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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

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

Fire & Restoration Practitioner III Mississippi 10/5/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:The Nature Conservancy

Location:Vancleave, Mississippi

Job Description:

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Fire & Restoration Practitioner III performs and participates in preserve, restoration and research project operations including the maintenance, management, development and coordination of conservation programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Fire & Restoration Practitioner III (FRPIII) leads work teams to ensure the coordination, community support and implementation of preserve management plans. The FRPIII maintains preserve areas frequented by the visiting public, removes exotic species and/or monitors and researches species, maintains tools and equipment, operates heavy machinery, and opens and closes preserve to the visiting public. The FRPIII participates in all aspects of the fire program and assists in other restoration and research projects statewide.

RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE

  • May lead or monitor work groups consisting of staff, interns, and volunteers in Mississippi and Louisiana.
  • Function as both leader and member of a work team in a high stress team environment.
  • Monitor the progress of Burn Crew Members toward achieving fire management goals.
  • Makes decisions on the fire line based upon evaluation of fire behavior, available resources and judgment.
  • Manage databases to plan and track restoration progress.
  • Serve as liaison with Sandhill Crane Refuge
  • Maintains all equipment at the Vancleave Field Office.
  • Financial responsibility may include working within a budget to complete projects, negotiating and contracting with vendors, assisting with budget development and fundraising targets.
  • Networks with diverse groups, including landowners, conservation partners, government officials, donors, board members and the general public to recruit support for the Conservancy and publicize Conservancy programs/preserves.
  • May work under minimal and/or distant supervision; may make some independent decisions based on analysis, experience and context.
  • May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.

Required Education:

BA/BS/AS/Technical or vocational degree in science-related field and 1 year related experience in custodial and ecological land management or similar field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

1 year related experience in custodial and ecological land management or similar field.

Skills:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
BA/BS/AS/Technical or vocational degree in science-related field and 1 year related experience in custodial and ecological land management or similar field or equivalent
combination of education and experience.

Experience with natural systems.

Experience in ecological land management principles.

Experience operating and or repairing various types of equipment and machinery including ATV, UTV, tractors and trailers.

Must have a valid driver's license and ability to get a class D CDL.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NWCG FFT1 qualification with open SRB taskbook.

Experience with GIS software.

Experience using herbicides in the management of vegetation.

Experience with service and repair of small engine equipment.

Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.

1 – 2 years related experience in custodial and ecological land management or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Some experience managing volunteers or entry level staff.

Ability to recognize plant and animal species to complete preserve management activities.

Knowledge/understanding of current trends and practices in conservation, land management and natural resource preservation/conservation or similar field.

Ability to complete tasks independently with respect to timeline(s).

Working knowledge of common software applications (e.g.; Word, Excel, Web browsers).

Communicating clearly via written, spoken and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.

Salary:

Negoitable


Apply By:11/1/2021

Mailing:

To apply for job ID 50433, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org


Posted By: Tracie Martin

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 9/14/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

Bachelor Degree Required 

The New Products Support Specialist (Forestry Focus) will handle a variety of responsibilities for Forestry Suppliers, including:

- Assisting customers with product selection and product support and usage training for forestry and other outdoor/natural resource professions

- Customer support related to questions about products

- Attend conventions/trade shows related to forestry and other outdoor professions

- Provide input regarding the selection of new products

- Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials

- Support other departments with product support knowledge

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:

- Integrity of the highest degree

- A utility player mentality who is enthusiastic about learning new skills and generating innovative solutions to solve work challenges and identify opportunities

- A confident, friendly, positive attitude that shows everything you do as a welcome opportunity to learn more about Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

- An ability to treat confidential material appropriately

- Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively

- Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Required Education:

Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife management, natural resources) and work experience

Required Experience:

The Product Support
Specialist is an entry-level position with Forestry Suppliers, Inc. The
position requires a degree in a natural resource field. 

Skills:

- Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife management, natural resources) and work experience


- Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills


- Ability to work with a group


- Self-starter and capable of working well alone


- Excellent driving record


- Excellent office and clerical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software



Salary:

Based on experience


Apply By:12/14/2021

Phone:601-354-3565 ext.703

Email:barlowd@forestry-suppliers.com

Mailing:

Forestry Suppliers, Inc.


PO Box 8397


Jackson, MS  39284-8397


Posted By: Deborah Barlow

Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 9/10/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

A graduate research assistantship (GRA) position for a Ph.D. or M.S. is available in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University. Successful candidates will be involved in a research program in the area of wood durability and wood protection. The candidate will be involved in both laboratory and field work.

Candidates should:

  • Be an excellent team-player, high level of intellectual curiosity and can work independently
  • Have a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree relevant to the topic of the study, preferably inwood science, forestry, entomology, biology, agriculture, environmental science and/orengineering.
  • Have previously attained and maintained exceptional academic standing (min GPA 3.0 on 4.0scale basis)
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5 (for international students only)

The target starting date is January 3, 2022. The Department of Sustainable Bioproducts will support funding, which will include graduate student’s stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. A full application to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University for Spring 2022 admission will be required for an official offer to be made.

For initial consideration, please send 1) a cover letter, 2) resume/CV, 3) contact information of two professional references, 4) transcripts and TOEFL scores by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Tammy Franca, tsf97@msstate.edu.

Skype/video interview may be requested and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts (http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/bioproducts/graduate.asp) and the Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).


Apply By:12/10/2021


Posted By: KBrasher