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Land Management Forester Alabama 9/1/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Coastal Forest Resources

Location:Chapman, Alabama

Job Description:

Summary: The land management forester is responsible for managing, harvesting, and developing company forest lands and resources for economic purposes. Also, assist procurement foresters with purchasing raw materials for the Chapman Plywood and Canter mills at the highest quality and lowest price. The land manager reports to the timber department manager.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gather accurate field data by cruising timber, mapping and marking trees to harvest, flagging property lines, sale boundaries, and streamside management zones.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of forest products on the Western Region land base.
  • Establishing and maintain boundary lines on company lands.
  • Build relationships with and supervise logging contractors while harvesting company or procurement purchased stumpage. While making sure they adhere to all Alabama BMPs and company safety policies. Also insure that each product harvested is merchandized to its highest and best value.
  • Insure timely and correct paperwork is turned in to the timber clerk.
  • Inputting and updating tract and stand level information in Tigart and Arc GIS programs. Creating maps for new land purchases and stands ready for reforestation.
  • The ability to work with outside contractors for chemical application, fertilization, bedding, and planting.
  • Develop an understanding and a relationship with area forest product companies, their needs, their specifications, and their pricing.
  • Prepare and execute an annual budget for the Western Region, which includes Harvesting, Silvicultural and Reforestation, Hunting Lease Income, and Overhead Expenses.
  • Maintaining and securing access to company land holdings.
  • Identify and eradicate invasive species on company lands.
  • Individual should have a minimum of a 2-year Associate Degree in Forestry and 3 years of land management related experience; or a BS degree in Forestry.

    Must be willing to work in rough terrain and vegetation; as well as hot and cold weather conditions.

    Certification in PLM and Burn Management, or willing to become certified in both.


    Apply By:10/31/2020

    Phone:334-606-8509

    Email:jwinters@cfpalabama.com


    Posted By: John Winters

Field Representative Multiple States 8/21/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:American Lumber Standard Committee, Incorporated

Job Description:

POSITION: Field Representative

LOCATION: Mid Atlantic

BACKGROUND: The American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) system is an integral part of the forest product industry's economy and is the basis for the sale and purchase of virtually all softwood lumber traded in North America. ALSC has four programs that oversee the accreditation and auditing of agencies which deal with four wood products: Grade-Stamped Lumber; Pressure Treated Lumber; Export Wood Packaging Materials; and Densified Wood Fuel Pellets. These agencies oversee grading and labeling at over 900 mills in over 15 countries and more than 5,500 packaging facilities in the U.S. Field representatives audit the performance of the grading agencies at these facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities of a field inspector are to conduct spot audits of randomly selected mills and facilities who are subscribers of accredited agencies. The audit is a check on the performance of the accredited agencies and their compliance with ALSC program enforcement regulations. Every field representative is given a geographic region for which they are responsible. Each field representative is expected to complete 2 surveys of mill and facility subsets from the four wood programs within their assigned region each year. They may also be asked to conduct records checks of the accredited agencies once a year.

REQUIREMENTS: We are seeking a highly motivated individual with the ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. A minimum two-year forestry or wood technology degree or equivalent work experience is required. An additional 3 to 5 years’ experience in a lumber grading and/or packaging is preferred. Computer skills in Microsoft Office Excel and Word will be necessary. Good written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience with sawmill quality control and/or kiln drying is a plus. The field representative will be expected to be away from home 135- 145 nights a year.

Essential Functions: Includes the ability to traverse distances over one mile on uneven terrain and carry 10 pounds of equipment; work in outdoor areas for extended periods in a variety of environmental conditions. Must be able to work independently during a work week and complete tasks in an efficient manner. Must be able to present themselves professionally and diplomatically in a variety of situations as they conduct unannounced inspections. Must have an insurable driving record.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

Duration of Position Opening: Until position is filled

Contact: Submit all resumes/cover letter via email to alsc@alsc.org


Apply By:11/21/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Forest Technician Georgia 8/4/2020 +
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Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Athens, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Description: This position offering is for a forestry technician position to complete and participate in a wide range of tasks in an integrated business. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, forest road work oversight, hunt lease work, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment, study maintenance, study measurement, study data cleaning, cone harvest, tree breeding, among others. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions. The job includes travel and occasional weekend work during busy season. This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment.

Required Education:

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

Required Experience:

The job applicant may be entry-level or may have 2-5+ years of experience.

Skills:

The job candidate should hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field. Prescribed fire experience is a plus. Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, iPads, and
field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in herbicide application and licensure is considered a plus. 
The candidate must be able to communicate clearly and timely and complete fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner, as this is a remote position. This position must be able to work independently as well as work
cooperatively with other team members to complete and record data from forest management activities.  The job applicant may be entry-level or may have 2-5+ years of experience.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Apply By:11/4/2020

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry
PO Box 82013
Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Derek Dougherty

Forest Research and Operations Task Coordinator Georgia 8/4/2020 +
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Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Athens, Georgia

Job Description:

This position will work as part of a larger overall research and operations field team focusing on Southeastern US forest silviculture, timber asset management, tree improvement, sustainability, wildlife habitat research and operations work. The primary focus of this position is to coordinate the work tasks for DDFSI. This includes planning considerations, technician scheduling, task execution, and safety and work quality auditing. Work tasks to be coordinated include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment, study maintenance, study measurement, study data cleaning, cone harvest, tree breeding, among others. Approximately 30% of the position time will be allocated to task planning, organizing, procurement and communication. Around 20%-time appointment will be to office work, application reports, data cleaning, invoicing, and other job/data management tasks. The residual time will be spent in the field working with technicians or scientists to complete and audit the necessary fieldwork. Regular fieldwork and travel are part of this job (generally 2-4 days a week).

The candidate must have solid verbal and written communication skills. The qualified applicant will be able to work independently as well as cooperatively with other team members to complete large research projects.

Qualifications: The preferred candidate will hold a Master of Science degree in forestry or natural resource management related field. Candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree in forestry, wildlife management, or a Master of Forest Resources degree will also be considered for the position. Qualified candidates will have an understanding of forestry operational tasks, forest growth and management, timber sales, working with clients, field data collection, and data management - experimental design and statistics knowledge is a plus, but not required. Experience with Excel, R, Access, iPad, GIS, and ArcView are beneficial. A pesticide applicators license is also a plus. Ample prescribed fire experience or certifications (wildland fire certifications) is a plus. Registered Forester (RF) licensure or aspirations, Wildlife Biologist (CWB/AWB), or a combination of both is preferred.

*Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

*Paid holidays

*Paid vacation

*Paid sick days

*Professional development timeline

If interested, please send a cover sheet and your resume to jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com or you may complete an online application by going to www.progressiveforestry.com

Application Deadline: Until position is filled by qualified candidate – Start in late Summer or early Fall preferable.

Required Education:

The preferred candidate will hold a Master of
Science degree in forestry or natural resource management related field.  Candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree
in forestry, wildlife management, or a Master of Forest Resources degree will
also be considered for the position.  

Skills:

The preferred candidate will hold
a Master of Science degree in forestry or natural resource management related
field. Candidates with a Bachelor of
Science degree in forestry, wildlife management, or a Master of Forest
Resources degree will also be considered for the position. Qualified candidates will have an
understanding of forestry operational tasks, forest growth and management,
timber sales, working with clients, field data collection, and data management
- experimental design and statistics knowledge is a plus, but not required. Experience with Excel, R, Access, iPad, GIS,
and ArcView are beneficial. A pesticide
applicators license is also a plus. Ample prescribed fire experience or
certifications (wildland fire certifications) is a plus. Registered Forester
(RF) licensure or aspirations, Wildlife Biologist (CWB/AWB), or a combination
of both is preferred.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Apply By:11/4/2020

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry


PO Box 82013


Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Derek Dougherty