Forestry Tech II

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Posting NumberG/R10298PWorking TitleForestry Tech IIDepartmentWarnell For & Nat ResourcesAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

Schedule to be determined by supervisor. Position is for 6 months

Advertised Salary$15.00 per hourAnticipated Start Date11/01/2020Posting Date10/13/2020Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Email resume to [email protected]

Location of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).


Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Collect accurate data (measurements) on pine research plots across the 10 state southern region

Percentage of time70Duties/Responsibilities

Apply fertilizer to pine research studies across the 10 state southern region.

Percentage of time20Duties/Responsibilities

Operate chainsaw and maintain forestry equipment and vehicles

Percentage of time10Position Details

Classification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Assist Plantation Management Research Cooperative (PMRC) field crew with a variety of different field work and data collection. This will entail measuring characteristics of pine and hardwood trees in the field, fertilization, and harvesting of pine trees. Extensive travel required to visit research installations.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

High school diploma; Experience in forest measurements is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Understanding of forestry measurements, ability to operate a chainsaw and knowledge of various forestry computer programs.

Physical Demands

Driving, working in extreme temperatures and lift fifty-pound bags of fertilizer repeatedly.

Is this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?YesDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 10/13/2020
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