Forester I (District Forester)

Employer: Maine Forest Service
Location: Greenville, Maine
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Full position description and application instructions

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This is professional forestry work involved in promoting informed decisions about Maine's forests to a wide variety of audiences. Responsibilities of position:

  • Advises and educates landowners, loggers, and foresters about management practices that will enhance the timber, water, wildlife, and recreation resources and values under their care.
  • Inspects timber harvest sites for compliance with the state's forest practices and other land use laws, and for use of Best Management Practices; advises consulting foresters, harvesters, and landowners how to prevent violations and mitigate existing problems.
  • Delivers talks and workshops to individuals, students, clubs, other organizations, and the general public about forest resource management.
  • Writes reports and correspondence concerning forest management, answers inquiries, and performs public relations work in order to operate a district office.