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Date: Jul 20, 2018

Location: DUNNELLON, FL, US, 34431

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Requisition No: 40599 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: FORESTRY SUPERVISOR II - SES - 42001094

Position Number: 42001094 

Salary:  $34,501.48 - $46,576.92 

Posting Closing Date: 08/20/2018 






Ernie Ash, (352) 395-4926 or Rick Dolan, (352) 395-4933


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.

***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.


Requires possession of a valid Class E Driver License.

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


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

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $34,501.48 annually.


Responsible for the supervision of marking, selling and administration of timber sales on Goethe State Forest and for inspecting all active timber sales and marking contracts to ensure that the terms of these contracts are not violated.  Responsible for supervision of all reforestation activities on the Goethe State Forest.

Responsible for keeping control records (timber sales, stand description, prescribed burning program) and continually updating them for the purpose of assisting the professional staff in coordinating all land management activities.  Responsible for supervision of stand description activities.  Responsible for producing state forest reports.

Coordinates the program and supervises the forester in charge of controlled burning in Goethe State Forest.  Assists in the selection of sites and accomplishment of burns.  Provides wildfire and emergency response support as directed. 

Responsible for the protection and management of the red cockaded woodpecker and other endangered/threatened species and for the control of dangerous exotic species.

Assures that all equipment assigned to Goethe crews is regularly serviced and repair records are submitted.  Ensures that forest roads are maintained and road maintenance complies with Best Management Practices and Water Management regulations.

Responsible for the detection and control of insect and disease attacks on Goethe State Forest.

Responsible for the training of timber markers and assigned foresters in land management technology and in the use of instruments and equipment.

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 Florida Forest Service and department policies and procedures.


  • 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


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: Ocala