Seasonal Forest Technician I – Boscawen, New Hampshire

Forest Technician I
New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands
Boscawen, New Hampshire

Description:
The New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR), Division of Forests and Lands, has two full-time seasonal position openings for twelve (12) weeks: beginning 5/22/2020.
FOREST TECHNICIAN I
SNL # 1213 & SNL # 1296
(Forest Management Technician I)
(Labor Grade 10, $14.39 per hour)
DNCR administers a Management License on four Flood Control Reservoirs within the Merrimack River Basin, owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. These lands are managed in a cooperative manner by DNCR to sustain and protect important forest and wildlife resources.
The Forest Technicians will assist the Project Forester in forestry and wildlife habitat projects on the four properties. Duties shall include: timber stand improvement (TSI), boundary line maintenance, forest inventory, tree removal and road maintenance. When possible, training opportunities will be available in timber sale layout, harvest inspection, and occasional forest health projects.
Applicants are expected to be familiar with the use of compass, prism, and GPS. Applicants should also be familiar with the proper maintenance and safe operation of chainsaws. Duties require travel throughout the four properties and the use of personal vehicles will be required. Applicants must posses a valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation. Mileage will be reimbursed at the State Rate of 57.5 cents per mile.
This position requires at least two years of formal training from an accredited college or technical institute with a major study in forestry or wildlife. No experience is required to apply.
The positions will be based at the Central Region Headquarters, State Forest Nursery in Boscawen, NH. For additional information, please contact: James Airey, Forester, NH Division of Forests and Lands, 405 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303, (603) 796-2323 or james.airey@dncr.nh.gov
In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an official online State of New Hampshire application and provide transcripts. Online instructions and application may be found at https://das.nh.gov/jobsearch .
Transcripts may be submitted to Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Attn: Connie Sittig, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH, 03301 or via email to connie.sittig@dncr.nh.gov.
Application Deadline: Friday April 3, 2020.
THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF FORESTS AND LANDS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Application Deadline: Friday April 3, 2020.

AND CULTURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF FORESTS
AND LANDS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Additional Information: https://www.nh.gov/nhdfl/employment/index.htm

Contact Name: James Airey
Contact Email: james.airey@dncr.nh.gov
Contact Phone: 603-796-2323

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