• State of Tennessee
  • Greeneville, TN
  • Agriculture
  • Full-Time
  • 665 Flag Branch Rd

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Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions


Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in forestry and experience equivalent to five years of professional forestry work, three of which must involve supervisory or program management experience.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional qualifying graduate course work in forestry may substitute for the required experience, on a year for year basis, to a maximum of one year (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours in forestry may substitute for one year of the required experience).

Substitution of Experience for Education: None.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid vehicle operator's license may be required for employment in some positions.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions. For Executive Service positions, Minimum Qualifications, Necessary Special Qualifications, and Examination Method are determined by the appointing authority.

Job Overview:

Summary: Under general supervision, administers statewide forestry programs, budgets, and planning functions and performs professional administrative work of considerable difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class develops, directs, and administers statewide forestry programs and makes policy decisions that may impact both public and employee safety. The incumbent may supervise a small staff. This class differs from Forestry District Manager in that an incumbent of the latter manages district programs, functions, and personnel. This class differs from Forester-Assistant State in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for administering all statewide operations, programs and budgets and serves as the assistant director of the Division of Forestry within the Department of Agriculture.

Competencies (KSA's):


* Process Management
* Presentation Skills
* Written Communication
* Building Effective Teams
* Customer Focus
* Managerial Courage
* Motivating Others
* Decision Quality
* Managing Vision and Purpose
* Strategic Agility


* Administration and Management
* Communications and Media
* Computers and Electronics
* Sales and Marketing


* Active Learning
* Active Listening
* Critical Thinking
* Mathematics
* Monitoring
* Reading Comprehension
* Speaking
* Writing
* Coordination
* Instructing
* Negotiation
* Persuasion
* Service Orientation
* Social Perceptiveness
* Complex Problem Solving
* Judgment and Decision Making
* Systems Evaluation
* Management of Financial Resources
* Management of Material Resources
* Management of Personnel Resources
* Time Management


* Deductive Reasoning
* Inductive Reasoning
* Mathematical Reasoning
* Oral Comprehension
* Oral Expression
* Originality
* Time Sharing
* Written Comprehension
* Written Expression
* Forest Management
* Forest Biology
* Forest Ecology
* Natural Resources Management
* Silviculture

Associated topics: animal, hides, hydrologic, marine, park, plant, rangeland, tree, waste, wildlife

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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