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Water Resources Forester

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Water Resources Forester
Texas A & M Forest service

The Water Resources Forester is a high-profile position that works with a wide array of organizations to
advance forest watershed initiatives in Texas. This position will focus primarily on rural or metropolitan
(depending on location) forest watershed issues and is recognized as the agency expert on forest
hydrology, best management practices, and watershed management. This is a unique opportunity to
play a key role in the sustainability of Texas forests and water resources. This position works as part of a
team of five professionals across the state and reports to the Water Resources Program Leader in
College Station.
As the Water Resources Forester, you will be responsible for delivering innovative programs, creating
successful partnerships, and providing effective technical assistance to protect and enhance water
resources. This includes conducting cooperative training workshops, landowner meetings, and technical
site visits. Specifically, this position will:
- Champion the role of trees and forests in water resource management
- Represent the agency on watershed protection and water quality initiatives
- Coordinate educational workshops, tours, and site visits
- Provide technical assistance on riparian forest restoration, wetlands, and BMPs
- Conduct cooperative training programs on sustainable forestry
- Utilize GIS and computer models to advance program delivery
- Assist forest management on private and State managed lands
- Provide staff support to the Texas Forests and Drinking Water Partnership

Additionally, as one of the lead agencies for incident management in Texas, you will have an opportunity
to respond to natural disasters, helping protect Texans from harm.
Education and Experience
Required: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Forest Resource Management from an Society of American
Foresters (SAF) Accredited Program.
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Required: Valid Texas Driver’s license or ability to acquire one within 30 days of employment

Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
Houston, Texas United States,Lufkin, Texas United States
Posted on
Expires on
Desired Start Date
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