Service, Science, Sustainability
Under the leadership of the Commissioner of Public Lands, our work at the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is done with the public’s interest in mind, which means transparency and public knowledge. Our decisions are guided by sound science as we manage state trust lands, native ecosystems and natural resources. We support the vision of a sustainable future by protecting and managing the natural resources so future generations will have them.
DNR manages over 5 million acres of state-owned land that includes forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands. We generate revenue that supports public schools, state institutions and county services. But managing lands is only half of our story. We also protect other public resources such as fish, wildlife, water, and provide public access to outdoor recreation. Two of our largest and most important state-wide resource protection responsibilities are fire prevention and suppression, and overseeing forest practices.
The DNR has an annual operating budget of approximately $187 million and has over 1200 permanent employees with approximately 300 additional staff hired during the summer fire season.
DNR INTERNAL MOVEMENT TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY
This recruitment is only open to Department of Natural Resources employees who currently hold permanent status as a Natural Resource Specialist 3
Natural Resource Specialist 3-Forest Practices-RMAPS Coordinator
Recruitment # 2013-02-6585T
Salary Range: $3,549, – $4,653 per month
($3,443 - $4,513 with 3% temporary reduction)
OPENS: February 14, 2013
CLOSES: February 19, 2013
Note : From July 1, 2011 through June 29, 2013 a 3% temporary salary reduction, offset by additional paid leave, is in effect for most state positions. For specific information on the Temporary Salary Reduction, click here.
WHO MAY APPLY:
This recruitment is open to any DNR employee who holds permanent status as a Natural Resource Specialist 3 . The most senior applicant who meets all of the requirements below will be offered this position. For more information on Internal Movement, click here.
This position oversees the processing of Forest Practice Applications in the Olympic Region. Additionally is responsible for RMAPS duties as the Region RMAPS Specialist responsible to coordinate RMAPS. Provides consulting services in the application process; including Watershed Analysis, and TFW training and support. Directly supervises a NRT3, (2)-NRT2, and a Cartographer.
- Knowledge of the Forest Practice Rules and application process.
- Ability to consult with clients ranging from field staff and foresters; to customers, stakeholders, and other agency counterparts.
- Skills in educating customers and field staff on rules and procedures.
- Ability to analyze issues that are complex or that have legal implications
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment
- Basic computer and writing skills required to manage data and provide written correspondence to agencies, stakeholders, and customers detailing agency concerns. Analyze complex documents (Watershed Analysis, HCP, RMAPS, etc.)
- Ability to set priorities
- Ability to coordinate and facilitate public meetings and presentations
ADDITIONAL INTERNAL MOVEMENT REQUIREMENTS:
As required by the WFSE 2011-2013 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 4.3, an applicant will only be considered for this opportunity as Internal Movement transfer candidate if:
- The applicant holds permanent status as a Natural Resource Specialist 3 in the WFSE bargaining unit. (Applicants can verify their bargaining unit by checking their employee profile on OrgPlus .);
- The applicant demonstrates or been assessed to have the position specific skills, abilities, and qualifications necessary to perform the duties of the position;
- The applicant provides supervisory verification that there are no disciplinary actions in the applicant’s personnel file for the past twelve months; there are no pending disciplinary actions; the applicant is not under investigation into alleged misconduct; and there are no performance issues being addressed, as documented in the applicant’s supervisory file;
- The applicant has not been granted an Internal Movement transfer within the past two years;
- The applicant has not refused an offer of an Internal Movement transfer within the past twelve months;
- The appointment will not create a violation of DNR policy; AND
- The appointment meets the needs of the work unit.
To be considered for this position, please submit by February 19, 2013 :
- A letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile and required qualifications.
- This recruitment is only open to Department of Natural Resources employees who hold permanent status as Natural Resource Specialist 3 at this time.
- A completed application – DNR Job Application And a Resume
- An online voluntary Applicant Profile Questionnaire . (This form is not required and is submitted online. Please do not print out and send in with application materials).
- An Internal Movement form signed by you and your supervisor.
Submit all materials by the closing date to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronic method preferred. You must indicate recruitment number # 2013-02-6585T in the subject line of your e-mail .
Questions? Please contact Rod Stallman at (360)374-2800 or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov .
OR other method to:
Department of Natural Resources
PO BOX 47033
Olympia, WA 98504-7033
By submitting the application materials you are indicating that all information is true and correct to the best of your knowledge. You understand that the state may verify information and that untruthful or misleading information is cause for removal from applicant pool or dismissal if employed.
This announcement is published by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The DNR is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial, and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability who need assistance during the screening process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff (360) 902-1350 or (360) 902-1097. DNR may be contacted using the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TTY) by dialing 711.
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