Staff Forester I Position with the Texas A&M Forest Service

The Texas A&M Forest Service is hiring for a Staff Forester I position.

Locations:  One open position - Lufkin, Texas

Salary:  $36,000 per year plus benefits with $2,000 increase after completion of training criteria.

Major duties include: Forester will serve as forest survey crew leader and be responsible for the survey program in the assigned region.  The forester will investigate land ownership in the tax office, contact landowners, locate field plots, collect and transmit forest survey data and meet production goals.  

Occasional duties: The forester must perform related duties when required.  Forester is encouraged to be involved with local community and professional activities not specifically related to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Education: Applicant must be a forestry graduate (minimum B.S. Forestry) with a major in forest management or a closely related course of study from an SAF Accredited Forestry Degree Program. 

Work Experience and Required Skills:  GPS training, dendrology expertise preferred.  Must be able to communicate clearly. Applicant must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

Working Conditions: Requires outdoor field work.  Must be able to work overtime, with some overnight travel.  Will be in the field for extended periods of time.

Employment Status: Full-time position with full benefits 

Start Date:  As soon as a suitable candidate is identified

Application Procedure: Interested persons may obtain more information at http://tfsweb.tamu.edu/jobs  

Contact:  Chris Brown, cbrown@tfs.tamu.edu, 979-458-6630