Extension Agent – Assistant, Forestry & Natural Resources –Dorchester County
Job ID 101346
Location St. George Extension Office, Dorchester County, SC
Deliver educational programs to citizens of Dorchester County and the surrounding area. Educational programs will focus on adult audiences, but will also include youth outreach. Programs will address issues related to forestry industry, conservation and the environment, production and profitability and best management practices and work with county Forestry and Landowners Associations.
A. Develop and deliver Forestry and Natural Resource related educational programs including silviculture, Best Management Practices and Integrated Pest Management to the citizens of Dorchester County and the surrounding area. Assist growers and producers by providing unbiased, research based information in a timely manner. Work with local industry, related groups, County Landowners Associations, and other groups and organizations to deliver educational programs to citizens of Dorchester County and the surrounding area.
B. Work with 4-H Agents and club leaders to deliver forestry and natural resource related educational programs at local, regional, and statewide events.
C. Provide leadership for the establishment, maintenance and utilization of Extension Advisory Committee to direct, assist in program delivery and seek resources for program development.
D. Develop a cooperative working relationship with other resource people and involve them in forestry educational programs.
E. Ensure compliance with all civil rights and affirmative action guidelines in designated areas of responsibility.
F. Provide necessary accountability reports to Advisory Committees, County Council and Clemson University regarding the accomplishments of forestry educational programs.
Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred. Knowledge of, or experience with, Cooperative Extension, and 4-H youth development program desired.
Two years related experience preferred.
Fundamental Job Knowledge – Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations
No Supervisory Duties – Not responsible for supervising employees.
No Budget Responsibilities – No fiscal responsibility for the department’s budget.
Stand for prolonged period
Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
Walk or move about
Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
Recognize or inspect visually
Move, transport, raise or lower
Extends hands or arms in any direction
Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors
Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
Exposure to heat or cold
Exposure to dust/fumes
Wet or humid
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Position will serve the citizens of Dorchester County.
Review of credentials will begin April 1, 2017 and position will remain open until filled. For full consideration please apply by April 1, 2017 at the following site:
On-line Job Application must be completed in full.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.