K-State Employment Opportunities
The Kansas Forest Service is always looking for energetic, enthusiastic, career-minded individuals who desire to work in an exciting and dynamic industry.
The Kansas Forest Service currently has career opportunities open for the following positions:
Fire Management Officer
The Kansas Forest Service is looking for a Fire Management Officer to help the fire program meet the needs of fire departments and communities we serve. This position will serve as the public and interagency face of the Fire Program and will provide visionary and dynamic leadership for a small but growing Great Plains wildfire program. They will administer cooperative agreements with rural fire departments and provide oversight in the administration of the Federal Excess Personal Property and Fire Fighters Property Programs. They will provide leadership and assistance to fire departments in organization, training, planning and operations, and have the opportunity to more effectively pursue relations with those we serve. Apply here: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/503438/fire-management-officer
District Fire Management Officer
The Kansas Forest Service is looking for a District Fire Management Officer to help the fire program meet the needs of fire departments and communities we serve by being the direct contact for the program to the fire departments and related organizations within their assigned districts. They will help provide training, direct incident support, and have the opportunity to more effectively pursue relations with those we serve. Apply here: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/503119/district-fire-management-officer
The Kansas Forest Service is looking for a student computer support technician. This position requires a minimum of 16 hours a week during school semesters and a minimum of 30 hours a week during the summer. The hours are flexible and will work around student’s class schedule. This position is responsible for desktop and web support for the Kansas Forest Service. This position will need to be able to troubleshoot, research, multi-task, and be detail orientated and dependable. Apply here: http://www.k-state.edu/careercenter/handshake
Employment Opportunities with Forestry Contractors
Job Description: Implements technical wildlife and forestry activities on state and private land throughout Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri at project locations. Conducts timber stand improvement, tree planting and pruning. Assists with ground preparation, native grass plantings, food plot installation, maintaining boundary markers, prescribed fire, light equipment repair and maintenance, along with mixing and applying herbicides. Performs other duties as required.