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State Lands Management Job Opportunities

State Lands staff building a universally accessible trail at Aitken State ForestWorking with the State Lands management team involves a wide and exciting range of opportunities, from field forestry to recreation project management to trail building. Below are current opportunities available in the State Lands program.

Full-time Positions

Job Announcement: Stewardship Forester - Division of Forests, Rutland District

The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (FPR) is excited to recruit for a Stewardship Forester in the Rutland District of the Division of Forests. This is a rare opportunity for an experienced land manager and planner to lead stewardship and management efforts in the ecologically diverse southwestern region of Vermont overseeing 40,000 acres of public land as part of a close-knit, collaborative and interdisciplinary team of resource professionals. The successful candidate's responsibilities will include overseeing or contributing to all state lands management activities in the District, including forest management, timber harvest administration, dispersed recreation, wildlife habitat improvement, and road maintenance. The incumbent will also lead state lands long-range management planning and land administration in the District, ensure compliance with all laws, regulations and policies, supervise two State Lands Foresters and seasonal staff, manage budgets, and chair the District Stewardship Team, an inter-Agency group of experts that provides multidisciplinary planning and project review for State-owned lands.

For more details and to apply, view the full posting for Job Opening #50463 at Candidates must apply online by 7/23/2024For further information, contact Jim Duncan, State Lands Manager, at or 802-636-7554.

Temporary and Seasonal Positions

No temporary or seasonal positions are available at this time.