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Forestry Technician

Jacksonville, NC | Other
15 Days Ago

Job Description

Job Summary:

DDC 4C is seeking a Forestry Technician to join their growing team!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Job purpose:

  • Perform maintenance of endangered species sites, habitat restoration, wildlife management, stormwater & erosion control projects, and prescribed burning for natural resources management throughout the Fort Bragg reservation.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Maintenance duties include but are not limited to; rare plant sign inspection and replacement, prescribed burning, fuel reduction, erosion control, habitat improvement, reforestation, herbicide application and chainsaw operation for timber stand improvement. Employee may assist the Forestry Branch with burning activities and ensure the protection of all Red Cockaded Woodpecker (RCW) trees within the burn areas. Other duties might include data entry, GPS navigation, training, planting, weed-eating, mowing, and possible equipment operation (tractor, bobcat, dozer, back-hoe, and skid-steer unit.

Job Requirements (Education/Skills/Experience):

Qualifications/Certifications

  • Must obtain burning certificates and herbicide license within two months of being hired.
  • Candidate must have a valid state driver’s license

Physical requirements

  • Regularly lift 5 pounds and correctly lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Physically able to conduct forestry field work utilizing hand tools, rakes, backpack sprayers, brush saws, and chainsaws for 8hrs work day.
  • Strenuous and requires a high-energy person, walking over rough terrain, and traveling to/from remote forest jobsites

Legal requirements

  • US citizen

Security Clearance Requirements: (e.g. Secret, Top Secret, etc.)

  • Ability to pass a government background check for base access

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