Job Posting: Vegetation Management Program Forester

Department of Forestry & Fire Protection

JC-143957
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Vegetation Management Program Forester
FORESTER I (NONSUPERVISORY)

$5,480.00 - $6,931.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Please see the attached duty statement for details on this position.

Contact Assistant Chief David Irion at (559) 706-8806 for questions related to the duties of the position.
 

Candidate may be selected by resume review.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Maintains the Arduous Fitness Standard in accordance with Department policy. The incumbent is required to wear respiratory protection equipment, including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). As such, CALOSHA requires the incumbent to be annually medically cleared to be fit-tested for respiratory protection equipment.  May be subject to working nights, weekends, or holidays.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-143957
Position #(s):
542-414-1054-002
Working Title:
Vegetation Management Program Forester
Classification:
FORESTER I (NONSUPERVISORY)
$5,480.00 - $6,931.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Mariposa County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Facility:
Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit

Department Information

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is California's fire department and resource management agency. The organization is comprised of nearly 8,000 permanent and seasonal employees. The mission of the Department is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California.

When you join CAL FIRE, you join a family of employees that function as a team. You will build trust and friendship with your co-workers, as together you respond to emergencies and challenging situations. CAL FIRE provides employees with a variety of career choices and opportunities. We hope that you will consider a rewarding and challenging career with CAL FIRE!

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Registered Professional Forester License License. You will be required to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
Possession of a valid license as a Registered Professional Forester issued by the California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
Attn: 542-414-1054-002
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

542-414-1054-002
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other -  Authorization to Release Information Form (PO-299) : This form may be found at http://www.fire.ca.gov/about/downloads/po299-2015.pdf 
  • Other - Copy of Registered Professional Forester (RPF) License
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Possession of a valid driver license of the appropriate class issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Vanessa Rodriguez
(559) 243-4104

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator
(916) 445-7801
Genavina.Mabary@fire.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Required Documentation:

You must submit a completed State Application (STD. 678) [please include WORKING TITLE and POS#], Resume, Copy of Registered Professional Forester (RPF) License, and Authorization to Release Information Form (PO-299). 

Submit the required documents to the following address:

CAL FIRE Southern Region Hiring
POS#: 542-414-1054-002
1234 E. Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93710

 

Applications/Resumes postmarked after the final filing date may not be considered.

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

 

Applicants are highly encouraged to complete an OPTIONAL Recruitment Questionnaire, located at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HLYSH8V

Bargaining Unit 08 Consideration:

The Bargaining Unit 8 Memorandum of Understanding regarding Voluntary In-Class Transfer Policy (Inter-Unit) (Section 9.2) will be followed. Transfers may require a two-year commitment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off