Forestry Education Outreach Specialist
LEAF - The Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Education Program
Responsibilities: The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is seeking a Forestry Education Specialist for the LEAF Program (Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Education Program). This position serves as a staff member of the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education and the LEAF Program. The Forestry Education Specialist will work with other staff members to research, develop, implement, and evaluate digital resources for K-12 teachers and students. This creative position will serve as web author, administer on-line courses, and develop public relations mechanisms. The Forestry Education Specialist will also participate in outreach activities such as conference presentations, LEAF special events, and LEAF workshops.
Requirements: The following qualifications are required: Bachelorís degree in environmental education, science education, education, or a degree in natural resources with education experience. Extensive computer experience including experience in one or more of the following: website development and administration, development and manipulation of digital resources such as photos/video, development of print education materials, and newsletters. Qualified individuals must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to express information and procedures clearly in writing. Successful candidate must be creative, resourceful, highly organized, a problem solver, and able to work well both behind a computer and in front or with people. Demonstrated ability to work alone and as part of a team required.
To Apply: Please send hard copies (no emails) of a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae or resume, copies of transcripts, two letters of reference, and the name, address, and telephone numbers of two additional references to the following address.
Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience
Deadlines: Screening of applicants will begin February 1, 2007
Sarah Gilbert - LEAF
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Seasonal Forest Inventory Positions (4)
Responsibilities: The Douglas County Forestry Department manages 270,000 acres of land in northwest Wisconsin. These positions will perform forest resource inventory on a portion of the Douglas County Forest. Stand examination information obtained would consist of tree species, tree diameters, tree heights, stand age, basal area, soil type, timber volumes, habitat type, site index, insect and disease damage.
Requirements: Forest measurement abilities should include use of compass and pace, clinometer, diameter tape, basal area prism, dendrology, plant identification and habitat typing, aerial photograph interpretation and land navigation reading maps. Familiarity or knowledge of GPS systems and data recorders beneficial. Ability to work in varied terrain and adverse weather conditions. Must possess a valid driverís license. Desired Traits: Keen attention to detail, initiative, strong work commitment, ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
To Apply: Submit a Douglas County Employment Application. Employment applications are available at: http://www.douglascountywi.org or you may contact the Human Resource Department.
Benefits: $11.00 Hourly
Deadlines: February 2, 2007
Douglas County Human Resource Department
1316 N. 14th Street Ė Suite 301
Superior, WI 54880
LAKES TIMBER PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION
Responsibilities: The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA), Rhinelander, WI will be accepting resumes and letters of interest for the position of Training, Certification and Safety Division Manager.
Major duties will include directing a state-wide logger training program, master logger certification © program, supervising four employees, implementing a strategic plan, budget development and implementation, administering Forest Industry Safety and Training Alliance (FISTA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and working in partnership with other organizations in Michigan and Wisconsin.
Requirements: The successful applicant should have experience and/or knowledge in training, logging, forest management, logging safety, public speaking and personnel supervision. Preference will be given to those applicants with forestry, logging, and/or adult education backgrounds.
To Apply: Send via mail, fax, or e-mail: A resume, a letter of interest, references, and salary requirements to address below.
Benefits: The position is full-time; salary is commensurate with experience with a full benefit package.
Deadlines: 4:00 p.m. February 16, 2007
Gene Francisco, Executive Director, GLTPA
3243 Golf Course Road
Rhinelander, WI 54501
A complete position description is available upon request