District Forester

District Forester
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District Forester

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Work for Indiana Grow your career with the State of Indiana With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well:being of Indianas communities every day.

About the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry:

Supports multiple uses: recreation, timber production, watershed protection, hunting, and healthy fish and wildlife populations. District Foresters can assist landowners with inspections and management plans tailored to satisfy individual forest stewardship objectives. State nurseries provide stock for landscaping, windbreaks, fire control, and other uses.

Salary Information:

This role traditionally hires at a base salary of 42,692.

About the Job: 13;
As the District Forester, you will perform specialized technical work within the Division of Forestry in the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). District 4 includes Hendricks, Parke, Putnam, and Vermillion Counties The Specialists general purpose is to ensure proper development, maintenance and utilization of forest areas in Indiana.

A Day in the Life: 13;
The essential functions of this role are as follows:

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Plans, develops and administers forestry programs which frequently involve federal, state and local agencies and private individuals/businesses
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Manages and assists in the collection of forest resource data for state and federal programs
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Provides specialized guidance and coordination in area of expertise, making recommendations to division heads for program objectives
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Lead in the training and employee development of lower level employees
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Researches new and existing programs and literature for use in the program planning
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Prepares and delivers oral and written reports and presentations interpreting the results of inventory data
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Assists with ancillary studies associated with the Forest Inventory and Analysis Program.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What Were Looking For: 13;
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Bachelors Degree in Forestry
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Specialized knowledge of botany and tree identification
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Specialized knowledge of forest mensuration and silviculture
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Specialized knowledge of computer operations including Microsoft Office and GIS software

What Youll Need for Success: 13;
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Thorough knowledge of forestry and forest management
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Thorough knowledge of program area and program administration, including rules and regulations
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Extensive knowledge of new forestry programs and ability to incorporate this knowledge in program planning
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Basic knowledge of land surveying
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Ability to supervise and direct work of others
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Ability to maintain cooperative work relationships
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Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports: 13;

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full:time employees which includes:

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Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
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Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
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Health savings account (includes bi:weekly state contribution)
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Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
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Two (2) fully:funded pension plan options
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Group life insurance
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Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
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Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
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Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
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12 company paid holidays, 14 on


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