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FIA Forester I

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FIA Forester I
South Carolina Forestry Commission

FIA Forester I
Location: Darlington County, South Carolina
Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:30am-5:00pm)
Starting Salary: $47,509-$50,834

Position Responsibilities:

•Under direct supervision, records forest inventory and health monitoring data on forest inventory plots with a degree of accuracy as required by the U.S. Forest Service - Southern Research Station - Forest Inventory and Analysis Unit.
•Works on a two-person forestry crew locating forest inventory plots and records inventory and health monitoring data at a minimum production rate with the degree of accuracy required by the U.S. Forest Service - Southern Research Station - Forest Inventory and Analysis Unit.
•Assist in determining ownership and obtaining permission from owner to enter property where plots are located.
•Digitally transmit completed data to U.S. Forest Service.
•Attends training sessions related to the Forest Inventory and Analysis program, Forester I position and other required or voluntary South Carolina Forestry Commission training.
•Participates in activities and/or projects in support of agency's mission and performs other duties as required.

Position Requirements:
•A bachelor's degree in forestry from a program accredited by the Society of American Foresters or a bachelor’s degree in a related natural resources field that meets the Society of American Foresters’ Certified Forester educational requirements.
•Required to be a SC registered forester within two (2) years of appointment.
•Must pass a physical fitness test of walking two (2) miles in thirty (30) minutes carrying a 25 lb. pack.
•Must obtain firefighter registration with the SC State Fire Marshall's office.
•A criminal background check is a condition of employment.

Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
Darlington, South Carolina United States
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Expires on
Desired Start Date
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