Forest Resources Manager Duties
This is responsible, professional, managerial, and
administrative work in the multiple use management of
institutional forest lands and related facilities utilized in
teaching, research, and service programs.
An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for
the overall planning and coordination of operations and programs
applicable to multiple use management goals and policies for an
extensive tract of forest lands. Work involves the coordination
of a wide variety of land use programs including those of
various state agencies and university departments. Work is
performed with a general degree of independence under general
direction of a professional superior.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, directs, and administers programs such as, but not
limited to: forest inventory, silviculture, fire protection,
insect and disease protection, timber management, harvesting and
sales, reforestation, roads and facilities maintenance and
construction, recreation, fish and wildlife, hydrology and
watershed management, and environmental protection.
Coordinates and assists in the administration and conduct of
teaching, research, and other projects.
Plans, organizes, and directs the work of professional,
technical, and clerical staff.
Plans, develops, and implements general forest management
programs and land use plans in accordance with university
Participates in budget execution and planning.
Maintains a preventive maintenance program for equipment and
Prepares various management reports and studies.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
degree in forestry and considerable, responsible, professional
experience in forest resources management including some
supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of
training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of multiple use forest resource management
protection and utilization.
Considerable knowledge of wildlife management.
Considerable knowledge of hydrology and watershed management.
Considerable knowledge of forest ecology and recreational uses.
Knowledge of research methodology as applied to forest resource
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with agency officials, faculty, and fellow
Ability to supervise the work of others.