Forest Pest Management Specialist

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Redding, CA
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 12
Contact Name For Further Info: 
Tom Smith
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Senior Environmental Scientist – Forest Pest Management Specialist
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist (Forest Pest Management Specialist) to cover the northern region of the State.  The specialist will work with private landowners, forest industry, homeowners, local and state governments, land managers and others in the identification and recommendations for control of forest insects, diseases and other forest health issues, conduct surveys and monitoring of native and exotic pests, do public outreach, training and education and a variety of other forest health related activities. 
The position is based at our northern regional headquarters in Redding, California, and is one of four regionally based forest pest management specialists.  Applications and further information about the position can be found at:   All application materials must be submitted by the close of business on May 12th, 2017. 
To be considered eligible for the position all applicants must take an online exam for Senior Environmental Scientist that rates the applicants educational and job experience and places the individual on a list of eligible applicants.  The online exam can be found at
For any questions or if you want any further information please contact Tom Smith with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection at 916-599-6882 or