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Forestry and Natural Resource Advisor- Redding or Placerville, CA

Organization: University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE)

Job Title: Forestry/Natural Resource Advisor

Location: Redding, CA,  or Placerville, CA

Hours and Compensation: salary commensurate with qualifications

Application Deadline: May 25

 

Organization Overview

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), a statewide
program with local delivery, is seeking an academic advisor responsible for
conducting an extension, education and research program for Shasta,
Trinity, and Siskiyou Counties.  The advisor will resolve needs and
problems in the fields of forest management and ecology.

 

Description/Responsibilities

The advisor will conduct an extension, education and research program in
forest management and ecology for Shasta, Trinity, and Siskiyou counties.

The advisor is expected to provide science-based information and
recommendations to all clientele groups that will result in a better
understanding of forest resource management focusing on sustainability and sound stewardship.

He/she will conduct applied research in cooperation with landowners, managers, UC faculty, CE specialists and advisors to develop solutions that lead to improved and more sustainable forest management practices. The advisor will identify issues of potential importance to the owners and managers of forestlands to assess their probable impacts and seek solutions.

The successful candidate will also provide leadership and expertise related to forest management to boards of supervisors, county departments, state and federal resource agencies and other decision makers.

The Advisor will develop a research and educational outreach program that
may contribute significantly to the success of the ANR initiatives
http://ucanr.edu/files/906.pdf.

Increase awareness by providing science-based information and
recommendations to all clientele groups that will result in a better
understanding of forest resource management focusing on sustainability and sound stewardship.

Conduct applied research in cooperation with landowners, managers, UC
Faculty, CE Specialists and Advisors to develop solutions that lead to
improved and more sustainable forest management practices.
Identify issues of potential importance to the owners and managers of
forestlands to assess their probable impacts and seek solutions.
Provide leadership and expertise related to forest management to Board of
Supervisors, County Departments, State and Federal Resource Agencies and
other decision makers.

Qualifications

A minimum of a Master’s Degree is required, though other advanced degrees
are encouraged, in forest ecology, resource management or a closely related field with a sound understanding of applied forest management.  Extension experience is desirable.

How to Apply

For a full position vacancy announcement and application procedures, please
visit http://ucanr.org/jobs or contact Pam Tise at pdtise@ucdavis.edu, To
assure full consideration, applications should be submitted to
anracademicsearch@ucop.edu by May 25, 2012. Refer to AP#12-01

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