FORESTER 3 - 09082022-36818

State of Tennessee

Lexington, TN Clarksville, TN Delano, TN and Charlotte, TN

Agriculture


Position Description / Responsibilities

Job Overview

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional forestry and/or fire management work of considerable difficulty in planning, directing, and administering forestry programs; and performs related work as required.


Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in forestry or similar natural resource curriculum that includes dendrology, forest measurements, silviculture, and forest management and experience equivalent to two years of professional forestry, wildlife, natural resources, or any other related work.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Graduate course work in forestry, wildlife, natural resources, or any other related work may substitute for the required experience, on a year for year basis, to a maximum of one year (e.g., 12 graduate semester hours in forestry, wildlife, natural resources, or any other related work may substitute for one year of the required experience).

Other Requirements

Necessary Special Qualifications: Applicants for this class must:


1.
Possess and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license in some positions;
2. Possess and maintain a Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification in some positions;
3. Pass a physical fitness test for participation in wildland and prescribed fire activities in some positions.


Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to: TN.gov/Careers (search 36818)

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