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Community Forest Health Technician, Trees Forever

Lake States
Posted 1 week ago

Employer: Trees Forever

Location: Marion, Iowa

Application deadline: November 12, 2020 (but still posted online as of November 16, 2020)

Full position description and application instructions

Summary:

Major Responsibilities

  • Forest Health (70% of time) – under the guidance, assistance, and training of the Iowa DNR Forest Health Forester:
    • Assist in trapping, stream baiting, survey activities, trainings, and sample collections on key forest pests as identified by the Forest Health Forester.
    • Respond to private homeowners and landowners by phone, email, or site visit related to tree and forest health concerns.
    • Work with DNR private and public land foresters and Trees Forever field staff as requested to help identify forest pest and disease issues in the field.
    • and more…
  • Community Forestry (30% of time) – under the guidance, assistance and training of the Urban Forestry Coordinator and Trees Forever:
    • Assist cities with urban forestry related activities such as city public/private tree inventories and canopy cover assessments.
    • Assist communities by conducting tree risk assessments for the benefit of public safety.
    • Provide urban and community forestry technical assistance to volunteer leaders, tree boards and other groups.
    • and more….

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