Research Economist/ Research Forester North Carolina 12/7/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:USA Forest Service

Location:Durham, North Carolina

Job Description:

This position is located at USDA Forest Service; Southern Research Station (SRS), in Durham, NC.

This scientist is a Research Economist or Research Forester in the Economics and Policy unit. The unit studies the economics of forest disturbances, forest management, and markets. This position is focused on wildfire and other disturbances.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Jeffrey Prestemon at


  • Lead the scientific advancement of wildfire economics in support of Unit, Station, and Agency missions through interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Support the USDA Forest Service’s Wildfire Crisis Strategy (WCS) and related policies and programs focused on public land management, including the intersection with state, private, and Tribal lands.
  • Utilize theoretical and empirical economic and statistical analyses to answer critical economic and policy issues, ranging from local to global in scope.
  • Applies sophisticated research methods, drawing from multiple disciplines to develop novel approaches to meeting the challenges of today's most pressing issues.
  • Present concepts and research forecasts for both the USDA Forest Service and the Department of the Interior.
  • Examine the spatial and temporal patterns, predictors of, and damages deriving from natural and human-caused wildfires.
  • Evaluate how public and private forestland management is affected by government policies and how private sector institutions alter forest extent and condition when that management has implications for the occurrence and severity of wildfire.
  • Facilitate internal and external collaborative relationships by seeking opportunities to add value and expertise to Station research studies.
  • Seek and respond to requests for proposals that support Unit and Station priorities, and manage grants and agreements to leverage assistance, support, and funding of research programs.
  • Present concepts and research results to diverse groups such as scientists, federal and state agency managers, tribal representatives, universities, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Disseminate research findings and data products through technical reports, peer-reviewed journal publication, and other science delivery channels.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Completion of a three-year probationary period required in accordance with the USDA Demonstration Project Authority. During this time, employee's conduct and performance will be monitored to determine if employee will be retained.
  • Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify.

This is a research scientist position and is classified under the scientist career plan. Research scientists have open-ended promotion potential. Research accomplishments and their impact on the duties and responsibilities of positions are evaluated periodically. The grade level is limited only by the individual's demonstrated ability to perform research of recognized importance to science and technology. Final grade level will be determined by a peer review panel. The purpose of the initial review panel is to determine the grade level upon entry into a position.

Candidates being considered for this research position should provide a list of publications for which you have been an author, co-author, or contributor. If providing curriculum vitae, please incorporate all resume requirements identified in the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this announcement, or submit a supplemental resume which includes all information required in addition to the curriculum vitae.

Work Experience: Your resume must clearly document the following for each block of work experience; the beginning day, month and year the work assignment started and ended; the hours worked per week; position title, and series and grade if applicable; and description of duties performed. This information must be provided for each work assignment or volunteer work and should be clearly documented as a separate block of time. Incomplete, inaccurate or conflicting work history may not be credited for qualifications purposes.

To qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.

Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide university course descriptions to clarify content of coursework as necessary.

Basic Education Requirements:
Economics series (0110)
Degree: Economics. that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Forestry series (0460):
Degree: Forestry; or a related subject-matter field that included a total of at least 30 semester hours in any combination of biological, physical, or mathematical sciences or engineering, of which at least 24 semester hours of course work were in forestry. The curriculum must have been sufficiently diversified to include courses in each of the following areas:

Management of Renewable Resources--study of the science and art of managing renewable resources to attain desired results. Examples of creditable courses in this are include silviculture, forest management operations, timer management, wildland fire science or fire management, utilization of forest resources, forest regulation, recreational land management, watershed management, and wildlife or range habitat management.

Forest Biology -- study of the classification, distribution, characteristics, and identification of forest vegetation, and the interrelationships of living organisms to the forest environment. Examples of creditable courses in this area include dendrology, forest ecology, silvics, forest genetics, wood structure and properties, forest soils, forest entomology, and forest pathology.

Forest Resource Measurements and Inventory -- sampling, inventory, measurement, and analysis techniques as applied to a variety of forest resources. Examples of creditable courses include forest biometrics, forest mensuration, forest valuation, statistical analysis of forest resource data, renewable natural resources inventories and analysis, and photogrammetry or remote sensing.

To qualify, you must also meet the requirements listed below.

Minimum Qualifications Requirements:
For the GS-12: One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11). Specialized experience at this level is defined as:

  • Conducting the full cycle of scientific research (including identifying research topics, defining study objectives, organizing and conducting the research, interpreting the results, and presenting the findings in the form of reports, demonstrations, manuscripts, and other appropriate technology transfer activities) in one or more of the following areas: Analyzing the effects of human and natural disturbances, including wildfire, on public and private forestland on humans and society; identifying the forces that drive such disturbances, and thereby informing potential policy and management strategies designed to achieve desired societal and environmental outcomes.
  • Forming, leading, and participating in research teams, regional, and/or national importance.
  • Securing funding for scientific research through a variety of external funding sources
  • Disseminating research findings at conferences or scientific meetings and publishing results in peer-reviewed journals.

OR Conferred Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree directly related to the work of the position. Acceptable fields of study include economics; wildfire natural resource economics; environmental economics; agricultural economics; behavioral economics; spatial/time series/Bayesian statistics; biostatistics; operations research; wildfire management.

For the GS-13: One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12). Specialized experience at this level is defined as:

  • Conducting a diversity or body of research in wildfire economics. Served as a principal Investigator or project member on multiple studies that include the full cycle of scientific research (i.e. identifying research topics, defining study objectives, organizing and conducting the research, interpreting the results, and presenting the findings in the form of reports, demonstrations, manuscripts, and other appropriate technology transfer activities)as it pertains to: analyzing the effects of human and natural disturbances, including wildfire, on public and private forestland on humans and society, identifying the forces that drive such disturbances, and thereby informing potential policy and management strategies designed to achieve desired societal and environmental outcomes; developing new methods of fine spatial or temporal scale forecasting of fuel treatments and wildfire occurrence while recognizing the institutional and biophysical barriers to managing forests for wildfire risk reduction.
  • Conducting novel scientific investigations, analyzing alternative methods for forecasting wildfire suppression expenditures, and working with other team members to provide such forecasts to the stakeholders and other federal agencies. Includes research that examines the spatial and temporal patterns, predictors of, and damages deriving from natural and human-caused wildfires.
  • Developing and disseminating research findings in collaboration with resource managers and planners for presentation at conferences or scientific meetings, preparing suppression expenditure forecasts and publishing results in peer-reviewed journals.

See Qualifications section. Graduate Education alone is not qualifying at the GS-13 grade level.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Apply By:1/4/2024

Posted By: KBrasher

Post-doctoral Research Associate - Aquaculture Production and Market Research Mississippi 11/1/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi state University

Location:Stoneville, Mississippi

Job Description:

This project will focus on developing enterprise budgets for various US aquaculture sectors such as catfish, oysters, crayfish, tilapia, baitfish, and other sectors. Additionally, the project also will quantify the economic contribution of the US aquaculture sector along with identifying supply chain functions and market spread. Other specific works include the development of financial planning models for domestic aquaculture sectors and identifying economic risk factors. The research work will also include market research for aquaculture species raised in the US.

Required Education:

A Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics/Applied Economics focusing on farm management economics is preferred. Ability to develop enterprise budgets is a primary qualification for this research work. Skills in econometric analysis will be necessary also. Candidate should have U.S. legal work authorization.

Required Experience:

Publications and proposal development skills are paramount. The successful candidate should be dependable and enjoy working on both
production and market research data. She/he should have a keen interest in
learning the scientific approach to stakeholder problems. The researcher must
be able to develop effective working relationships with fellow scientists,
research staff, students, and administrative staff at the Center. The applicant
who has an interest or has demonstrated a productive research and publication
record will be given preference.


The successful candidate will perform research duties
assigned by the economist leading the project. The candidate will be
responsible for the daily management of production data. These duties include managing
primary datasets obtained from farms as well as third-party market data with
utmost care to data confidentiality and privacy. Advanced data analytic skills
in MATLAB, STATA, GAMS, SAS, or R will be preferred. The successful candidate
should be willing and able to assist graduate students with their research




Commensurate with experience + university-allowed benefits

Apply By:2/1/2024



Ganesh Kumar   

Associate Research Professor

Thad Cochran National Warmwater
Aquaculture Center

Delta Research and Extension Center

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and

Mississippi State University
127 Experiment Station Road


P.O. Box 197
Stoneville, Mississippi-38776, USA

Posted By: ganesh kumar

Arborist Manager Tennessee 11/2/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:City of Memphis

Location:Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of the Parks Operations Administrator to oversee work associated with the planting, care and maintenance, and removal of trees on Memphis Park’s properties. Develops and administers new and improved plans, procedures, short and long-term maintenance schedules, and yearly tree acquisition planning programs. Coordinates all activities with the Tree City USA program. Acts as a liaison to the tree board and maintains our Tree City USA status annually. Plans, organizes, and directs the work activities of employees assigned to tree/shrub maintenance. Enforces the City’s tree ordinances and tree care polices. Responds to communications from the public to resolve tree related concerns and complaints. Monitors the department’s budget and forecasts for staffing and resource needs. Assists crews with pruning, removal, spraying and planting of trees as needed. Operates and maintains trimming equipment, such as sharpening saws. Responds to tree emergency activities resulting from weather events and takes appropriate action. Recognizes and identifies trees, tree diseases, and pest. Provides treatment on trees with diseases throughout park areas. Enforces on-the-job safety practices. Prepares reports for on-the-job injuries and property damage. Maintains accurate and appropriate records of all work activities including time, equipment, and personnel. Keeps abreast of trending tree biology and tree anatomy topics and strategies.



1.                  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to handle various hand tools. Requires the ability to operate various types of tree maintenance equipment such as bucket truck, chipper truck, and chain saws. Requires bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, climbing, pushing, pulling, traversing uneven ground, and lifting materials and supplies weighing approx. 50 lbs.


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an outdoor environment. Requires exposure to dust, odors, noise, heat and all types of weather conditions. Must be available to work weekends.


OTHER INFO:  Must possess and maintain a valid Class “B” Commercial driver’s license as a condition of continued employment. Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules as a condition of continued employment. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification is required.  The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.


Posting Date:  Nov 1, 2023

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, Forest Management Horticulture, Agriculture or other related field

Required Experience:

Six (6) years of administrative experience in forestry, tree care, and maintenance. 


Requires the ability to operate various types of tree maintenance equipment such as bucket truck, chipper truck, and chain saws.


  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 55,806.66

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 85,945.6

  • Pay Basis: Yearly

Apply By:2/2/2024


Posted By: City of Memphis

Progeny Test Coordinator Washington 12/4/2023 +

Categorized Under:


Location:Centralia, Washington

Job Description:

Weyerhaeuser is searching for a Progeny Test Coordinator to join our Strategy & Technology (S&T) team in Centralia, WA. As a Progeny Test Coordinator, you will coordinate the establishment and management of all genetic field tests in your assigned area of responsibility (60-80%) and support the growth of seedlings for field trials (20-40%). In addition to formal research activities, you are expected to stay abreast of current science, understand operational practices, and recognize research needs and challenges as they arise. Having a strong understanding of tree improvement and the ability to recognize opportunities for research and operational improvement will help you to be successful in this role. 

You will have the opportunity to work with key scientists and project leaders across all S&T disciplines, as well as conduct research on various aspects of silviculture, tree genetics, tree physiology, plant pathology and plant health. Your communication and coordination skills will help you work successfully with scientists and other team members to ensure seedlings are grown to spec, field test sites are properly selected, and sites are prepared, established, maintained, measured, and documented. 

This is an individual contributor role that reports to the Western Tree Improvement Manager. 

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate the establishment and management of all genetic field tests in assigned region primarily, but also across multiple disciplines within the S&T organization, other regions as necessary, and the business
  • Plan and execute field work including site selection, study installation, maintenance, measurements, data audits and treatment application according to workplans
  • Support research greenhouse maintenance at Rochester Regeneration Facility and laboratories at Centralia for Western Tree Improvement
  • Support growing seedlings for tree improvement or other research trials as needed, which may involve occasional weekend work
  • Design and pack tree improvement seedlings from sown inventory for establishing field trials
  • Assist with other tree improvement projects or special projects as needed
  • Contract administration for different research projects
  • Conduct research on various aspects of silviculture, tree genetics, tree physiology, plant pathology and plant health related to genetics as needed
  • Manage cooperative membership progeny testing obligations
  • Coordinate research activities with other S&T members and area foresters
  • Transfer technological information in a clear and concise manner to managers (S&T and Western Regeneration), early- and mid-rotation foresters, and other relevant parties; information transfer may be in the form of group presentations, field tours, and/or written reports
  • Utilize computers, various field and greenhouse equipment on a daily basis; operate LiCor 6300 and other plant physiology equipment, general laboratory equipment, field equipment, UTV, media mixing equipment, track carrier, as needed




Compensation: This role is eligible for our annual merit-increase program, and we are targeting a salary range of $65K - $97K based on your level of skills, qualifications and experience. You will also be eligible for our Annual Incentive Program, which offers a cash bonus targeting 5% of base pay. Potential plan funding may range from zero to two times that target.

Benefits: When you join our team, you and your dependents will be offered coverage under our comprehensive employee benefits plan, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.  We offer a pre-tax Health Savings Account option which includes a company contribution.  Other benefit options are also available such as voluntary Long-Term Care and Employee Assistance Programs. We also support personal volunteerism, sponsor a host of diversity networks, promote mentoring, and provide training and development opportunities to help you chart your path to a fulfilling career.

Retirement: Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, which includes a paid company match in addition to our annual contribution equal to 5% of your base salary.

Paid Time Off or Vacation: We provide eligible employees who are scheduled to work 25 hours or more per week with 3-weeks of paid vacation to use during your first year of employment. In addition, after being employed for six months, eligible employees begin to accrue vacation for future use. We also recognize eleven paid holidays per year, providing a total of 88 holiday hours


About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. 

We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. 


About Timberlands

We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits. 

For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.



Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors degree (or higher) in Tree Improvement, Forestry, or a closely related field


  • Bachelors degree (or higher) in Tree Improvement, Forestry, or a closely related field

  • A committed safety mindset focused on safely executing work every day and supporting the company safety vision

  • Knowledgeable of and licensed (or ability to obtain a Pesticide Applicator’s license) in the use of herbicide, pesticide, and fertilizer application.

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time, sometimes 1-2 weeks at a time often requiring irregular work hours; this includes driving on highways, in-town, rural areas and on gravel/dirt roads across the various tree farms

  • Ability to tow a trailer and obtain DOT certification

  • Able and willing to work independently and safely, both indoors and outdoors, often in remote areas, with exposure to a variety of weather conditions and uneven working surfaces

  • Flexible availability regarding days and hours of work during seasonal activities

  • Excellent computer skills including a working knowledge of MS Office and GIS applications

  • Ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines and in team situations

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines

  • Proactive problem-solving skills

  • Willing and able to perform essential job functions that include crouching, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying up to 50 pounds, and repetitive activities such as entering data and sample preparation


This role is eligible for our annual merit-increase program, and we are targeting a salary range of $65K - $97K based on your level of skills, qualifications and experience. You will also be eligible for our Annual Incentive Program, which offers a cash bonus targeting 5% of base pay. Potential plan funding may range from zero to two times that target.

Apply By:12/31/2023

Posted By: Katie Edwards

Campbell Global - Forester Oregon 12/5/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:JP Morgan

Location:Junction City, Oregon

Job Description:

Job Summary

Supervise all aspects of forest management activities to ensure that client goals and objectives are met regarding financial returns, capital preservation, and sound environmental stewardship. This position will participate in silvicultural, harvesting, engineering, and land use projects.


Job Responsibilities 

  • Perform contract supervision (i.e., contractor compliance) of contract logging, road construction, maintenance, surveying and other activities. Oversee operations regarding layout, property line survey, corner locations, and road design on a unit-by-unit basis.
  • Plan, manage and inspect operations. This includes, but is not limited to, logging, road construction, road maintenance, and silvicultural operations and direct quality control concerning harvesting activities, as well as felling, bucking, and sorting procedures.
  • Ensure full and appropriate compliance with Forest Practice laws and Best Management Practices; Support and participate fully in local SFI program and provide information to the GIS Forester to update maps for assigned harvesting, road, and silvicultural activities.
  • Administrative responsibilities include assisting in bid analysis, prospectus preparation, negotiations with prospective contractors, and contract revisions and additions.
  • Participate in planning and administration of silvicultural treatments across the tree farms. This would mainly entail planning, permitting, implementation and coordination of helicopter and backpack herbicide treatments.
  • Monitor expenditure and operation levels closely in order to comply with budget limitations, and participate in the annual budgeting process and “Forward Look” process, as needed 
  • Stay abreast of industry technology, trends, new regulations and laws; attend meetings, as necessary and ensure that environmental or financial risk management reporting is conducted in a timely and professional manner to the Area Manager and, if appropriate, local Safety Coordinator.


Required Qualifications, Capabilities, and Skills

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or Forest Engineering plus one to five years’ work experience in forestland management or the logging industry, or equivalent.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with ability to manage multiple projects from initiation to final completion in a timely manner.

  • Working knowledge of forest management, logging industry, sorting techniques, log values, silviculture techniques, etc.

  • Requires valid Driver’s License with good driving record, and applicable Oregon or Washington Chemical Applicator’s License (or obtain the license within 6 months of hire). 

  • Understanding of applicable State and Federal regulations, especially the Oregon Forest Practices Act and/or Washington Forest Practices Act.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, oral communication and written communication skills and up to date computer skills 

  • Ability to work alone in the outdoors over rough, brushy, and uneven terrain in all weather conditions required, and ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

Apply By:3/5/2024

Posted By: JP Morgan

Outreach Forester Michigan 9/26/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Otsego Conservation District

Location:Gaylord, Michigan

Job Description:


The Otsego Conservation District is seeking an Outreach Forester to work with the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP). The purpose of the FAP is to provide private landowners with technical assistance regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they are able to make informed decisions and implement sound strategies related to the use and management of their forestlands. The candidate will be housed in Gaylord, Michigan and will include assignments in Otsego, Crawford and Roscommon counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the Otsego Conservation District Manager and the FAP advisory committee. This position has a salary range of $45,000 - $50,000 depending on experience.  Use of a personal vehicle is required, mileage reimbursent is provided.  


1.      Serve as initial point of contact for non-industrial private forest landowners for forest management, wildlife habitat, other natural resource issues or concerns

2.      Provide on-site land examination and resource evaluation

3.      Provide options regarding forest management that mesh with the landowners’ goals

4.      Provide options regarding wildlife habitat management

5.      Prepare written follow-up that may include appropriate handouts/materials after visiting with landowners on-site

6.      Provide advice and technical support on tree planting/reforestation for timber production, windbreaks, and wildlife habitat

7.      Assist with the District's tree sale

8.      Administer the Qualified Forest Program for Otsego, Crawford and Roscommon counties

9.      Provide diagnosis and advice on the control of insects, disease, and wildlife pests for individual trees and woodlands

10.  Provide information and make referrals regarding programs, agencies, organizations, and private sector interests that furnish technical and/or financial assistance for natural resource management activities

11.  Conduct forestry-related demonstration and workshops

12.  Prepare monthly newspaper articles and photographs

13.  Assist with preparation of the program documentation, including, but not limited to: grant applications, plan of work, monthly and annual reports, etc.

14.  Fulfill grant agreement requirements and deliverables

15.  Maintain a good working relationship with other forestry assistance providers, both public and private

16.  If not already certified, pursue certification with Society of American Foresters (SAF)

17.  Assist Conservation District and USDA-NRCS staff in achieving deliverables as well as short- and long-term goals


To Apply: Send an application packet to the Otsego Conservation District. Application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. Your application packet should include:

1.      A cover letter detailing why you wish to work in outreach forestry.

2.      Your resume detailing your work history and areas of expertise.

3.      A copy of your college transcripts (Note: upon an offer of employment, the candidate must furnish an official transcript. Official transcripts are those sent directly from the educational institution to the employer).

4.      Three references who can attest to your ability to work with forest landowners. It is suggested that at least one of them be a former supervisor.


By Email (be sure to label ALL files with your name):

By Surface Mail: Otsego Conservation District Attn:  Patricia Osburn, 800 Livingston Blvd., Suite 4A, Gaylord, MI  49735


The Otsego Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer


Required Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in forestry from an
SAF-accredited university.  Bachelor’s or
master’s degrees in forestry from a university program that is not accredited
by the Society of American Foresters will also be accepted, although not
preferred. Candidates that maintain the Certified Forester or Candidate
Certified Forester credential, regardless of degree, will be accepted.

Degrees in related fields such as biology, fisheries,
wildlife, environmental science, horticulture, or associate degrees in forest
technology will not be accepted (unless they have the Certified Forester or
Candidate Certified Forester credential).



Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills (working with landowners, public speaking, writing)

Proficieny with Microsoft Office and GIS programs



$45,000-$50,000/year depending on experience

Apply By:12/26/2023



Otsego Conservation District

Attn: Patricia Osburn

800 Livingston Blvd Suite 4A

Gaylord, MI 49735

Posted By: Otsego Conservation District

Field Forester/Forest Technician Mississippi 8/2/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.

Location:Quitman, Mississippi

Job Description:

Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. is seeking to fill a Field Forester/Forest Technician position located in the Quitman, Mississippi area. The following information describes our requirements and job responsibilities.

 Position Title: Field Forester/Forest Technician

Reports To: Account Manager

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


  • Associate degree, bachelor's degree or higher in Forestry
  • Experience preferred (2â€Â5 years), but not required
  • Substantial intern experience will be considered
  • Exhibit good interpersonal skills
  • Selfâ€Âmotivated
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Proficient in basic Windows software, i.e., Excel, Word, Access
  • Employee must provide reliable 4WD transportation as well as automobile insurance.  Company reimburses for business use on a per mile basis at the allowable IRS rate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct timber inventories
  • Mark sale boundaries, SMZ's, etc., as required
  • Supervise contract operations to ensure compliance of the terms of the contract
  • Check on progress of scheduled forest management activities, ensuring compliance with BMP's, governmental regulations, and company policies
  • Complete timber sale inspections
  • Collect GPS field data as required
  • Assist in timely completion of special projects
  • Present positive image of FRC at all times

Key Competencies:

  • Must be proficient in technical forestry skills
  • Motivated to plan and accomplish work with a minimum degree of supervision
  • Exhibits strong work ethic and pride in work quality
  • Ability to work efficiently with a variety of people and personalities
  • Basic understanding of the business in terms of services provided and profitability

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


Send resume and professional references to the following address for consideration:
Attn: Brad Edmonds
P. O. Box 75
Quitman, MS 39355


Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. is a large regional southeastern consulting firm with an excellent reputation and diverse client base, maintaining a highly ethical work standard and professional topâ€Â quality staff.

Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender, national origin, religion, disability, age, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. is an Eâ€Â Verify company.

Apply By:6/1/2024


Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.

P. O. Box 75

Quitman, MS  39355

Posted By: Brad Edmonds

Supervisory Research Economist Wisconsin 5/26/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:US Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory

Location:Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

The Forest Products Laboratory, a part of Research and Development for the U.S. Forest Service, is announcing a vacancy for a Supervisory Research Economist, GS-0110-13/14/15. The duty station is Madison, Wisconsin.

This position may be filled permanently through use of direct hire authorities or advertised competitively. All respondents will be forwarded the vacancy announcement information once it is advertised in USAJOBS.

The hiring manager is considering use of direct hire authorities available to:

  • Resource Assistants Program Direct Hire Authority (RAP DHA)
  • Veteran’s Recruitment Authority (VRA) • 30% or More Disabled Veteran
  • Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A)
  • Current federal employees through lateral reassignments

Interested candidates must respond for direct hire consideration. Please follow instructions for responding to this notice and note direct hire authority eligibilities if you have them. To express interest in this position, by close of business June 12, 2023, send the attached form, a cover letter, resume, and documents confirming direct hire eligibility (if applicable) to Please redact personal identifying information from all documents.

Point of Contact

For more information about this position, please contact William A. (Andy) Martin, Assistant Director,

About the Position

This position includes, but is not limited to, the following key activities:

  • Responsible for selecting, defining, and conducting research related to unit.
  • Represents the unit, the laboratory, and the agency in matters related to research work unit such as economic assessments for technologies and provides comprehensive, best available science, life cycle analysis, and statistics.
  • Leads a team of scientist and support staff.
  • Generate original documents (i.e., papers, technical reports) to convey research to the public.
  • Discover and improve knowledge on the economic viability of new technologies.
  • Develop economic assessments of new or alternative technology concepts and the implications of their adoption by industry.
  • Dissemination of research through the generation of original documents (i.e., papers, technical reports) to convey research to the public, collaborators, sponsors, and government officials.

Required Key Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated originality related to economics.
  • Understanding of life cycle analysis and statistics.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Leadership and project / program management.

Other Information of Interest

  • One position(s) will be advertised.
  • The work schedule is Maxi flex.
  • Travel is required occasionally and/or overnight.
  • The Forest Service may use certain incentives and hiring flexibilities, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract highly qualified candidates.


Apply By:6/12/2024

Posted By: Kbrasher

Forester Multiple States 5/22/2023 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:internal Revenue Service

Job Description:

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Required Education:

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Required Experience:

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<p>$98,486 - $158,432 (GS 13)</p>

Apply By:3/18/2024

Phone:see link

Email:see link

Posted By: David Senn