Forestry Specialists - Iowa DNR and Wildlife Management Institute

Four positions are available for highly qualified individuals to work in a joint capacity with Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to promote healthy forest management. Successful applicants will help private landowners improve their woodlands for wildlife, recreation, wood products, and soil and water quality. 

Duties will include: 

  • Work closely with the local District Forester and NRCS staff to identify opportunities for forest restoration and management.  
  • Conduct outreach activities to promote forest management objectives within the designated working area. 
  • Work with private landowners to provide technical assistance for managing their properties, including conducting site visits and development of forest management plans. 
  • Develop Forest Management Plans and prescribed burning plans that meet NRCS standards and program requirements. 
  • And more!

Full job description and application instructions
Employer: Wildlife Management Institute and Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Locations: Cresco, Fayette, Manchester, and Spirit Lake, IA 
Application deadline: April 27, 2018