Dept. of Natural Resources Washington State Seeks Forest Resilience District Manager
Posted on January 13, 2022
Forest Resilience District Manager
These are Full-time, Permanent, WMS1, Non-Represented positions.
The DNR’s Northwest, Olympic, Pacific Cascade, and South Puget Sound Regions are seeking four (4) motivated individuals to lead our region-based forest resilience efforts and our new Service Forestry teams – experts in private forest land management, working with landowners to deliver critical resources, educational opportunities, and more.
- Provide leadership and serve as the direct supervisor for Service Forestry staff within the region. Work closely with Forest Resilience Program Managers to align regional capacity to forest health and resilience planning, monitoring, and implementing projects across all landownerships to fulfill the strategic goals of the Washington State Forest Action Plan.
- Coordinate with Programs to create work plans and establish targets that identify when and where regional capacity can assist in implementing region-specific forest health projects such as prescribed fire, invasive species removal, riparian area restoration, assistance on federal lands, data collection and monitoring, and more.
- Manage regional delivery of the Forest Resilience Program, including the management of physical, financial and personnel resources associated with the district. Provide staff leadership and supervision to cultivate a strong and cohesive team. Work with the Forest Resilience Division to ensure adequate training and support is provided to program staff.
- Establish relationships and foster coordination with DNR programs outside Forest Resilience. Establish strong working relationships with community and shared stewardship partner organizations working with DNR to achieve forest health and resilience goals in the region including regional staff with tribes, Conservation Districts, US Forest Service, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington State Parks, University of Washington – Cooperative Extension, Forest Collaborative, and Fire Adapted Communities.
To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov. You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.
- Attach a letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile and the position required, desired and special requirements.
- Attach a resume describing your experience and qualifications.
- Provide three to five professional references – you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include with resume.
- Complete all supplemental questions.
- Apply at Careers.wa.gov