experience; or

Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Requires possession of a valid driver license.

 ***ATTENTION CANDIDATES***

To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:

  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

NOTES:

Successful applicant must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.

JOB DUTIES:

This is a professional and supervisory position responsible for developing, directing and coordinating all forest management activities on the Tate’s Hell State Forest. The duties require the employee to work closely with scientists, industry representatives, water management district representatives, wildlife biologists and other state and federal agencies on state land management. The employee must be capable of working independently in gathering and assembling data to effectively manage the forest.

Responsible for ensuring that assigned program areas have operational procedures and processes which result in accountability and compliance with Florida Forest Service (FFS) and department policies and procedures. 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 preparing and implementing the Tate’s Hell State Forest management plan. Activities include an all-season fire management program, forest inventory (including rare, threatened, and endangered plant and animal species), timber sales, and management of ecosystem restoration activities.  Responsible for work scheduling, contract management, and maintaining documentation on state forest activities.  Responsible for utilizing and maintaining the GIS database for the forest.

Directs and supervises work of Senior Forester, Foresters and Forestry Technicians in day to day activities; ensures that these positions are fully utilized on the State Forest and for fire management activities. 

Provides wildfire and emergency response support as directed.  Assists in the development of smoke management, wildfire prevention, prescribed fire, pre-suppression burning plans and hazardous fuels mitigation.  Assists in the enforcement of Florida’s open burning laws and regulation. 

Maintains contact with cooperating agencies and environmental organizations and organizes user groups to ensure cooperative efforts and input into the management of the forest.

Keeps abreast and knowledgeable of forestry topics, ecosystems management and rare and endangered species laws.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED: 

  • State of Florida Retirement package
  • 10 Paid Holidays annually
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Health Insurance for Individual or Family Coverage – State pays part of premium
  • Life Insurance
  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, vision, etc.
  • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available
  • Tax Deferred Savings Program available through payroll deduction
  • Uniforms provided at no cost
  • Annual Boot purchase allotment

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