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Tennessee Forestry Association Contract Position Announcement-Forester

11/02/2018 -

Tennessee Forestry Association Contract Position Announcement


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Education Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in a Forestry Related Major from an Accredited University.

Description of Position: Independent Contractor Position with the Tennessee Forestry Association (TFA). The forester would work closely with Riparian Zone Buffer Projects in the Elk and Duck River Watershed Counties in Southern Middle Tennessee. The position would also administer the Tennessee Tree Farm Program . Goals to Recruit and Retain Tree Farms across Tennessee with a focus in the Elk/Duck River Watershed Counties. (Maury, Marshall, Bedford, Coffee, Giles, Lincoln, Moore and Franklin).

Experience: Must have 5+ years of forestry experience and specifically should have on-the ground experience, with knowledge of federal and state landowner assistance programs and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) Tree Farm Program.

Responsibilities: Work with Federal and State Agencies, NGO Representatives, others on the Elk/Duck River Watershed Steering Committee to promote forest management in the Elk/Duck River Watershed Counties. Grow the Tennessee Tree Farm Program, inspect/re-inspect Tree Farms, database organization, support TN Tree Farm Committee as needed. Other Tennessee Forestry Association duties as assigned.

Employment: Independent Contractor Position for at Least 1 Year, with Expectations to Continue 2-3 years. Periodic Reporting and Attendance at the TFA Office in Nashville.

Expense Reimbursement: Applicable Mileage and Expenses related to fulfilling responsibilities of position will be reimbursed by the Tennessee Forestry Association.

Resumes Should be Received by the Tennessee Forestry Association by Thursday, November 15, 2018.

For More Information Send Resumes by 11/15/18 to:
Candace Dinwiddie
Tennessee Forestry Association
P.O. Box 290693
Nashville, TN 37229
615 883-3832 TFA office
615 969-9972 cell
 615 883-0515 fax