Park Forest Ecosystem Specialist - ENV001525
Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
: SK--PrinceAlbert and Area-Prince Albert
: 027 Parks Culture and Sport
Salary Range: $29.060 - $36.417 Hourly
The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is looking for a proactive, self-directed and results-oriented team player. Reporting to the Park Forest Ecologist of the Landscape Protection Unit, Parks Division, located in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, a primary role of the Park Forest Ecosystem Specialist will be to provide technical support in the development and implementation of forestry and wildland fire management plans for provincial park lands.
Other duties include:
applying treatments/mitigation measures for forest insect and disease infestations and for invasive exotic plant species occurrences;
conducting field compliance checks on forest harvesting/processing operations;
planning and implementing prescribed burns;
conducting wildland fuel hazard assessments and implementing FireSmart programs;
developing and delivering workshops/training;
conducting silviculture activities in the core and backcountry areas of the provincial park system and;
directing and implementing a core risk tree program for provincial parks.
Typically, the knowledge and skills for this position would be obtained through the successful completion of a two or three-year Diploma or Degree program in forestry, resource management or other related fields of study and several years of progressively responsible experience with forest/wildland fire management or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate should be a Registered Forestry Professional, or be eligible for registration as a Register Professional Forest Technician (RPFT) or Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with the Association of Saskatchewan Forest Professionals (ASFP).
The successful candidate will be required to travel to remote locations to conduct work activities, work irregular hours, conduct field studies, surveys and assessments and will be required to operate four-wheel drive trucks, all-terrain vehicles and small motorized boats. A valid class five driver’s license is required. The successful applicant will be required to travel occasionally in small fixed winged and rotary winged aircraft to perform work duties.
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work: B - SGEU Field 37.33 - work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Number of Openings
: Oct 30, 2018, 1:59:00 AM
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