Environmental Protection Forester 2 (35 Hour) – Harwinton, CT

Environmental Protection Forester 2 (35 Hour)
CT Dept of Energy & Environmental Protection – Forestry Division
Harwinton, CT

Description:
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Division of Forestry this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in forest resource management and protection activities. Works independently providing technical assistance to private and municipal woodland owners for the Division of Forestry; Develops and implements USDA Forest Stewardship, Urban and Community Forestry plans. Prepares and inputs grant narrative accomplishments; Coordinates and conducts educational workshops for interested groups regarding various aspects of forest management, current-use woodland taxation, forest insects and disease, and other natural resource issues; Acts as a Department representative at technical and professional meetings; Provides statewide coverage to the USDA Forest Stewardship Program through the collection and reporting of forest management plans written to USDA Forest Stewardship Plan writing standards in SMART, the USDA national reporting database; Assists managing USDA Forest Legacy program including public outreach, technical assistance, and annual easement monitoring; May assist Land Acquisition Division and Forest Planner with natural resource assessments and resolution of easement violations; May lead and assist in fire prevention and control activities including the training and direction of fire wardens and crews; may be required to assist other states or federal agencies on emergency assignments; performs related duties as required; Performs miscellaneous administrative duties: uses personal computer (write reports, databases, GIS); Responds (e.g., written & orally) to correspondence & inquiries; Provides recommendations to supervisor & staff on assessment of programs to improve efficiency; reviews plans & documents prepared by others; Applicants must have and maintain the agility, endurance and physical ability to perform the required work. A physical examination may be required prior to and/or during employment in this class; Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or personal harm from on-site field conditions and a moderate degree of discomfort from year round weather conditions; Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

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Contact Name: CT DEEP Human Resources
Contact Email: DEEP.HumanResources@ct.gov
Contact Phone: 860-424-3006

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