FORESTER (PRESALES)

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-18-105
Title FORESTER (PRESALES)
Supervisor FORESTRY SUPERVISOR
Department FORESTRY
Location WELLPINIT, WA
Status REGULAR FULL-TIME, NON EXEMPT
Rate of Pay $20.19/HR
Opening Date MAY 30, 2018
Closing Date JUNE 20, 2018

SUMMARY:

The incumbent is responsible for directing and implementing preparation of timber sales on the Spokane Reservation.  Responsibilities include designing, implementing and data processing for timber cruises; development of timber appraisals; preparation of timber sales prospectus and contract; implementation of NEPA for silvicultural prescriptions and timber harvest operations; and designing and directing various data collection projects. Incumbent performs duties under the supervision of the Supervisory Forester (Silviculturist). Guidance is available as needed on unusual and/or difficult assignments; otherwise incumbent formulates his/her own work schedule on his/her own initiative and carries work to completion independently.

FORESTER LEVEL 1 (Presales)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares timber sales documents for harvest treatments and ensures Forest Officer’s Reports are complete;
  • Trainee level, works under supervision of senior foresters;
  • Basic presales field duties: timber marking, cruising, mapping and line running;
  • Assists silviculturist with reconnaissance, vegetation mapping, prescription preparation, harvest unit layout and development of marking guides as needed;
  • Assembles Forest Officers Reports for timber sales and maintains sales preparation files;
  • Creates maps with GIS for timber sale contracts;
  • Compiles cruise data to report realty or timber sale volumes;
  • Collects and processes GPS data;
  • Develops prospectus, appraisal, contract and any other documents necessary for the preparation of sales for advertisement;
  • Prescribed fire, assists as crew member or support staff;
  • Perform realty cruises and assists with appraisals;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • For specific projects, organizes and supervises the work of 3 to 4 Forestry Technicians in timber marking and other duties related to implementing realty cruises. Responsible for ensuring accuracy of data collected.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a Valid State Driver’s License and a good driving record for insurance purposes.
  • Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Forest Management, Forest Ecology or similar;
  • Familiarity with local tree species and forestry practices;
  • Training and experience in PC use: operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database software and forestry applications;
  • Training and experience in GPS applications in forestry.
  • Able to lift and carry 45 lbs.
  • Able to walk all day in steep, rugged terrain;
  • Firefighter 2 qualified for prescription burning.

OTHER:

  • 1 year experience in the natural resources field preferred.

Applications Are Available at the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department or can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

Fax (509) 458-6556

E-mail: sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or andrea.flett@spokanetribe.com

***All Applications Must Be Received in the HR Department No

Later Than 4:30pm on the Closing Date***

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A-90 Day Orientation