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Land Management Technician

St Johns River Water Management District Green Cove Springs, Florida
Job Type Paid permanent

Land Management Technician

Bureau of Land Resources

Job Summary:

This is work providing technical assistance to the District's forest, fire and land management programs.

Job duties include:

  • Operates and maintains fire management equipment under a wide variety of conditions to install and maintain pre-suppression firelines; ensures that firelines are in compliance with the applicable Silvicultural BMP's; provides dozer/plow equipment stand-by during prescribed fire operations; assists with wildfire suppression operations.
  • Assists with forest and land management projects including marking timber, cruising timber, site preparation, and reforestation; conducts wildlife and plant surveys, trail maintenance, and boundary maintenance projects; assists with the coordination of contractors to ensure contract specifications are followed.
  • Operates and maintains equipment utilized in support of fuels management and restoration projects such as farm tractors with mower, roller choppers, harrows, tillers, mulchers, Marsh Masters, airboats, etc.
  • Performs administrative tasks including the submission of weekly schedules, time sheets, monthly activity reports; attends various meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

        A high school diploma or G.E.D., and two years experience in natural resource management. Candidate must hold and maintain a valid Florida Class A Commercial Driver License with N endorsement or the ability to maintain within six months from date of hire. An Associate degree from and accredited college in biology, forest technology, or related field can substitute for required experience.

SJRWMD has determined this to be a mandatory-testing position as described in Section 440.102, Florida Statutes. Any offer of employment for a mandatory-testing position will be contingent upon successfully passing a drug screening paid by SJRWMD. The SJRWMD Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for review in the Careers section at www.sjrwmd.com.

HOW TO APPLY

The St. Johns River Water Management District only accepts online applications through the District’s website:  www.sjrwmd.com/jobs 

If you encounter technical difficulties regarding the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Recruiter at 386-329-4282 for assistance

Additional Details:

Base Salary: $30,992.00

Your application will receive careful consideration and, if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace

Closing Date: Open until filled

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