• Forestry Coordinator

    Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/22/2018 3:05 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1258
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Science
  • Overview

    Responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the forestry program; develops new programs and ensures communication between Pueblo Jemez leadership, department staff and forestry partners.

    Responsibilities

    • Assists Tribal Forester in the supervision and coordination of forestry staff activities; coordinates activities and staff covered by the Forestry program. Work with Natural Resources Director.
    • Compiles data pertaining to size, content, condition and other characteristics of forest strands and prepares for treatment; compiles current conditions/assessments of forests to include GIS/GPS tracking, mapping and layouts.
    • Inspects, monitors, and reports on associated forestry projects; provides recommendations for the improvement of safety, project processes and schedules.
    • Serves as interim forestry crew boss as required; assists in meeting project specifications to include forestry project prescriptions; serves as technical specialist on interagency work groups and meetings.
    • Collects and analyzes data on forests and fuels inventory to include use of forestry dendrometers, identification of plants, shrubs and trees; performs tree marking as required.
    • Responds to and participates in wildland firefighting efforts, prevention; may assist with prescribed burning.
    • Assists with forestry projects associated with herbicide application for invasive species.
    • Assists with a variety of ancillary forestry activities such as constructing erosion control barriers, tree planting, cone collecting, repair and construction of fencing.
    • Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
    • Executes manual chainsaw methods to safely cut and fall live and dead trees, shrubs and other vegetation to include hand slash pile construction.
    • Assist with developing project proposals.
    • Assist with developing regulatory approvals.
    • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff, public and federal agencies.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

     

    Education and Experience:

    Equivalent to an Associate’s degree, or higher, in forestry, Natural Resources, or a closely related field: AND at least four (4) years of experience in natural resources management.

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