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Area Forester Georgia 8/14/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:American Forest Management

Location:Macon, Georgia

Job Description:

Full-time position - Responsible for providing forest management services on property located in Georgia. Minimum of 45 hours per week required, vehicle provided, out-of-town and overnight work may be required (expenses paid).

Responsibilities and Job Requirements:

  • All aspects of field work, office work, analysis, and reporting to landowner/client.
  • Assists in managing all aspects of logging operations including harvest set up, harvest inspections and merchandising trees into various forest products.
  • Assists in planning, negotiations, administration, and inspection of other forestry-related activities such as road construction and maintenance, timber marking, boundary establishment, and other land management projects as assigned.
  • Assists in development and administering budgets.
  • Monitors BMP and EMS Compliance to ensure 3rd Party SFI Certification.
  • Uses Geographic Information System (GIS) to assist in managing TIMO lands.
  • Participates in forest inventory projects individually or with a team.
  • Generate new business (meet with potential clients, explain our business, etc.)
  • Create management plans that capture landowner objectives and offer solutions to achieve those goals.
  • Perform all aspects of timber sale development, including timber inventory, boundary establishment, preparing timber sale bid notices, marketing, and reviewing timber sale contracts.
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts with independent contractors for clients’ management services.
  • Supervise contracted services, including certifying completion of work for payment.

Additional Requirements:

  • Highly proficient with MS Word, Excel, and GIS software.
  • Ability to use GPS and hand-held data recorders.
  • Has current Registered Forester’s license or ability to become a Registered Forester within 1 year.
  • Required travel and ability to function as a team member on large projects throughout the U.S.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry.
  • Minimum of 3 years forestry experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong listening capabilities with the ability to translate communications into appropriate course of action.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Exempt salary position paid semi-monthly
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation schedule
  • Healthcare and disability plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 401(K) retirement plan with company match
  • Ongoing professional development training
  • Eligible for annual and new business bonus plans
  • All specific terms, conditions, benefits, compensation and requirements of employment will be set forth in an Employment Contract to be executed by employee and company.

To apply, please go to: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/LHK


Apply By:11/14/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Professor of Forest Management and Silviculture South Carolina 9/5/2018 +
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Organization:Clemson University

Job Description:

Clemson University is searching for an Assistant Professor of Forest Management and Silviculture. It is a 12-month, tenure-track position but is 100% Extension.

We seek a candidate who uses silvicultural and management-oriented approaches to provide leadership in developing and delivering forest management and silvicultural Extension programs to clientele, working closely with the Extension Forestry and Natural Resources Team and other Extension agents across South Carolina. The position will also coordinate with Clemson partners to include the Forestry Association of South Carolina, South Carolina Forestry Commission, U. S. Forest Service, U.S.D.A. Natural Resources Conservation Service and the forest products industry. This position is critical for supporting our land grant mission.

The ideal candidate will have expertise that complements existing faculty, with preference for applicants who have diverse skill sets including silviculture and forest management and have a strong interest in developing state wide Extension programs. Will work directly with the Natural Resource Program Team Leader to develop, implement, and evaluate critical Extension Forestry related programs and or projects. This position will work with academic and research faculty and supporting Extension agents across South Carolina to develop the most current programs for the clientele. The position will require broad participation in state organizations, full participation in the Extension Forestry and Natural Resources Team as well as participation on departmental committees. The successful applicant will establish working relationships with all stakeholders and develop several state-wide programs as well as reach out to county landowner organizations to learn more about their needs for training. These programs may be developed for in-person delivery as well as through online delivery systems.

Qualifications
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in forestry, ecology, or other related field with research specialization in silviculture, forest management, and sustainability, or related areas. A B.S. Degree in Forestry from an SAF-accredited program or equivalent is desired. The candidate must have the qualifications necessary to be a registered forester in SC. Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral extension experience, evidence of extension productivity, and a demonstrated ability to secure external funding to support an active extension program to support the land grant mission of Clemson University. Candidates with strong records of extension teaching and mentoring are preferred. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Details and application information can be found at https://apply.interfolio.com/49255.


Apply By:12/5/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Business Analyst Multiple States 12/15/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Vastek Group

Job Description:

VASTEK GROUP San Diego based company serving both fortune 500 businesses nationwide as well as mid-sized organizations, we pride ourselves on our team of experienced professionals who are knowledgeable about your business and responsive to your needs, with a focus on quality, service, speed and flexibility.

We are a global Clinical Staffing Services and contingent workforce Solutions Company. Vastek Group operates out of various locations in US, Europe, Asia Pac. We provide advanced Pharmaceutical/ Medical/ healthcare consulting services to innumerable  fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical and biotech space. 
 
Our clients are amongst the listed Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T, Pay pal, Ebay, PG&E, US Airways, Salesforce.com, Symantec, United Health Care, Cognizant, Wall-Mart, Accenture, BCBS, IBM, HCL America, American Express, American Airlines, State of TX, FRB, SAE International, Citi Group, AAA insurance,Johnson & Johnson,Novatis,Merck,Roche, Hartford Insurance, Quilogy, Capital One group, Sprint, Cingular, Verizon, Bank of America, JPMC, Nation Wide, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Wells Fargo, Bell south to mention few.

 

We specialize in opportunities within Computer System Validation (CSV), Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development & Drug Safety, Pharma BA and QA/Compliance, Scientists and CRA/CRO. You deserve a partner like Vastek to achieve your life sciences goals. We have supported advances in medical science by providing top talent to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and contract research organizations.
Our expert life science recruiters work with our clients and candidates to provide support at every stage of the development life cycle and beyond. We work with companies involved in the research, clinical development, manufacturing and distribution of drugs and devices that allow patients to live healthier and more fulfilling lives

Required Education:

We are looking for


 


· Graduates (Masters/Bachelors) in Computer Science or Management.


 


· Other engineering graduates with elementary knowledge of programming.


 


· Candidates with strong
communication/presentation skills, strong attitude to learn and interest in
Software programming, Testing or Business Analysis

Required Experience:

0-1

Skills:


  • Communication Skills. Business analysts must be good communicators. ...

  • Problem-Solving Skills. No project is without problems. ...

  • Critical Thinking Skills. ...

  • Documentation and Specification Skills. ...

  • Analysis Skills. ...

  • Visual Modeling. ...

  • Facilitation and Elicitation Skills. ...

  • Business Analysis Tools.

Salary:

$27/Hr


Apply By:12/31/2018

Phone:6193091454

Email:sid@vastekgroup.com

Mailing:

sid@vastekgroup.com


Posted By: Vastek Group

Ecologist Georgia 9/11/2018 +
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Organization:Corblu Ecology Group

Location:Woodstock, Georgia

Job Description:

Corblu Ecology Group, LLC is seeking to hire qualified B.S. or M.S. graduates with strong capabilities in aquatic and/or terrestrial ecology. Position is available in Corblu’s Woodstock, Georgia office. This position is a full-time, permanent, mid-level opportunity.

Typical job duties will include, but are not limited to, aquatic sampling for fish and benthic macroinvertebrates, field surveys for protected species (aquatic and terrestrial), water quality sampling, habitat mapping, field delineation of streams and wetlands, floral and faunal surveys, and proposal and report preparation. Occasional travel is expected and candidates should be accustomed to working outdoors under a variety of field conditions. Additional experience working on Section 404 permitting and/or compensatory mitigation projects preferred.

Qualified applicants should have a desire to work in private consulting and possess strong skills in the following areas: 1) verbal and written communications; 2) technical writing; 3) native floral identification; 4) design and execution of field sampling protocols; and 5) a minimum of 2 years working experience in private ecological consulting. High-achieving individuals will have excellent opportunities for advancement.

Corblu Ecology Group offers competitive salaries and benefits (including medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, holidays, and sick leave), challenging projects, and opportunities for growth in a team-orientated environment.

Only qualified applicants will be considered. Qualified applicants please send cover letter and resume to:
Ms. Brenda J. Poole
Corblu Ecology Group, LLC
3225 S. Cherokee Lane
Bldg. 800
Woodstock, GA 30188
bpoole@corblu.com


Apply By:12/11/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Field Forester/Forestry Technician Georgia 9/18/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.

Location:Lumpkin, Georgia

Job Description:

<p>Job Responsibilities:<br />&bull; Marks timber sale boundaries, SMZ&rsquo;s, etc., in compliance with state BMP&rsquo;s and SFI requirements.<br />&bull; Conducts timber inventories.<br />&bull; Supervises contract operations to ensure compliance with the terms of the contracts.<br />&bull; Completes timber sale inspections.<br />&bull; Manage weekly wood order to ensure deliveries have been made to various wood receiving mills.<br />&bull; Collects GPS field data as required.<br />&bull; Implement cultural and management treatments associated with optimal stand development, asset protection and overall income contribution within constraints of SFI.<br />&bull; Provide support to FRC management in the development of strategic business plans and opportunities for growth.<br />&bull; Maintain a thorough knowledge of land and timber values in area of operation as well as new technologies and strategies in forest management.<br />&bull; Manage special projects as assigned.<br />&bull; Promote a positive image of FRC to clients, associates, contractors, and the community in your operating area.</p>

Required Education:

<p>&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Forestry or 2-year Forestry Degree.</p>

Required Experience:

<p>&bull; Prefer, three to six years&rsquo; experience in managing timberland in southeastern states, but will train a good candidate.<br />&bull; Practical experience in SFI practices and recordkeeping<br />&bull; Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and ability to inspire clients&rsquo; confidence<br />&bull; Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills<br />&bull; Working knowledge of standard computer software packages, i.e., Word, Excel, Access<br />&bull; Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workloads.</p>

Skills:

<p>&bull; Must be proficient in technical forestry skills.<br />&bull; Understands cost/profit relationship in area of responsibility.<br />&bull; Excellent interpersonal skills clearly demonstrating the ability to work with contractors and associates.<br />&bull; Excellent analytical skills associated with problem identification and analysis of solutions.<br />&bull; Motivated to plan and accomplish work with a minimum degree of supervision.<br />&bull; Exhibits strong work ethic and pride in work quality.<br />&bull; Demonstrates innovation, creativity, and balanced judgment.<br />&bull; Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.<br />&bull; Experience in timberland management decision making</p>

Salary:

<p>Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package includes health, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan, optional dental insurance, vacation, and holidays.</p>


Apply By:10/31/2018

Phone:229-515-8926

Email:dwarren@frcemail.com

Mailing:

<p>P.O. Box 545</p>
<p>Lumpkin, Georgia 31815</p>


Posted By: Tabi Griffis

Fisheries Observer Alternative Gear Study Multiple States 9/12/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Riverside Technology/NOAA

Location:Miami, Multiple States

Job Description:

Successful candidates will collect data for the NMFS Miami Pelagic Observer Program (POP) for an Alternative Fishing Gear Study. Observers will deploy from fishing ports along the northern Gulf of Mexico coastal areas. Candidates do not need to reside near the POP office in Miami, FL, but must be located along the southeastern coastal areas of the U.S. and be available to travel to assigned fishing ports. Reliable transportation and a current driver’s license are required. Trips vary in length from 1 to 45 days.

Training will be from December 3, 2018 to December 14, 2018 at the NMFS Miami Lab, with deployments beginning January 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2019.

Specific tasks include:

  • Estimating species composition of fish caught, retained and discarded
  • Measure selected portions of catch including incidentally caught marine mammals, sea birds and sea turtles
  • Biological sampling
  • Monitoring of compliance with fishery regulations
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Collection of information on vessel and gear performance and characteristics
  • Collection of information on costs associated with fishing operations

Work can be performed on a variety of vessels including small boats without facilities such as rest rooms or bunks; commercial fishing vessels with minimum (sometimes crude) facilities in less than optimal weather. Observers may use interpersonal communication skills to contact fishermen and schedule observer sampling trips, and observe and document compliance with fishery regulations along with MARPOL.

Required Education:

Bachelors Degree in Science 

Skills:


  • BS Degree in Marine Biology, Marine Science or related field of study.

  • Must reside along the southeastern coastal areas of the United States.

  • Knowledge of applying basic concepts, principles and methodologies of fish or related biological field sufficient to independently perform scientific tasks using standard methods and techniques.

  • Proficient in the use of fish, invertebrate and protected species identification books and keys; computer literate and experienced with common word processing.

  • CPR and First Aid certifications are required before attending training.

  • Knowledge of southeastern offshore fishery species.

  • Must have ability to tread water and/or swim in an immersion suit and to right and board a life raft.

  • Must be able to manage motion and seasickness.

  • Must be able-bodied for at-sea duty and successfully pass a physical exam before attending training.

  • Have ability to work long and irregular hours; an aptitude for maintaining diplomacy, professionalism, and interpersonal relations in a challenging environment.

  • Ability to operate Government-owned or personally owned vehicles and sampling equipment.

  • Ability to pass a background check.


Desirable:



  • Experience/knowledge with commercial fisheries practices or previous Fisheries Observer experience.


Apply By:12/1/2018

Phone:3053614248

Email:cody.rewis@noaa.gov

Mailing:

Please Apply at:


https://riversidetechnology.workable.com/j/DBB4EA13AA


Posted By: Cody Rewis

Fisheries Observer Pelagic Observer Program Multiple States 9/12/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Riverside Technology/NOAA

Location:Miami, Multiple States

Job Description:

Successful candidates will collect data for the NMFS Miami Pelagic Observer Program (POP). Observers can be deployed from fishing ports along the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic to Key West, FL and around the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Candidates do not need to reside near the POP office in Miami, FL, but must be located along the southeastern and GoM coastal areas of the U.S. and be available to travel to assigned fishing ports. Reliable transportation and a current driver’s license are required. Trips vary in length from 1 to 45 days.

Training will be from December 3, 2018 to December 14, 2018 at the NMFS Miami Lab, with deployments beginning after training.

Specific tasks include:

  • Estimating species composition of fish caught, retained and discarded
  • Measure selected portions of catch including incidentally caught marine mammals, sea birds and sea turtles
  • Biological sampling
  • Monitoring of compliance with fishery regulations
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Collection of information on vessel and gear performance and characteristics
  • Collection of information on costs associated with fishing operations

Work can be performed on a variety of vessels including small boats without facilities such as rest rooms or bunks; commercial fishing vessels with minimum (sometimes crude) facilities in less than optimal weather. Observers may use interpersonal communication skills to contact fishermen and schedule observer sampling trips, and observe and document compliance with fishery regulations along with MARPOL.

Skills:


  • BS Degree in Marine Biology, Marine Science or related field of study.

  • Must reside along the southeastern coastal areas of the United States.

  • Knowledge of applying basic concepts, principles and methodologies of fish or related biological field sufficient to independently perform scientific tasks using standard methods and techniques.

  • Proficient in the use of fish, invertebrate and protected species identification books and keys; computer literate and experienced with common word processing.

  • CPR and First Aid certifications are required before attending training.

  • Knowledge of southeastern offshore fishery species.

  • Must have ability to tread water and/or swim in an immersion suit and to right and board a life raft.

  • Must be able to manage motion and seasickness.

  • Must be able-bodied for at-sea duty and successfully pass a physical exam before attending training.

  • Have ability to work long and irregular hours; an aptitude for maintaining diplomacy, professionalism, and interpersonal relations in a challenging environment.

  • Ability to operate Government-owned or personally owned vehicles and sampling equipment.

  • Ability to pass a background check.


Desirable



  • Experience/knowledge with commercial fisheries practices or previous Fisheries Observer experience.


Apply By:12/1/2018

Phone:3053614248

Email:cody.rewis@noaa.gov

Mailing:

Please Apply at:


https://riversidetechnology.workable.com/j/ADD1B70FD7


Posted By: Cody Rewis

Forest Information Program Specialist Tennessee 8/16/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Tennessee Division of Forestry

Job Description:

The Tennessee Division of Forestry has vacant position that I am recruiting to fill. The job is a Forest Information Program Specialist. The job classification does require a forestry/natural resources management degree. Evidently, the person with the skill set we are wanting seems to be rather rare these days. The Forestry Information Program Specialist maintains TDF information resources by gathering, maintaining and analyzing Division data and information and coordinates with STS (IT) Project Manager to facilitate software, information system and GIS development. This positions also arranges for or provides Division wide training and software license maintenance. Much of the job duties centers around our GIS systems and training folks on how to use GIS systems and products. We are currently using both ArcGIS 10.x and ArcGIS Pro.

We also have other forester positions available: 3 – Area (Service) Foresters; 3 – State Forest Foresters; 1 - FIA interim forester


Apply By:11/16/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Forest Research Data Analyst / Project Coordinator Georgia 7/27/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry

Location:Athens, Georgia

Job Description:

 

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc. (DDFSI) is a forestry consulting and research firm, offering professional forestry services to private forest landowners, institutional forest investors, and corporate businesses serving the industry.

This position will work as part of an overall research team focusing on southern pine silviculture and genetics research for loblolly pine in the SE US.  This position entails research project oversight and planning as well as the analysis of the collected data. Primary tasks include technician scheduling, study data cleaning, and data analysis.  Fieldwork and audit will also be required to include study establishment, measurement, and maintenance.  Travel is a requirement. The candidate must have solid verbal and written communication skills. The qualified applicant will be able to work independently as well as work cooperatively with other team members to complete large research projects.

 

Required Experience:


Experience with Excel, SAS, R,
Access, and ArcView are beneficial, and pesticide applicator license is a plus.


Skills:


The preferred candidate will hold
a Master of Science Degree in forestry or a related field (agriculture,
environmental resources, etc.).  Qualified
candidates will have an understanding of field data collection, data
management, experimental design, and statistics. 


Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Apply By:10/27/2018

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com


Posted By: Melanie Ernst

Forester Florida 8/14/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:American Forest Management

Location:Marianna, Florida

Job Description:

American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) is the largest forest consulting and real estate brokerage firm in the United States. AFM currently manages over 5.1 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $1.8 billion in real estate transactions. With 260 employees operating from 49 offices located in 16 states, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services including land and wildlife management, land sale and acquisition services, forest inventory and design, growth and yield modeling, cash flow projections, environmental services, appraisal, forest resource data management and harvest scheduling.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in forestry, agriculture, or a related field; or Associate’s Degree and 2 years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Summary: Responsible for helping manage forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. Capabilities must include the ability to inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber’s worth, and negotiate and close the purchase and sale agreement. Responsibilities shall also include knowing how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with best management practices and environmental regulations. This position requires customer service to provide landowners guidance in reaching their stated goals; good interpersonal and relational skills are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, contract and direct all types of harvesting, forestation and reforestation projects.
  • Plan and design forest inventories, gather field data, work up cruise data, update stand records and maps manually and electronically.
  • Plan cutting programs to assure continuous production of timber or to assist clients to achieve other timber or wildlife habitat management objectives.
  • Determine methods of cutting and removing timber with minimum waste and environmental damage and also processing other forest products to meet client’s objectives. Direct controls burns and conduct fire prevention programs.
  • Plan and direct construction and maintenance of trails, roads, ditches and fire breaks.
  • Assist in planning and implementing projects for control of soil erosion, tree diseases and pests.
  • Advise NIPF and TIMO landowners on forestry management techniques.
  • Assist budget creation and administration for clients.
  • Monitor BMP and EMS compliance, including Sustainable Forest Initiative, American Tree Farm, Forest Stewardship Council and other forest certification standards.
  • Assist in negotiation, contract administration, and inspection of all forestry related activities such as road construction and maintenance, drainage improvement and other land management projects as assigned.
  • Maintain knowledge of contractors, rates and equipment available in each geographic area.
  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with the local, state and federal forestry organizations, area forest product company representatives and contractors.
  • Develop new NIPF and TIMO clients.
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as necessary or as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of plant and animal organizations, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • Working knowledge of forestry skills including the use of tools used in timber cruising, photo interpretation, surveying, timber harvesting, road construction, chemical and mechanical site preparation, planning, organizing and other duties that pertain to forest management.
  • Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft email, word processing and spreadsheet software.

Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • 9 paid holidays.
  • Paid vacation schedule.
  • Company assigned vehicle.
  • Healthcare and disability plan.
  • 401(K) retirement plan.
  • Eligible for annual and new business bonus plans.

To Apply, please go to: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/LHL


Apply By:11/14/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester/Forest Technician Florida 8/14/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:American Forest Management

Location:Alachua, Florida

Job Description:

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in forestry, agriculture, or a related field; or Associates degree in forestry and a minimum of 2 years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Summary: Responsible for helping manage forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. Capabilities must include the ability to inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber’s worth, and negotiate and close the purchase and sale agreement. Responsibilities shall also include knowing how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with best management practices and environmental regulations. This position requires customer service to provide landowners guidance in reaching their stated goals; good interpersonal and relational skills are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, contract and direct all types of harvesting, forestation and reforestation projects.
  • Plan and design forest inventories, gather field data, work up cruise data, update stand records and maps manually and electronically.
  • Plan cutting programs to assure continuous production of timber or to assist clients to achieve other timber or wildlife habitat management objectives.
  • Determine methods of cutting and removing timber with minimum waste and environmental damage and also processing other forest products to meet client’s objectives.
  • Plan and direct construction and maintenance of trails, roads, ditches and fire breaks.
  • Assist in planning and implementing projects for control of soil erosion, tree diseases and pests.
  • Advise NIPF and TIMO landowners on forestry management techniques.
  • Assist budget creation and administration for clients.
  • Monitor BMP and EMS compliance, including Sustainable Forest Initiative, American Tree Farm, Forest Stewardship Council and other forest certification standards.
  • Assist in negotiation, contract administration, and inspection of all forestry related activities such as road construction and maintenance, drainage improvement and other land management projects as assigned.
  • Maintain knowledge of contractors, rates and equipment available in each geographic area.
  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with the local, state and federal forestry organizations, area forest product company representatives and contractors.
  • Develop new NIPF and TIMO clients.
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as necessary or as assigned. A

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of plant and animal organizations, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • Working knowledge of forestry skills including the use of tools used in timber cruising, photo interpretation, surveying, timber harvesting, road construction, chemical and mechanical site preparation, planning, organizing and other duties that pertain to forest management.
  • Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft email, word processing and spreadsheet software.

Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • 9 paid holidays.
  • Paid vacation schedule.
  • Company assigned vehicle.
  • Healthcare and disability plan.
  • 401(K) retirement plan.
  • Eligible for annual and new business bonus plans.

To apply, please go to: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/LHJ


Apply By:11/14/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Techicial California 9/12/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

Job Description:

Forestry Technician positions with CAL FIRE perform in a variety of professional/ technical assignments in resource management in State forests, nurseries, ranger units/ districts, and in Regional and Sacramento headquarters assignments. The class series provides incumbents avenues for advancement into the Forester series.

"Either" I: Equivalent to 15 semester units of college in forestry, natural resource management, conservation, or a closely related subject.

Or II

Six months of experience in practical resource management, conservation, or field work in a State of California resources agency department or in a forest management/timber harvesting operation.

(Qualifying experience includes: reforestation, timber harvest operations, urban forestry, or other related forestry/nursery work; or environmental resource protection work including Resource Protection Trainee/ Fire Prevention Assistant, or related fire control experience in the Resources Agency or as a corps member in a California Conservation Corps/California Department of Forestry fire center.)

or

One year of urban resource community organizing work such as tree planting, community gardening, park development, and civil landscape beautification programs.

and

Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade.

Examination/ Employment Application (STD. 678) is available at the California Department of Human Resources' website at iobs.ca.aov. The STD. 678 may be submitted by mail or delivered in person. Applications w ill not be accepted via e-mail. Transcripts must be included.


Apply By:12/12/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Technician Georgia 7/23/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry

Location:Raleigh, Georgia

Job Description:

 

This position offering is for an entry-level forestry technician position. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research 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.

 

Required Education:

The job candidate should hold a minimum of an
Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field.

Skills:


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:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Apply By:10/23/2018

Phone:7067950055

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc


PO Box 82013


Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Melanie Ernst

Forestry Technician Georgia 7/23/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry

Location:Athens, Georgia

Job Description:

 

This position offering is for an entry-level forestry technician position. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research 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.

 

Required Education:

The job candidate should hold a minimum of an
Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field

Skills:


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:


*Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience


*Paid holidays


*Paid vacation


*Healthcare plan


*Professional development
timeline



Apply By:10/23/2018

Phone:7067950055

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougehrty Forestry Services, Inc


PO Box 82013


Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Melanie Ernst

Global Acquisitions Manager Alabama 5/2/2017 +
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Organization:Resource Management Service, LLC

Location:Birmingham, Alabama

Job Description:

Resource Management Service, LLC. (RMS) is a global timberland 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.
Responsibilities: The Global Acquisitions Manager is responsible for overseeing all underwriting, due diligence and closing items related to the acquisition and disposition of large timberland assets in current operating regions (U.S. South, Brazil, New Zealand and Australia). The role will involve working with all levels within the organization with communications and deadlines. This role also includes working with third parties and building external relationships to ensure a thorough understanding of current market conditions.
Duties:
Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Work with various levels within the organization to drive growth opportunities, analyze the current market, provide insight on key players and perform financial analysis
  • Participation in strategy development on each acquisition
  • Work with internal groups to coordinate all aspects of each acquisition and large disposition
  • Develop and manage relationships with outside parties
  • Oversee all aspects of the closing process, including the internal post-closing process
  • Manage market intelligence
  • Managing forest industry relationships
  • Monitor the valuation process ensuring all goals and objectives are met
  • Participation in planning, budgeting and executing annual business plans
  • Coordinate and lead meetings on progress of transactions
  • Tracking and benchmarking of key acquisitions over time

 

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science in Forest Management or related Natural Resources program preferred, Master's degree is a plus

Required Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in Forest Management and/or Real Estate

Skills:

In-depth knowledge of Discount Cash Flow analysis
Harvest scheduling background preferred
Operational experience preferred
Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) preferred
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong planning, organizational and time management skills
High level of proficiency in computer skills/spreadsheets/presentations
ESRI
SQL/MDB
Willing to travel as needed


Apply By:5/31/2107

Email:AMize@resourcemgt.com

Mailing:

If you interested in applying for this position, please
send your resume to hr@resourcemgt.com.


Posted By: Ian Munn

Graduate Research Assistant (PhD position) Mississippi 8/30/2018 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

One graduate research assistantship is available for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University (MSU). The successful candidate will be involved in a multidisciplinary project in the field of timber engineering with a focus on performance evaluation of timber components and structures. In particular, the candidate will investigate the parameters affecting structural performance of interior guard systems. The PhD candidate will be involved in both experimental and computer simulation work. The successful candidate will be funded during the study period (3 years) with an assistantship, plus tuition, fees and insurance.

The candidate must:

  • Possess undergraduate and graduate degrees relevant to the topic of the study, preferably in civil (structural) engineering and/or wood science
  • Previously attained and maintained exceptional academic standing (min GPA 3.0 on 4.0 scale basis)
  • Have a TOEFL score of 79 iBT or IELTS score of 6.5 or better (students with non-English credentials only)
  • Be adaptive to multi-disciplinary research work requirements
  • Be an excellent team-player

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of two references by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Hyungsuk Lim h.lim@msstate.edu . The review of the applications will start on August 20, 2018 until the position is filled. The expected enrollment in the program is January 1, 2019.


Apply By:11/30/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Ph.D. Position Mississippi 9/11/2018 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

A PhD position is available in the Forest and Fire Ecology Lab (http://forestfire.fwrc.msstate.edu/) at Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS) to study stand dynamics, fire ecology, and forest restoration of upland oak and/or pine forests. The student’s research will examine how changes in forest composition and structure as a consequence of changing fire regimes and/or herbivory impact regeneration of desired species and the potential outcomes for forest restoration at a variety of sites, including Spirit Hill Farm and Holly Springs National Forest in northern Mississippi and Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in western Kentucky. The student will interact with faculty in the Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture, private landowners, and state/federal agency personnel. The student will be appointed as a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in the Department of Forestry. In addition to developing and executing dissertation research, the student will be expected to (1) act as a teaching assistant for undergraduate courses in Dendrology and/or Ecology during several semesters, (2) assist other collaborating researchers with their projects, and (3) contribute to departmental, college, and university service. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in forestry, ecology, biology, or a related field; preference will be given to applicants with a MS degree in one of these fields. Prior experience in fieldwork related to forest ecology, silviculture, and/or wildlife habitat management is required. Successful candidates must demonstrate an aptitude for research, strong analytical and oral and written scientific communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and as a team. Applicants must be capable of working long hours outdoors exposed to harsh weather, biting insects, and thorny vegetation. If interested, please email to Dr. Heather Alexander (heather.alexander@msstate.edu) (1) a cover letter discussing interest in the research, qualifications, and applicable background experience; (2) a resume/CV; (3) unofficial transcripts; and (4) contact information for three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Details on the full application process to the MSU Graduate School can be found at http://www.grad.msstate.edu/prospective/. Financial support is available for three years, starting as soon as January 2019, and includes a stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Funding for additional semesters may be available if needed. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Apply By:12/11/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Program Director III Multiple States 9/4/2018 +
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Organization:The Nature Conservancy

Job Description:

The Longleaf Pine Whole System Director oversees all aspects of a regional conservation program inclusive of nine state business units and three TNC divisions. He/she provides strategic leadership and support in aligning the Longleaf Pine Whole System with the Shared Conservation Agenda, North America Forest Priority, and Southeast Region’s Shared Agenda and establishes overall conservation priorities for the Conservancy’s leadership role in fulfilling the objectives of the Range-wide Conservation Plan for Longleaf Pine.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Longleaf Pine Whole System Director serves as the principle contact to government agencies, other conservation organizations, foundations and the academic community for the whole system. He/she plays a leading role in donor identification, cultivation and stewardship for the program. The Director disseminates best practices, provides training and analyses to best implement organizational measures of success, and develop key partnerships with public & private organizations in order to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions, innovative scientific methods, analysis, tools and frameworks to address the natural system needs. He/she establishes the Conservancy as a major conservation partner within the 9-state range of longleaf pine, defines conservation priorities in the area of responsibility, leads and manages team(s) which support and improve conservation efforts, and build strategic, scientific, and technical capacity in the field. He/she engages local community support for local conservation efforts, negotiates complex and innovative solutions with government agencies and landowners to conserve and protect natural communities, and develops and implements conservation strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE

  • The Longleaf Pine Whole System encompasses nine TNC business units and three TNC divisions.
  • The Director is responsible for leading the longleaf pine whole system program.
  • Manages cross functional, cross business group and other forms of working structures that cross the traditional vertical business units of function and geography and achieves results by persuading, convincing, or influencing TNC staff across the organization to identify and implement shared strategies.
  • Recruits, retains and manages high quality and effective multi-disciplinary staff with responsibility for performance management, training and career development.
  • Develops long-term strategies and achieves strategic goals and objectives
  • Makes independent strategic decisions frequently based on analysis, ambiguous information, experience and judgment.
  • Uses success stories and passion for the mission to generate enthusiasm and support.
  • Serves in leadership role in development, delivery, and implementation of the Longleaf Protection Plan as part of the Southern Division’s Protect Land and Water Strategy for the Shared Conservation Agenda.
  • Represents TNC on the Regional Longleaf Partnership Council and on TNC’s North America Program’s Restore America’s Forests initiative.
  • Liaison to key forest coalitions (e.g. Keeping Forests as Forests), and USFS Region 8 on LLP issues.
  • Requires frequent travel domestically and may require evening and weekend hours.
  • May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree and 10 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fundraising experience, including identifying donor prospects and donor cultivation.
  • Experience directing a major program or project of strategic importance, including management/supervision of multi-disciplinary teams and meeting deadlines.
  • Experience working with current trends and practices in relevant discipline(s) and geographic regions.
  • Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance.
  • Experience in partnership development with non-profit partners, community groups and/or government agencies.
  • Experience negotiating
  • Experience influencing, developing and implementing conservation policy and plans at the state or country level.
  • Experience with financial management of a large program.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Multi- lingual and multi-cultural or cross cultural experience appreciated.
  • 10-12 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Developing practical applications of scientific concepts and technical innovations for conservation purposes.
  • Knowledge of methods and standards of biodiversity information systems and initiatives and experience conceiving and implementing strategic initiatives.
  • Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.
  • Politically savvy.

ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES

Builds Relationships: Builds productive relationships by interacting with others in ways that enhance mutual trust and commitment.

Collaboration & Teamwork: Works collaboratively with stakeholders across levels, geographies, backgrounds, and cultures to improve decisions, strengthen commitment, and be more effective.

Communicates Authentically: Communicates proactively and in a timely manner to share information, persuade, and influence with the appropriate level of detail, tone, and opportunities for feedback.

Develops Others: Takes ownership to help develop others’ skills, behaviors, and mindsets to help them maximize their workplace contributions.

Leverages Difference:  Demonstrates commitment to harnessing the power of differences strategically; consistently sees, learns from, and takes strategic action related to difference; and demonstrates the self-awareness and behaviors to work across differences of identity and power respectfully and effectively with all stakeholder. Actively seeks to build and retain a diverse workforce and fosters an equitable inclusive workplace by drawing upon diverse perspectives.

Systems Leadership:  Thinks and acts from a broad perspective with a long-term view and an understanding of 1) the dynamic nature of large-scale challenges and 2) the need for integrating five key practices: skillfully engaging appropriate people; providing a clear process for change; taking a holistic view of situations; focusing on a small number of strategic actions, while learning from and adapting them over time; and being aware of how one’s own thinking or patterns of behavior may be limiting change.

To apply, visit http://www.nature.org


Apply By:12/4/2018

Reforestation Forester Idaho 8/23/2018 +
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Organization:Nez Perce – Clearwater National Forests

Location:Kooskia, Idaho

Job Description:

The Nez Perce – Clearwater National Forests is outreaching for a permanent, full time Forester (reforestation) GS-0460-09, with a duty station of Kooskia, ID. This position will be supervised the Central Zone Silviculturist (Staff Officer) based in Kooskia, ID. Interested individuals may contact Wes Case, Central Zone Silviculturist, at 208-926-6417 for additional information.

ABOUT THE POSITION
Series/Grade: GS-0460-09
Title: Reforestation Forester
Location: Kooskia, ID
Tour of Duty: Permanent, Full-time

The Position Duties Include:

  • Participates in the preparation of financial and work plans for assigned programs by estimating, combining, and coordinating project plans into an annual unit work plan. Reviews work accomplishments for assigned areas of responsibility and compiles necessary reports.
  • Conducts examinations of timber compartments and stands on the unit and evaluates the conditions found. Makes or recommends basic land management decisions based on these evaluations. Makes silviculture prescriptions and action plans for TSI and reforestation work necessary to attain timber management objectives using aerial photographs and on-the-ground observation and measurements.
  • Makes plantation and natural regeneration survival examinations to determine that results meet accepted standards. Sets up checks and inspections to determine the effectiveness of culture treatments. Makes recommendations to the Silviculturist on techniques, policies, and procedures to increase the effectiveness or improve the quality of treatments.
  • Prepares multiple-use compartment prescriptions and environmental assessment reports based on field examination.
  • May administer or supervise the administration of timber stand improvement contracts.
  • Acts as the SAT (Silviculture Activity Data-base), FACTS, or current program, coordinator for the district/zone. Incumbent maintains/updates the district/zone silvicultural electronic folders, electronic activity database and associated GIS layer(s). Assists the Zone Silviculturist in developing out-year target and budgeting requests for the District Silvicultural program. Prepares District attainment and accomplishment data. Assists the Zone Silviculturist in the preparation of various reforestation/thinning upward reports. Maintains and updates SAI (Sale Area Improvement) plans for active timber sales. Initiates revision or SAI plans due to changes in sale contract value and/or changes in project priorities. Prepares annual KV fund balance report.
  • Serves as Contracting Officer Representative. Develops contract specifications for review by contracting officer, prepares cost estimates, recommends procurement methods, including multi-year and multi-treatment contract. Develops contracts for non-traditional treatments and unique specifications needed for those contracts. Develops contract language, obtains and monitors contract compliance per specifications. Assists contract officer in drafting modifications, when required. Assist contracting officer in claim dispute resolutions in accordance with contract administration handbook.

Skills/Traits we are looking for:

  • Professional knowledge of forestry principles and concepts in order to apply conventional techniques to solve problems involving application of silvicultural practices and prescription of proper treatments.
  • Knowledge of Agency policies, procedures, and requirements concerned with multiple-use and sustained yield of forest resources; and understanding of multiple-use land management theories and strategies.
  • Knowledge of current reforestation techniques and procedures sufficient to adapt them to local conditions.
  • Knowledge of electronic databases, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GlS) sufficient to meet Forest, Regional and National standards for automated reporting of silvicultural activities
  • Knowledge of forest service contracts, and contracting procedures, and provisions, to effectively design and administer such contracts.

Physical Effort Required by the Position: The work regularly requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky terrain; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, or reaching; or recurring moving, lifting and carrying of moderately heavy items.

Working Conditions to be expected: The work regularly involves moderate risks or discomforts associated with visiting field sites that often require special safety precautions.


Apply By:11/23/2018

Contact:Wesley Case

Email:wacase@fs.fed.us


Posted By: KBrasher

Research Associate I or II Mississippi 8/2/2018 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

POSITION: Research Associate I or II in Amphibian Reproductive Ecology, Endocrinology and Sustainable Collections Management within Zoos and Aquariums

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in collaboration with Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University (MSU), is seeking applications for a 2.5 year Research Associate interested in amphibian conservation.

LOCATION: This position is on the MSU campus, located in Starkville, Mississippi. A description of the two departments can be found at http://www.biochemistry.msstate.edu/ http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/wildlife

STARTING: As soon as available or as negotiated.

REVIEW: Begins August 1st 2018; will continue until filled.

RESPONSIBILITIES: We seek to hire a Research Associate (either a PhD or MS Level) interested in specializing in reproductive physiology, endocrinology and sustainable collections research related to amphibians with particular emphasis on threatened and endangered salamanders, whose research will combine a mix of observational and experimental approaches focused on advances in assisted reproductive technologies and genetic resource banking to support conservation and reintroduction programs.

We encourage applicants to apply that have acquired experience in reproductive technologies or lab work through internships or job familiarity. A working knowledge of amphibian physiology is not required; although a passion for this particular taxa is necessary. The primary responsibilities of this position will be the development of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and endocrinology platforms for amphibian species of concern. Technologies developed may include hormone therapy for the collection of gametes, in vitro fertilization, cryopreservation and genome banking, and hormone assays.

Additional responsibilities may include husbandry and care of the research animal collection; mentoring of interns and undergraduate students; providing assistance to senior scientists, graduate students, and/or post-doctoral fellows in conducting investigations related to Zoo and Aquarium amphibian collections; compiling and maintaining complete and accurate research records through database entry, design and data management including statistical analysis; producing periodic progress reports and financial statements on the research program; interface with other staff members and Zoo professionals around the country; present research findings both nationally or internationally; perform other related duties as assigned to support the amphibian conservation lab’s mission in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the program.

Our partners include the Fort Worth Zoo, Detroit Zoo and Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and students accepted into the program will likely be required to travel between our partner institutions for a part of their research.

QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant should have attained a Ph.D. or M.S. in Biology, Animal Science, Wildlife/Fisheries, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology or similarly related field.

SALARY: Annual Salary is $35,000-$40,000 + benefits; commensurate with experience.

APPLY: Applications should be submitted electronically on-line at: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/497446/research-associate . Job No. 497446 Application materials include official college transcripts, curriculum vitae, cover letter of intent with three potential references to contact:

For Questions contact:
Carrie Vance, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mississippi State, MS 39762
ckv7@msstate.edu


Apply By:11/2/2018


Posted By: KBrasher