Land Management Technician
Bureau of Land Resources
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.
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
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 www.sjrwmd.com.
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
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace
Location: Lake George Field Station near Seville, FL
Closing Date: July 9, 2019