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Any undergraduate student in the College of Forest Resources may apply for an internship for credit. Students who have an open elective may use the internship course as a part of their program. In addition, full semester internships will only be eligible for three credits, given that other requirements are met. Students can only receive credit for one internship during their undergraduate program.

Students are also required to
  • Be juniors or seniors
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 2.50
  • Apply at least two weeks prior to the pre-registration period of the semester
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County Forester Florida 9/15/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Florida Forest Service

Location:Clay and Duval County, Florida

Job Description:

Florida Forest Service is hiring a county forester for Clay and Duval Counties, located in Northeast Florida. The County Forester Provides forest management technical assistance to rural private forest landowners to achieve the goals of the landowner, technical assistance for UCF grants, Tree City USA and Champion Tree designations, and other related forest factors.  Responds to homeowners’ requests for analysis of shade tree and ornamental tree diseases, and is also involved in prescribed fire and  wildland fire response.

 As far as living options, Northeast Florida is home to beaches, a vibrant economy as well as large rural communities. There is something for everyone.  For more information or to apply please click on the link below:

 

https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/STARKE-SENIOR-FORESTER-42002270-FL-32091/427507300/

 

 

Required Education:

Please review required skills

Required Experience:

With a bachelor's degree, three years of professional forestry experience is required.  A master's degree can substitute for one year of professional experience.

Skills:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in forestry or related field and three (3) years of professional forestry experience. Course work must include the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest Management.


A master’s degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Course work must include the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest Management.


Requires possession of a valid Class E driver license.


Occasional to moderate travel required. Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed.

Salary:

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $36,501.66 annually.


Apply By:12/15/2017

Phone:904-266-8359

Email:Jennifer.Hart@Freshfromflorida.com

Mailing:

The Jacksonville District Office


7247 Big Oaks Road


 


Bryceville, Florida 32009


Posted By: Lanna Miller

School Forest Manager and Lecturer Connecticut 9/14/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Location:New Haven, Connecticut

Job Description:

The Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies invites applications from emerging and experienced foresters in the management of forests for appointment as the School Forest Manager and Lecturer in Forest Operations and Management. The successful candidate will be an exceptional teacher with demonstrated skills and experience in managing forests. Applicants should have interdisciplinary expertise focused on the management of forests that includes road and trail engineering and design, harvesting operations, and conservation practices around protecting water, soils, and wildlife habitat. It is important that the candidate have strong experience in the oversight and direct management of timber sales, marketing products, contracts; and the trespass, deeds, and legal issues of managing land. General knowledge of soils, forest ecology, silviculture, wildlife, dendrology, economics, finance, and growth and yield or some combination of these subjects is important. Candidates should have proven ability to inspire students through practical, hands-on teaching. Candidates should be capable of guiding and mentoring masters professional students through a ten week summertime apprentice forester fellowship program on managing forests based at the Yale-Myers Forest; and will be expected to mentor and administer a post-graduate fellowship program of recent graduate foresters who help to manage the School Forests and who engage in extension and education activities surrounding the School Forests. Under the supervision of the Director of School Forests, and working closely with other faculty in the School, the Forest Manager would be responsible for overseeing Post-graduate fellows who conduct the day-to-day management of the seven forests and 11,000 acres that make up the Yale School Forests. During the academic year the Forest Manager would be expected to lead two extended field trips: i) to the southern United States on the management of industrial forests; and ii) co-lead a trip with the School Forest Director alternating to either the Western United States or to Europe each year. The School Forest Manager would also be responsible for teaching forest operations to professional Master’s students during the academic year and lead a series of workshops and technical trainings in growth and yield, forest measurements and inventory, road and trail engineering, and forest certification for Master’s students. S/he will also be expected to assist with the mentoring of Master’s students, the Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, represent the School at regional professional forest meetings, and build connections with faculty, students, and leadership in other academic units across Yale University.

Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. In preparing their application, candidates should become familiar with the School (http://environment.yale.edu) to learn more about the School Forests, and consider how their expertise can help strengthen field-based forestry teaching within the School and more broadly at Yale. Please upload: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vita, and 3) names and contact information of four references via http://bit.ly/2uC5Kbd. For more information about the position, contact mark.ashton@yale.edu. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please visit our careers page at www.yale.edu/jobs, and apply for requisition #44701BR.


Apply By:10/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

District Manager Texas 9/13/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Resource Management Service LLC

Location:Livingston, Texas

Job Description:

Resource Management Service, LLC. (RMS) is a global forestry-centered investment manager with significant expertise in all phases of institutional timberland investing. Founded and managed by forestry professionals and owned by its employees, RMS is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices across the U.S. South, in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and China.

RMS’s Texas region is headquartered in Livingston, Texas and comprises approximately 200,000 acres of highly productive southern pine timberland. The District Manager will be responsible for managing the Woodville, TX district and will work with our Texas Region to achieve a broad range of forest management goals. Contributions in all aspects of forest management will be expected. Including reforestation, stand management, harvest administration, forest data collection and management, SFI/BMP compliance, forest product marketing and merchandising timber security and other land management oversight. This position will work closely with the Region Manager and team to accomplish overall objectives. Success will require understanding key business drivers and execute responsibilities within a team environment.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Planning, budgeting, and executing of harvest and silviculture activities
  • Assist in the selection, layout, and inspection of timber sales
  • Help manage the logistics of the Region’s contract logging force
  • Develop District level silvicultural prescriptions
  • Monitor contract compliance for work on roads, chemicals applications, mechanical site preparation, tree planting, and other operations in the District
  • Coordinate the Region’s prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, and pre-commercial thinning programs
  • Assist in maintaining quality data in the GIS and Inventory Data Management System
  • Management of the Region’s recreational license program
  • Region Coordinator for compliance with state BMPs, SFI Standards, RMS Sustainable Forest Guidelines, and audits.
  • Region Coordinator for the Longleaf Establishment program and Environmental, Social & Governance efforts
  • Manage the ad valorem property tax appraisals and tax payments for timberlands

Qualifications, Experience, Skills, and Competencies:

  • Bachelor of Science in Forest Management or related Natural Resources program required Master’s degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in Forest Management
  • Understanding of marketing, merchandising, contract management, forest regeneration, silviculture and forest mensuration
  • Strong communication, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of GPS and GIS systems
  • Working knowledge of SFI principles and BMPs
  • Strong planning, organizational and time management skills


Apply By:10/12/2017

Mailing:

send resume to hr@resourcemgt.com


Posted By: KBrasher

Investment Analyst Alabama 9/13/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Resource Management Service LLC

Location:Birmingtham, Alabama

Job Description:

Responsibilities: Resource Management Service, LLC. (RMS) is a global forestry-centered investment manager with significant expertise in all phases of institutional timberland investing. Founded and managed by forestry professionals and owned by its employees, RMS is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices across the U.S. South, in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and China. The RMS Investment Management Team core responsibility is to the clients; however, the IM team touches and influences all aspects of the business through integrated internal relationships and management review. The Investment Management Team is responsible for the following:

  • Managing the investments of current clients to ensure that client objectives are met;
  • Communicating performance results to clients and consultants on a periodic basis, in both oral and written form;
  • Developing new business for RMS in the form of client timberland investments;
  • Developing timberland investment strategies for new and existing clients;
  • Researching timber and timberland market conditions;
  • Analyzing RMS and market data to generate investment decisions and decision support.

Duties: The Investment Analyst position will support all functions of the Investment Management Team. In this capacity, the position will be exposed to all the working groups within RMS, in addition to the company’s client communications activities. The Investment Analyst will, therefore, be expected to perform and will benefit from a wide range of responsibilities across the timberland investments sector.

Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Analyze and monitor global timber market characteristics and timberland investment performance, to include the collection, analysis, and presentation of various types of financial data needed by the Investment Management team;
  • Analyze and compare managed assets against competing asset classes;
  • Prepare analyses and reports for verbal and written presentations to customers within RMS, as well as current and prospective clients;
  • Support the process of third party timberland appraisals by providing written and oral comments on drafts and final appraisals;
  • Review assessments of potential timberland acquisitions utilizing complex quantitative investment analysis models focusing on risk and potential accretive value;
  • Author and review sections of reports and briefings that communicate vital information to current and prospective clients and consultants.

Professional Qualifications: The list below are some of the qualifications that will be considered as candidates are reviewed:

Required:

  • Four-year degree with emphasis in natural resources and/or finance;
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct quantitative analyses and develop and maintain discounted cash flow models;
  • Demonstrated technical writing and oral presentation skills;
  • Desire and commitment to expand one’s knowledge of the timberland investment space.

Additional Consideration:

  • 2-3 years of professional experience desired, but not required;
  • Preferably have a working knowledge of plantation forestry practices;
  • MBA or other graduate degree involving a significant amount of finance emphasis;
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).

Salary:

send their resume to hr@resourcemgt.com


Apply By:10/12/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant/Associate Professor Multiple States 9/12/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:University of Alberta

Location:Alberta, Canada, Multiple States

Job Description:

The Department of Renewable Resources, in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada, invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant/Associate Professor in Ecosystem-based Management. The successful candidate will be expected to submit an application to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for an Industrial Research Chair (http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/CFS-PCP/IRC-PCI_eng.asp) to support this position. The industry funding required for this position has already been confirmed and industrial partners within the forestry sector are committed to working with the successful candidate in the development of the research program for an Industrial Research Chair.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. and substantial post-doctoral experience in applied ecosystem-based forest management (EBM), or in related fields such as forest ecology, landscape ecology, or conservation biology but with a specific focus on relevance to forest management. We seek candidates with a well-established record of applied research in EBM aimed at ensuring long-term sustainability of a diversity of forest values while supporting a healthy forest industry. In particular, we seek an individual interested in conducting research relevant to forest types common to Alberta and focusing on: (a) linking finer- (stand-) scale and coarser- (landscape-) scale approaches to implementation of EBM; (b) field-based studies documenting response to and recovery following EBM practices. The candidate should be broad-thinking and have a demonstrated interest in how forest ecosystems are affected by natural and anthropogenic disturbances and how this knowledge can be applied to the sustainable management of forest resource ecosystems and landscapes. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of independent research and graduate student education, including a balanced portfolio of ‘pure’ and ‘applied’ research. The successful candidate will be expected to provide scientific leadership for and to take advantage of the long term EMEND experiment http://www.emendproject.org/ and its legacy of data.

The successful candidate's research will complement existing strengths of the Department in conservation biology, forest ecology, forestry, reclamation, and soils. It is expected that the successful candidate will proactively develop collaborative relations with colleagues in the department, other units at UofA, and at other institutions/organizations (e.g., fRIResearch Healthy Landscapes program, Canadian Forest Service). Applicants must be willing and able to interact with industrial and government (federal, provincial) professionals in the development, transfer and application of research that supports the goals for ecological, economic and social sustainability of forests. The successful applicant will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and actively contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, particularly in ecosystem management and forest ecology. Applicants who are Registered Professional Foresters or who have the credentials to obtain that designation in Alberta will be favourably considered.

The Faculty emphasizes excellence in teaching; therefore evidence of novel approaches and interest in non-traditional teaching methods is expected. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in forest management, biodiversity, ecology and related forestry and conservation biology courses – but teaching loads are reduced during the time of an Industrial Chair. Effective supervision of graduate students and participation on graduate student committees is also required.

An application package, including a cover letter, description of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and names of three referees should be submitted (upload as a single PDF file) online at: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/EnvScience/Faculty/

The Committee welcomes applications at any time and will begin considering candidates on October 30, 2017, continuing until the position is filled. Candidates selected for an interview can expect to be informed during the month following the closing date with all applicants being informed once the position has been filled. Additional information about the Renewable Resources Department and our research, undergraduate and graduate programs is available at: http://www.rr.ualberta.ca/


Apply By:10/30/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Staff Forester II Texas 9/7/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Texas A&M Forest Service

Location:Lufkin, Texas

Job Description:

Position Title: Staff Forester II

Department and Location: FRDSF – SILV, Lufkin, Texas

Salary: $40,000/year minimum (B.S.) + benefits or 42,500/year minimum (M.S.) + benefits

Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate is identified

Major/essential duties of job: Forester will disseminate scientific knowledge about the establishment, growing, productivity, vigor and sustainability of forests to agency, consulting, and industry foresters; educate landowners and the public about the science, management, uses, and benefits of forests and natural forest ecosystems; provide silvicultural strategies for a broad range of ownership objectives including those landowner objectives common with small-acreage tracts; and develop prescription, modeling tools and methodologies to increase forest vigor, resiliency, and productivity. The forester will actively participate in the Agency’s fire and emergency response program.

Occasional duties: The forester must perform related duties when required. Forester is encouraged to be involved with local community and professional activities not specifically related to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Work experience: A minimal three years of professional field experience in the application of southern forest silviculture. Two years’ experience (may be concurrent) incorporating applied research into educational and outreach tools and conducting data analyses to solve complex problems. Demonstrated skills in organizing, conducting and speaking at educational programs.

Skills required: Proficiency in MS Office required. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to perform field inventory procedures. Strong problem solver. Strong project management skills. Detail oriented. Strong analytical skills. Experience in programming, GPS data collection, and statistical software preferred. A portfolio of previous accomplishment and experiences is preferred

Educational qualifications/training required: At a minimum, a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited university. Master's degree in Forestry, Forest Ecology, or closely related course of study from a SAF Accredited program preferred. Applicants must demonstrate a strong academic background in southern silviculture.

Working Conditions: 45% typical office conditions; 45% typical forestry field work; 10% fire and emergency response

Comments: Must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment, with record within Agency standards. Must be able to speak clearly and write proficiently. Must be able to work some overtime/odd hours, with some overnight travel. May be in the field for extended periods of time.

Employment Status: Full-time position

Closing date: As soon as suitable candidate is identified

Application procedure: Greatjobs.tamu.edu

Contact Person: Eric L. Taylor
Phone: 903-834-6191
Email: etaylor@tfs.tamu.edu


Apply By:12/7/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Technical Support Specialist Multiple States 9/6/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

Job Description:

Forestry Suppliers, Inc. is seeking to hire Technical Support Specialist (Nationwide). Please see info below about this opportunity.

Contact Name: Clay Walker Salary:

Depending on experience

Default resumes to jobs@forestry-suppliers.com

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting customers with product selection and technical support
  • Training of other staff members
  • Technical support related to activities on website
  • Provide input regarding and assisting in the selection of new products
  • Attending tradeshows
  • Identifying bid opportunities
  • Training for customers as required
  • Assisting in the production of and proofing of marketing materials

Requirements:

  • Good verbal, personal and computer skills
  • Natural resource related degree and experience preferred
  • Ability to work with a group
  • Self-starter and capable of working well alone
  • Good driving record

Compensation and Benefits: Compensation/commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, profit sharing plan, Personal leave time, Family atmosphere and more.


Apply By:12/6/2017

Mailing:

jobs@forestry-suppliers.com


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Alabama 8/31/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:McKinley & Lanier Forest Resources

Location:Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Description:

General Technical Duties

  • Perform all types of timber inventories for timber sales, appraisals, management plans, & contract services.
  • Mark timber for selective harvests for various silvicultural objectives.
  • Mark timber sale boundaries and streamside management zones.
  • Collect GPS data for timber sale preparation, reforestation purposes, and contract services.
  • Perform tree planting audits as part of supervisory process of planting operations.
  • Perform seedling survival audits/li>
  • Collection of other various field data related to preparation of timber sales, management plans, appraisals and general management contract services.
  • Preparation of completed maps using ArcGis which may include import of GPS data files.
  • Conduct prescribed burns for site preparation and understory control purposes.
  • Navigate new and unexplored terrain, locals, etc. using basic county and topographic maps.

Other Duties

  • Soliciting bids for services from silvicultural vendors for activities such as: tree planting, herbicide applications and mechanical site preparation.
  • Management and supervision of the various silvicultural operations including: timber harvesting, tree planting, site preparation, etc.

Required Education:

B.S. degree in forestry required.

Required Experience:

Preferred but not required.

Skills:

Must demonstrate the ability to quickly
become proficient at performing the general field work responsibilities such as
cruising, timber sale preparations, and GPS work.

Proficiency will be measured in production
terms (plots/day, miles marked/GPS per day, etc.)

Required production goals will be established
and monitored.

Must demonstrate ability to use personal
computers/laptop to manage data, work up inventories, prepare written documents
of all types.

Specific software and
operating systems will include:
Windows
7 operating system, all Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook
& Power Point), Solo Field, ArcGis and TwoDog.

Additionally, will use electronic data
recording devices in the field such as: Recon & Nomad.

Must be physically capable of working in
difficult outdoor environments such as: extreme heat and cold, steep mountainous terrain, wet bottomlands and
thick vegetation.

Must be able to work long hours when
necessary and travel/stay overnight for distant work projects on occasion.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience


Full benefits.


Apply By:10/31/2017

Phone:205-292-4465 (cell)

Email:bruce@mlforestresources.com

Mailing:

507 Energy Center Blvd., Ste. 303


Northport, ALĀ  35473


Posted By: Bruce Lanier

Forest Management Technician North Carolina 8/28/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Fayetteville, North Carolina

Job Description:

This position offering is for an entry-level forest management technician position. Primary position tasks include timber marking, timber inventory, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, and other activities.  In addition, the technician may sometimes assist with basic forestry research work to include study establishment and documentation, study maintenance, study measurement and study data cleaning. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions. The job includes some travel and occasional weekend work.  This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment.

Skills:

The job candidate should hold a minimum of an
Associate’s Degree in forest resources, environmental or agricultural resources,
or a related field. Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word,
Microsoft Excel, and field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in
herbicide application and licensure is considered a plus.  The candidate must be able to communicate
clearly and timely, and complete fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner.
This position must be able to work independently as well as work cooperatively
with other team members to complete and record data from forest management
activities.

Salary:

Commensurate


Apply By:11/28/2017

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:csmith@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Please
send a cover sheet and your resume PARETEto csmith@progressiveforestry.com or you may complete an online application by
going to www.progressiveforestry.com.


Posted By: Melanie Howard Ernst

Forest Management Technician North Carolina 8/28/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Fayetteville, North Carolina

Job Description:

This position offering is for an entry-level forest management technician position. Primary position tasks include timber marking, timber inventory, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, and other activities.  In addition, the technician may sometimes assist with basic forestry research work to include study establishment and documentation, study maintenance, study measurement and study data cleaning. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions.  The job includes some travel and occasional weekend work.  This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment.

Skills:

The job candidate should hold a minimum of an
Associate’s Degree in forest resources, environmental or agricultural resources,
or a related field. Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word,
Microsoft Excel, and field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in
herbicide application and licensure is considered a plus.  The candidate must be able to communicate
clearly and timely, and complete fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner.
This position must be able to work independently as well as work cooperatively
with other team members to complete and record data from forest management
activities

Salary:

Commensurate


Apply By:11/28/2017

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:csmith@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Please
send a cover sheet and your resume PARETEto csmith@progressiveforestry.com or you may complete an online application by
going to www.progressiveforestry.com.


Posted By: Melanie Howard Ernst