There is currently one Limited Duration, full-time position open with the Oregon Department of Forestry located in John Day. This Limited Duration assignment is expected to end no later than June 30, 2019. This announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates for this position and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur. For specific questions, please contact Ryan Miller, John Day Unit Forester, at 541-575-1139.
This position is funded in the Private Forests Program by the statewide Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Contribution Agreement. The purpose of the Department's Private Forests Program is to assure the continuous growing and harvesting of forest tree species by promoting the best management practices that protect soil, air, water, fish and wildlife resources. The NRCS through the Farm Bill is investing in forest health by assisting landowners in their efforts to maintain healthy forest ecosystems.
The primary purpose of this position is to implement federal forest health and fuels reduction grants in Wheeler, Morrow, Harney & Grant County, including project layout, approval, payment request and record keeping.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Because the Department's highest priority work is a forest fire emergency, this position may be utilized during those emergencies to provide assistance in a variety of ways. That assistance may be directly aiding the emergency effort in the field or at the Salem headquarters. It also may be in providing backup to fill in for another position that is being used in direct aid to the emergency, or it may be in performing an essential function in some capacity either within this Program or elsewhere in Salem or in the field.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
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