Otsego Conservation Ditrict
Gaylord, Michigan, United States
Spotlight Preferred
27 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$45,000.00 - $50,000.00
Min Experience
0-1 Year
Min Education
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Job Function
District Forester
Entry Level


Full-time Forester Position Open

The Otsego Conservation District is seeking an Outreach Forester to work with the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP). The purpose of the FAP is to provide private landowners with technical assistance regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they are able to make informed decisions and implement sound strategies related to the use and management of their forestlands. The candidate will be housed in Gaylord, Michigan and will include assignments in Otsego, Crawford and Roscommon counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the Otsego Conservation District Manager and the FAP advisory committee. This position has a salary range of $45,000 - $50,000 depending on experience.


The minimum requirements for this position are:

1.      Bachelor of Science degree in forestry from an SAF-accredited university.  Bachelor’s or master’s degrees in forestry from a university program that is not accredited by the Society of American Foresters will also be accepted, although not preferred. Candidates that maintain the Certified Forester or Candidate Certified Forester credential, regardless of degree, will be accepted.

Degrees in related fields such as biology, fisheries, wildlife, environmental science, horticulture, or associate degrees in forest technology will not be accepted (unless they have the Certified Forester or Candidate Certified Forester credential).

2.      Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills (working with landowners, public speaking, writing)


3.      Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of software and GIS programs

4.      Use of a personal vehicle is required (mileage reimbursement provided)

5.      Able to pass a federal background check

Job ID: 72328891

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