[ES_JOBS_NET] Forest Practices Geologist - Natural Resource Scientist 3 Washington State Department of Natural Resources
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Wed Jul 9 13:11:04 MDT 2014
From: "WOLF, MELODY (DNR)" <MELODY.WOLF at DNR.WA.GOV>
Subject: Job Announcement at DNR
Washington State Department of Natural Resources Job Opening:
Forest Practices Geologist - Natural Resource Scientist 3
Location: Beautiful Olympia, Washington
Recruitment # 2014-06-5818-05752
SALARY RANGE: $4,322 - $5,668 per month plus a comprehensive benefit packa=
*This position provides scientific consultation to DNR region Forest Practi=
ces Foresters and the Forest Practices Division on the effects of proposed =
forest management activities on potentially unstable slopes, erosion potent=
ial, channel migration zones, groundwater recharge hazards, hydrologic impa=
cts and wetlands.
*This position may present training to DNR Forest Practices Foresters, TFW =
stakeholders, Tribal members and employees, and the general public on fores=
t practices scientific issues.
*The position may provide scientific support and testimony in forest practi=
ces enforcement actions and appeals.
*On occasion, this position participates in special department or FP Divisi=
on projects and may be requested to participate on the Cooperative Monitori=
ng Evaluation and Research committee (CMER).
*Bachelor's degree in Geology, Hydrology, Soil Science, Forestry or closely=
related natural resources field.
*An Engineering Geologist License in good standing in the State of Washingt=
*Three years of professional experience evaluating unstable slopes in the f=
orested environment as required by WAC 222-10-030(5).
*Experience in evaluating unstable slopes and identifying the presence of a=
nd delineating channel migration zones according to Washington's Forest Pra=
*Experience carrying out or overseeing scientific research.
*Participate positively in small groups with representatives from various b=
*Be familiar with logging systems, logging roads, and silvicultural practic=
es of the Pacific Northwest.
*Fluvial geomorphology and knowledge of channel processes.
SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
*Requires an Engineering Geologist License.
*The incumbent in this position is required to travel.
*Must have a valid driver's license and have two years of driving experienc=
*The employee works in steep mountainous terrain with slope gradients great=
er than 70 percent in all weather conditions. Working in dense and fallen v=
egetation and trees presents hidden uneven terrain and obstacles which may =
be hazardous. The incumbent must be able to traverse unstable substrates an=
d fluvial environments safely. There may be exposure to sun, insects, and w=
ildlife. The incumbent will usually be in company of others, but at times a=
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY, CLICK HERE.
or go to www.dnr.wa.gov/aboutdnr/employment and search for N.R. Scientist 3=
-Forest Practices Geologist
Questions? Please contact Leslie Lingley at 360-902-2138 or e-mail us at D=
NRrecruiting at dnr.wa.gov.
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