Fish and Wildlife Forester II

Commonwealth of Kentucky - 42327
March 30, 2021
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Fish and Wildlife Forester II
Pay Grade 14
Salary $35,246.40 - $56,394.00
Employment Type
Hiring Agency
Tourism, Arts, & Heritage Cabinet | Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
1398 Hwy 81 N
Calhoun, KY 42327 USA
Would you like to work with people who are dedicated to conserving the Commonwealth's Fish and Wildlife Resources? Do you want to be part of an agency that provides opportunities for everyone to enjoy the outdoors by fishing, hunting, boating, recreational shooting, wildlife watching or related activities in Kentucky? Join us in the exciting, innovative and rewarding environment of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR)!
Job duties include but are not limited to:
• With supervision, performs professional forestry work on over 100,000 acres of Wildlife Management Areas within the Green River Region wildlife district in connection with the monitoring and management of forest wildlife habitats.
• Plans and implements forest wildlife habitat creation and enhancement projects.
• Develops short and long term forest management plans.
We offer a great package of employee and family friendly benefits, including:
• A 37.50 hour work week (with occasional overtime required)
• Paid time off (Sick and Vacation) plus paid holidays
• Overtime/compensatory time
• Affordable health insurance with optional Health Reimbursement Account
• Life insurance
• Retirement
• Wellness incentives program
• Training/career development opportunities
• Optional deferred compensation program (401K)
• Lots of employee discounts on electronics, health and wellness, retail, travel/events/entertainment, and services/education
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in forestry.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have one year of professional experience in forestry and/or wildlife forestry
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A master's degree in forestry will substitute for one year of the required experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess a valid driver's license prior to appointment in this classification. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Working Conditions
Incumbents working in this job title spend the majority of time outdoors performing the job duties.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact L. Scott Harp at .
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D