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FORESTRY SUPERVISOR II - SES - 42005038 1

Date:  Nov 30, 2022
Location: 

SANDERSON, FL, US, 32087


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Requisition No: 730682 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: FORESTRY SUPERVISOR II - SES - 42005038 1

Position Number: 42005038 

Salary:  $36,357.66 - $50,050.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/20/2022 

FORESTRY SUPERVISOR II - SES

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

 FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

 

 ***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY ***

 

CONTACT:

 

Tara Kennedy, (386) 243-6223

 

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 (an attached resume is not a substitution for the information required on the candidate profile).
  • Work history, duties and responsibilities, hours worked, supervisor, and formal education fields, etc. 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:

 

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

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

The anticipated salary range for this position is $36,357.66 - $$50,050.00 annually.

 

JOB DUTIES:

 

This is a professional and administrative position responsible for developing, leading and coordinating all forest management activities on John M. Bethea State Forest.

 

Assists with the preparing, implementing and monitoring of the John M. Bethea State Forest Resources Management Plan. Activities include directing, guiding and providing leadership in the major program areas of reforestation, restoration, geographic information systems, global positioning systems, wildlife habitat, prescribed fire, easements, land acquisition and land disposition, forest product sales and recreation. Responsible for contract management and maintaining documentation on state forest activities.  This position may be required to assist with Forest Inventory Analysis (FIA) work.

 

Provides technical assistance in developing prescribed burning plans to ensure minimum impact of smoke and maximum use of assigned resources. Ensures post burn evaluations are completed in a timely manner thus confirming sound forest management objectives are met, participates in burns conducted by helicopter, and by hand; secures the necessary training to conduct and participate in prescribed burning safely.

 

Provides technical oversight and field assistance with all areas of land management, i.e., timber management, forest inventory, reforestation, exotic species control and forest education.

 

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, environmental organizations, organized user and advisory groups and adjacent landowners to ensure cooperative efforts and gain input into the management of the forest.

 

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

 

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.

 

Performs other related work as assigned, which may include the handling of revenue.

 

THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED:

 

  • State of Florida Retirement package
  • 10 Paid Holidays annually
  • 176 Hours of Paid Annual Leave annually
  • 104 Hours of Paid Sick Leave annually
  • Health Insurance – State covers the majority of health insurance premiums for Individual & Family coverage
  • 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: Jacksonville