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Lecturer (2) Arizona 3/16/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Northern Arizona University

Job Description:

The School of Forestry is seeking to fill two (2) teaching intensive positions from this advertisement. Teaching loads are the equivalent of four courses per semester. Although the area of expertise is open, we are seeking an individual with a strong background in general forestry, who can teach courses with both lecture and field components and at all levels in our undergraduate forestry program. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach or co-teach, at a minimum, the following courses: Watershed or Recreation Management, Forest Management or Forest Planning, and Forest Economics. Depending on qualifications, teaching one or more courses in the area of wildland fire science and management is a possibility. Teaching responsibilities may also include online or hybrid (online and in-person) courses. Research and other forms of scholarly activity are not an expectation for this position, and release time will not be allocated for them.

Minimum Qualifications
Master of Science degree in forestry, natural resources, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in forestry.
  • Ph.D. in forestry, natural resources or closely related field.
  • A record of college- or university-level teaching, or teaching assistant experience.
  • Expertise in both ecological and management applications of forestry.
  • Practical field experience in forestry or natural resource management.
  • A demonstrated commitment to student success and to working successfully with students from under-represented groups.

General Information
Our well-equipped facility jointly houses the School of Forestry, the Ecological Restoration Institute, Centennial Forest (education and research forest), and a unit of the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. Our location in the ponderosa pine forests of Northern Arizona and our proximity to life zones ranging from Sonoran desert to alpine tundra provide an ideal place to teach and conduct research. Our unique undergraduate program is nationally recognized for its integration of disciplines and forest resources through team teaching. The School of Forestry offers B.S., M.F., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Northern Arizona University has a student population of 31,073, including approximately 23,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.

Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.

While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.

With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.

The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.

For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage.

Salary
$52,000 - $55,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits
This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.

If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Submission Deadline
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2020.

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 604899, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Application must include: (1) a letter of interest highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial graduate transcripts of all college level work; and (4) names and contact information for three professional references (phone number, email, and address). Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

For more information, please contact Dr. Andrew Sánchez Meador, Search Committee Chair, School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86011-5018; phone: 928-523-3448. Email: andrew.sanchezmeador@nau.edu


Apply By:4/10/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Extension Assistant Professor Florida 3/16/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:University of Florida

Location:Gainesville, Florida

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities
This is a 12-month position that will be 60% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service), 40% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), and available in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. The position is not tenure accruing. Duties will include developing a robust outreach (Extension) program aimed at forest landowners, forest products companies, and associated stakeholders in forest business/forest economics. Example outreach programming topics could include: developing markets for forest products and services; assessing costs, benefits, and financial implications of different forest management scenarios; long-term trends in costs, product prices, and other economic data; forest land appraisal; assessing the availability of silvicultural contractors, logging firms, and related; and/or the taxation of land, forest products, and ecosystem services. The faculty member will seek contract and grant funding to support their outreach program.

Teaching duties will include offering undergraduate and graduate courses on topics including forest economics and management, natural resource economics and valuation, and related subjects. The faculty member will mentor undergraduate and graduate students by serving on graduate committees, supervising extension projects involving students, and chairing graduate student committees if relevant. The faculty member will be also be expected to: participate in curriculum revision and enhancement; seek funding for the teaching program where appropriate; publish teaching-related scholarship; produce learning tools; and engage in professional development activities related to teaching and advising. Faculty are encouraged to support and participate in the CALS Honors Program, distance education, and international education.

Qualifications Required: Either a master's degree plus 10 years of relevant experience, or a doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in forest economics, forest business, or a closely related discipline. Significant experience with topics related to forest business, economics, forest markets, taxation, land appraisal, or related topics. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, forming and working in partnership with industry, agencies, and organizations. Candidates must be supportive of the Land-Grant system mission. Candidates must also have a commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.

Preferred: Demonstrated ability to procure extramural funding to support Extension programming.

Employment Conditions
This position is available June 1, 2020, and will be filled as soon thereafter as an acceptable applicant is available. Compensation is commensurate with the education, experience, and qualifications of the selected applicant.

Nominations
Nominations are welcome. Nominations need to include the complete name and address of the nominee. This information should be sent to:

Please refer to Requisition # 60325

Timothy A. Martin, Chair, Search and Screen Committee University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Box 110410 Gainesville, FL 32611-0410

Telephone: 352-846-0866
Facsimile: 352-846-1277
Electronic Mail: tamartin@ufl.edu

Application Information

  • Individuals wishing to apply should go online to http://apply.interfolio.com/75096 and submit:
    • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualifications relative to the credentials listed above
    • Full resume/curriculum vitae
    • Statements of:
      • Teaching and/or mentoring philosophies (or teaching portfolio, if applicable)
      • Experience and potential for working with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. Describe how you would develop outreach/Extension projects that would address the forest business/economics-related issues of stakeholders.
      • Commitment to diversity (knowledge, track record, and plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion)
    • (as 'other document') Names and contact information for at least 3 references, preferably who can speak to the applicant’s teaching, mentoring, and outreach experience.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

 


Apply By:6/16/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Associate Director of Forestry Services Colorado 3/13/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Colorado State University

Location:Fort Collins, Colorado

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Associate Director of Forestry Services functions as a Senior Level Manager reporting directly to the Director/State Forester of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and will serve as Acting Director in the absence of the Director when needed. As a member of the CSFS Leadership Team, the Associate Director of Forestry Services shares the responsibility for all services performed by the CSFS and will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction and long term objectives and goals for the CSFS

The Associate Director will provide leadership, program oversight, coordination and administration of statewide forestry service programs, policies, and procedures in the Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, and Southeast Areas of the State. The staff that they oversee are responsible for programmatic budgets ranging from $200,000 to 1.5 million, totaling over 2.5 million and spanning multiple years of funding. They are responsible for coordinating with the Director and other Associate Directors to ensure agency staff is keeping current with emerging forestry science. Additionally, they are responsible for planning the work to be assigned and accomplished by staff, and establishes production or quality standards for the staff’s work.

Purpose of the Department/Work Unit. The Forestry Services Division of the Colorado State Forest Service provides professional forestry services to forest landowners in three primary functional areas that directly contributes to the agency’s mission: forest planning and implementation, communications and communities, and science and data management. The Forestry Services Division is also responsible for all administrative and operational program oversight of field operations.

Description of the Department / Work Unit. The Forestry Services Division is one of five
administrative divisions that work to carry out the mission of the Colorado State Forest
Service.


Decision Making: The Associate Director for Forestry Services is responsible for all day-today
decisions regarding the programmatic oversight of the planning and execution of
programs under their direction including program administration and management, and fiscal
accounting. The Associate Director also participates in higher level program and policy
decisions affecting CSFS as a member of the CSFS Leadership Team. They are responsible
for establishing the strategic direction and long term objectives and goals for the CSFS and
for analyzing financial resources to ensure CSFS program objectives are met.

Position Supervises: This position directly supervises four Area Managers and may
supervise additional professional, administrative or hourly personnel.

Applicants are expected to possess demonstrated knowledge of and relevant ability with,
culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Irregular work hours and periodic long days, evening and weekend service, occasional off-site and field project program review, and periodic overnight travel.
  • This position will need to be able to address a broad range of issues that have a short time
    frame for response – often less than 24 hours.
  • Successful applicants must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s
    license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree (or greater) in forestry, natural resources, geography, or related biological or physical sciences will be considered.
  • Five years of progressive experience in the administration of forestry and natural resource-related programs.
  • Four years of experience in direct management of staff with demonstrated ability to manage personnel, budgets, daily operations, and/or specialized projects.
  • Successful applicants must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

Desired Job Qualifications:

  • Post graduate, training and/or education in forestry, natural resources, geography, or related biological or physical sciences is highly desired.
  • Experience with local, regional, and national interests, concerns, issues, and goals related to forestry and natural resources management.
  • Experience with field level natural resource and land management operations sufficient to advise staff from many natural resource disciplines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with diverse groups and individuals including technical experts, managers and resource staff at all levels of the agency to advise on and promote program goals and objectives.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with individuals both within and outside an organization to facilitate accomplishment of program goals.
  • Experience with group facilitation and problem solving techniques to plan and conduct workshops, meetings, and training for resource and technical professionals.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience with organizing staff and resources to carry out division responsibilities through integrated work planning and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of training and employee development principles and practices to ensure a well-trained and qualified workforce agency wide.
  • Experience with direct supervision of permanent employees, setting and evaluating performance standards, and ensuring professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively in teams, advancing outcomes with internal staff, external partners, and cooperators.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and at a high level of proficiency.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: CSFS Leadership (50%)

  • Serve as a member of the CSFS Leadership Team that provides vision and direction to the Director of the CSFS in order to develop short and long term strategic plans, objectives and goals.
  • Reviews analysis of financial resources to ensure CSFS program objectives are met. The Associate Director must be able to consider solutions for competing resources; using best practices to achieve success with limited resources. They will also participate in CSFS annual work planning across all program areas.
  • Develop CSFS policy and practices to ensure consistency in program delivery.
  • Consult on personnel actions: hiring prioritization, compensation analysis, performance reviews. Provide guidance and direction on CSFS staffing needs and direction.
  • Regularly represent the CSFS at external meetings with partners and cooperators.
  • Provide high-level guidance and coordination to the CSFS Management Team, as needed, to facilitate a coordinated effort between the Leadership Team and Management Team members.

Program Administration (25%)

  • Provide leadership, oversight, coordination and administration of statewide forestry service programs, policies, and procedures and advises agency Leadership on current emerging issues affecting field operations. The position will work collaboratively with CSFS customers and partners to meet these program delivery needs. This position will also require strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and excellent communication abilities.
  • Oversee staff who are responsible for programmatic budgets ranging from $200,000 to 1.5 million, totaling over 2.5 million and spanning multiple years of funding.
  • Coordinate with the CSFS Director and other Associate Directors to ensure agency staff is keeping current with emerging program issues. Facilitates training opportunities as needed to bring this knowledge to CSFS staff.

Supervision (25%)

  • Plan the work to be accomplished by staff, assigns work to employees, and establishes production or quality standards for the staff’s work, including but not limited to:
    • Approve personnel documents and timekeeping.
    • Establish and communicate guidelines and performance requirements to employees.
    • Conduct formal performance reviews.
    • Mentor direct reports and other division staff in the development and review of programs in association with evaluating employee performance.
    • Identify and provide for the developmental and training needs of employees.
    • Assures full compliance with safety policies and procedures.

Appointment and Benefit Information about Position: This is an Administrative Professional position at Colorado State University. Insurance benefits are provided, and administrative professionals may select from several options for medical, dental, life, and personal disability insurance, as well as retirement plans. Full-time administrative professionals earn a full 24 days of vacation and another 15 days of sick leave annually, and have access to additional benefits, such as free employee study privileges of up to 9 credits per year at Colorado State University, and/or a 50-percent reduction of tuition costs for Spouse/Partner and children. CSU does offer Domestic Partner benefits.

Application Information. When applying with the Colorado State Forest Service, applicants are requested to submit the materials listed below through an online process at http://csfs.colostate.edu/employment/.

Search Contact: For questions about this position or the application process, please contact Tina Little at csfs_jobs@mail.colostate.edu or 970-491-8662.

Required Application Materials: A complete application consist of: 1) Cover Letter, 2) A résumé, 3) Professional References, 4) College transcripts of your forestry, natural resources, geography, or related biological or physical sciences degree

All of these materials must be received for applications to be considered complete by closing date.

Please address how you meet both the required and desired qualification in your cover letter. Please allow at least three weeks for us to review your application materials and determine those candidates we plan to invite to interview. If you are not selected for an interview, we will send you notification when the process is complete. Should you be invited to an in-person interview, the Colorado State Forest Service will cover all reasonable travel expenses per candidate. At the time of on-campus interviews, application materials of finalist candidates will be made available to Forest Service and other relevant constituents. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Salary:

$80,000, commensurate with experience


Apply By:6/13/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Intern Texas 3/5/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc

Location:Jasper, Silsbee, Diboll, Texas

Job Description:

<p>Possible job duties: Painting boundary lines, sale tract setup, inventory cruising, expose to "Life Cycle of Working Forest", and other duties as assigned.&nbsp;</p> <p>This program is from June through August.</p>

Required Education:

Student must be finishing junior year, majoring in Forest Management, and have a reliable truck.

Salary:

$15 hour


Reimbursement for work miles at IRS rate ($0.575 a mile)


Apply By:5/31/2020

Phone:(936) 829-6300

Email:kalexander@frcemail.com

Mailing:

702 N Temple Drive


Diboll, Texas 75941


Posted By: Kasey Alexander

Forester Alabama 3/5/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:McKinley and Lanier Forest Resources

Location:Northport/Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Description:

 

Foresters will engage in field and administrative work associated with managing private forestland and carrying out contract forestry services.

 

We are a private forestry consulting firm that manages timberland for non-industrial private landowners and provides contract services to timber companies, REITs, TIMOs, and institutional landowners. Our core operating area is West Central Alabama, but we occasionally work on projects all over the southeastern United States. See our website for more details about the history of our firm and what we do.

 

Required Education:

A degree from an accredited institution in Forestry, Forest Management, or field of study that requires coursework in Dendrology, Silviculture, and Forest Measurements. 2 year degrees are required for Technicians and 4 year degrees are required for Foresters.

Foresters must be able to become registered in the state of Alabama once Board requirements are met.

Required Experience:

Work experience in the field
of Forestry is beneficial, but not required. Experience with forestry software
mentioned above as well as experience with Trimble Nomad data collectors is
also preferred but not required. Employees must demonstrate an ability to use
Microsoft Windows operating system and basic Microsoft Office products.

Skills:

Prospective employees must
be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently, often in remote
rural areas and in adverse conditions. They must also be physically fit and able
to safely, efficiently, and effectively carry out work duties in rugged terrain
and harsh weather conditions. They must be able to safely operate 4 wheel drive
vehicles in off-road situations and safely load/unload and operate ATV’s. They
must also be able to safely use self-recovery winches, hand tools, and forestry
tools, and effectively navigate new and unknown regions, landscapes, and
properties. They must be able to maintain and keep up with company equipment. Prospective
employees must have good oral and written communication skills, and good
organization skills. They must be honest and have a good work ethic. Required production
goals will be established and monitored

Salary:

Salary is commensurate with
education and experience, but is competitive with the industry. Employees
receive health and dental insurance, and 401K with company matching after 1
year of employment. Employees are provided with a company vehicle. All work and
travel expenses are covered by the company.


Apply By:5/15/2020

Phone:205-344-5139

Email:bruce@mlforestresources.com

Mailing:

3610 Watermelon Road, Suite 105, Northport, AL 35473


Posted By: Bruce Lanier

Inventory Forester Multiple States 2/20/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Progressive Timber Resources, LLC

Location:Varioius, Multiple States

Job Description:

Progressive Timber Resources, based in Monticello, AR is a provider of forestry contract services to companies across the southeastern United States.  Our primary focus is providing inventory data to our clients.  In addition, we also provide timber marking services to a select group of clients as well as assisst some private landowners in the management and marketing of their timber.

The job does require travel, sometimes for an extended period of time.  Vast majority of the time is spent in the field.  We have an very unstructured work schedule as our job is weather dependent.

Required Education:

Would prefer a BS in Forestry, but an associates degree with an outstanding work ethic will be considered.

Required Experience:

It is expected that the individual will have held some type of job in the past in which you worked as an employee for a business of some type and received some sort of tax statement at the end of the year.  Work experience in forestry is not necessarily required.

Skills:

Prefered that the individual know the basics of timber cruising and tree identification.


Must be able to pass a drug test at all times-no exceptions.


Must be able to work alone and unsupervised once properly trained.


Must be able to stay focused and complete a project on time without fail or excuse.


Must be able to travel, sometimes for extended periods.


Must have the physical ability to work outside, alone, unsupervised, in normal and extreme weather conditions of heat and cold.

Salary:

Pay is production based.  The average candidate is expected to make in excess of $60,000 per year, with exceptional individuals easily exceeding that.


A mileage program is also used to pay for the individual's own truck.


Apply By:4/20/2020

Phone:8708141733

Email:b.roberts@sbcglobal.net


Posted By: Bobby J Roberts Jr

Assistant/Associate Professor South Carolina 2/18/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Clemson University

Location:Clemson, South Carolina

Job Description:

Clemson University’s Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation is pleased to announce that we have an Assistant/Associate Professor Position open in the field of Biometrics. The position is a 12-month appointment with responsibilities in teaching (75%) and extension (25%). The anticipated starting date is August 15, 2020. Application information are available at https://apply.interfolio.com/74245


Apply By:8/15/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Scientific Specialist, Biodiversity Informatics Illinois 2/18/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:University of Illinois

Location:Champaign , Illinois

Job Description:

INHS is seeking an Interface Development and Design for Scientific Software(Official Title: Scientific Specialist, Biodiversity Informatics) who will support biological research activities of the Survey by researching, designing, and creating prototype interfaces and experiences that accelerate biodiversity-centric software developed by the Species File Group. This position is located in Champaign, Illinois.

Please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload 1) A brief cover letter that links to or embeds a select visual portfolio of your creative work (needs to be interface related), 2) A CV/resume, and 3) The names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three professional references by April 15, 2020. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Design, Information Science, Software Architecture or Development, Computer Science or related field. Alternate degree fields will be considered depending on the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to this position.

Required Experience:

Significant experience in design, interface development, and user-experience design, assessment, and testing. Creative efforts that have a demonstrable means of success. Effective communication, personal relations, collaboration, organizational, teamwork, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision. Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in commonly employed software and databases.

Salary:

$50,000 - $65,000


Apply By:4/15/2020

Email:mjyoder@illinois.edu


Posted By: Amber Hall

Forester Georgia 2/12/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:B & S Air, Inc.

Location:Lumpkin, Georgia

Job Description:

Based in Lumpkin, GA, but working throughout continental US; Immediate relocation to SW Georgia not required, as we have accommodations when working locally.

>Overview: Well established and reputable Forestry Services Contractor has immediate opening for Forester to supervise hand, tractor, and aerial spray jobs, fertilizer jobs, and hand and machine planting. We are looking for an individual to learn the business from the ground up, with goals of working into a full sales or management position, and plenty of room for advancement and personal growth. Must have clean driving record, be able to pass DOT drug screen and physical, work outside, and work with others as a team. Travel will be required, with all expenses paid plus per diem. Health insurance and 401(k) plans are available.

Detail: As part of the training process, the Forester will spend significant time working with company owned helicopter spray crews managing logistics, ordering and mixing herbicides, communicating with customers and company personnel, and managing day to day crew operations. This entails long hours through the spring and summer months, with travel throughout the US South and Midwest.

During the winter season, the Forester will supervise hand and machine contractors performing tree planting in our local areas. These duties include leading crews to work sites, managing performance and quality of crews by establishing plots to check planting quality and spacing, ordering and proper handling of trees, and communication with customers.

Other duties include but are not limited to pick up and delivery of herbicides and trees, managing and assisting contract aerial spray crews, contract hand banding and broadcast application of herbicides, tractor applications of herbicides and fertilizer, and company fixed wing fertilizer and fire fighting crews.

Ideal candidate will be willing to work hard, work long hours, and work as a team to make sure all company crews and subcontractors are performing quality work and are productive. As the individual progresses, they will gain more responsibility, and they will grow into management of crews and sales of herbicides, fertilizers, and all of the services that we offer.

Extensive travel will allow the opportunity to see diverse parts of the country and work with a wide array of customers. Hotels are paid for by company, and employees receive a per diem for meals when working out of town.

Apply online at www.bandsairinc.com or call 404-326-8491 with questions.

Required Education:

Position is open to graduate foresters, two year or technical foresters, or anyone with extensive experience with above described duties.

Skills:

Candidate must be a good communicator, self- starting, have basic computer skills, able to navigate both on and off road, and must be willing to put in the time to train as part of company and personal development.

Salary:

Starting salary of $45,000 to $52,000 per
year plus incentives and bonuses, depending on qualifications and
experience


Apply By:4/9/2020

Phone:4043268491

Email:rwilliams@bandsairinc.com

Mailing:

PO Box 725 Lumpkin, GA 31815 or


apply online at www.bandsairinc.com


Posted By: Rob Williams

Laboratory Technician/Chemist Virginia 1/31/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:HPVA Laboratories

Location:Sterling, Virginia

Job Description:

HPVA Laboratories is seeking a full-time employee for an entry level position to conduct air emissions safety testing. Responsibilities include preparation of wood samples, routine analytical chemistry testing, precise preparation of reagent solutions, and calibration of equipment. Position coordinates with technical staff in analysis of data and report generation, maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOP’s), and coordination of accreditation and calibration requirements. Position also requires infrequent (once every two months) travel around the U.S. and Canada to perform audits of manufacturing facilities for emissions and product tolerance requirements.

Prospective employee must demonstrate competency in safe handling of hazardous materials; ability to follow rigorous SOP’s and perform accurate analytical analysis; and an aptitude for computer skills. HPVA Laboratories is looking for a self-motivated individual who is well-organized and energetic with excellent attention to detail and time management skills. Must work well in a small group setting. Experience with wet chemistry and UV/VIS instrumentation is a plus. Ability to lift heavy objects such as 4’ X 4’ plywood panels and operate a table saw and miter saw is required.

Competitive salary and bonus program, health benefits, and retirement benefits provided to the right candidate commensurate with education and experience.

Primary Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Receives, Documents, and Disposes of Testing Materials
  • Conducts Laboratory Formaldehyde Emissions Testing with the Direction and Oversight of the Director of Certification Programs
  • Coordinates with Supervisors to Maintain and Upkeep Test Equipment and Calibrations
  • Conducts On-Site Inspections of Wood Products Manufacturing Facilities
  • Prepares Detailed Laboratory Test Reports

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000

Resume and cover letter may be sent to:
Josh Hosen
jhosen@hpva.org
HPVA Laboratories
Director of Certification Programs


Apply By:4/30/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester - South Dakota South Dakota 11/15/2019 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Rapid City, South Dakota

Job Description:

The National Wild Turkey Federation is seeking qualified candidates for a forester position, to be located in Rapid City, SD. The position will be a cooperative position and will be responsible for promoting forest & riparian management on private lands in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. This is a full time, 3 yr. term position with the potential to extend the term.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Assists partners in promoting management of privately owned forested lands and riparian areas for multiple resource benefits, including forest health, wildlife habitat, fuels reduction and water quality; provides forestry assistance to private landowners, communities and public agencies to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources; implements silvicultural practices and delivers technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction

DUTIES:

  • Provide resource management planning that addresses significant forest and riparian health concerns on private lands through the delivery of technical assistance and available federal and state financial assistance programs
  • Develop consensus among partners and provide recommendations for working in oak, aspen and other hardwood stands and riparian areas to ensure these critical habitats are included in private lands management planning
  • Work with local conservation districts to identify and plan multi-partner landscape level conservation projects
  • Provide expertise related to management of wildlife habitat beneficial to wild turkeys, elk, deer and other wildlife species with emphasis placed on forest health, including forest thinning, proper grazing regimes and riparian improvements
  • Prepare and implement forest management plans based on accepted silvicultural practices
  • Prepare forest management project contracts, providing specifications and prescriptions for thinning, mastication, slash treatments, and other forest management activities
  • Obtain Tree Farm Inspector Certification and work to promote and maintain certification of Tree Farms in the region
  • Develop and deliver innovative forest management techniques to landowners and cooperators through workshops, written materials, field days and educational programs
  • Provide internal review and input as requested on need, purpose and design during all stages of USDA-NRCS program forest management project planning and implementation
  • Promote awareness and collaboration of state, federal and local conservation programs and planning, and acquire project support through engagement with conservation organizations, local conservation groups, industry and local communities
  • Develop relationships and working partnerships with the USDA-NRCS offices, USDA-U.S. Forest Service, SD Game Fish and Parks Dept., SD Dept. of Agriculture Resource Conservation & Forestry, Conservation NGO’s, County Weed and Pest Management, County Commissioners, Private Forest Industry, Mountain Pine Beetle Conservation Leaders Group, Mountain Pine Beetle Working Group and Tree Farm committee

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Preferred candidates will possess experience working in ponderosa pine ecosystems, riparian communities and knowledge of wild turkeys, forest wildlife and their habitat requirements;knowledge of forest entomology, pathology, forest management and planning for major silvicultural types of the region; knowledge of basic surveying principles, map reading and GIS/GPS technology, ArcGIS skills; ability to apply professional scientific techniques to the land for which responsibilities are assigned; ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and peers; skills in the use and operation of forestry field equipment and ATVs; skills in communicating both orally and in written form to convey clear, persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others; proficient skills in the use of Microsoft Office applications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited Program or other natural resource degree with a strong forestry emphasis, or relevant experience (Applicants with a Master’s degree in forestry or education/experience in wildlife management are preferred) Or applicant must be within two months of graduating with a degree as listed and secure degree before date of hire.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of forestry and wildlife biology
  • Strong organizational skills and capability to work independently with little direct supervision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook

Application Deadline: December 13

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package. To apply: please visit the NWTF website at https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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Apply By:12/13/2020

Phone:8036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

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Posted By: Lisa Wart