OFRI hiring forest landowner education manager

PORTLAND, Ore. – OFRI is seeking qualified applicants for a forest landowner education manager position responsible for delivering forestry interpretation and landowner education programs for the Institute. 

The position will be based out of OFRI’s Silverton office at The Oregon Garden, and responsibilities include management of the 15-acre Rediscovery Forest for educational purposes, as well as other assets at the 80-acre botanical garden. The forest landowner education manager assists OFRI’s director of forestry in the delivery of the Institute’s landowner and public education programs. 

A complete job listing for the position that includes minimum qualifications, desired attributes, a description of duties, and salary and benefits information is available on OFRI’s website

Current State of Oregon employees, excluding temporary employees, must apply through their employee Workday account. External candidates will need to create a Workday profile to apply. Search for Job Requisition ID: REQ-135265. 

The first pull of candidate applications will be on Tuesday, September 5, 2023. We encourage interested applicants to not delay in applying. Applications received after September 5 may be considered in a second-round selection process. Job posting closes September 18, 2023. 

About the Oregon Forest Resources Institute:

The Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI) in 1991 to support and enhance Oregon’s forest products industry by advancing public understanding of forests, forest management and forest products, and encouraging sustainable forestry through landowner education. OFRI is governed by a board of directors made up of 11 voting members appointed by the state forester, plus two non-voting members. It is funded by a portion of the forest products harvest tax.