Forest Modelling Specialist, F03 (Winnipeg, MB)

Manitoba Conservation – Forestry Branch
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Advertisement Number: 21465
Salary:$61,941.00 to $78,219.00 per year
Closing Date: July 27, 2009
The incumbent must have a Degree in Forestry with several years of experience working in forest ecology and/or forestry management or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience¬. Must have demonstrated experience using forest estate modelling software or equivalent software applications; demonstrated experience working with Microsoft Office software (Access, Excel, Word, Outlook) or equivalent software applications; demonstrated knowledge of and experience in silviculture, forest management planning and operational practices; demonstrated knowledge of forest ecosystem modelling approaches, and demonstrated knowledge of and experience in growth and yield prediction models. Demonstrated strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills and demonstrated strong interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills are also required. Demonstrated working knowledge of climate change and forest carbon sequestration; demonstrated experience using forestry orientated geographic information systems (GIS); including ESRI-ARC/INFO or equivalent software applications, and demonstrated computer programming ability and knowledge are preferred.
Applicants who do not possess all of the qualifications may be considered on a developmental/under fill basis.
Your cover letter and resume must clearly indicate how you meet each of the stated qualifications.
This position is responsible for determining sustainable harvest levels for Manitoba forest resources; ensuring ecological processes, timber and non-timber resources and values associated with forest ecosystems are accounted for in provincial wood supply determination, including wood supply policy development. The incumbent is also responsible to investigate and integrate the principles of forest ecology, landscape diversity, forest succession, natural disturbance, and climate change into forest ecosystem models in support of sustainable wood supply (AAC) determination.
Apply in Writing to:
Advertisement # 21465
Consolidated Human Resource Services
Manitoba Conservation
360 – 1395 Ellice Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3G 3P2
Fax: (204) 948-2841
Please insert the advertisement number and position title into the subject line of your e-mail.


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