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Forester - Washington Washington 5/12/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Chehalis, Washington

Job Description:

 

FORESTER (WASHINGTON)

 

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a forester.  This is a cooperative position between the NWTF and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and will be responsible for administering, implementing and promoting forestry improvements through NRCS technical assistance programs on private lands across western Washington.  This is a full-time, term limited position.  Duty station is Chehalis, WA. 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The forester position 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.  The forester provides forestry assistance to private landowners, to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources.  In addition, the forester will implement silvicultural practices and deliver technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction of NRCS.

DUTIES

·     Provide multiple 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 and provide recommendations for working in forest 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 turkey, upland game birds, deer and other wildlife species with emphasis placed on forest health, including forest thinning, proper grazing regimes and riparian improvements

·     Prepare and monitor forest management plans based on accepted silvicultural practices

·     Conduct T&E reviews for NEPA/ESA compliance on Farm Bill program projects

·     Prepare forest management project contracts, providing specifications and prescriptions for forest management activities appropriate to 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

·     Other functions as assigned by supervisor

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Preferred candidates will possess experience working in the forest ecosystems, riparian communities and a working 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 is required.  A working knowledge of basic surveying principles, map reading and GIS/GPS technology, ArcGIS skills and the ability to apply professional scientific techniques to the land for which responsibilities are assigned is required.  The forester will possess the ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and their peers.  The position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, to convey clear and persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·        Demonstrated knowledge of forest management techniques

·        Strong organizational skills and capability to work independently with little direct supervision

·        Strong written and verbal communication skills

·        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).  Applicants within two months of graduating with a degree as listed and secure degree before date of hire.

·        Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be able and willing to:

·        Work alone in a diverse range of climatic and topographic conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures, biting insects, and snakes, possibly in remote areas with limited access and amenities and other extreme conditions as warranted 

·        Walk several miles per day in the conditions described above and drive and/or ride long distances frequently.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package. 

 

Please visit the NWTF website (https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/) to apply

 

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:7/11/2021

Phone:8036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

Mailing:

https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Conservation Acquisitions Specialist - South Atlantic South Carolina 5/14/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Location:Hanahan, South Carolina

Job Description:

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU), the world's leading waterfowl and wetlands conservation organization, and its supporting organization, Wetlands America Trust (WAT), one of the nation's largest accredited land trusts, are seeking qualified candidates for a Conservation Acquisitions Specialist to join a dynamic team of professionals and deliver our land conservation program in the five-state South Atlantic region of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Do you enjoy building relationships, negotiating deals, and finding creative solutions to finance impactful land conservation projects? If so, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to contribute to a team of professionals working to protect lands across the Southeastern United States.

The successful candidate will join DU's talented South Atlantic land protection team working on donated/ bargain sale conservation easements and fee-title acquisitions throughout the region, and will develop and implement additional land protection strategies and financing opportunities, such as revolving lands, mitigation, eco-assets and land donations. The Conservation Acquisitions Specialist will be a driven, forward-thinking individual with experience identifying, negotiating, structuring, and financing real estate and land protection transactions. In addition, the successful candidate will serve an important role in a diverse field office team that develops and manages a comprehensive conservation program to maximize benefits for wetlands, wildlife and people. The position will cooperate and work closely with a diverse group of partners as well as DU conservation delivery and planning staff, fundraising and other regional and national lands program staff on a routine basis. This position provides a great opportunity to work with many private and public partners on a variety of complex land protection issues at a regional landscape scale and affords growth and success in leadership and career development. This position will be located at the South Atlantic Field Office in Hanahan, South Carolina and will report to the Director of Conservation Programs.

 

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred, but not required) in applicable field.

Required Experience:

A minimum of three years of professional experience related to land use planning, real estate, and/or conservation lands transactions (both conservation easements and fee acquisitions); more experience strongly preferred. Must have the ability to work with diverse public and private interests. Background or competent knowledge in land use planning, real estate and conservation easement transactions, conservation finance and economics, ecosystem goods and services, natural science, land management and forestry desired. Qualified candidates must have excellent communication and relationship building skills and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a diverse conservation team.

Skills:

Responsibilities include:

• Actively seeking, developing, and negotiating new land conservation projects that align with DU's Landscape Conservation Priorities.
• Developing creative conservation financing and business planning opportunities for conservation projects including fee title acquisitions, conservation easement transactions, revolving lands projects, mitigation, carbon-banking, and eco-asset land protection opportunities.
• Establishing and building relationships with private landowners, public agency partners, foundations, and corporations focused on land protection opportunities. Helping landowners and conservation partners make informed decisions relative to land protection opportunities.
• Working with legal and environmental consultants, foresters, appraisers and others to complete land conservation transactions and assure compliance with DU procedures.
• Engaging with other conservation interests including participating with and providing strong leadership on conservation committees/partnership meetings.
• Assisting DU Development (fundraising) staff, as needed, in identifying and stewarding potential major donors from landowners, partners, foundations and corporations. As well as coordinating and assisting with development of funding proposals to support land protection efforts.

Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.


Apply By:6/4/2021

Phone:843-745-9110

Email:epurcell@ducks.org

Mailing:

To apply: Please see our website at www.ducks.org/jobs to submit an application, resume with 3 references along with a cover letter indicating your qualifications and why you are interested in the position. The position will be open until filled. For additional information, please contact Emily Purcell, Director of Conservation Programs, at epurcell@ducks.org or (843) 745-9110.



DUCKS UNLIMITED, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, military status, disability, age, or genetic information except where age or gender is a bona fide occupational qualification as allowed by the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


 


 


Posted By: Maribeth Lane

Senior Area Forester- SE Alabama Alabama 4/30/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:
The position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of annual harvest plans and for managing the execution of harvest, silviculture and inventory activities. Evaluates and manages harvest plan to balance short and long term impacts to financial goals, future harvest levels, harvest capacity and customer commitments. Responsible for managing contractors that will perform the majority of the harvesting, silviculture, inventory and property management activities. Responsibilities include contract preparation, administration and performance monitoring to ensure contract compliance.  The position requires a complete working knowledge of SFI certification requirements, state Best Management Practices (BMPs) and local ordinances regarding commercial timber harvest and transportation. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  • Assure a safe workplace. Take personal initiative and responsibility to ensure ongoing safe behaviors through implementation and active participation in the company safety program. 
  • Provide the design and updates necessary to continually maintain an accurate and current harvest plan. Provide accurate planning information to other departments regarding weekly and monthly wood flows, log sales and revenue projections.  
  • Manage contract logging and road building/maintenance program. Provide indirect oversight of contracted work.  Perform timely field checks to ensure contract and harvest plan compliance.
  • Responsible for property maintenance including property line surveying and marking, maintenance of gates and monitoring encroachment within the region.
  • Monitor hunting club field activities to ensure compliance with the terms of the recreation lease agreement.
  • Apply consistent and accurate application and communication of policies and procedures designed to promote efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with SFI policies and procedures, state Best Management Practices and local ordinances regarding timber harvesting and hauling
  • Utilize communication and negotiation skills when interaction with members of the community is required.
  • Manage and support development of direct reports in order to maximize value in hiring, retention, and succession and goal attainment.
  • Manage the layout of harvest settings and haul roads to ensure productivity with the least environmental impact, maintaining compliance with all state and federal regulations. 
  • Manage harvest operations. Minimize moves, maximize capacity efficiency, and provide accurate production information and log sales forecasts. Manage sequence changes to assure customer volume and log quality commitments are met.
  • Budget for and manage site preparation, planting and other silviculture activities, utilizing the appropriate financial analysis and logistics applications.
  • Assist in the margin analysis of harvest and silviculture activities.
  • Perform productive performance management reviews (written and verbal), according to program.
  • Represent the Company at public meetings and community events, as required.

Required Education:

Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Management, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent, plus ten or more years of experience. If incumbent does not have B.S. degree relevant industry, supervisory and contractor management experience will be considered.

Required Experience:

Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Management, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent, plus ten or more years of experience. If incumbent does not have B.S. degree relevant industry, supervisory and contractor management experience will be considered.

  • Valid Driver’s License. 

  • Exhibit high professional and ethical standards.

  • Ability to be highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Proven supervisory and leadership to effectively lead a staff or crew with a focus on safety and goal achievement.

  • Exhibit strong leadership skills. Work with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others. 

  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the Company including regulatory agencies.

  • Effective and productive communications skills; approachable and open to discussion, being persuasive in discussions regarding conflicts over resource use, as well as have highly developed written communication skills.

  • Manage multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others. Organized and proactively manages environment. Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities. Prioritize workload in order of importance. Reliably follow through with job assignments.

  • Learn, apply and retain new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibit a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. View obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.


Desired:


  • Willingness to invest time when projects demand more time commitment to accomplish important and/or timely goals.

  • The ability to work unsupervised.

  • Five years demonstrated management of company employees.

  • Familiarity with GIS.

  • Willingness to participate in continuing education programs and training related to the forestry profession.

Skills:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:


  • This position is located in Southeast Alabama.

  • Field work in addition to a normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting, regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.

  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.

  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.

  • Occasional travel to various locations requiring a vehicle and ability to drive.

  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.

  • Ability to perform consistent and accurate work on a PC.

  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.

  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with Company policy.

  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, firefighting, reptile and/or insect bites.

  • This position may be exposed to marking paint, gas, diesel fumes, pollens and smoke.

  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:6/25/2021

Mailing:

Please apply online at https://secure3.entertimeonline.com/ta/6110531.careers?CareersSearch


Thank you!


Posted By: Human Resources

Student Service Contractor Louisiana 4/29/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:U.S. Geological Survey

Location:Lafayette, Louisiana

Job Description:

We anticipate hiring a student services contractor to assist with a remote sensing project to monitor waterfowl habitat and shorebird habitat on agricultural landscapes along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Texas to Alabama using satellite imagery. This student contract position is open to a recent graduate with a B.S. degree. The applicant must have graduated within the last year. This student services contractor will help with the following activities: (1) geospatial data compilation; (2) assess waterfowl and shorebird habitats via classification of satellite imagery; (3) data management; (4) geospatial data analysis; (5) figure and table preparation; and (6) verbal and written communication of results. The student services contractor will work under the guidance of Nicholas Enwright (https://www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/nicholas-enwright).

In order to be eligible, applicants must have the status listed above and be eligible to work in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. The applicant should have an interest and experience in remote sensing and geospatial analyses.

To apply for this position, please send the following information to Nicholas Enwright via email (enwrightn@usgs.gov):

  1. A cover letter explaining their interest in the position
  2. A resume or CV with references
  3. A sample geospatial-focused report or product, particularly one with remote sensing components (e.g., a class paper or writing assignment)

Please send this information in an attachment via email with the following subject line “Application: Student Research Opportunity.” A single attachment is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For questions, contact Nicholas Enwright (enwrightn@usgs.gov)

Statement of Work for Student Services Agreement

Project Description: The U.S. Geological Survey Wetland and Aquatic Research Center supports remote sensing and GIS analyses for the Gulf Coast Joint Venture (GCJV; gcjv.org). The GCJV is a bird habitat conservation partnership that spans the coastal portions of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. The mission of the GCJV is to advance the conservation of important bird habitats within the GCJV region through biological planning, implementation of habitat conservation actions, and focused monitoring and evaluation of the planning and implementation process. This applicant will produce classifications of waterfowl and shorebird habitat on inland agricultural lands along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Texas to Alabama using satellite imagery. Results from this project directly support the focused monitoring objectives of the GCJV partnership. These data are used by the staff of the GCJV to support regional planning and/or evaluation of bird habitats within the region.

Types of Services Required: The candidate will work under the guidance of a Geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to produce classifications of waterfowl and shorebird habitat on inland agricultural lands along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Texas to Alabama using satellite imagery. This student services contractor will help with various project activities including but not limited to: (1) inventorying and compiling satellite imagery and other geospatial data; (2) classification of Landsat satellite imagery; (3) geospatial data analysis; (4) data management; (5) data entry; (6) figure and table preparation; and (7) verbal and written communication of results.

Required Expertise/Skills: In order to be eligible, applicants must have graduated with a degree within the past year in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Sciences, Geology, or a related field. The applicant should have experience in the following areas: (1) geospatial data compilation; (2) remote sensing-based classifications; (3) data management; (4) geospatial data analysis; (5) figure and table preparation; and (6) verbal and written communication of results. Applicants should have experience with of Esri ArcGIS (version 10.X is preferred) and ERDAS IMAGINE and classification of satellite imagery.

Description of Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily in an office environment and includes long hours of working at a computer.

Compensation: $18.19 per hour

Principal Duty Station: The student services contractor will conduct their work at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.


Apply By:7/29/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Certified Arborist Multiple States 4/26/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Fulgham Inc

Job Description:

Fulgham’s Inc. (FI) and our licensing company; National Tree Preservation, Inc. (NTP) specializes in Urban Forestry consultation and root and soil restoration of mature high value trees using our patented process. FI and NTP currently have consulting and restoration projects in ten states spanning from Iowa to Georgia. Our clients include high profile sporting facilities, colleges, cities, and many landowners.

We have a job position open for an arborist / horticulturist with a education and experience in plant/soil science.

Position Description: The position we have created is for a certified arborist. Within this position; the employee will be expected to thoroughly learn all aspects of our daily operation and aid in completion of sales and service. The employee will be expected to continually train as a consulting arborist and care for client needs in central and southern Mississippi.

Desirable Employee Traits: The desired traits that Fulgham’s Inc. is looking for include but are not limited to:

  1. Friendly. Our main job is to be a friend to our clients.
  2. Passion for communicating with clients and developing long term relationships.
  3. Self-motivated and self-managed.
  4. Passion for trees and outdoors
  5. Hard work ethic (this is not a 9-5 job; it is seasonal and sometimes requires long hours.)
  6. . Knowledge of mechanical issues and not afraid to learn to fix equipment.
  7. Excellent computer skills.
  8. Willingness to travel when necessary.
  9. Excellent grades and positive references from former employers.

Salary: Must have a bachelor of science in a plant / soil science curriculum. Startup salary is based on experience certifications and license obtained. Pay increases will come with the growth of sales revenue in addition of job experience, more knowledge, and more certification within the field of arboriculture.

Please send resumes to David Fulgham at david@fulghamsinc.com

 


Apply By:7/26/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Arkansas 4/6/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Bay Packaging Inc.

Location:Morrilton, Arkansas

Job Description:

The Fiber Resource Division of Green Bay Packaging Inc. is currently seeking a forester for the Central Arkansas area.

Green Bay Packaging is a privately owned, vertically integrated forest products company that has been in operation since 1933. This Green Bay, WI based paper company has over 4,000 employees and 40 divisions. Arkansas operations include the ownership and management of approximately 251,000 acres of company owned timberland.  To learn more about our company visit www.gbp.com.

Required Education:


Qualified applicants should
have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or will be completing this
degree in the spring of 2021. They should also display excellent written and
oral communication skills. It is also preferred that the candidate be familiar
with MS Word, Excel, GIS Software and the ability to operate a GPS unit.


Required Experience:

This is an entry level position. Experience is not required, however applicants with experience will be considered. 

Skills:



This forester could be
assisting in all phases of silviculture, timberland management, and harvest
supervision on company owned or private lands. Duties will include assisting in
harvest scheduling, supervising site preparation, planting, road maintenance
and road construction contractors, BMP and SFI compliance, timberland sale preparation
and inspection, inventory cruising and analysis and other miscellaneous
forestry related duties and activities.



Salary:


In addition to a competitive
salary, the selected candidate will enjoy an excellent benefit program
including medical, dental, prescription drugs, LTD, company matching 401(k),
paid vacation and holiday schedule and a company vehicle.



Apply By:6/1/2021

Phone:501-354-2461

Email:nscroggi@gbp.com

Mailing:

Green Bay Packaging Inc.


Fiber Resource Division


P.O. Box 711


Morrilton, AR 72110


Posted By: Tim Kibe

Data Services Analyst Multiple States 3/19/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond Resource Company

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION:
This position can be located in any state where Green Diamond currently has an office, this includes WA, OR, CA, MS or GA.

POSITION PURPOSE:
Operate, develop, and maintain the Corporate Planning and Inventory databases (Enterprise Geodatabases, ArcGIS Server/SDE, SQL Server, etc.) for reporting and analysis across divisions. Advance Green Diamond’s use of Arc mobile mapping and data collection tools for both business development and operations. Support the use of Arc Online and design web maps for online applications and mobile devices. Acquire and analyze various types of remotely sensed data to support improved inventory for all divisions. Provide GIS analysis and mapping support to Acquisitions and Business Development department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:(other duties may be assigned)

  • Develops, implements and optimizes scripts, stored procedures, views, or user-defined functions as necessary using Transact-SQL (T-SQL) in support of project development and reporting efforts.
  • Develops procedures and scripts for data migration.
  • Creates and maintains related supporting documentation for systems data.
  • Develops new and enhances existing database objects and packages to advance functionality and automation of systems.
  • Develops analytical and troubleshooting skills with strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
  • Acquires Landsat and Sentinel satellite images and creates raster layers from derived indexes.
  • Processes drone imagery using DroneDeploy, Agisoft PhotoScan or other similar software.
  • Performs supervised classification using aerial imagery, satellite imagery or raster layers.
  • Participates in coordinating and standardizing remotely sensed data collection across the divisions to  assure quality and accuracy of data collection.
  • Develops R or Python scripts to automate the use remotely sensed data for improved inventory estimation.
  • Creates tools to improve collection and presentation of GIS data using Survey 123, ArcGIS Online, and ArcGIS Collector.

Required Skills:

  • Strong data analysis and mapping skills with intermediate proficiency in Microsoft database and reporting technologies and tools including Office, SQL Server Integration and Reporting Services and Management Studio, and Visual Studio.
  • Experience producing orthomosaics and dense point clouds utilizing structure from motion and using these data to identify objects such as trees.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Excel, Access and Word.
  • Demonstrated strong planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Formal training in GIS, forest inventory, growth and yield, and/or forest planning.
  • Ability to be highly motivated and self-directed.
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills. Works with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others.  
  • 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 oral and written communications skills.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner and treats others with respect at all times. Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin.  
  • 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.

Desired Skills:

  • Formal instruction and experience in computer programming and object oriented development practices (Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic for Applications, C#, Visual Basic .NET, or Python, SQL procs, relational databases (Oracle or SQL Server).
  • Experience with ArcGIS Desktop and SDE / ArcGIS Server based platforms.
  • Solid understanding of GIS concepts with the ability to present analytical alternatives and develop geospatial solutions.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server environment.
  • Familiarity/experience with hand-held field computers or tablets.
  • Understanding of and/or willing to learn math and statistical analysis.
  • Genuinely excited and enthusiastic about learning and pushing technical limits / finding new solutions.
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and ability for innovation.

Required Education:

Required:

Bachelor's degree in forestry or natural resources.

Required Experience:

Required:

Minimum of 5 years of experience in GIS analysis.


Apply By:6/19/2021

Email:https://www.greendiamond.com/


Posted By: Human Resources

Fisheries Technician - Seasonal California 3/19/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond Resource Company

Location:Korbel, California

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:
Conduct fisheries monitoring and assessment in conjunction with the California Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Checks and maintains out-migrant traps for juvenile salmonids.
  • Assists in surveying long-term channel monitoring reaches.
  • Conducts snorkel and electrofishing surveys for juvenile salmonids.
  • Deploys and retrieves remote water temperature sensors.
  • Assists with watercourse surveys to support Timber Harvesting Plan development.
  • Maintains legible, accurate notes.
  • Enters field data in hand-held data collection devices and in a variety of computer databases.
  • Participates actively in the Company safety program.
  • Ensures proper care, upkeep, and maintenance of personal and group assigned equipment.

Required:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated safe work habits.
  • 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 communication 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 other 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.
  • Learns, applies and retain new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as an opportunity to learn and grow.

Desired:

  • Experience conducting electrofishing, snorkel surveys, or outmigrant trapping.
  • Experience using hand-held field data collectors and personal computers.
  • Good analytical skills including knowledge of statistical methods.
  • Experience driving 4 wheel drive pickups and all-terrain vehicles.
  • Experience navigating independently in a forest environment using maps and a global positioning system.

Required Education:

Required:

College course work in fisheries biology or related programs.


Apply By:6/19/2021

Email:https://www.greendiamond.com/


Posted By: Human Resources

Forest Operations Technician - Seasonal California 3/19/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:https://www.greendiamond.com/

Location:Korbel, California

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE

Conduct road assessment and maintenance monitoring in conjunction with the Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan and the programmatic road permits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Collects stream discharge measurements
  • Directs the monitoring of water drafting operations including communication to supervisor on permit compliance issues
  • Ensures primary contact for wildlife exclusion needs on all tanks on the property
  • Reads and analyzes topographic maps, LiDAR imagery and aerial photographs to effectively travel in a forest landscape.
  • Maintains legible, accurate notes.
  • Enters field data into spreadsheets and databases.
  • Participates actively in the Company safety program.
  • Ensures proper care, upkeep, and maintenance of personal and group assigned equipment.
  • Assist in other aspects of the AHCP roads monitoring program as needed, such as:
    • Conduct field inventories of stream crossings and other road related features.
    • Estimates relative sediment delivery potential from forest roads and associated structures.
    • Identify, describe and assist accurately to develop appropriate treatment prescriptions for road upgrading, decommissioning and maintenance activities.

Required:

  • Must have successfully completed college courses in hydrology, geology, watershed management, forestry or related programs. 
  • Must be able to successfully pass a qualifying course in ATV training.
  • Ability to work alone or in small groups without immediate supervision.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the company safety program.
  • Experience in road design, stream crossings, drainage systems, hydrologic influences on road networks, and erosion control and maintenance. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated safe work habits.
  • Demonstrated use of basic field measurement tools (logger’s tape, clinometer, hand compass, hand level).
  • Demonstrated use of topographic maps and aerial photos in a forest landscape.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Desired:

  • Experience working locally (California North Coast) conducting watershed, geology or aquatic monitoring.
  • Curriculum focus for watershed processes
  • Experience collecting stream discharge measurements
  • Experience conducting cross-sectional analysis of road prisms and stream crossings.
  • Experience performing monitoring of road related mitigation activities in an industrial timberland setting.
  • Basic knowledge of type and limitations of road-related heavy equipment. 
  • Good analytical skills including knowledge of statistical methods.
  • Experience using hand-held field data collectors, GPSs and personal computers.
  • Experience using ESRI GIS software.
  • Experience driving 4-wheel drive pickups and ATV’s.

Required Education:

Required:
Must have successfully completed college courses in hydrology, geology, watershed management, forestry or related programs.


Apply By:6/19/2021

Email:https://www.greendiamond.com/


Posted By: Human Resources

Forestry Technician - Seasonal Oregon 3/19/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond Resource Company

Location:Klamath Falls, Oregon

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE

To provide high quality field assistance to District Foresters in the design and layout of harvest units for the development of Harvest Plans. Aids foresters in the field reconnaissance, flagging of road locations, stream protection zones, harvest boundaries and related forestry duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The following is a list of general job responsibilities for the Forestry Technician position. This list is not all-inclusive and may be broadened or changed to meet changing business needs.

  • Under the guidance of the District Forester, the incumbent supports a wide variety of field layout tasks associated with the design of specific harvest units and the location and design of associated roads. Specific duties include:
  • Flag boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps etc.), tree marking, and stream classification.
  • Performs field reconnaissance and describes the conditions and potential constraints and problems to the responsible District Forester who can provide further guidance and resolution to field layout design.
  • Documents and records the technical information related to each Harvest Plan in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Interacts daily with District Foresters as well as other Forestry Technicians. The incumbent will be working with these department representatives and representatives in the Harvesting and Inventory GIS departments.
  • Provides informational documentation and explanation of details of field layout.
  • Assists in miscellaneous forestry functions, such as burning, tree planting, and firefighting.
  • Participates actively in Company safety program.
  • May be assigned to other forestry-associated tasks as needed; these tasks may include but are not limited to prescribed burning, wildlife or stream assessment projects, and contract logging administration under District Forester guidance.
  • Conducts stocking surveys and other plantation monitoring activities according to state compliance standards and/or Company standards.
  • Helps identify and flag units to receive Intensive Forest Management (gopher baiting, pre-commercial thinning, etc.) treatments.
  • Maintains legible, accurate, detailed records and writes technical reports.
  • Updates forestry databases with a high level of accuracy.
  • Produces accurate, comprehensive and clear maps using ArcMap and other GIS mapping programs.
  • Performs routine maintenance on the Company’s fire equipment.
  • Monitors contractors performing tree planting, herbicide application, fuel reduction, biomass harvesting, and thinning projects.
  • Performs field reconnaissance and then describes the conditions and potential constraints and problems to the District Forester who can provide further guidance and resolution to field prescriptions. Responds to wildfire incidents as initial attack and assist with Emergency Medical Service coordination as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining equipment, etc., as needed.
  • Assists other Foresters with Harvesting Plan preparation and road layout as directed.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with other departments and meet the needs of those departments while maintaining a high level of productivity. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Required:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Knowledge of how to apply road and harvesting design principles during field layout.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be proficient in the use of forestry equipment, including GPS.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the Forestry Departments Safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map, compass and aerial photo interpretation.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.

Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Natural Resources Management or related field.
  • Previous field layout experience related to forestry.
  • Knowledge of harvesting systems and road layout skills.
  • Working knowledge of the Oregon Forest Practice rules and the application.
  • Working knowledge of logging systems, equipment operation, and field layout experience.  

Required Education:

Required:
Coursework in Forestry, Natural Resources or closely related fields or equivalent work experience.


Apply By:6/19/2021

Email:https://www.greendiamond.com/


Posted By: Human Resources

Senior Investment Analyst Multiple States 3/19/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond Resource Company

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION

This role can be located in any state Green Diamond currently has an office, including WA, OR, CA, MS and GA.

POSITION PURPOSE
The Investment Analyst provides analytical support related to improving Green Diamond’s existing operations, and underwriting proposed acquisitions, divestitures and new business development opportunities for Green Diamond and related entities. The incumbent will conduct investment modeling, forest inventory analysis, and analysis of industry, markets, competitors, internal operations and new business opportunities. In addition, research into new business development areas will be required as needed.

It is expected that the Investment Analyst will maintain an independent and objective perspective in support of company operations. Job responsibilities will require frequent interaction with members of the Resource Management Team, the financial team and other operating managers in the divisions.

This is a fulltime regular position reporting to the VP of Acquisitions and Business Development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Participate in the analysis and underwriting of major investment decisions, both at the corporate and division level, including timberland transactions, conservation transactions, HBU strategies and non-timber related opportunities.
  • Prepare discounted-cash flow models and other financial analysis in support of potential management actions, primarily related to new timberland acquisitions; provide support in developing underlying key assumptions; and support due diligence efforts as requested, including inventory validation, spatial analysis, property field review, budgeting, and communicating with division staff and outside consultants.
  • Provide analytical, due diligence and market research support for strategic initiatives and ad hoc requests for industry information and analysis as requested.
  • Prepare presentation material for discussion with management, the Board of Directors and special meetings; assemble presentation packages from multiple sources to develop and produce crisp, concise memoranda.
  • Analyze historical commodity log and lumber price trends and assist in development of long-term log price projections for capital-related decision analysis.
  • Conduct analysis of past investments to determine whether anticipated results were realized; analyze the variances; document the learnings.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of competitor actions and emerging industry developments to identify opportunities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Required:

  • Thorough understanding of financial concepts, investment evaluation methodologies and terms (e.g. discounted cash flow analysis, capital decision making criteria, cost of capital, etc.).
  • Experience in financial modeling; advanced personal computer skills required, particularly in Excel.
  • Experience with ESRI products, R, and Woodstock strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of forest management and investments factors
  • Demonstrated ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to function in a team environment and influence others not in a direct reporting relationship.
  • Ability to identify pertinent information required by decision makers and make clear, concise recommendations based on facts and data.
  • Strategic and creative thinker, intellectually curious, with a resourceful approach to problem solving.
  • Commitment to superior work product with capacity to manage quality, accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability and confidence to work independently and prioritize assignments effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, capacity to multi-task, self-motivated, capable of dealing with ambiguity.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Natural Resources, Sustainability, Environmental Science, or related fields.

Advanced degree required, applicable work experience may meet this requirement.

Required Experience:

Minimum 8 - 10 years operational experience in forestry or other natural resource industry.


Apply By:6/19/2021

Email:https://www.greendiamond.com/


Posted By: Human Resources

Timberland Transaction Manager Washington 3/19/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond Resource Company

Location:Seattle, Washington

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE

Manage all phases of timberland transaction projects for Green Diamond with a focus on acquisitions in the western US (OR, WA, CA, and Intermountain areas). This would include sourcing opportunities, coordinating due diligence and valuation processes, negotiating purchase price and contract terms, and supporting transaction closing and hand-off to operations. In addition, the incumbent will assist in the development of timberland transaction strategy and in process improvement.

The Timberland Transaction Manager is both an internal and external facing position. Job responsibilities will require frequent interaction with members of the senior management team, the finance department, and other operating managers in the divisions. The incumbent is expected to cultivate potential partners and transaction counterparties and represent the company as required with governmental entities, industry peers, and other interest groups.

This is a fulltime regular position reporting to the VP of Acquisitions and Business Development.

>ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Lead due diligence efforts on timberland transactions. This will include management of internal regional experts and outside consultants, overseeing the physical assessment of forest assets, and participating in the financial analysis of investments using discounted cash flow valuation.
  • Manage negotiations with sellers, involving legal counsel and regional experts, through transition completion.
  • Participate in the origination of new timberland investments.
  • Provide input and guidance into investment structure, investment modeling, and transaction management.
  • Provide leadership on the fundamentals and assumptions of potential timberland investments and reviews of risk and opportunities.
  • Establish a network with key investment representatives and forest industry consultants who facilitate timberland transactions.
  • Serve as a key contact with partners, industry representatives, and potential counterparties for timberland transaction initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain industry knowledge and best management practices regarding product pricing, industry trends, sales and marketing, and timberland management.
  • Prepare presentation material for discussion with senior management, the Board of Directors, and special meetings; assemble presentation packages from multiple sources to develop and produce crisp, concise memoranda.
  • Contribute to non-timber investment projects, as relevant.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or related field.

Graduate degree in a Business or Forestry related discipline required though applicable work experience may substitute for this requirement.

Required Experience:

5+ years’ work experience in timberland acquisitions and divestitures, working directly with internal and external valuation teams and structuring and closing transactions with institutional and/or corporate counterparties.

Skills:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Required:
Advanced personal computer and MS Office product skills required, particularly in Excel. Experience with ESRI products, R, and Woodstock preferred.

Thorough understanding of financial concepts, investment evaluation methodologies and terms.

Commitment to superior work product with capacity to manage quality, accuracy, and consistency.

Ability to work at all levels in an organization, excel in a team environment and influence others.

Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills, excellent presentation skills, and highly effective analysis skills.

Ability to function in a team environment and influence others not in a direct reporting relationship.

Be capable of understanding and responding to the questions and needs of stakeholders and able to work independently to recognize and solve problems with limited support and supervision.

Must have a professional presence and demeanor.

Demonstrated ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Must have a strong work ethic, be results-oriented, highly organized, dedicated, hardworking, self-motivated, able to efficiently manage multiple diverse projects to meet demanding deadlines, and willing and able to travel as necessary.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position may be located within a state in which the company currently has business operations.

Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing, and reaching.

Travel required to operating divisions to meet with employees and maintain visibility, requiring ability to drive an automobile, walk through forested areas, across uneven terrain and unpaved roads.

Ability to perform consistent work on a PC.

Must be able to tolerate majority of work time spent at a computer console.

Must have a good judgment of safety to eliminate risk when working in the field and operating a motor vehicle.

Ability to tour operations, attend training and Company functions.

Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with policy.

This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 1

Green Diamond is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer who values workplace diversity in a drug free work environment.


Apply By:6/19/2021

Email:https://www.greendiamond.com/


Posted By: Human Resources

Fulltime & Seasonal Foresters & Surveyors Multiple States 3/11/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:WTS

Location:Arcata, CA. , Multiple States

Job Description:

Job Description – Fulltime & Seasonal Foresters and Survey Technicians: These are for full time and seasonal positions for a qualified forestry, engineering or agriculture students, graduate students, or graduates in these programs to work under experienced professional foresters and licensed surveyors in an array of projects, job assignments, locations and under varying forest and other conditions. Primarily the work will be in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, New Mexico & Hawaii but may extend to other U.S. states and international locations. The employed full time and seasonal forester and or survey technician will be based out of an office in Arcata, California, but extended travel can be part of the job. As a general guide fulltime employee is one who are scheduled for and do work 30 plus hours per week or at least 130 hours a month. A “seasonal or temporary” employee is one who is normally scheduled to work during a particular time of the calendar year.

Required Education:

Applicants should have completed at least one year, or more, of a 2- or 4-year college program in forest management, forest engineering, forest production or equivalent and/or surveying/engineering or agricultural management and be currently enrolled or a graduate or graduate student of such a program.

Required Experience:

At least one-year of field experience in college degree work, forestry, surveying or resource land management work. 

Skills:

Full Time and or Seasonal Forester Technician Duties/
Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities will entail work under professional foresters and or land surveyors in:

Management of forest, range and agricultural lands including but not limited to planning, preparing,
and often executing various forest and or range management plans and projects,

Large scale wildfire assessments, inventories, salvage operations, prevention and fuel breaks/reduction projects, restoration, and litigation work,

Researching and preparing timber appraisals, forest management plans and or assessments,

Preparing timber harvest and land use permits and authorizations (including but not limited to NEPA, CEQA, THP’s, NTMP’s, CFMP’s & FMP’s; EQUIP; CFIP; Exemptions
(Emergency Notices, Forest Fire Prevention Exemptions, Fire Safe Exemptions, Conversion Exemptions, Dead Dying or Diseased Exemptions, etc.), LSAA, Waivers,
GWDR’s, JTMP’s & TMG’s),

Planning and conducting complex large-scale forest and or forest carbon inventories and modeling;

Resource land assessments and timber appraisals.

GIS & GPS mapping,

Executing, training, advising, and assisting foresters and resource staff in preparing private and government agency resource projects including fire salvage and
restoration,

Planning, logistics and permitting work on agricultural and resource lands including forests,

Working with and training resource professionals from government agencies and private nonprofits,

Wildlife surveys & habitat restoration.

Duties will entail training, working under and assisting a licensed surveyor and staff conducting land and property boundary surveys; parcel splits and/or lot line adjustments; surveying easements
or rights-of-ways; and preparing maps, plats and legal descriptions.

Foresters and survey technicians should be highly motivated and be able to function and operate
independently at times as well as work well with others, especially in remote locations and under wildland and very remote conditions.

Forestry, land surveying, and land management work will often overlap on projects

Salary:

Pay rate or level commensurate with level of education in fields listed and demonstrated level of experience.


Apply By:12/31/2021

Phone:17078223628

Email:rrkwts@yahoo.com

Mailing:

WTS


P.O. Box 1136


Arcata, CA. 95518 


Posted By: W. E. Kleiner