Forest Ranger


POSITION: Forest Ranger                                            

DIVISION: Forest Resources                                        

LOCATION: Sipsey District


This position supports the Silviculture Forester in accomplishing silviculture activities and with auditing the work of contractors who perform silviculture activities.


1.     Associate degree in forestry desirable or high school diploma with a minimum of three years’ experience in forestry-related work.

2.     Hold or have qualifications to obtain Pesticide Applicator’s permit and Prescribed Burn Manager Certification.

3.     Commercial driver’s license and previous experience with heavy equipment preferred.

4.     Ability to perform strenuous work in a variety of environmental conditions.

5.     Good written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively with employees and contractors.

6.     Good computer skills and ability to work with handheld computer devices and GPS equipment.  Experience with ArcMap, WTS and Microsoft Office preferred.


The qualifications of individuals applying for this position will be compared to the above criteria. Only those having qualifications that meet the selection criteria may be interviewed for the position.

Internal candidates wishing to be considered for this position should notify both their Human Resources representative and their supervisor and complete the Job Posting Application form available from Human Resources and submit it to Sandy Kornegay by 6/1/2017.

External candidates should submit a complete resume to, indicating in the subject line the position for which they are applying.


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