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OPS Park Services Specialist

Date: Jun 13, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32304

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Requisition No: 38114 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: OPS Park Services Specialist

Position Number: JBB06132018 

Salary:  $14.10 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 06/20/2018 

OPS PARK SERVICES SPECIALIST

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY---
THIS IS A FULL-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION***

CONTACT:

Randy Gregory, (850) 681-5957

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, and six months of experience as described above; or

An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Forestry with coursework in both Dendrology and Silviculture.

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:

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

The hiring salary for this position is $14.10 hourly.

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.  Assist forester with miscellaneous field data collection.

Performs other state forest management activities including prescribed burning, road work, boundary maintenance and non-native invasive plant control.

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

Perform other related work as assigned.

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