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District Forester 1

Northeast
Posted 2 months ago

Employer: Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Maine Forest Service

Location: Island Falls, ME

Application deadline: January 21, 2022

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Summary:

This is professional forestry work involved in promoting informed decisions about Maine’s forests to a wide variety of audiences and administering a service forestry program in an assigned district.

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 public about forest resource management.
  • Writes reports and correspondence concerning forest management, answers inquiries, and performs public relations work to operate a district office.

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