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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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Forester I - Forest Inventory and Analysis South Carolina 11/13/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:State of South Carolina Forestry Commission

Location:Florence County, South Carolina

Job Description:

Records forest inventory and health monitoring data on forest inventory plots with a degree of accuracy as required by the U.S. Forest Service. Works on a two-person forestry-crew locating forest inventory plots and recording inventory and health monitoring data. Assists in determining ownership and obtaining permission from the owner to enter property where plots are located.

Required Education:

A bachelor's degree in forestry from a college or university accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Must successfully pass the U.S. Forest Service Forest, Forest Inventory and Analysis certification field exam within the first year of employment. Applicants are required to attach a college/university transcript.

Salary:

$26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually


Apply By:2/13/2018

Mailing:

SCFC requires individuals to complete an online application to apply for this position. Interested individuals can access www.jobs.sc.gov


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Alabama 11/7/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Larson & McGowin, LLC

Location:Greenville, Mobile, Alabama

Job Description:

Who we are:  In business over 60 years, Larson & McGowin, LLC provides a full range of land management and on-demand decision support and consulting services.  L&M currently manages approximately 700,000 acres of timberland across the U.S. Southeast.    www.larsonmcgowin.com

Position Description:  Larson & McGowin, LLC (L&M) is seeking qualified candidates to assist with the forest management of client properties located in south Alabama.  Responsibilities include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation and administration, the development of stand-level silvicultural prescriptions, contracting of forestry-related services, and any other activities deemed necessary by management of the company. 

 Candidate will occasionally participate in consulting/field projects across the U. S. Southeast.  Travel outside of the local area will be required approximately 20% of the time.  All necessary travel costs will be reimbursed.  

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three references via email to Will Autrey at wautrey@larsonmcgowin.com.  

Required Education:

Applicant should have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Forestry from an SAF accredited university or will obtain such a degree prior to employement. 

Required Experience:

3 or more years of experience in forestry or related field work is preferred.

Skills:


  • Required

    • Must be a Registered Forester in Alabama or meet the
      necessary requirements to obtain this designation within 2 years from
      date of hire

    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Time management skills

    • Must be capable of working in remote outdoor locations
      in various weather and forest conditions



  • Preferred

    • Field proficiency with various forest
      inventory/mensuration techniques and methodologies

    • Knowledge and experience with GIS software
      (i.e., ArcGIS)



Salary:

Competitive
salary commensurate with experience. Fixed and Variable Vehicle Compensation
Plan, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Health Insurance, 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan,
Cafeteria Plan for Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance Coverages.


Apply By:12/31/2017

Phone:3343007277

Email:wautrey@larsonmcgowin.com

Mailing:

10 North Florida Street


Mobile, AL 36607


Posted By: Will Autrey

Gulf Area Senior Forester (MA) Mississippi 11/9/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond Management Company

Location:Meridian, Mississippi

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:

The position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of annual harvest plans and for managing the execution of harvest, silviculture and inventory activities.  Evaluates and manages harvest plan to balance short and long term impacts to financial goals, future harvest levels, harvest capacity and customer commitments.  Responsible for managing contractors that will perform the majority of the harvesting, silviculture, inventory and property management activities.  Responsibilities include contract preparation, administration and performance monitoring to ensure contract compliance.   The position requires a complete working knowledge of SFI certification requirements, state Best Management Practices (BMPs) and local ordinances regarding commercial timber harvest and transportation. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Assure a safe workplace.  Take personal initiative and responsibility to ensure ongoing safe behaviors through implementation and active participation in the company safety program
  • Provide the design and updates necessary to continually maintain an accurate and current harvest plan.  Provide accurate planning information to other departments regarding weekly and monthly wood flows, log sales and revenue projections.  
  • Manage the layout of harvest settings and haul roads to ensure productivity with the least environmental impact, maintaining compliance with all state and federal regulations. 
  • Manage contract logging and road building/maintenance program.  Provide indirect oversight of contracted work.   Perform timely field checks to ensure contract and harvest plan compliance.
  • Manage harvest operations.  Minimize moves, maximize capacity efficiency, and provide accurate production information and log sales forecasts.  Manage sequence changes to assure customer volume and log quality commitments are met.
  • Budget for and manage site preparation, planting and other silviculture activities, utilizing the appropriate financial analysis and logistics applications.
  • Assist in the margin analysis of harvest and silviculture activities.
  • Responsible for property maintenance including property line surveying and marking, maintenance of gates and monitoring encroachment within the region.
  • Monitor hunting club field activities to ensure compliance with the terms of the recreation lease agreement.
  • Apply consistent and accurate application and communication of policies and procedures designed to promote efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with SFI policies and procedures, state Best Management Practices and local ordinances regarding timber harvesting and hauling
  • Utilize communication and negotiation skills when interaction with members of the community is required.
  • Manage and support development of direct reports in order to maximize value in hiring, retention, and succession and goal attainment.
  • Perform productive performance management reviews (written and verbal), according to program.
  • Represent the Company at public meetings and community events, as required. 

 

Skills:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Management, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent, plus ten or more years of experience.  If incumbent does not have B.S. degree relevant industry, supervisory and contractor management experience will be considered. 

  • Valid Driver’s License. 

  • Exhibit high professional and ethical standards.

  • Ability to be highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Proven supervisory and leadership to effectively lead a staff or crew with a focus on safety and goal achievement.

  • Exhibit strong leadership skills. Work with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others.  

  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the Company including regulatory agencies.

  • Effective and productive communications skills; approachable and open to discussion, being persuasive in discussions regarding conflicts over resource use, as well as have highly developed written communication skills.

  • Manage multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others.  Organized and proactively manages environment.  Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities.  Prioritize workload in order of importance.  Reliably follow through with job assignments.

  • Learn, apply and retain new methods and information.  Creative in solving problems.  Exhibit a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges.  View obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.


Desired:



  • Willingness to invest time when projects demand more time commitment to accomplish important and/or timely goals.

  • Familiarity with GIS.

  • Willingness to participate in continuing education programs and training related to the forestry profession.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:



  • This position is located in Mississippi.

  • Field work in addition to a normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting, regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.

  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.

  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.

  • Occasional travel to various locations requiring a vehicle and ability to drive.

  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.

  • Ability to perform consistent and accurate work on a PC.

  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.

  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with Company policy.

  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, firefighting, reptile and/or insect bites.

  • This position may be exposed to marking paint, gas, diesel fumes, pollens and smoke.

  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3


Apply By:11/30/2017

Email:SEJobs@greendiamond.com


Posted By: Laura Baltadonis

Internship Multiple States 11/3/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forest Stewards Guild

Job Description:

The Forest Stewards Guild seeks students or recent graduates with some experience in forestry and wildlife ecology and a strong desire to learn new skills. Guild interns perform forestry tasks alongside US Fish and Wildlife Service staff, based on the season:

  • Forest inventories, including GPS and GIS technology and the integrated application of forest management software.
  • Develop ecological and timber-related forest metrics to develop timber-harvest prescriptions, including volumetric measures required for harvest accountability.
  • Timber marking; harvest planning, monitoring and evaluation, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Inter-program experience with biological and prescribed-fire programs.

Each 26-week position is a supervised work and learning experience based at the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, McBee, South Carolina. Additional work occurs at the Pee Dee NWR near Wadesboro, NC.

Learn how forestry and wildlife management work together on our public lands. This is a great entry point into careers in forest management and species conservation.

Application Process: Please submit a one-page cover letter expressing your interest in the position, a current resume, and three references to Mike Lynch at mike.lynch@forestguild.org by December 1, 2017. Questions may also be directed there.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017 Position announcement flyer Location: South Carolina and North Carolina. Dates: February 15 - August 15, 2018 (position 1). May 15 - November 15, 2018 (position 2). Stipends: Housing on-site, a $600 travel allowance, $275 per week stipend.


Apply By:12/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Assistantship Mississippi 10/31/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

An opening with a two year stipend and tuition waiver is available in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts, Mississippi State University. The student selected for this position will work toward an M.S. in Sustainable Bioproducts, focusing on the statistical distributions of strength and stiffness properties in mill run lumber populations. The student selected for this position will be responsible for oversight of laboratory work involving, but not limited to, the following:

  • Acquisition of lumber specimens from local/regional sawmills
  • Preparation of specimens for testing (labeling, measuring, planing, weighing, etc.)
  • Laboratory-based nondestructive evaluation of the lumber specimens
  • Performance of static bending tests on an Instron universal testing machine
  • Participation in statistical analyses of the data
  • Preparation/presentation of oral and written reports

In addition to these duties, the selected student will pursue coursework necessary for the completion of an M.S. degree in Sustainable Bioproducts and write/defend a thesis on this project.

In support of this work, the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts and the USDA Forest Products Laboratory have collaborated on funding, which will support one M.S. student for two academic years, including stipend, tuition, and insurance. The student will also maintain an office cubicle at the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts.

A student selected for this position will be under the direction of Dr. Frank Owens (MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts). The student will have ample opportunities for interaction with professional research and industry personnel, and when possible, will travel to appropriate meetings to present findings from this research.

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (forestry/forest products/wood science, engineering, mathematics/statistics, physics, etc.) and a GRE test report are required for application to this program. TOEFL (min. 550 PBT, 213 CBT, 79 iBT) or IELTS (min. 6.5) is required for international students. A full application to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University will be required before an offer can be made.

This position will remain open until filled. The start date will be Summer or Fall Semester 2018. If you or a student you know is interested in this opportunity, please contact Dr. Frank Owens at frank.owens@msstate.edu. Skype/video conference interviews may be requested. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found on the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and the Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu).


Apply By:1/31/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Staff Forester I Texas 10/30/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Texas A&M Forest Service

Job Description:

Locations: Two open positions. One in Lufkin and one in Kirbyville, Texas

Salary: $36,000 per year plus benefits with $2,000 increase after completion of training criteria.

Major duties include: Forester will serve as forest survey crew leader and be responsible for the survey program in the assigned region. The forester will investigate land ownership in the tax office, contact landowners, locate field plots, collect and transmit forest survey data and meet production goals.

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.

Education: Applicant must be a forestry graduate (minimum B.S. Forestry) with a major in forest management or a closely related course of study from an SAF Accredited Forestry Degree Program.

Work Experience and Required Skills: GPS training, dendrology expertise preferred. Must be able to communicate clearly. Applicant must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

Working Conditions: Requires outdoor field work. Must be able to work overtime, with some overnight travel. Will be in the field for extended periods of time.

Employment Status: Full-time position with full benefits

Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is identified

Closing date: Open until filled

Application Procedure: Interested persons may obtain more information at http://tfsweb.tamu.edu/jobs

Contact: Chris Brown, cbrown@tfs.tamu.edu, 979-458-6630


Apply By:1/30/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Research Assistantship Mississippi 10/25/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Graduate research assistantship positions for the M.S. or Ph.D. program are available in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University.

The successful candidate will work in highly multidisciplinary research projects and will receive technical training in the broad field of biomass processing, renewable polymers, and the development of organic coatings. The proposed project focuses on the development of novel bio-based hybrid materials for functional coatings and adhesives. The results of this project are expected to find applications of lignocellulosic biomass for wood and polymer industries.

The candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in wood science/products, chemical engineering, materials science & engineering, agricultural engineering, chemistry, or closely related disciplines relevant to the topics of the study
  • Maintained good academic standing
  • GRE test report and TOEFL 79+ or IELTS 6.5 (required for international students only)

The Department of Sustainable Bioproducts will support this project on funding, which will cover graduate student’s stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. The target starting date is Summer semester or Fall semester in 2018. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. A full application to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University will be required before an offer can be made.

If you are interested, please send a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Research Plan, transcripts of all degrees to Dr. Yunsang Kim at yunsang.kim@msstate.edu for this opportunity. Skype/video conference interviews may be requested. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and the Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).


Apply By:1/25/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Department Head Colorado 10/23/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Colorado State University

Location:Fort Collins, Colorado

Job Description:

The Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology in the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University seeks to fill their Department Head position. The Head serves as the lead department administrator and is responsible for leadership and administration of teaching, research, extension, and service activities of departmental personnel. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment.

The Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Department is one of five academic Departments in the Warner College of Natural Resources. The other Departments are Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Geosciences, and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources. The Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Department has a major in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, with three concentrations: Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, and Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. The Department has M.S. and Ph.D. programs as well as a coursework-intensive Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology (MFWCB) degree offered on campus and online. Faculty also advise students in the interdisciplinary Graduate Degree Program in Ecology. The Department has over 500 undergraduates, including 58 Honors students, and approximately 50 graduate students.

The Department is transdisciplinary, conducting impactful research at local, national, and international scales in conservation biology, ecology (behavioral, community, disease, evolution, landscape, population, social, spatial), ecosystem services, ecotoxicology, endangered species, fish and wildlife management, global environmental change, habitat management, human-wildlife conflicts, invasive species, and restoration ecology. In addition, the Department is a recognized leader in analytical methods development and their application across disciplines in the natural resource and ecological sciences. The Department is home to the Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (CCFWRU) and the Larval Fish Laboratory, and has strong partnerships with state, federal, and non-governmental organizations. The Department currently has 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including two endowed chairs, three CCFWRU faculty, two advising/instructional faculty, and two research faculty.

The Department mission is to serve students and varied constituencies through learning, research, and service/outreach. Students graduating from our Department have the skills to think critically about environmental issues, and are scientifically and ecologically literate citizens with the training to be successful in graduate school and diverse careers. Outreach efforts contribute significantly to life-long learning by assisting individuals and agencies to solve complex environmental problems and to be good stewards of our world’s natural resources.

The Warner College of Natural Resources is also home to several interdisciplinary centers and programs, including the Center for Collaborative Conservation, the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands, the Colorado Natural Heritage Program, the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, the Private Lands Initiative, and the Colorado State Forest Service. Warner College is one of eight academic colleges at Colorado State University. The Department and College are active participants in programs and courses at CSU’s 1600- acre Mountain Campus. The Department has also taken a leadership role in providing high impact learning opportunities at CSU’s new Todos Santos Center in Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Colorado State University is a land grant university with about 33,000 students located in Fort Collins, Colorado. Fort Collins is home to a wide range of state and federal natural resource agencies, including major centers for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, USGS, USDA APHIS National Wildlife Research Center, National Park Service, US Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, and Centers for Disease Control, all of which provide excellent opportunities for collaboration. Fort Collins residents enjoy a high quality of life, a moderate cost of living, and the City is often rated as one of the best places to live in the United States. The city is a Platinum Bicycle Friendly Community with a vibrant downtown, and is adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park, with easy access to many outdoor activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Earned doctorate in fish, wildlife, conservation biology, or related field.
  2. Experience with education, research, and outreach.
  3. Accomplishments that meet the requirements for a tenured, full professor or a commensurate level of relevant experience and accomplishments.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated success in administrative duties, budgeting, and programmatic development and growth.
  2. Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills in communicating with and mentoring faculty and staff.
  3. A record of scholarly contributions to knowledge in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology, with demonstrated expertise in these areas.
  4. A record of excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level in a fish, wildlife, and conservation biology program.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to and experience in managing successful professional degree programs in fish, wildlife and conservation biology or related fields.
  6. A demonstrated understanding of the full breadth of programs in the Department, and the vision to fully develop the unique opportunities the Department presents.
  7. A record of success in working collaboratively with government and tribal fish and wildlife management agencies, the private sector, and other conservation and scientific organizations.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
  9. Demonstrated success in creating and fostering community and collaborative environments, creative initiative and problem solving, and conflict resolution efforts.
  10. Experience conducting development activities and a willingness to lead Departmental development efforts.
  11. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary leadership team.

Responsibilities of the Department Head Include:

  • Creative, facilitative leadership in cooperatively defining and implementing goals, objectives and strategies of the Department and in communicating its aspirations, abilities, and achievements to all relevant internal and external constituencies, while fostering positive relationships.
  • Serving as a key member of the College’s leadership team, and working collaboratively and effectively with the College Executive Committee (composed of Department Heads, Associate Deans, and Dean) to shape and further the goals of the Department, the College, and the University.
  • Preparation of, administration of, and adherence to the Departmental budget.
  • Providing leadership for developing and strengthening curricula, recognizing changing societal values and technical advances in the profession.
  • Management of the Department to promote student, staff, and faculty achievement and development.
  • Advancing the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion among students, faculty, and staff.
  • Working effectively with Departmental committees to address governance, curricular, human resource, and physical resource needs.
  • Fostering an atmosphere of collegiality and cooperation within the Department, and College, and across the University.
  • Conducting formal and informal personnel evaluations, including mentoring of Department faculty and staff members.
  • Providing leadership in faculty hiring, promotion, and tenure decisions.
  • Working effectively with alumni, the Dean, and the College Development Office to attract and allocate development funds.
  • Proactively pursuing interaction and developing working relationships with other Departments and programs in the College and across the University, state and federal agencies, professional societies, and other organizations.
  • Interacting with prospective and current students and diverse audiences.

Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Annual and sick leave per University policy, group health, life, dental, disability, and retirement benefits. For more information, please visit CSU’s Benefits website.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit:

  • A letter that addresses the candidate’s experience, performance, and vision in light of the job qualifications, position criteria, and Departmental context.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • The names, addresses, and phone numbers of three to five references who will be contacted only after the short list of candidates is established and candidates have been notified.

Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology. CSU, the Warner College of Natural Resources, and the Department are committed to faculty diversity and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups. Submit above materials to the following site by 30 November, 2017 for full consideration: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50697.

Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. Linda Nagel, Search Committee Chair, Linda.Nagel@colostate.edu; 970-491-2840.

Deadline: For full consideration applications should be received by 30 November, 2017.


Apply By:11/30/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant or Associate Professor of Silviculture Virginia 10/12/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Virginia Tech

Location:Blacksburg, Virginia

Job Description:

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track, teaching and research position in the area of intensive silviculture. The faculty member will also serve as the co-director of the Forest Productivity Cooperative (FPC), an industry-university partnership that integrates research, technology transfer, and continuing education in the southeastern US and Latin America. FPC co-directorship represents a partnership between Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University, Universidad de Concepción (Chile), and Universidad de Santa Catarina (Brazil).

Qualifications
Required:

  • Ph.D. with emphasis in silviculture, with strong promise for developing an outstanding program of teaching, research, and outreach. For Associate Professor Rank, appropriate candidate experience and accomplishments required. • Forest management experience/training.

Preferred:

  • Undergraduate degree in forestry
  • Experience in plantation forests
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with industry and/or agency partners.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting # TR0170151. Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. For questions, please contact Dr. Mike Aust at waust@vt.edu or 540-231-4523.


Apply By:1/12/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Intern Multiple States 9/28/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Resource Management Service LLC

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, Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and China.

RMS is currently seeking forestry students and recent graduates to participate in the summer internship program which has multiple opportunities located across the southern U.S. Internship openings are available in the following locations:

  • Augusta, GA
  • Bay Minette, AL
  • Flowood, MS
  • Georgetown, SC
  • Jena, La
  • Livingston, TX
  • Pace, FL
  • Prattville, AL
  • Sheridan, AR
  • Wilmington, NC

This exciting internship opportunity offers forestry students and recent graduates a chance to build on their skill sets and gain hands-on forest management experience. The successful candidate will be exposed to multiple aspects of our forest management activities. Responsibilities will include a range of activities such as; timber cruising, stand reconnaissance, inventory and GIS, GPS stand boundaries, contractor supervision and boundary location and maintenance.

RMS internships offer candidates the following;

  • Earning an income at a competitive wage
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Opportunity to collaborate with others in the forestry profession
  • Assessment for a full-time positions as available
  • Mileage reimbursement for vehicle use

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • The student must be currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Forestry, Forest Resources, Natural Resources, Forestry Management or another closely related field.
  • Basic proficiency in MS Word and Excel, Global Positioning System (GPS) applications/devices, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Successfully pass a background check.
  • Willingness to work in all types of weather.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, passion, tenacity and can do attitude.
  • Commitment to work safely.
  • Basic forestry knowledge.

If you are interested in becoming an intern with us contact  Amanda Mize at hr@resourcemgt.com.


Apply By:3/31/2018


Posted By: KBrasher