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Forest Stewardship Community Education Specialist 1 – Santa Rosa, CA, Job ID 45403

County Location: Sonoma County

Date Posted: November 9, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Forest Stewardship Education Initiative educates forest landowners to better understand, manage and protect their forests by developing a forest management plan, engage with natural resource professionals, and take advantage of cost-share opportunities that can help them meet their management goals.

Position Summary:
The Forest Stewardship Community Education Specialist uses professional community educational program concepts to deliver standardized educational workshops to private forest landowners throughout California and applies established procedures and programs to address landowner needs. Workshops focus on helping landowners become better forest stewards by helping them learn about forestry, forest management and connecting them to cost-share programs and forestry professionals. This position utilizes standard practices in analyzing program content and delivery needs and determining effectiveness of current programs. The Forest Stewardship Community Education Specialist collaborates with, and reports to the Forest Stewardship Education Initiative Academic Coordinator on all assignments.

This position is a contract appointment that is 100% fixed through 6/30/2024 with the possibility of extension.

Pay Scale: $18.01 to $24.76/hr.

This position is open until filled. The first applicant review date will be 12/13/2022.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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