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University of California Agriculture & Natural Resources seeks Woody Biomass & Forest Products Advisor in Sonora, Tuolumne County

January 21, 2022

Position Title                                                                                                           
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Woody Biomass & Forest Products Advisor
 
Applied Research and Extension
Serving Tuolumne, El Dorado, Calaveras, Alpine and Mariposa Counties, California

 

Position Summary
The Woody Biomass and Forest Products Advisor will implement an innovative extension education and applied research program around the integration of vegetation management efforts, use of forest products, and community resilience. This position offers the opportunity to bring focus to community scaled vegetation management and natural resource-based manufacturing which will contribute to the enhancement of both private industry biomass utilization and long-term community resilience. The Advisor will develop and conduct programs with the recognition of a changing climate and the imperative of keeping communities safe in areas of high wildland fire risk.
 
The position will involve
• Enabling successful biomass businesses and wood product innovation through technical assistance for the development and implementation of community vegetation management projects
• Enhancing the ability of communities to meet local and regional regulatory forest management program goals (may involve air quality, biomass conversion, manufacturing, among others)
• Strengthening community and economic resilience by fostering innovation and a diverse business community
 
Location Headquarters: Sonora, Tuolumne County, CA
 
Education: A minimum of a Master’s degree in wood or forestry science, or in manufacturing, engineering, design related to forest product utilization, or related field is required at the time of appointment.
 
Salary: The beginning salary will be in the Assistant CE Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding CE advisor series salary scales, please refer to: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf
 
How to Apply:
If interested in this position, please review further details regarding major duties/responsibilities and qualifications at https://ucanr.edu/about/jobs/.
 
To apply for this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position #21-52).
 
To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by March 11, 2022 (open until filled).
 
Please contact Alma Jackson at ajackson@ucanr.edu if you should have any questions.

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