Forestry and Natural Resources Advisor

Hiring Organization: University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Redding, California
Application Due Date: October 1, 2023

Position Overview

The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) offers a unique recruitment opportunity for a UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Forestry and Natural Resources Advisor. UC ANR operates a statewide network of researchers and educators dedicated to the development and application of knowledge to address local agricultural, environmental and health issues. Over 150 UC ANR UCCE advisors conduct research, outreach and education from locally based CE offices serving all 58 counties from 70+ locations throughout the state. Our mission is to bring the University of California directly to Californians through research, extension and education programs that support:
• Sustainable, safe, and nutritious food production and
• Economic success in a global economy
• A sustainable, healthy, and productive environment
• Science literacy and youth development
By working and living among those we serve, UC ANR expands the University of California’s reach to engage all people and communities in California, ensuring equal access to the UC system.

Required Qualifications

Education: A minimum of a Master's degree is in forestry ecology, resource management or other closely
related fields with a sound understanding of applied forest management is required at time of appointment.

Additional Requirements

• A California license as a Registered Professional Forester is required. (The Advisor would have a grace
period of 5 years after hire to achieve this certification).
• Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability and property damage
insurance on vehicle used is required. Must possess valid California Driver's License to drive a County or
University vehicle.
• Extension experience and demonstrated excellence in the areas of applied research is desired.
• Coursework and experience in forestry, fire ecology, and natural resource management.
• Training and experience in interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research and collaboration is
• Familiarity with California’s natural resources will be beneficial.
• Knowledge and demonstrated use of remote methods of conducting outreach and delivery are a benefit.
• This is not a remote position. The candidate must be available to work onsite.