Description of Work
The North Carolina Forest Service is a team of professionals who provide forest protection, emergency response, resource management and environmental education to the residents and landowners of North Carolina through a variety of programs. The NC Forest Service provides services to the 100 counties in North Carolina.
The Assistant County Ranger works with the County Ranger to provide services. Position requires:
Work hours are typically 8-5 M-F. Extended times of readiness will involve evening, holiday, and/or weekend work. Must be after working hours during fire danger periods and times of emergency response. Overnight travel will be required.
Residency required with 30 minutes of assigned duty station.
Duty Station Location: 3083 US 64A, Nashville, NC 27856
This position requires the successful completion of employer provided Ranger Training.
Official NC Forest Service uniform and a State-owned vehicle will be provided to support everyday job responsibilities.
Learn more about State Employee Benefits here: https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits.
The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provide services that promote and improve agriculture, agribusiness and forests; protect consumers and businesses; and conserve farmland and natural resources for the prosperity of all North Carolinians. The Department employs approximately 2000 employees.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Associate's degree in forest management or an environmental or natural science curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution; or High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years of related experience in providing forestry services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Necessary Special Qualification: Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license required within 90 days of hire.
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