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FIA Staff Forester I / FIA Woodland Ecologist I

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FIA Staff Forester I / FIA Woodland Ecologist I
Texas A&M Forest Service

Major/essential duties of job: The position will serve as a forest survey crew leader and be responsible for the survey program in the assigned region. They will investigate land ownership in the tax office, contact landowners, locate field plots, collect and transmit forest survey data and meet production goals. They will also assist with local and statewide emergency response incidents.

Occasional duties: The position must perform related duties when required and is encouraged to be involved with local community and professional activities not specifically related to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Working Conditions: Outdoor field work. Job requires exposure to harsh environmental conditions such as wind, sunlight, rain, and temperature extremes. It requires walking long distances, standing for extended periods, twisting, bending, reaching, kneeling, lifting and carrying heavy objects.

Work experience and skills required: Strong dendrology and vegetation inventory knowledge preferred. Must have communication, organization, and documentation skills.
Educational qualifications/training required: Bachelor’s degree in a natural resource field (ex. Forestry, Range Science, Natural Resource Management…)

-Must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment, with record within Agency standards.
-Employee must meet and annually maintain a physical fitness standard which includes successfully completing a two mile walk in 30 minutes or less with a 25 pound pack and obtaining required NWCG training and Red Card Certification.
-Must be able to work overtime, with some overnight travel.
$51,000/year min. + benefits with $2,000/year increase after completion of training criteria.
Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
La Grange, Texas United States
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Expires on
Desired Start Date
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