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Staff Forester II

Posted on: July 26, 2018

NOTICE OF VACANCY INFORMATION – 1 Position
Texas A&M Forest Service, A Member of The Texas A&M University System

Position Title: Staff Forester II

Locations: College Station, Texas

Salary: $40,000/year min. + benefits

Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate is identified

Major/essential duties of job: This position would be responsible for assisting FRD Division leaders and program managers develop synergy between programs; assist in the development, coordination and execution of project grants; assist in developing innovative tools and technologies for advancing the agency's mission; work with current agency partners and develop new partners to increase natural resource advocacy, address state and regional issues and assist in identifying priorities for forest conservation programming.

Occasional duties: Promote the image of the TFS through community and professional activities. Other duties as assigned.

Work experience (months, years) and skills required: Must have strong writing, verbal and communication skills. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and basic knowledge of Microsoft Access and ArcView/ArcMap.

Educational qualifications/training required: Applicant should possess a bachelor's degree in forest management (or very closely related degree) and preferably an advanced degree in technical writing, English, communications, or marketing. The candidate should exhibit strong communication and writing skills. Must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment, with record within Agency standards.

Working Conditions: Routine office work but this job may require exposure to harsh environmental conditions such as wind, sunlight, rain, and temperature extremes. It may also require walking long distances, standing for extended periods, twisting, bending, reaching, kneeling, lifting and carrying heavy objects. Job stress can be frequent when confronted with deadlines of various projects, frequent travel, long hours, and adverse weather conditions.

Comments (typing speed, hours of work, etc.): In some cases overtime work may be necessary as well as overnight travel with some outdoor work.

Employment Status: Full-time position

Application procedure: Submit application, resume, and transcripts to http://tfsweb.tamu.edu/jobs

Contact Person: Shane Harrington Phone: (979) 458-6650
Department: FRDSF
Email: sharrington@tfs.tamu.edu
Location: College Station, Texas
Hiring Supervisor: Shane Harrington

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any requests for reasonable accommodation needed during the application process should be communicated by the applicant to our Human Resources Department (979) 458-6690 or by email at snoack@tfs.tamu.edu. EOE

Closing date (last day application can be accepted): Open until filled