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Service Forester

Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources

This is a Full-Time 40 Hours Weekly position with the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources. For more information on the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, please visit https://danr.sd.gov/. This position will be part of the rural forestry team within the division. Duties include forest management assistance, coordinate and administer forestry activities and programs with landowners, local government agencies, and conservation districts; provide technical assistance; write forest stewardship plans; provide educational information to ensure effective conservation practices related to trees, forests, and the protection of the state's resources, tree insect and disease identification and management. Day travel is frequent and overnight trips will average about 2-3 nights per month. Some air travel may be required to attend meetings or trainings out of state. Normal work hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This position will entail outdoor work in all weather conditions and the ability to walk for extended distances on rough terrain.

Contact Information

Name: Allison Kiner