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District Forester

Apply now Department: 3670035120 Kansas Forest Service
Job no: 507781
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Other
Categories: Agriculture, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Forestry
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Kansas State University's Kansas Forest Service is seeking a full time, Term Appointment, District Forester for the South Central District, a 16 county district known as District #6. The District Forester will be under programmatic supervision of the Agency’s Rural Forestry Coordinator.

The incumbent will provide technical forestry assistance to landowners, operators, and federal, state, and local agencies and organizations. This will include the preparation and implementation of forest stewardship and forest management plans (including tree planting, timber stand improvement, timber harvesting, the design of windbreaks and shelterbelts) and conservation tree planting plans.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Forestry or a closely related natural resource discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years forestry or related natural resources field experience

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Valid driver’s license upon employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents with application:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Current resume
  3. Academic transcripts
  4. Name and contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins by August 16, 2019

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$47,000 - $52,000  

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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