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Operations Forester Texas 7/23/2018 +

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Location:Holly Springs, Ms, Texas

Job Description:


Announcement: Operations Forester – Holly Springs, Mississippi

TimberVestors requires an energetic, entrepreneurial, and dedicated professional for an Operations Forester position in our northern MS-TN region. Initially, the position is primarily field work focused on harvest operations planning, layout and contractor supervision. Inventory and other field forestry applications are also important elements of this position. As the successful applicant gains and demonstrates experience we will provide opportunities for professional growth and development. The position will include preparing forest management plans, and road design, layout and construction oversight. Our team serve in a variety of capacities in the maintenance of existing client relationships. Advancement opportunities include development of new clients, expansion of technical and analytical skills and independence planning and implementation of assigned tasks. The position is located in Holly Springs, MS. Candidates should possess, or be willing to acquire, forestry licenses in MS & TN.

TimberVestors provides a range of forestry consulting services and prides itself on being an industry leader. Our team is provided direction and guidance to always look ahead, use the most advanced forest science and bring about the finest long-term stewardship of our client’s forest resources as we work to meet their objectives of ownership. Our team collaborate on properties of varying sizes, timber types and varied ownership objectives. TimberVestors prides itself on the development of our team through a thoughtful and pro-active system of training, continuing education and mentoring our new staff.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Operations: Field work involving planning and laying out of harvest units, marking timber, inspecting active harvest operations and closeout, maintaining timber sale records, collecting GPS data.

• Inventory: Collecting field data, following LandVest cruise protocols, and preparing cruise reports.

• Other Field Work: Boundary work, road and trail layout and other assigned field tasks.

• Office: Management plan development, project administration, data analysis

• Other: Sawmill and Logging Operations


Required Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from an SAF accredited program.

Required Experience:

• Operations related field experience strongly preferred but LandVest is willing to train less experienced staff.

• Knowledge of and ability to implement mixed northern hardwood and spruce-fir silviculture is required. White pine silviculture knowledge helpful.

• Ability to demonstrate sound planning skills, natural curiosity to observe and learn, basic forestry skills, understanding of harvest operations and cruising skills will be a focus of the hiring process.

• Good computer skills in most elements of Microsoft Office; GPS and introductory GIS skills.

• Reliable 4WD vehicle. Pay and Benefits:


• Strong communication skills- verbal and written.

• This is primarily a field position that requires the ability to work outdoors year-round in all weather conditions.



• Compensation commensurate with experience and demonstrated skills.

• Incentives paid for generating new work and meeting budgets (profit sharing).

• Expense and mileage reimbursement. Annual stipend for personal vehicle use with appropriate gear. Application Procedure:

• Respond with an email to express interest, and include a written letter of application and current resume. 

Apply By:10/17/2018



7522 Campbell Rd Ste 113213

Dallas, Texas 75248

Posted By: TimberVestors