DNR Forest Service – Natural Resource Technical Positions in MD

Hiring Organization:
MD DNR Forest Service


Application Deadline:
March 19, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service is currently accepting applications for three (3) seasonal contractual Natural Resources Technician III positions, located in Annapolis and Western Maryland. Positions are full-time, 40 hours/week, with occasional weekend or evening obligations, except for the Western Region Buffer Technician position, which is part-time, 20-24 hours/week. Applicants must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

Buffer Technician (1 position) March to December 2018, Annapolis- Tawes State Office Building
• Assist with tree planting and follow up for maintenance
• Maintain and monitor prior tree plantings, including coordinating replanting, weed control, and tree shelter/stake maintenance
• Communicate with partners and the public to encourage new tree planting
• Assist with buffer planting plans and forest inventory data collection

Forest Health Technician (1 position) March to December 2018, Annapolis- Tawes State Office Building
• Collect urban tree and forest inventory data to identify risks for forest health threats, including invasive plants and emerald ash borer
• Conduct GIS mapping for forest health planning and response
• Assist with developing and implementing forest health response plans

Western Region Buffer Technician (1 position) April 2018 to January 2019, 20 to 24 hours/week Washington Monument State Park, 6620 Zittlestown Rd., Middletown, MD 21769 or other Western Region office location
• Assist with riparian forest buffer planning and outreach in Western Region, particularly supporting Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program sign-ups and re-enrollments
• Collect and summarize data on riparian forest buffer function
• Assist with GIS mapping and practice verification

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