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PARK SERVICES SPECIALIST - 42003379

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: CARRABELLE, FL, US, 32322

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Requisition No: 48485 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: PARK SERVICES SPECIALIST - 42003379

Position Number: 42003379 

Salary:  $27,926.08 - $30,718.74 

Posting Closing Date: 02/19/2019 

PARK SERVICES SPECIALIST

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

CONTACT:

Elizabeth Christopher, (850) 697-0023

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma or its equivalent and one (1) year of experience in forest management, i.e., prescribed fire, timber marking, timber sales, forest inventory, dendrology, etc.; or

A one (1) year certificate in Forestry from an accredited college or university with coursework in both Dendrology and Silviculture (a transcript will need to be provided to verify the required courses have been completed) and six (6) months of experience in forest management, i.e. prescribed fire, timber marking, timber sales, forest inventory, dendrology, etc.; or

An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Forestry with coursework in both Dendrology and Silviculture (a transcript will need to be provided to verify the required courses have been completed).

Requires possession of a valid class E driver license.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work

history, hours worked and formal education are required to be

considered in qualifying 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.***

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:

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $27,926.08 annually.

JOB DUTIES:

Responsible for cruising timber for sales and inventory as directed verbally or in writing.  Cruising includes plot sampling, timber marking or other methods approved by the Florida Forest Service (FFS).  Maintain all records and documentation associated with data collection.  Perform normal work associated with forest technician responsibilities including assisting foresters with the analysis of volume measurements using a computer and data recorder. 

Inspect and monitor logging operations to ensure compliance by contractors.  Perform site preparation and tree seedling planting or natural regeneration inspections and monitoring to ensure compliance by contractors, as appropriate.  Perform state forest boundary maintenance.  Assist forester with miscellaneous field data collection.  Conduct live fuel moisture calculations and record keeping. 

Maintain assigned equipment such as vehicles, marking guns and technical forestry equipment.

Perform other related work as assigned.

THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED:

  • State of Florida retirement package
  • 10 Paid holidays annually
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Health insurance – State covers the majority of health insurance premiums for individual and family coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, vision, etc.
  • Tax deferred medical and childcare 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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee