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Forester

  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • 06/10/19
  • Rhinelander, WI
  • 54501
  • 50856 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Turn your passion for forestry into your life's work and be part of a nationally-recognized forestry program!

Now is the time to take advantage of this great opportunity. We want you to excel at your job, so we'll provide you with plenty of in-depth training as long as you meet the minimum education requirement and have at least some basic forest land management experience, basic fire training, "soft" skills such as communication and interpersonal sensitivity, and lots of motivation and enthusiasm!

Available positions are currently located in:
Governor Knowles State Forest
Grantsburg
Park Falls
Washburn
Medford
Necedah
and other great places yet to be determined.

Don't see a location that interests you? Foresters hired this summer are eligible to apply for transfer to any location across the state when future vacancies occur. (Hint: Get your foot in the door now, and then re-locate later to your dream location).

Please see full job announcement and application instructions at Wisc.jobs
Applications must be submitted online.
Application deadline is June 25, 2019
Interviews are anticipated to be held during the week of July 22 in Rhinelander and will only be conducted in-person. Successful candidates will begin working on September 16, 2019. Mark your calendars now!

Position Summary:
Foresters direct and provide forest management assistance on private lands, state lands and county forests, providing advice and assistance to landowners, property managers and other partners. Forest land management includes forest reconnaissance, management plans, prescriptions, timber sale establishment and administration, timber stand improvement, reforestation and afforestation, forest road development and maintenance, and/or property management.

Most Foresters are also responsible for fire management, which includes fire preparedness, fire suppression, and fire prevention. These positions include fire-line responsibilities such as initial attack; suppression; and various command roles. These positions also provide expert training to Fire Department personnel and other partners. These positions are responsible for planning and conducting prescribed burning activities to achieve habitat and property management objectives.

We encourage you to review the complete position description by clicking here.

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