Forester (Forester)

Part Time

  Tennessee Forestry Association

  Tennessee, Tennessee, United States

Job Description:

   Independent Contract position with the Tennessee Forestry Association (TFA). The forester would work closely with the Riparian Buffer Zone Projects in the Elk & Duck River Watershed Counties in Southern Middle Tennessee. Goals to recruit and retain Tree Farms in Tennessee with a focus on Elk/Duck Watershed Counties. (Maury, Marshall, Bedford, Coffee, Giles, Lincoln, Moore and Franklin). Responsibilities include working with Federal & State Agencies, NGO Representatives, others on the Elk/Duck River Watershed Steering Committee to promote forest management in the Elk/Duck Counties. Grow the TN Tree Farm Program, inspect/re-inspect Tree Farms, database organization, support the TN Tree Farm Program. Must be willing to participate in meetings statewide and comfortable with public speaking. 


   Must have 5+ years of forestry experience, and specifically should have on the ground experience. Also, should have a knowledge of federal and state landowner assistance programs and the American Forest Foundation Tree Farm program. 


  This will be a contractural position with the TN Forestry Association. Please contact TFA for more details. 

Dependent on experience