Forest Health Restoration Science Lead

WA Natural Resources Dept
Olympia WA
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 14
Contact Name For Further Info: 
Chuck Hersey
Contact Phone Number: 
(360) 902-1045
Contact Email:


This scientist position will serve as the agency’s expert in forest health restoration science by developing evaluations at different scales (stand, watershed) to prioritize forest health treatments, monitoring forest health treatments and researching/publishing relevant subjects to advance the science of forest health restoration. This position will serve a key scientific leadership role for the agency as well as the state and region collaborating with scientific peers, natural resource managers, agencies, landowners and stakeholders to advance the science of forest health restoration and foster healthy, resilient forested landscapes. If you are a scientist that has proven experience managing natural resources, assessing forest health conditions and risk, developing forest health treatment plans and prescriptions, communicating complex scientific topics to technical and non-technical audiences, publishing research findings in refereed publications, and a passion and commitment to working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to create healthy, resilient forested landscapes we want to hear from you!