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FORESTRY TECHNICIAN 1,2, or 3 PRESALES

VACANCY ANN #:  STOI-22-084
TITLE: FORESTRY TECHNICIAN 1, 2, or 3 (PRESALES)
DEPARTMENT:  DNR / FORESTRY
SUPERVISOR:  SUPERVISORY FORESTER
STATUS:  REGULAR, FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT
RATE OF PAY:  $18.32 – $22.37 / PER HOUR
OPENING DATE:  JULY 22, 2022
CLOSING DATE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

The Spokane Tribe of Indians is a great place to work! We offer competitive Benefits, matched 401K, & incentives that include generous paid time off!  Twenty-two paid holiday/wellness days off per year, plus bi-weekly Personal Time Off (PTO) accrual and cash-out ability!

 

SUMMARY:

The incumbent is involved with all presale activities, prescribed burning, and forest data collection activities on the Spokane Indian Reservation, under the supervision of the Supervisory Forester (Silviculturist) at the Spokane Agency, Wellpinit, WA.  Incumbent functions as a presale technician trainee, always performing duties together with more experienced coworkers and under the supervision of the crew leader.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Assists in presale activities, working with crews performing field work.
  2. Locates ownership lines for timber cutting boundaries.
  3. Marks timber according to silvicultural prescriptions as provided by the silviculturist.
  4. Assists in cruising allotted and tribal timber to obtain volume and quality estimates of timber to be sold by permit or contract.
  5. Assists in cruising timber for realty action requests.
  6. Assists in collecting data for a variety of forestry-related projects, including stand exams, insect and disease surveys, stocking surveys, plantation survival studies, and land classifications.
  7. Assists with prescribed fire activities, working on ignition and holding crews or support staff.
  8. Performs fire suppression and pre-suppression duties as assigned.
  9. As an incidental duty, maintains a valid government driver’s license and operates government-owned or leased vehicles.
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Washington State Driver’s License and tribally insurable.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Familiarity with local tree species and forestry practices
  • Able to lift and carry 45 lbs.
  • Able to walk all day in steep, rugged terrain
  • Able to work and drive in inclement weather
  • Able to operate computer keyboard and mouse; able to operate Windows based computer software.

 

TECH 2 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have received all on-the-job training for the essential presale functions described above, and successfully completed all necessary formal training. Resume’ must reflect this and all required training.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as forestry technician
  • Basic ICS training
  • Basic Firefighter training

 

TECH 3 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have received all on-the-job training for the essential presale functions described above, and successfully completed all necessary formal training. Resume’ must reflect this and all required training.
  • Fire training for crew boss or technical specialist

 

*Safety Sensitive  

MUST APPLY ON-LINE FOR CONSIDERATION:  https://spokanetribe.bamboohr.com/careers/121?source=aWQ9MTg%3D

 

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Empero Corral

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527, Fax # (509) 458-6556

E-mail; hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

All applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date

The Spokane Tribe reserves the right to hire according to its Indian Preference Policy

All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug test

Positions Considered Safety Sensitive Will Also Test For Marijuana

Positions with the Spokane Tribe are subject to a 90-Day Orientation Period