State Forester Positions Open

State Forester Positions Open

State of Tennessee Department of Agriculture Forestry Division

The following positions are to be filled by highly qualified candidates: 

Forester 3 positions located in Warren, Carroll, and Montgomery Counties. Montgomery Co. position has additional duties designated within a state forest.

Forester 2 position located in Franklin County. Franklin Co. has additional duties designated within regional state forests.

Forester 1 position open in Knox Co., for those that are recently graduated with a Forestry degree.

To be qualified for the available positions, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

Forester 2 positions

  • Graduation from an accredited university or college with a bachelor's degree in Forestry and experience to 1 year of professional forestry work.

*Additional qualifying graduate course work in Forestry may substitute for the required experience, on a year for year basis, to a maximum of 1 year (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours in forestry may substitute for 1 year of the required experience).

Forester 3 positions

  • Graduation from an accredited university or college with a bachelor's degree in Forestry and experience to 2 years of professional forestry work.

*Additional qualifying graduate course work in Forestry may substitute for the required experience, on a year for year basis, to a maximum of 1 year (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours in forestry may substitute for 1 year of the required experience).

Preferred experience includes, but is not exclusive to, management of forestry inventory levels, timber sales, natural resource knowledge, area management experience, personnel management, and management of forestry programs.

To see full job descriptions and apply, go to tn.gov/dohr and search positions under "Vacancies by job title. Posting ends Feb. 16th, 2015. Contact Joe.Minn.Gentry@tn.gov for any additional information.

The State of Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity Employer