Forester

Southwest
Posted 2 weeks ago

Employer: Philmont Scout Ranch – Boy Scouts of America

Location: Cimarron, New Mexico

Application deadline: September 30, 2019

Full position description and application instructions

Summary: Philmont Scout Ranch is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to serve as Forester. The ideal candidate will have a background in forest land management emphasizing restoration, wildlife habitat, watershed protection, and multiple uses.

Job Overview: The Forester will work with Philmont’s Director of Conservation and oversee 30 seasonal staff in the formulation, implementation, and execution of forest management activities. This will include pre- and post-wildfire mitigation, prescriptions, fuel load reduction and timber harvest, GIS, equipment management, and training related to these areas.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead development and manage the execution of forest management prescriptions including grants, permits, and other agreements using staff, contractors, and partners to meet identified land management priorities.
  • Supervision of seasonal Conservation forestry and GIS staff.
  • Assist in development of a comprehensive forest management plan to include long and short-term goals with quantifiable benchmarks.
  • And much more.

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