Land Management Technician

Land Management Technician

Bureau of Land Resources

Job Summary:

This is work providing technical assistance to the District's forest, fire and land management programs.

Job duties include:

 Operates and maintains fire management equipment under a wide variety of conditions to provide

support within the Division of Water and Land Resources; installs and maintains pre-suppression fire

lines; ensures that fire lines are in compliance with the applicable Silvicultural BMP's; provides

dozer/plow equipment stand-by during prescribed fire operations; assists with wildfire suppression


 Assists with forest and land management projects including marking timber, cruising timber, site

preparation, and reforestation; conducts wildlife and plant surveys, trail maintenance, and boundary

maintenance projects; assists with the coordination of contractors to ensure contract specifications are


 Operates and maintains equipment utilized in support of fuels management and restoration projects such

as farm tractors with mowers, roller choppers, harrows, tillers, mulchers, Marsh Masters, airboats, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

A high school diploma or G.E.D., and two years of experience in natural resource management; or an

Associate degree from an accredited college in biology, forest technology or related field.

Possession of or ability to acquire within 180 days a Florida Class A Commercial Driver License with Tanker

N endorsement.

SJRWMD has determined this to be a mandatory-testing position as described in Section 440.102, Florida

Statutes. Any offer of employment for a mandatory-testing position will be contingent upon successfully

passing a drug screening paid by SJRWMD. The SJRWMD Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for

review in the Careers section at

Additional Details:

Base Salary: $30,992.00

Benefits include the Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, paid leave

and holidays, and professional development.

Your application will receive careful consideration, and if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to

schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an

internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the

United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace

Location: Lake George Field Station near Seville, FL

Closing Date: July 9, 2019