Forest Stewardship Specialist

NDSU - North Dakota Forest Service

About the organization

The mission of the North Dakota Forest Service is to care for, protect and improve forest and natural resources to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations.

The North Dakota Forest Service is organized under the North Dakota Board of Higher Education and has been a part of the higher education system for over 100 years. The agency is administered by a State Forester who reports to the President of North Dakota State University at Fargo. The NDSU-North Dakota Forest Service supports the land grant mission in public service.


Forest Stewardship Specialist provides field services and support statewide. The Specialist serves as liaison to cooperating agencies providing technical and financial assistance for the management and protection of native, riparian and planted forest resources. Duties include both office and field responsibilities promoting Forest Stewardship and related programs and directing landowner assistance to implement forestry best management practices. The Specialist assists the Stewardship Manager with technical and financial assistance to private landowners.


-Bachelor of Science in Forestry or related natural resource field with forest management or related natural resource courses
-One (1) year of directly related natural resource management experience
-Experience in effectively coordinating with landowners, and local, state, or federal institutions on natural resource management practices
-Valid driver’s license


$41,133+/DOE; Benefited - includes retirement plan and FULL coverage for family health insurance

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Required Documents

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