Current Job Opportunities

The preferred application process is online through Mississippi State Personnel Board’s under the job seekers tab. Completed Experience and Training Records with any additional documentation should be sent to the Mississippi State Personnel Board, 210 East Capitol Street, Suite 800, Jackson, MS 39201. 

 

The paper application is available in PDF format for applicants to print and mail to MSPB or the appropriate agency. "Click Here" to download the paper application. Applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions for each individual job opening are not completed and attached.

  

In order for all State and/or Federal requirements to be met, the MS State Personnel Board will accept and evaluate all applications and place eligible applicants on the appropriate list.  This list will then be routed through the Mississippi Forestry Commission's Human Resources Department to the appropriate location for action.

 

Please Note:

  • All applications and/or transfers for Forester positions must include a copy of their current registered forester’s card with their application.
  • MFC employees requesting a transfer must submitt application through the requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department.

 

Current Openings:

  • Application Deadline: August 28, 2014.  Job Description.  The Southeast District of the Mississippi Forestry Commission is accepting applications for two (2) Forester Trainee positions.  These positions are located in Hancock and Harrison Counties. The starting salary for this classification is $27,162.45.  Any individuals interested in applying for, or laterally transferring to, this position may submit their application between August 18, 2014 and August 28, 2014.  Requests to transfer must be submitted through requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department. All applicants must complete an application.  Employees wishing to transfer laterally must also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe.  All applicants/transfers must also include a copy of their current Registered Forester’s card with their application.
  • Application Deadline: August 28, 2014.  Job Description.  The Southeast District of the Mississippi Forestry Commission is accepting applications for one (I) Forest Ranger I position. This position is located in Jackson County and has a beginning salary of $18,843.18.  Anyone interested in applying or transferring may do so between August 18, 2014 and August 28, 2014. All applicants must complete an Experience and Training Record.  Employees wishing to transfer laterally must also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe and all requests to transfer must be submitted through the requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC's Human Resources Department.
  • Application Deadline: September 2, 2014.  Job Description.  The South Central District of the Mississippi Forestry Commission is accepting applications for one (1) Forester I vacancy.  This position is located in Jasper County and has a beginning salary of $29,804.14.  Any individuals interested in applying for, or laterally transferring to, this position may submit their application between August 19, 2014 and September 2, 2014.  Requests to transfer must be submitted through requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department. All applicants must complete an application.  Employees wishing to transfer laterally must also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe.  All applicants/transfers must also include a copy of their current Registered Forester’s card with their application.
  • Application Deadline: September 4, 2014.  Job Description.  The East Central District of the Mississippi Forestry Commission is accepting applications for one (1) Forestry Technician III position.  This position will is located in Leake County and has a starting salary of $31,930.96.  Any individuals interested in applying for, or laterally transferring to, this position may submit their applications between August 22, 2014 and September 4, 2014.  All applicants must complete an Experience and Training Record.  Employees wishing to transfer laterally must also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe.  Requests to transfer must be submitted through the requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department. 
  • Application Deadline: September 4, 2014.  Job Description. The East Central District of the Mississippi Forestry Commission is accepting applications for one (1) Forestry Technician I position.  This position is located in Winston County and has a starting salary of $26,121.94.  Any individuals interested in applying for, or laterally transferring to, this position may submit their applications between August 22, 2014 and September 4, 2014.  All applicants must complete an Experience and Training Record.  Employees wishing to transfer laterally must also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe.  Requests to transfer must be submitted through the requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department.
  • Application Deadline: September 4, 2014.  Job Description. The East Central District of the Mississippi Forestry Commission is accepting applications for one (1) Forester Trainee position.  This position is located in Attala County and has a starting salary of $27,162.45.  Any individuals interested in applying for, or laterally transferring to, this position may submit their applications between August 22, 2014 and September 4, 2014.  All applicants must complete an Experience and Training Record.  Employees wishing to transfer laterally must also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe.  Requests to transfer must be submitted through the requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department.
  • Application Deadline: September 4, 2014.  Job Description.  The East Central District is accepting applications for one (1) Forest Ranger I in Noxubee County and has a starting salary of $18,843.18Anyone interested in applying or transferring may do so, August 22, 2014 - September 4, 2014.  All applicants must complete an Experience and Training Record. Employees wishing to transfer laterally must also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe and all requests to transfer must be submitted through the requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department.  Completed Experience and Training Records and any additional documentation should be sent to: Mississippi Forestry  Commission, Attn:  Melissa  Rea, P. 0. Box 429, Philadelphia, MS 39350. Applicants may also apply online through the MS State Personnel Board's link at www.mspb.ms.gov.
  • Application Deadline: September 9, 2014.  Job Description.  The Mississippi Forestry Commission is accepting applications for the position of one (I) Equipment Mechanic Master. This position is associated with the Federal Excess Property Program and will report directly to the supervisor responsible for this program. The beginning salary for this position is $25,811.75.  Individuals interested in applying for, or laterally transferring to, this position may submit completed applications from August 26,2012 and September 9, 2014. All applicants must complete an application and submit through the Mississippi State Personnel Board's website.  Employees wishing to transfer laterally must complete and also submit a request to transfer within this timeframe.  Requests to transfer must be submitted through the requesting employees chain of command and then to the MFC Human Resources Department.