Forester (Fire)- Clear Creek Forest District at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

University of New Hampshire
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be on egotiable.
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Working Time:Full time
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Do you have a passion for our local forests? If so, then join the Department of Conservation and Natural Resource's Clear Creek Forest District as a Forester today! Come experience the satisfaction of public service while enjoying professional career growth and numerous promotional opportunities!


The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Fire Forester and conduct professional forestry work involved in the management, protection, and conservation of forest resources within the Clear Creek Forest District.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the Position Description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment.
  • Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time (Adhoc) when necessary or needed. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Clarion.
  • Overtime is required for trainings and emergency response to wildfire incidents within district and statewide.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.


    Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Two years of technical forestry experience, and an associate's degree in forest technology, forestry, forest management, forest ecosystem management, urban forestry, forest science, agroforestry, or a related forestry degree; or
  • A bachelor's degree in forest technology, forestry, forest management, forest ecosystem management, urban forestry, forest science, agroforestry, or a related forestry degree; or
  • A master's degree in forest technology, forestry, forest management, forest ecosystem management, urban forestry, forest science, agroforestry, or a related forestry degree.
  • Necessary Special Requirement:

  • You must possess a valid PA non-commercial Class C driver's license or equivalent.
  • Other Requirements:

  • PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.
  • How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date . Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
  • Veterans:

  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www. and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at [email protected].
  • Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
  • If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

    The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
  • your score may be lower than deserved.
  • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.
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