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Forester II- Stewardship Forester

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Forester II- Stewardship Forester
South Carolina Forestry Commission

Do you have a passion for forestry? Would you like to be part of an organization whose mission is to protect, promote, and enhance South Carolina’s forests for the benefit of all? If so, the South Carolina Forestry Commission’s (SCFC) Forester II- Stewardship Forester position might be a great fit for you!

Position Title:  Forester II- Stewardship Forester


  • Develops and completes new and/or revised Stewardship Management Plans for private non-industrial forest landowners throughout the region.

  • Coordinates the plan development of private forestry consultants as well as other state and federal agency personnel.

  • Provides assistance to SC Forestry Commission foresters in plan development.

  • Coordinates the implementation of Stewardship Management Plans on private non-industrial forest lands throughout the region. Monitors landowner accomplishments to assess implementation and the provision of technical assistance to Stewardship landowners that will move them toward ""Forest Steward"" status.

  • Coordinates Stewardship educational program for assigned region.

  • Presents program information to interested groups such as landowner associations, conservation groups, garden clubs, etc.

  • Develops or assists in the development of publications, brochures, news releases, and displays associated with the Forest Stewardship Program.

  • Assists with forest management activities and agency services within the region.

  • Participates, as a volunteer, in the SCFC Physical Fitness Standards for fireline qualified employees as outlined in the SCFC Procedure Manual, and performs other related duties as required in support of the SC Forestry Commission’s mission and strategic plan.


  • A bachelor’s degree in forestry from a program accredited by the Society of American Foresters or a bachelor’s degree in forestry or related natural resources field that meets the Society of American Foresters’ Certified Forester educational requirements and two (2) years of forestry experience. 

  • Must become a SC Registered Forester within six (6) months of being hired. 

  • **A master’s degree in forestry from a college or university accredited by SAF can be substituted for one (1) year of experience.**

  • Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.

  • DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

  • A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.


Work Location: 113 Forestry Commission Drive Florence, SC 29501

$62,444.00-$70,279/ Year
Job Type
Full Time Experienced
Darlington, South Carolina United States
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