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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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Forestry Internship Washington 10/20/2021 +
JOBDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Location:Shelton, Washington

Job Description:

PROGRAM DETAILS
The purpose of the Green Diamond Opportunity Internship Program is to expand and enrich Green Diamond by supporting outstanding students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences whose educational pursuits align with our business. The Opportunity Program is intended for students who are currently pursuing academic degrees in an accredited college of forestry or natural resources and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Diverse thinkers of all backgrounds will be considered. Examples of those diverse backgrounds include, but are not limited to the following: Ethnicity, first language, family composition, gender, first-generation college attendee, or geographic background. We will not illegally discriminate.

Internship
Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least one school year at a university or college with a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program prior to the commencement of the internship. Preferred fields of study include forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, etc. Successful candidates will be selected for a paid internship lasting up to 12-weeks.

Scholarship
In order to qualify for the scholarship, interns must be enrolled in a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program for the following school year. Interns will be required to submit a secondary application near the end of the internship to be considered for the scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship will be up to $3,000.

Location & Housing
This internship is located in Shelton, WA. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 7, 2022. Applicants will be contacted mid-January regarding their status in the process.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

POSITION PURPOSE:
To expose candidates to a wide variety of functions within the Company, to include botany, wildlife, fisheries, timber cruising, forest engineering, sales, timberland services, forestry, and operations. Designed to provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the processes and roles within Green Diamond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the guidance of the department leader, the incumbent supports a wide variety of tasks. Duties may include:

  • Pre-commercial thinning (PCT): help assess units, layout boundaries and conduct pre-PCT surveys.
  • Flagging boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps, etc.), tree marking, and stream classification.
  • Stem map permanent sample plots and refresh plots for fall measurement.
  • Assist with aerial spray program.
  • Flag stream crossings along roads before roadside spray season.
  • Assist in spot hand treatment brush control.
  • Aide with animal control program.
  • Be available for fire suppression.
  • Conduct stocking surveys.

Orchard:

  • Help with the installation and maintenance of irrigation system.
  • Help with tree tagging, weed spraying and general maintenance.
  • Conduct vegetation control in progeny sites.
  • Conduct seedling fertilization.

Biology:

  • Conduct seasonally appropriate surveys in a variety of habitats.
  • Conduct routine stream surveys to assess population and species occurrences across the ownership.
  • Maintain detailed, legible and accurate records of work completed, e.g. survey forms, survey routes, location maps of sensitive plant and/or wildlife populations and unique habitat features observed.
  • Utilize maps, aerial photographs, GPS and GIS to navigate and record spatial information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the quality of his/hers work products as well as his/ hers own personal safe behaviors.
  • Ability to learn the use of forest engineering equipment.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map and compass.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communications skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly. Writes well, clearly and concisely. Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times. Treats others with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin. Shares knowledge with others and participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritizes workload in order of importance. Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Ability to learn and administer GDRCo’s conservation program, operational guidelines, and State Forest Practice Rules.
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Shelton, WA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.
  • This position may be exposed to nettles, pollen, dust and pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3.


Apply By:1/7/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Natural Resources internship Oregon 10/20/2021 +
JOBDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Location:Klamath Falls, Oregon

Job Description:

PROGRAM DETAILS
The purpose of the Green Diamond Opportunity Internship Program is to expand and enrich Green Diamond by supporting outstanding students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences whose educational pursuits align with our business. The Opportunity Program is intended for students who are currently pursuing academic degrees in an accredited college of forestry or natural resources and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Diverse thinkers of all backgrounds will be considered. Examples of those diverse backgrounds include, but are not limited to the following: Ethnicity, first language, family composition, gender, first-generation college attendee, or geographic background. We will not illegally discriminate.

Internship
Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least one school year at a university or college with a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program prior to the commencement of the internship. Preferred fields of study include forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, etc. Successful candidates will be selected for a paid internship lasting up to 12-weeks.

Scholarship
In order to qualify for the scholarship, interns must be enrolled in a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program for the following school year. Interns will be required to submit a secondary application near the end of the internship to be considered for the scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship will be up to $3,000.

Location & Housing
This internship is located in Klamath Falls, OR. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 7, 2022. Applicants will be contacted mid-January regarding their status in the process.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

POSITION PURPOSE:
To expose candidates to a wide variety of functions within the Company, to include botany, wildlife, fisheries, timber cruising, forest engineering, sales, timberland services, forestry, and operations. Designed to provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the processes and roles within Green Diamond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the guidance of the department leader, the incumbent supports a wide variety of tasks. Duties may include:

Forest Management:

  • Pre-commercial thinning (PCT): help assess units, layout boundaries and conduct pre-PCT surveys.
  • Flagging boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps, etc.), tree marking, and stream classification.
  • Stem map permanent sample plots and refresh plots for fall measurement.
  • Assist with aerial spray program.
  • Flag stream crossings along roads before roadside spray season.
  • Assist in spot hand treatment brush control.
  • Aide with animal control program.
  • Be available for fire suppression.
  • Conduct stocking surveys.
  • Maintain detailed, legible and accurate records of work completed, e.g. survey forms, survey routes, location maps of sensitive plant and/or wildlife populations and unique habitat features observed.
  • Utilize maps, aerial photographs, GPS and GIS to navigate and record spatial information.

Timber Cruising:

  • Use company data collector for field data entry and proprietary software program to create cruise reports.
  • Describe the cruise data and stand characteristics in a written report.
  • Complete inventory sample plots.
  • Navigate to assigned stands, locate plots using a compass and pacing or GPS.
  • Complete assigned graded inventory plots, primarily fixed radius. Sampling includes tree count, species, diameter, total heights, form-factor, crown heights, height, age log sort, log quality, length, and defect.
  • Complete inventory cruise maps.
  • Note any special features that could be relevant to future timber harvest including unstable slopes, root rot pockets or unmapped streams.

Forest Engineering/Unit Layout:

  • Timber harvest and commercial thinning layout.
  • Assist in marking harvest unit boundaries, unstable slope and aquatic resource buffers according to GDRCo’s Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) prescriptions.
  • Enter data into company timber management information system (TMIS).
  • Create maps using GIS and GPS data.
  • Assist in field level stand assessments for commercial thinning candidate stands.
  • Road design and layout.
  • Assist in road layout and harvest unit design.
  • Aide in the reconnaissance of new larger stands of timber for the eventual future Mark road locations with flagging and paint.
  • Traverse proposed road locations and unit boundaries with a survey grade GPS unit.
  • Assess haul routes for ongoing maintenance and/or best management practices (BMP) upgrades associated with log and rock haul.

GIS:

  • Assist with research and provide administrative support for real property records, deeds, easements, access permits, land use agreements, leases, and transaction related needs.
  • Gather data from a variety of sources, including but not limited to: State and County records, title reports, GIS layers, deeds and property right documents.
  • Assist with delineation and marking of harvest unit and riparian and sensitive area cutting boundaries.
  • Assist with harvest unit evaluation which may include: geomorphic classification of channels, identification of unstable slopes, identification of riparian forest function and stream interactions, capture and identification of native fish, amphibian, and wildlife species, and delineation of wetland types.
  • Assist in preparing maps for county road access, engineering, land/road use, easements, sales, property line agreements, leases, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the quality of his/hers work products as well as his/ hers own personal safe behaviors.
  • Ability to learn the use of forest engineering equipment.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map and compass.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communications skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly. Writes well, clearly and concisely. Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times. Treats others with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin. Shares knowledge with others and participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritizes workload in order of importance. Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Ability to learn and administer GDRCo’s conservation program, operational guidelines, and State Forest Practice Rules.
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Klamath Falls, OR.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.
  • This position may be exposed to nettles, pollen, dust and pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3.


Apply By:1/7/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Internship Multiple States 10/20/2021 +
JOBDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Job Description:

PROGRAM DETAILS
The purpose of the Green Diamond Opportunity Internship Program is to expand and enrich Green Diamond by supporting outstanding students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences whose educational pursuits align with our business. The Opportunity Program is intended for students who are currently pursuing academic degrees in an accredited college of forestry or natural resources and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Diverse thinkers of all backgrounds will be considered. Examples of those diverse backgrounds include, but are not limited to the following: Ethnicity, first language, family composition, gender, first-generation college attendee, or geographic background. We will not illegally discriminate.

Internship
Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least one school year at a university or college with a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program prior to the commencement of the internship. Preferred fields of study include forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, etc. Successful candidates will be selected for a paid internship lasting up to 12-weeks.

Scholarship
In order to qualify for the scholarship, interns must be enrolled in a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program for the following school year. Interns will be required to submit a secondary application near the end of the internship to be considered for the scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship will be up to $3,000.

Location & Housing
This internship is located in Meridian, MS or Athens, GA. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 7, 2022. Applicants will be contacted mid-January regarding their status in the process.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION
POSITION PURPOSE:
To expose candidates to a wide variety of functions within the Company, to include timber cruising, forest engineering, sales, timberland services, forestry, and operations. Designed to provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the processes and roles within Green Diamond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the guidance of the department leader, the incumbent supports a wide variety of tasks. Duties may include:

  • Participate in forest management activities, including working with contractors who conduct harvest and silviculture activities across the area.
  • Help assess units, layout boundaries and conduct surveys.
  • Flagging boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, tree marking, and stream classification.
  • Assist with site prep program.
  • Conduct stocking surveys.
  • Use GIS and other data collection systems for harvest and inventory activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the quality of his/hers work products as well as his/ hers own personal safe behaviors.
  • Ability to learn the use of forest engineering equipment.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map and compass.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communications skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly. Writes well, clearly and concisely. Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times. Treats others with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin. Shares knowledge with others and participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritizes workload in order of importance. Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Ability to learn and administer GDRCo’s conservation program, operational guidelines, and State Forest Practice Rules.
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Meridian, MS or Athens, GA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.
  • This position may be exposed to nettles, pollen, dust and pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3.


Apply By:1/7/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Engineering Internship Washington 10/20/2021 +
JOBDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Location:Shelton, Washington

Job Description:

PROGRAM DETAILS
The purpose of the Green Diamond Opportunity Internship Program is to expand and enrich Green Diamond by supporting outstanding students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences whose educational pursuits align with our business. The Opportunity Program is intended for students who are currently pursuing academic degrees in an accredited college of forestry or natural resources and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Diverse thinkers of all backgrounds will be considered. Examples of those diverse backgrounds include, but are not limited to the following: Ethnicity, first language, family composition, gender, first-generation college attendee, or geographic background. We will not illegally discriminate.

Internship
Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least one school year at a university or college with a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program prior to the commencement of the internship. Preferred fields of study include forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, etc. Successful candidates will be selected for a paid internship lasting up to 12-weeks.

Scholarship
In order to qualify for the scholarship, interns must be enrolled in a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program for the following school year. Interns will be required to submit a secondary application near the end of the internship to be considered for the scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship will be up to $3,000.

Location & Housing
This internship is located in Shelton, WA. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 7, 2022. Applicants will be contacted mid-January regarding their status in the process.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION
POSITION PURPOSE:
To expose candidates to a wide variety of functions within the Company, to include botany, wildlife, fisheries, timber cruising, forest engineering, sales, timberland services, forestry, and operations. Designed to provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the processes and roles within Green Diamond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the guidance of the department leader, the incumbent supports a wide variety of tasks. Duties may include:

Forest Engineering/Unit Layout:

  • Timber harvest and commercial thinning layout.
  • Assist in marking harvest unit boundaries, unstable slope and aquatic resource buffers according to GDRCo’s Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) prescriptions.
  • Enter data into company timber management information system (TMIS).
  • Create maps using GIS and GPS data.
  • Assist in field level stand assessments for commercial thinning candidate stands.
  • Road design and layout. • Assist in road layout and harvest unit design.
  • Aide in the reconnaissance of new larger stands of timber for the eventual future Mark road locations with flagging and paint.
  • Traverse proposed road locations and unit boundaries with a survey grade GPS unit.
  • Assess haul routes for ongoing maintenance and/or best management practices (BMP) upgrades associated with log and rock haul.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the quality of his/hers work products as well as his/ hers own personal safe behaviors.
  • Ability to learn the use of forest engineering equipment.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map and compass.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communications skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly. Writes well, clearly and concisely. Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times. Treats others with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin. Shares knowledge with others and participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritizes workload in order of importance. Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Ability to learn and administer GDRCo’s conservation program, operational guidelines, and State Forest Practice Rules.
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Shelton, WA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.
  • This position may be exposed to nettles, pollen, dust and pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3.


Apply By:1/7/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Natural Resources Internship California 10/20/2021 +
JOBDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Location:Korbel, California

Job Description:

PROGRAM DETAILS
The purpose of the Green Diamond Opportunity Internship Program is to expand and enrich Green Diamond by supporting outstanding students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences whose educational pursuits align with our business. The Opportunity Program is intended for students who are currently pursuing academic degrees in an accredited college of forestry or natural resources and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Diverse thinkers of all backgrounds will be considered. Examples of those diverse backgrounds include, but are not limited to the following: Ethnicity, first language, family composition, gender, first-generation college attendee, or geographic background. We will not illegally discriminate.

Internship
Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least one school year at a university or college with a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program prior to the commencement of the internship. Preferred fields of study include forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, etc. Successful candidates will be selected for a paid internship lasting up to 12-weeks.

Scholarship
In order to qualify for the scholarship, interns must be enrolled in a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program for the following school year. Interns will be required to submit a secondary application near the end of the internship to be considered for the scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship will be up to $3,000.

Location & Housing
This internship is located in Korbel, CA. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 7, 2022. Applicants will be contacted mid-January regarding their status in the process.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

POSITION PURPOSE:
To expose candidates to a wide variety of functions within the Company, to include botany, wildlife, fisheries, timber cruising, forest engineering, sales, timberland services, forestry, and operations. Designed to provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the processes and roles within Green Diamond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under the guidance of the department leader, the incumbent supports a wide variety of tasks. Duties may include:

Forest Management:

  • Pre-commercial thinning (PCT): help assess units, layout boundaries and conduct pre-PCT surveys.
  • Flagging boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps, etc.), tree marking, and stream classification.
  • Stem map permanent sample plots and refresh plots for fall measurement.
  • Flag stream crossings along roads before roadside spray season.
  • Assist in spot hand treatment brush control.
  • Aide with animal control program.
  • Be available for fire suppression.
  • Conduct stocking surveys.

Nursery:

  • Support the nursery department with hand weeding, removing insects and disease, soil mixing, and fertilizing of nursery stock.
  • Help ensure seedling stock is well maintained.
  • Planting seedling stock into nursery containers in the greenhouses.

Timber Cruising:

  • Use company data collector for field data entry and proprietary software program to create cruise reports.
  • Describe the cruise data and stand characteristics in a written report.
  • Complete inventory sample plots.
  • Navigate to assigned stands, locate plots using a compass and pacing or GPS.
  • Complete assigned graded inventory plots, primarily fixed radius. Sampling includes tree count, species, diameter, total heights, form-factor, crown heights, height, age log sort, log quality, length, and defect.
  • Complete inventory cruise maps.
  • Note any special features that could be relevant to future timber harvest including unstable slopes, root rot pockets or unmapped streams.

Forest Engineering/Unit Layout:

  • Timber harvest and commercial thinning layout.
  • Assist in marking harvest unit boundaries, unstable slope and aquatic resource buffers according to GDRCo’s Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) prescriptions.
  • Enter data into company timber management information system (TMIS).
  • Create maps using GIS and GPS data.
  • Assist in field level stand assessments for commercial thinning candidate stands.
  • Road design and layout.
  • Assist in road layout and harvest unit design.
  • Aide in the reconnaissance of new larger stands of timber for the eventual future Mark road locations with flagging and paint.
  • Traverse proposed road locations and unit boundaries with a survey grade GPS unit.
  • Assess haul routes for ongoing maintenance and/or best management practices (BMP) upgrades associated with log and rock haul.

GIS:

  • Assist with research and provide administrative support for real property records, deeds, easements, access permits, land use agreements, leases, and transaction related needs.
  • Gather data from a variety of sources, including but not limited to: State and County records, title reports, GIS layers, deeds and property right documents.
  • Assist with delineation and marking of harvest unit and riparian and sensitive area cutting boundaries.
  • Assist with harvest unit evaluation which may include: geomorphic classification of channels, identification of unstable slopes, identification of riparian forest function and stream interactions, capture and identification of native fish, amphibian, and wildlife species, and delineation of wetland types.
  • Assist in preparing maps for county road access, engineering, land/road use, easements, sales, property line agreements, leases, etc.

Conservation Planning:

  • Conduct seasonally appropriate floristic surveys in a variety of habitats, documenting all species encountered with the Botany crews.
  • Conduct routine stream amphibian surveys for tailed frogs and torrent salamanders to assess long-term population trends and species occurrences across the ownership with the Aquatics crews.
  • Conduct spotted owl and barred owl surveys using electronic calls and visual searches. Determines nesting status at spotted owl sites with the Wildlife crews.
  • Maintain detailed, legible and accurate records of work completed, e.g. survey forms, survey routes, location maps of sensitive plant and/or wildlife populations and unique habitat features observed.
  • Utilize maps, aerial photographs, GPS and GIS to navigate and record spatial information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the quality of his/hers work products as well as his/ hers own personal safe behaviors.
  • Ability to learn the use of forest engineering equipment.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map and compass.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communications skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly. Writes well, clearly and concisely. Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times. Treats others with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin. Shares knowledge with others and participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritizes workload in order of importance. Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Ability to learn and administer GDRCo’s conservation program, operational guidelines, and State Forest Practice Rules.
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Korbel, CA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.
  • This position may be exposed to nettles, pollen, dust and pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3.


Apply By:1/7/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

CFR Graduate Service Assistant Mississippi 10/19/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Mississippi State, Mississippi

Job Description:

The College of Forest Resources is seeking a graduate assistant to support the Office of Student Services and Admissions.

Duties include:

  1. Assist the Student Services Coordinator and Senior Admissions Coordinator in CFR activities including, but not limited to recruitment, awarding scholarships, confidential record maintenance (paper and electronic form), student communications, and academic support.
  2. Serve as a resource to students and faculty regarding institutional policies, procedures, resources, and programs. Some administrative duties will involve handling of confidential information and will require judgement and discretion.
  3. Assist with recruitment events and communication plan.
  4. Plan and implement programs for recruiting and retaining minority and underrepresented students.
  5. Plan and implement programs that enhance student success of at-risk students in the CFR.
  6. Manage prospective student database.
  7. Run errands on campus and in town as needed.
  8. Complete office tasks (e.g., filing, shredding, ordering supplies, and taking messages.)
  9. Convert student files to electronic versions.
  10. Communicate with the CFR Ambassadors and CFR Dean’s Student Council and assist with group activities.
  11. Assist with the review and processing of CFR scholarships.
  12. Coordinate yearly updates of the CFR Undergraduate Student Handbook.
  13. Assist during registration and orientation periods.
  14. Manage classroom and events calendar for Office of Student Services
  15. Assist as requested with CFR functions and events – including, but not limited to, Welcome Back BBQ, Homecoming, Awards Banquet, Graduation Reception, Super Bulldog Weekend, and alumni events.
  16. Perform related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Natural Resources or related field.
  • Is expected to enroll in a MSU graduate degree program, preferably within the College of Forest Resources
  • Must be available to work summer orientation.
  • Processing and publishing skills; able to produce and/or update student handbook, advisor manual, and other documents.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and eligible to drive MSU vehicles.

To apply:

Please send application materials including cover letter, resume, and transcripts to Lanna Miller, lcm1@msstate.edu.


Apply By:1/19/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Louisiana 10/18/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Bird Forestry

Location:Shreveport, Louisiana

Job Description:

FULL/PART TIME: Full Time

LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and education

DATE OPEN: October 15, 2021

Bird Forestry (BF), a division of Advanced Ecology, Ltd., with offices in Center, Texas and Shreveport, Louisiana, is seeking a qualified candidates to fill a full-time Forest Management position. The position will involve assisting other foresters, natural resource management specialists and Division Managers with the collection and interpretation of timber inventory and other forest resource related data necessary for the development of sound forest management strategies that will help our clients meet their ownership objectives. This position will be officed out of our Shreveport, Louisiana location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with the set-up and implementation of timber inventories;
  • Assisting with the set-up and implementation of timber sales;
  • Inspecting timber harvesting activities to monitor contract compliance;
  • Marking timber;
  • Maintaining boundary lines;
  • Assisting with the preparation of forest management plans, timber appraisals and/or timber sales agreements;
  • Communicating with landowners using both written and verbal skills;
  • Interpreting timber volume data;
  • Becoming proficient in relevant computer applications through training and hands-on experience; and
  • Completing other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: BF requires that candidates have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher, or experience and/or specialized training in forest management operations from an accredited institute that may be substituted for education. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment;
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent jobs while producing quality results;
  • Understanding of basic forest measurement and inventory methods;
  • Basic ability to identify tree species common to East Texas, Louisiana and South Arkansas;
  • Working knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office Applications; and
  • Working knowledge/experience with GPS equipment and applications;
  • Experience with photo/map interpretation and/or data collection;

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will be required to report to the office or a project location on a daily basis. The position will require more than 40 hours per week during times of heavy fieldwork and periodically have work out-of-town that will require overnight stays. The employee will be required to furnish transportation suitable for both in-woods and highway use; however, all work-related miles will be reimbursed at the stated IRS mileage rate.

BENEFITS: Following a sixty (60) day probation period, employees will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Employee Health and Dental Insurance, and

Following a ninety (90) day probation period, employees will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan,
  • Paid Personal Time Off (dependent upon length of employment).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of three references (for contact), and copies of unofficial transcripts for recent graduates. Official transcripts will be required of interviewed candidates.

Applications should be sent to Ms. Micah Youngblood (myoungblood@adv-eco.com) and Mrs. Carole Cunningham (ccunningham@adv-eco.com).


Apply By:1/18/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

White-tailed Deer Capture Technicians (3) Mississippi 10/14/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:MSU Deer Lab

Job Description:

Title: White-tailed Deer Capture Technicians (3)

Classification: Temporary/Seasonal Positions

Agency: Mississippi State University

Website: http://msudeerlab.com/

Job Description: This is a 4- to 6-month position working for Mississippi State University. Capture technicians will assist a lead technician with capturing deer for research on population responses to habitat management. Capture methods include dart rifles, suspended net projectors, and corral traps. Position duties include but are not limited to: 1) monitoring trail cameras at capture sites 2) capturing deer from tree stands and ground blinds via above methods, and 3) interfacing with agency biologists and private landowners. Position start date is flexible between November 1-30, 2021.

Location: Southern Mississippi

Salary: $13-14/hour depending on experience and housing will be provided near research sites

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or upper level status in wildlife biology, ecology, or related discipline. Applicants MUST have a valid driver's license and be qualified to drive a state-owned vehicle. Preference will be given to candidates with ungulate capture and immobilization experience, a field research background, and archery hunting experience.

Candidates must be able to take detailed field notes and follow strict capture protocols. Applicants must able to carry 50 lbs. of equipment two hundred yards over rough ground. Candidates should be prepared to work at night, on weekends, irregular hours, and live in close quarters as part of a team. Excellent work ethic and communication skills are mandatory.

To apply, please send a resume and contact information for 3 references as a single PDF file to Luke Resop at lr1177@msstate.edu with “Capture Technician Application” in the subject line. For questions, call Luke at 717-339-9167.

Position will be open until suitable candidates are found

Start date: Flexible between November 1-30, 2021

Application deadline: October 31, 2021


Apply By:10/31/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Lead White-tailed Deer Capture Technician Mississippi 10/14/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:MSU Deer Lab

Job Description:

Title: Lead White-tailed Deer Capture Technician

Classification: Temporary/Seasonal Positions

Agency: Mississippi State University

Website: http://msudeerlab.com/

Job Description: This is a 4- to 6-month position working for Mississippi State University. Lead technician will coordinate and supervise capturing deer for research on population responses to habitat management. Capture methods include dart rifles, suspended net projectors, and corral traps. Position duties include but are not limited to: 1) working closely with Mississippi State University personnel and private landowners to coordinate capture efforts and 2) overseeing technician scheduling and daily responsibilities. Start date is flexible between November 1-30, 2021. Applicants should have experience with deer hunting (especially archery) and/or previous experience with wildlife capture and chemical immobilization.

Location: Southern Mississippi

Salary: $16-17/hour depending on experience and housing will be provided near research sites

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or upper level status in wildlife biology, ecology, or related discipline. Applicants MUST have a valid driver's license and be qualified to drive a state-owned vehicle. Preference will be given to candidates with ungulate capture and immobilization experience, a field research background, and archery hunting experience.

Candidates must have strong leadership abilities verifiable through listed references. Candidates must be able to take detailed field notes and follow strict capture protocols. Applicants must be able to carry 50 lbs. of equipment two hundred yards over rough ground. Candidates should be prepared to work at night, on weekends, irregular hours, and live in close quarters as part of a team. Excellent work ethic and communication skills are mandatory.

To apply, please send a resume and contact information for 3 references as a single PDF file to Luke Resop at lr1177@msstate.edu with “Lead Capture Technician Application” in the subject line. For questions, call Luke at 717-339-9167.

Position will be open until a suitable candidate is found

Start date: Flexible November 1-30, 2021

Application deadline: October 31, 2021


Apply By:10/31/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Technician North Carolina 10/1/2021 +
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Organization:Roseburg Forest Products

Location:Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

Job Description:

Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and one of North America's leading producers of particleboard, medium density fiberboard and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Ore. Roseburg products are shipped throughout North America and the Pacific Rim. To learn more about the company please visit www.Roseburg.com

Required Education:

Forest Management, Forest Operations Management, Forest Engineering, or Natural Resources Major, has not graduated and returning to school.

Skills:

Ability to read a topographic map and basic orienteering skills

A valid driver’s license and good driving history

Ability to work outside in harsh terrain and extreme environmental conditions

Working knowledge of GIS, word processing and spreadsheet computer programs

Candidate must be a self-starter and able to work independently or with a crew in a forest environment

Salary:

This is an hourly position with a wage commensurate with experience.  This is a temporary position and does not qualify for benefits.


Apply By:6/1/2022

Phone:541-658-6183

Email:internships@rfpco.com

Mailing:

3660 Gateway St, Springfield, OR 97477


Posted By: Madison White