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Forest Technician 8-E10 - Field Technician (statewide with multi
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Forest Technician 8-E10 - Field Technician (statewide with multi
Job Description
**This position is statewide with multiple vacancies
Immediate Openings:
Norway, Newberry and Atlanta**
Forest Technicians provide a wide range of services that include: collection of forestry data, prepare timber sales, prepare and recommend reforestation plans; control insect and disease attacks; perform fire preparedness, prevention and training; operate and maintain heavy equipment. Other duties include fire suppression, prescribed burns, out-of-state fire assignments; and cultivation work such as applying herbicide, trenching, hauling equipment and trees and completing regeneration surveys. Also assist with road and bridge construction projects. Personal computer skills are crucial to the position for the purpose of data collection and extraction, and issuance of permits and contracts.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of an associate's degree in forest technology.
*Forest*_ Technician 8_
No specific type or amount is required.
*Forest*_ Technician 9_
One year of experience performing activities related to the state forest management
program equivalent to a Forest Technician 8.
*Forest*_ Technician E10_
Two years of experience performing activities related to the state forest management
program equivalent to a Forest Technician, including one year equivalent to a Forest
Technician 9.
*Forest*_ Technician 11_
Three years of experience performing activities related to the state forest managementprogram equivalent to a Forest Technician, including one year equivalent to a ForestTechnician E10.
Alternate Education and Experience
Two years of college with a minimum of 24 semester (36 term) credits in technical subject areas related to forestry such as dendrology, forest ecology, silviculture, land surveying, aerial photo interpretation, woods safety, harvesting techniques, multiple uses of forest land, measuring forest resources, forest health, and forest management practices may be substituted for the education requirement.
Possession of a bachelor's degree or higher with 16 semester (24 term) credits in job specific or related course work qualifies for the Forest Technician E10.
Additional Requirements and Information
**Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application.**
For a copy of the position description, click HERE.
Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.
If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
Certain positions may require a criminal history background check.
**_Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications_**
Possession of the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the Secretary of State as required by Public Act 346 of 1988 to operate a designated state vehicle.
Some positions in this class series may also be assigned duties that require the application of pesticides that may require certification or registration as a pesticide applicator in compliance with the Pesticide Control Act of 1976.
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*Salary:* $16.10 - $28.86 Hourly
*Location:* Various, MI
*Job Type:* Permanent Full Time
*Department:* Natural Resources
*Job Number:* 7501-18-FRD-038
*Closing:* 4/30/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
*Bargaining Unit:* TECHNICAL (SEIU)
*Agency:* State of Michigan
*Address:* 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909
*Phone:* (800) 788-1766

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