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 Bureau of Land Management; 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 operations. • 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 followed. • Operates and maintains equipment utilized in support of fuels management and restoration projects such as farm tractors with mower, roller choppers, harrows, tillers, mulchers, Marsh Masters, airboats, etc. Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or G.E.D., one year of experience in natural resource management. 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: Geneva Field Station Closing Date: September 18, 2019