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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III - 42000621

Date:  Jan 23, 2023
Location: 

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Requisition No: 757782 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III - 42000621

Position Number: 42000621 

Salary:  $43,151.19 - $60,000.20 

Posting Closing Date: 02/24/2023 

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

 

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

 

 

CONTACT:

 

Todd Knapp, (850) 681-5879

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Forestry or related field and two (2) years of professional experience in forestry; or

 

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Forestry or related field and one (1) years of professional experience in forestry; or

 

An associate’s degree in Forestry or related and four (4) years of professional experience in forestry.

 

Professional experience in forestry 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:

 

Occasional to moderate travel required.

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

The anticipated minimum hiring salary for this position is $43,151.19 annually.

 

JOB DUTIES:

 

Administration and coordination of the State Forest GIS geodatabase which includes the timber management data model and other highly technical specialized forest management computer programs.  This includes the utilization of growth and yield software and other data modeling software to provide the Florida Forest Service with timber harvest projections and appropriate scheduling of other timber stand management activities.

 

Assists the various field units with timber stand inventory technical guidance and oversight to ensure that the timber stand inventory data is collected accurately, correctly, and updated annually per the outlined standards in the Florida Forest Service State Forest Handbook. Works with field personnel to support the Forest Inventory and Sustainability System (FISS) for forest inventory, timber sales and reforestation projects. Provides technical assistance to the FISS contract manager and contractor.

 

Conducts field visits to state forests annually to review forest inventory data collection activities, conduct individual cruiser check plots, and provide technical direction as needed. Technical direction includes training and support of cruisers and check cruisers.

 

Provides support for wildfires and other natural disasters as directed. 

 

Performs related duties as required.

 

The Following Special Benefits for this Position Include

 

  • Annual Uniform Allotment
  • Annual Boot Allotment

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida

 

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck.  The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

 

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please visit www.myfrs.com;)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

 

For a complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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