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Professional Forester

Pacific Northwest
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR)

Location: Pendleton, Oregon

Application deadline: Open until filled (continuing to accept applications as of January 22…)

Full position description and application instructions


The Department of Natural Resources for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) is seeking qualified applicants for a professional forester position. This is a full-time position (with benefits) that is grant funded through 2025. Extension beyond this date will be contingent on future funding.

The incumbent will be responsible for enhancing and sustaining Tribally significant First Food sources through various forest management activities. The Forester(Fuels) will assist in timber sale preparation and administration, non-commercial thinning contract development and administration, timber stand improvement, and reforestation. This position will have an emphasis on developing and implementing fuels management projects, including prescribed fire. Therefore, an NWCG red card is required with the ability and willingness to train and qualify as an Rx Burn Boss Type 3 within 36 months.

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