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Forest Specialist – Urban Forestry Coordinator (2 openings)

Lake States
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Location:

  • The Coordinator assigned to the northcentral region is located in Wausau or Rhinelander, Wisconsin
  • The Coordinator assigned to the west region is located in Eau Claire, La Crosse, or Spooner, Wisconsin

Application deadline: September 14, 2021 at 11:59 CT

Full position description and application instructions

Summary:

The Urban Forestry Coordinator develops, administers, and implements the urban forestry assistance program in partnership to maintain or increase public and private urban forest canopy to supply the full array of benefits. This position is the technical expert and thought leader for the Division in this Urban Forestry service area, setting the pace for the Division through leadership, innovation, adaptation, best practices, and transfer of knowledge. The Urban Forestry Coordinator is a key internal and external consultant for staff, leadership, inter-divisional teams, and partner groups. This position maintains cutting-edge knowledge and expertise by staying abreast of current research and maintaining an effective professional network to increase the capacity of partners to provide urban forestry services.

Responsibilities:

  • 45% Coordinate Urban and Community Forestry Program
  • 20% Assist in Policy Development and Grant Projects
  • 10% Provide Technical Expertise and Guidance in the Collaborative Development of Training
  • 10% Manage Internal and External Partnerships
  • 10% Monitor, Manage and Improve Urban Forestry Program Performance
  • And more…

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