Monday , February 6 2023

Forestry Aide – CAL Fire Careers 2022

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Job Description:

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is recruiting to fill a total of approximately 20 Forestry Aide positions at the following Demonstration State Forests: Boggs Mountain, Jackson, Latour, Mountain Home, and Soquel. Additional positions may be filled at the L.A. Moran Reforestation Center in Davis, CA. All appointments are temporary and will not become permanent. Students looking for summer jobs, graduate students, or individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements:

  • In the fields of forestry, fire prevention, or natural resource management, the Forestry Aide position provides sub-professional assistance and usually works under the supervision of a Registered Professional Forester.
  • Examples of work tasks include, but are not limited to: general timber harvest plan (THP) field preparation work, timber making, cruising, flagging watercourses, pest control, forest engineering, recreation management, campground maintenance, establishing and measuring sample plots, resource surveys, seed processing, and nursery operations. Forestry Aides may also perform facilities, grounds or equipment operations, maintenance and minor repairs.
  • It is anticipated that Forestry Aide appointments may last from 3 to 9 months.
  • The Forestry Aide classification is a seasonal class where only temporary appointments are made.
  • In accordance with the California State Constitution, no person may serve in one or more position in state service under a temporary appointment longer than 9 months in 12 consecutive months.
  • For that Reason, all time served in temporary appointments for any state agency (for example, CAL FIRE’S Firefighter I) during the 12-consecutive month period will count towards this 9-month maximum.

Qualification & Experience:

  • The position requires Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
  • Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Operator

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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