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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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Product Support Specialist Mississippi 11/13/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

Employer: Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
Job Title: Product Support Specialist
Posting Date: Oct. 14, 2020 Expiration Date: March 31, 2021
Salary Level: $35K
Location: Jackson, MS

If interested, send resume to: barlowd@forestry-suppliers.com

Job Description: The Product Support Specialist is an entry-level position with Forestry Suppliers, Inc. The position requires a degree in a natural resource field. The job requires contact with our customers answering questions concerning product we carry, as well as what type of product to use in particular situations. The candidate will be able to use his educational background, as well as related work experience in his area of expertise as well as in other markets served. The position will require out of town travel to conventions to promote Forestry Suppliers and its products. The job will also expose the candidate to developing new products for the catalogs and brochures that are produced.

Contact Info:
Clay Walker
601-354-3565
Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
205 West Rankin Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201


Apply By:3/31/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Physical Laboratory Manager Georgia 11/5/2020 +
JOBDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Timber Products Inspection

Location:Conyers, Georgia

Job Description:

Company Overview: Timber Products Inspection, Inc. (TP) is an independent, third party inspection, testing, and consulting company with field representation throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. TP’s services are largely based on overseeing the production of wood-based products but extend to other product categories.

Company website: www.tpinspection.com

Job Summary: The Physical Laboratory Manager is responsible for all testing performed by the physical laboratory to include client coordination and managing the physical laboratory staff of approximately 4 full time & part time employees. We seek a highly self-motivated and organized manager to support the lab.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all testing performed by the physical laboratory to include client coordination, project quotations, the correct performance of testing, managing turnaround times, reporting, providing interpretations and opinions, etc.
  • Manage the physical laboratory staff to include working with HR for hiring and personnel related issues, setting staff schedules, performing periodic staff reviews, providing leadership/mentorship, etc.
  • Responsible for assuring the physical laboratory and all physical laboratory staff implement and adhere to TP’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Manage and maintain the physical laboratory’s technical compliance to include adherence to TP’s quality manual and quality management system, maintaining equipment calibrations, daily quality control and quality assurance procedures, standard operating procedures, laboratory documentation, laboratory certifications/accreditations, etc.
  • Maintain the physical laboratory’s equipment and laboratory spaces to assure proper function, performance, cleanliness, etc.
  • Responsible for managing the Physical Laboratory’s Profit and Loss (P&L) Statement, which is a function of balancing labor with workload, setting prices for services, managing supplies and equipment costs, covering associated overhead costs, annual budgeting, etc.
  • Responsible for researching and developing new physical laboratory testing opportunities to include new client and/or test method development, attending relevant industry meetings and conferences, participating in industry and/or product developmental initiatives, etc.
  • Responsible for working with the other TP laboratories within the Conyers GA laboratory facilities to manage overall laboratory labor, facilities/resources, and alignment of processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for working with the lumber division to oversee MSR/MEL and FJ field records as well as field equipment calibrations.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Time Management with proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Personal attributes to include critical thinking; sound judgment; clear sense of purpose; and attention to detail
  • Proficient with iPad and Microsoft Office 365

Education and Experience: College – 4-year degree in physical and/or chemical laboratory sciences or other relevant science field plus 5 years of relevant experience

Physical Requirements: Standing, Sitting, Stooping, Walking, Balancing/Reaching, Lift up to 50 lbs.

Application Instructions

  • Résumé emphasizing prior lab and management experience
  • Cover letter explicitly addressing qualifications for this position
  • Desired salary range

Affirmative Action/EEO statement
Timber Products Inspection, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to seeking diversity in its workforce by attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified candidates and employees without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, ethnic or national origin, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

https://www.indeed.com/job/physical-laboratory-manager-0c5c84784fec1fe1?from=iaBackPress


Apply By:2/5/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 11/3/2020 +
JOBDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

<p><span style="font-size: 11px;">The Product Support Specialist is an entry-level position with Forestry Suppliers, Inc. The position requires a degree in a natural resource field. The job requires contact with our customers answering questions concerning product we carry, as well as what type of product to use in particular situations. The candidate will be able to use his educational background, as well as related work experience in his area of expertise as well as in other markets served. The position will require out of town travel to conventions to promote Forestry Suppliers and its products. The job will also expose the candidate to developing new products for the catalogs and brochures that are produced.</span></p>

Salary:

<p>Based on experience</p>


Apply By:2/3/2021

Phone:6013543565

Email:barlowd@forestry-suppliers.com

Mailing:

<p>Forestry Suppliers, Inc.&nbsp;</p>
<p>205 West Rankin Street</p>
<p>Jackson, MS</p>


Posted By: Deborah Barlow

Internship Washington 10/21/2020 +
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 4, 2021. 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.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship Washington 10/21/2020 +
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 4, 2021. 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:

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.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship Oregon 10/21/2020 +
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 4, 2021. 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.

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.

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.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship Washington 10/21/2020 +
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 4, 2021. 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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship California 10/21/2020 +
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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 4, 2021. 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.

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.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Mississippi 10/16/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.

Location:Arkadelphia, Mississippi

Job Description:

 

Job Description:  To provide support to the FRC organization in pursuit of continuously improving the quality and productivity of services provided to clients.  Basic responsibility includes assisting area manager, foresters, harvesting supervisors, and appraisers in the completion of tasks focused on satisfying various client objectives. 

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Conducts timber inventories
  • Marks sale boundaries, SMZ's, etc., as required
  • Supervises contract operations to ensure compliance of the terms of the contract
  • Checks on progress of scheduled forest management activities, ensuring compliance with BMP's, governmental regulations and company policies
  • Completes timber sale inspections
  • Collects GPS field data as required
  • Assists in timely completion of special projects
  • Presents positive image of FRC at all times

 

Required Education:

 



  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in
    Forestry

Required Experience:

 



  • Experience preferred, but not
    required 

  • Exhibits good interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability and willingness to travel

  • Proficient in basic Windows
    software, i.e. Excel, Word, Access

  • Employee must provide reliable
    transportation as well as automobile insurance.  Company pays for business use on a per
    mile basis.


Skills:

 


Key Competencies:


 



  • Must be proficient in technical forestry
    skills

  • Motivated to plan and accomplish work
    with a minimum degree of supervision

  • Exhibits strong work ethic and pride in
    work quality

  • Ability to work efficiently with a
    variety of people and personalities

  • Basic understanding of the business in
    terms of services provided and profitability


Salary:

 


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


 


 



Apply By:12/31/2020

Phone:6019162788

Email:rshaw@frcemail.com

Mailing:

P.O. BOX 111


PICAYUNE, MS 39466


Posted By: Randy Shaw

Biologist I Mississippi 10/15/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Ducks Unlimited

Job Description:

This biologist will be responsible for management, restoration, and enhancement of forested wetlands through coordination with U.S. Forest Service staff on Delta National Forest (DNF). Technical and personal skills are needed to monitor environmental conditions and execute habitat improvements. The successful candidate will also identify and advocate for longer-term habitat improvements for wildlife, public users, and other partners and cooperators.

Delta National Forest contains over 60,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods and associated wetlands, critical to the Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture and North American Waterfowl Management Plan, and provides important habitat to wintering, migrating, and resident birds. On an annual basis, DNF staff manage water on 10,000 acres of forested wetland habitat primarily for wintering waterfowl. Forest management plans execute timber harvests over 3 million board feet of timber a year. The region has been experienced record backwater flooding over the last 5 years. This partnership effort seeks to return DNF to its greatest habitat potential for the future.

Responsibilities & Results:

  • Works cooperatively with U.S. Forest Service and State wildlife resource agencies.
  • Provides technical advice and leadership for wildlife management program; gathering, compiling, and analyzing data, determine habitat requirements, prescribe and execute management.
  •  Prepares field data; digitizes and processes data for geographic information systems (GIS).
  • Plans and executes education and outreach activities.
  •  Executes field work safely, under variable weather conditions, remote locations, across difficult terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a B.S. degree in natural resources and 1-year experience in conservation, forest land management, wetland management and restoration, or equivalent.
  •  Must complete tasks independently, on time, with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must have experience operating and maintaining 4WD trucks, ATVs, and tractors.
  • Must have a working knowledge of common software applications (e.g.; Word, Excel, Web browsers, and Geographic Information Systems).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • M.S. degree in natural resources.
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in conservation or forestry management or equivalent.
  • Experience with bottomland hardwood forest management and restoration projects.
  • Experience monitoring plant or animal species to inform management activities.
  • Experience supervising field staff, volunteers, and/or contractors to complete projects.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills via written, verbal, and graphical means to stakeholders including government officials, private landowners, partners, and general public

Position reports to Delta National Forest Headquarters in Rolling Fork, MS. Position opened until filled.

To apply, please see our website at www.ducks.org/jobs to submit an application, cover letter, and resume with 3 references, indicating your qualifications and why you are interested in the position. For additional information, please contact Nick Biasini, Regional Biologist, (601) 956-1936, or email nbiasini@ducks.org.


Apply By:1/15/2021


Posted By: KBrasher