Forestry Technician I/II/III

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Forestry & Wildlife Sciences

Division Name

School of Forestry & Wildlife Sci

Position Title

Forestry Technician I/II/III

Job Class Code

GB03 A/B/C

Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

2 years

Job Summary

This is a 2-year limited term appointment funded by extramural funds. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds.

The School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences invites applications for the position of Forestry Technician I/II/ III . This position is committed to supporting research associated with the Nanocellulose Lab at the Forest Products Development Center, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences ( SFWS ) at Auburn University.

Essential Functions

Assisting faculty and research assistants in on-going research efforts, actively engage in undergraduate student’s activities coordination; collection and processing of data; maintenance of lab equipment; consumables and reagents purchasing and inventory; schedule hazardous waste pickup; and participate in writing research reports, technical notes and newsletter articles for the lab website.

Education Level

High School Diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for level I. Salary Range: $20,300 - $33,800

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II: High School diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of relevant experience in forestry practices.
Salary Range: $22,300 – $37,200

Level III : High School diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of relevant experience in forestry practices.
Salary Range: $25,000 – $41,700

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Knowledge and/or skills to perform a limited variety of processes, methods and procedures associated with a limited range of scientific problems is required.

Minimum License and Certifications

Possession of a valid drivers license

Desired Qualifications

Additional education about the high school level in a related area is desirable (biomass characterization, wood testing, PCR and ELISA testing, microbiological tests, usage and maintenance of scientific equipment). Laboratory experience and personnel management is highly desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$20,300 - $41,700

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

Applicant must be willing to work after hours occasionally

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-6
    • 7+
  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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