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Forestry Internship Washington 10/20/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Location:Shelton, Washington

Job Description:

PROGRAM DETAILS
The purpose of the Green Diamond Opportunity Internship Program is to expand and enrich Green Diamond by supporting outstanding students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences whose educational pursuits align with our business. The Opportunity Program is intended for students who are currently pursuing academic degrees in an accredited college of forestry or natural resources and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Diverse thinkers of all backgrounds will be considered. Examples of those diverse backgrounds include, but are not limited to the following: Ethnicity, first language, family composition, gender, first-generation college attendee, or geographic background. We will not illegally discriminate.

Internship
Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least one school year at a university or college with a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program prior to the commencement of the internship. Preferred fields of study include forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, etc. Successful candidates will be selected for a paid internship lasting up to 12-weeks.

Scholarship
In order to qualify for the scholarship, interns must be enrolled in a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program for the following school year. Interns will be required to submit a secondary application near the end of the internship to be considered for the scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship will be up to $3,000.

Location & Housing
This internship is located in Shelton, WA. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 7, 2022. Applicants will be contacted mid-January regarding their status in the process.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

POSITION PURPOSE:
To expose candidates to a wide variety of functions within the Company, to include botany, wildlife, fisheries, timber cruising, forest engineering, sales, timberland services, forestry, and operations. Designed to provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the processes and roles within Green Diamond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the guidance of the department leader, the incumbent supports a wide variety of tasks. Duties may include:

  • Pre-commercial thinning (PCT): help assess units, layout boundaries and conduct pre-PCT surveys.
  • Flagging boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps, etc.), tree marking, and stream classification.
  • Stem map permanent sample plots and refresh plots for fall measurement.
  • Assist with aerial spray program.
  • Flag stream crossings along roads before roadside spray season.
  • Assist in spot hand treatment brush control.
  • Aide with animal control program.
  • Be available for fire suppression.
  • Conduct stocking surveys.

Orchard:

  • Help with the installation and maintenance of irrigation system.
  • Help with tree tagging, weed spraying and general maintenance.
  • Conduct vegetation control in progeny sites.
  • Conduct seedling fertilization.

Biology:

  • Conduct seasonally appropriate surveys in a variety of habitats.
  • Conduct routine stream surveys to assess population and species occurrences across the ownership.
  • Maintain detailed, legible and accurate records of work completed, e.g. survey forms, survey routes, location maps of sensitive plant and/or wildlife populations and unique habitat features observed.
  • Utilize maps, aerial photographs, GPS and GIS to navigate and record spatial information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the quality of his/hers work products as well as his/ hers own personal safe behaviors.
  • Ability to learn the use of forest engineering equipment.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map and compass.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Ability to learn and administer GDRCo’s conservation program, 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Shelton, WA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.
  • This position may be exposed to nettles, pollen, dust and pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3.


Apply By:1/7/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Natural Resources internship Oregon 10/20/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond

Location:Klamath Falls, Oregon

Job Description:

PROGRAM DETAILS
The purpose of the Green Diamond Opportunity Internship Program is to expand and enrich Green Diamond by supporting outstanding students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with diverse talents, interests, and life experiences whose educational pursuits align with our business. The Opportunity Program is intended for students who are currently pursuing academic degrees in an accredited college of forestry or natural resources and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Diverse thinkers of all backgrounds will be considered. Examples of those diverse backgrounds include, but are not limited to the following: Ethnicity, first language, family composition, gender, first-generation college attendee, or geographic background. We will not illegally discriminate.

Internship
Priority will be given to applicants who have completed at least one school year at a university or college with a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program prior to the commencement of the internship. Preferred fields of study include forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, etc. Successful candidates will be selected for a paid internship lasting up to 12-weeks.

Scholarship
In order to qualify for the scholarship, interns must be enrolled in a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited forestry program for the following school year. Interns will be required to submit a secondary application near the end of the internship to be considered for the scholarship. If awarded, the scholarship will be up to $3,000.

Location & Housing
This internship is located in Klamath Falls, OR. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 7, 2022. Applicants will be contacted mid-January regarding their status in the process.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

POSITION PURPOSE:
To expose candidates to a wide variety of functions within the Company, to include botany, wildlife, fisheries, timber cruising, forest engineering, sales, timberland services, forestry, and operations. Designed to provide an opportunity to gain an understanding of the processes and roles within Green Diamond.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the guidance of the department leader, the incumbent supports a wide variety of tasks. Duties may include:

Forest Management:

  • Pre-commercial thinning (PCT): help assess units, layout boundaries and conduct pre-PCT surveys.
  • Flagging boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps, etc.), tree marking, and stream classification.
  • Stem map permanent sample plots and refresh plots for fall measurement.
  • Assist with aerial spray program.
  • Flag stream crossings along roads before roadside spray season.
  • Assist in spot hand treatment brush control.
  • Aide with animal control program.
  • Be available for fire suppression.
  • Conduct stocking surveys.
  • Maintain detailed, legible and accurate records of work completed, e.g. survey forms, survey routes, location maps of sensitive plant and/or wildlife populations and unique habitat features observed.
  • Utilize maps, aerial photographs, GPS and GIS to navigate and record spatial information.

Timber Cruising:

  • Use company data collector for field data entry and proprietary software program to create cruise reports.
  • Describe the cruise data and stand characteristics in a written report.
  • Complete inventory sample plots.
  • Navigate to assigned stands, locate plots using a compass and pacing or GPS.
  • Complete assigned graded inventory plots, primarily fixed radius. Sampling includes tree count, species, diameter, total heights, form-factor, crown heights, height, age log sort, log quality, length, and defect.
  • Complete inventory cruise maps.
  • Note any special features that could be relevant to future timber harvest including unstable slopes, root rot pockets or unmapped streams.

Forest Engineering/Unit Layout:

  • Timber harvest and commercial thinning layout.
  • Assist in marking harvest unit boundaries, unstable slope and aquatic resource buffers according to GDRCo’s Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) prescriptions.
  • Enter data into company timber management information system (TMIS).
  • Create maps using GIS and GPS data.
  • Assist in field level stand assessments for commercial thinning candidate stands.
  • Road design and layout.
  • Assist in road layout and harvest unit design.
  • Aide in the reconnaissance of new larger stands of timber for the eventual future Mark road locations with flagging and paint.
  • Traverse proposed road locations and unit boundaries with a survey grade GPS unit.
  • Assess haul routes for ongoing maintenance and/or best management practices (BMP) upgrades associated with log and rock haul.

GIS:

  • Assist with research and provide administrative support for real property records, deeds, easements, access permits, land use agreements, leases, and transaction related needs.
  • Gather data from a variety of sources, including but not limited to: State and County records, title reports, GIS layers, deeds and property right documents.
  • Assist with delineation and marking of harvest unit and riparian and sensitive area cutting boundaries.
  • Assist with harvest unit evaluation which may include: geomorphic classification of channels, identification of unstable slopes, identification of riparian forest function and stream interactions, capture and identification of native fish, amphibian, and wildlife species, and delineation of wetland types.
  • Assist in preparing maps for county road access, engineering, land/road use, easements, sales, property line agreements, leases, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the quality of his/hers work products as well as his/ hers own personal safe behaviors.
  • Ability to learn the use of forest engineering equipment.
  • Must be an active and contributing participant in the safety program.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate with the aid of a map and compass.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Ability to learn and administer GDRCo’s conservation program, 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Klamath Falls, OR.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with GDRCo.
  • This position may be exposed to nettles, pollen, dust and pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3.


Apply By:1/7/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Louisiana 10/18/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Bird Forestry

Location:Shreveport, Louisiana

Job Description:

FULL/PART TIME: Full Time

LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and education

DATE OPEN: October 15, 2021

Bird Forestry (BF), a division of Advanced Ecology, Ltd., with offices in Center, Texas and Shreveport, Louisiana, is seeking a qualified candidates to fill a full-time Forest Management position. The position will involve assisting other foresters, natural resource management specialists and Division Managers with the collection and interpretation of timber inventory and other forest resource related data necessary for the development of sound forest management strategies that will help our clients meet their ownership objectives. This position will be officed out of our Shreveport, Louisiana location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with the set-up and implementation of timber inventories;
  • Assisting with the set-up and implementation of timber sales;
  • Inspecting timber harvesting activities to monitor contract compliance;
  • Marking timber;
  • Maintaining boundary lines;
  • Assisting with the preparation of forest management plans, timber appraisals and/or timber sales agreements;
  • Communicating with landowners using both written and verbal skills;
  • Interpreting timber volume data;
  • Becoming proficient in relevant computer applications through training and hands-on experience; and
  • Completing other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: BF requires that candidates have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher, or experience and/or specialized training in forest management operations from an accredited institute that may be substituted for education. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment;
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent jobs while producing quality results;
  • Understanding of basic forest measurement and inventory methods;
  • Basic ability to identify tree species common to East Texas, Louisiana and South Arkansas;
  • Working knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office Applications; and
  • Working knowledge/experience with GPS equipment and applications;
  • Experience with photo/map interpretation and/or data collection;

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will be required to report to the office or a project location on a daily basis. The position will require more than 40 hours per week during times of heavy fieldwork and periodically have work out-of-town that will require overnight stays. The employee will be required to furnish transportation suitable for both in-woods and highway use; however, all work-related miles will be reimbursed at the stated IRS mileage rate.

BENEFITS: Following a sixty (60) day probation period, employees will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Employee Health and Dental Insurance, and

Following a ninety (90) day probation period, employees will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan,
  • Paid Personal Time Off (dependent upon length of employment).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of three references (for contact), and copies of unofficial transcripts for recent graduates. Official transcripts will be required of interviewed candidates.

Applications should be sent to Ms. Micah Youngblood (myoungblood@adv-eco.com) and Mrs. Carole Cunningham (ccunningham@adv-eco.com).


Apply By:1/18/2022


Posted By: KBrasher

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

Organization:The Nature Conservancy

Location:Vancleave, Mississippi

Job Description:

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE

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

Required Education:

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

Required Experience:

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

Skills:

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

Experience with natural systems.

Experience in ecological land management principles.

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

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

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NWCG FFT1 qualification with open SRB taskbook.

Experience with GIS software.

Experience using herbicides in the management of vegetation.

Experience with service and repair of small engine equipment.

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

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

Some experience managing volunteers or entry level staff.

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

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

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

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

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

Salary:

Negoitable


Apply By:11/1/2021

Mailing:

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


Posted By: Tracie Martin

Ecologist Georgia 9/30/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Corblu Ecology Group, LLC

Job Description:

Corblu Ecology Group, LLC is seeking to hire qualified B.S. or M.S. graduates with strong capabilities in aquatic and/or terrestrial ecology. Positions are available in Corblu’s Lawrenceville and Woodstock, Georgia offices. These positions are full-time, permanent, entry to mid-level opportunity.

Typical job duties will include, but are not limited to, floral and faunal surveys, aquatic sampling for fish and benthic macroinvertebrates, geomorphic surveys, field delineation of streams and wetlands, field surveys for protected species (aquatic and terrestrial), water quality sampling, habitat mapping, 404 permitting, report preparation and technical writing. Occasional travel is expected and candidates should be accustomed to working outdoors under a variety of field conditions. Additional experience working on Section 404 permitting and/or compensatory mitigation projects preferred.

Applicants should have a desire to work in private consulting and possess strong skills in the following areas: 1) verbal and written communications; 2) technical writing; 3) native fish identification and/or floral identification; 4) design and execution of field sampling protocols; 5) experience and familiarity with managing collected data in GIS database or similar platforms; 6) proficiency with navigation and map interpretation; and 7) ability to work independently. High-achieving individuals will have excellent opportunities for advancement.

Corblu Ecology Group offers competitive salaries and benefits (including medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, holidays, and sick leave), challenging projects, and opportunities for growth in a team-orientated environment.

Qualified applicants please send cover letter and resume to:
Corblu Ecology Group, LLC
Attention: Ms. Jeannie Pierannunzi
Email: jpierannunzi@corblu.com


Apply By:12/30/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

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

Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

Bachelor Degree Required 

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

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

- Customer support related to questions about products

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

- Provide input regarding the selection of new products

- Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials

- Support other departments with product support knowledge

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:

- Integrity of the highest degree

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

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

- An ability to treat confidential material appropriately

- Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively

- Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Required Education:

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

Required Experience:

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

Skills:

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


- Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills


- Ability to work with a group


- Self-starter and capable of working well alone


- Excellent driving record


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



Salary:

Based on experience


Apply By:12/14/2021

Phone:601-354-3565 ext.703

Email:barlowd@forestry-suppliers.com

Mailing:

Forestry Suppliers, Inc.


PO Box 8397


Jackson, MS  39284-8397


Posted By: Deborah Barlow

Contract Utility Forester Mississippi 9/21/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:ArborMetrics Solutions, Inc.

Location:Meridian and Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Job Description:

ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC (AMS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled individual to provide planning, scheduling, reporting and project coordination for utility right-of-way vegetation management programs.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance
  • Assist with the development of bid package maps and work manifests
  • Research easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictions
  • Communicate with landowners the vegetation management needs of the utility
  • Establish the work and respond to public questions and concerns
  • Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements
  • Document work activity using GIS and custom work planning software
  • Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specifications
  • Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations
  • Provide support and assistance as assigned by the utility

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle provided
  • Benefits of employment include Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability and Life Insurances. Critical Illness, Accident and Hospitalization insurances are optional. 401K with company match, paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid vacation after 1 year. On the job training & continuing education opportunities available

Qualifications:

  • Two to Four year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related field
  • ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain certification within 1 year, ISA Utility Specialist preferred
  • Working knowledge of IVM, techniques and equipment used for vegetation management
  • Competency in personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Two years applicable work experience preferred but not required

​​ Work Environment:

  • Works outside in all temperatures and weather
  • Possible exposure to excessive noise from machines (i.e. chainsaw or woodchipper, with hearing protection provided)
  • Possible contact to environment (i.e. irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, and dust)
  • Hiking/Walking on uneven terrain
  • May encounter dogs and other animals  

Required Education:

Forestry or ERM background preferred but not required. 

Skills:

Proficient computer skills and experience with ArcGIS preferred. 


 


Must possess valid driver's license. 

Salary:

$16-24/hr based on qualifications and experience. 


Apply By:11/1/2021

Phone:703-376-1949

Email:slowe@arbormetrics.com


Posted By: Steve Lowe

Utility Forester / Work Planner Mississippi 9/28/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:ArborMetrics Solutions, Inc.

Location:Meridian and Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Job Description:

Apply through our website for faster consideration HERE

 

Utility Forester – Work Planner 


Positions available: Full time

ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC (AMS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled individual to provide planning, scheduling, reporting and project coordination for utility right-of-way vegetation management programs.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance
  • Assist with the development of bid package maps and work manifests
  • Research easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictions
  • Communicate with landowners the vegetation management needs of the utility
  • Establish the work and respond to public questions and concerns
  • Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements
  • Document work activity using GIS and custom work planning software
  • Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specifications
  • Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations
  • Provide support and assistance as assigned by the utility

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle provided
  • Benefits of employment include Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability and Life Insurances. Critical Illness, Accident and Hospitalization insurances are optional. 401K with company match, paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid vacation after 1 year. On the job training & continuing education 

​​ Work Environment:

 

  • Works outside in all temperatures and weather
  • Possible exposure to excessive noise from machines (i.e. chainsaw or woodchipper, with hearing protection provided)
  • Possible contact to environment (i.e. irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, and dust)
  • Hiking/Walking on uneven terrain
  • May encounter dogs and other animals

Required Education:


  • Two to Four year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related field

Required Experience:


  • ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain certification within 1 year, ISA Utility Specialist preferred

  • Working knowledge of IVM, techniques and equipment used for vegetation management

  • Competency in personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Two years applicable work experience preferred but not required


Apply By:10/28/2021

Email:slowe@arbormetrics.com


Posted By: Steve Lowe

Forester Georgia 9/9/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Georgia Transmission Corporation

Job Description:

Coordinate forestry, vegetation management and right-of-way (R/W) encroachment management activities in assigned geographic area. Implement all vegetation management activities applying GTC standard Transmission Vegetation Management Program (TVMP), emphasis on support of applicable NERC standards.  Respond to stakeholder encroachment requests (including field site visits).  Work with external customers and internal organizations to authorize R/W usages and coordinate GTC's response to non-permissible usages, including physical removal of unauthorized encroachments-vegetation or structural.  Inspect R/W (aerial and ground) to verify proper vegetation maintenance standards and identify unauthorized encroachments. Investigate and provide resolution for abnormal situations (vegetation or non-permissible encroachments) identified.  Manage contractors, overseeing productivity and quality.  Develop project plans and administer contracts.

 

Required Education:

Education: Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Real Estate, Environmental Science or related field

Required Experience:

Experience:    Zero to Three (3) years progressively responsible experience in utility vegetation management and R/W land rights preferred

Equivalent Experience: Eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in utility vegetation management and R/W land rights issues

Skills:

Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: Required: Valid Ga. Driver's License. Preferred: ISA certified arborist, Registered Forester (GA), certified pesticide applicator
Specialized Skills (e.g., typing, computers, software, tools and equipment uses, etc.): PC skills including Microsoft Suite, database and GIS based programs.  Ability to interpret engineering schematics, civil site designs, maps.  Research courthouse records, land plats, easements.  Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; ability to plan, organize and work independently.  Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills.


Apply By:12/9/2021

Phone:7702707598

Email:marion.wright@gatrans.com

Mailing:

https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GEORTRAN&cws=1&rid=179


Posted By: Marion Wright

Forest Hydrologist North Carolina 9/7/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Weyerhaeuser

Location:New Bern, North Carolina

Job Description:

Weyerhaeuser Timberland's Environmental Research and Operation's support organization is seeking a well-qualified, experienced Forest Hydrologist to join a scientifically rigorous research and technical support program focused on improving our understanding the interactions between forest management and water resources in the Southeastern U.S. The Forest Hydrologist will have the interpersonal and communication skills necessary to collaborate with and provide professional guidance to a wide community of stakeholders.

The primary location of this position is Columbus, MS, but consideration will also be given for New Bern, NC.

Weyerhaeuser (www.weyerhaeuser.com) owns and manages approximately 13 million acres of commercial timberlands in the U.S., including a southern ownership in 11 states from Virginia through eastern Oklahoma. Weyerhaeuser is committed to sustainable forest management that includes protecting aquatic resources and all ownership is certified under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).

At Weyerhaeuser, our focus is as much on building our people as building our business. We are committed to creating an environment where individuals can flourish, diversities encouraged, and communities supported. We are one of the premier integrated forest products organizations in the world. At Weyerhaeuser, we are always looking for people who can contribute, grow, think, and create! Our associates are the real reason we have been in business for over 120 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest and premium timber, land, and forest products company in the world.

Find out more about Weyerhaeuser at www.weyerhaeuser.com.

Key Functions

  • Participate in an established environmental research program in managed forest landscapes
  • Assist with managing a complex, watershed scale, long-term research project, including data collection and management and equipment maintenance
  • Provide technical support to forest managers, particularly on water-related issues
  • Contribute to meeting Company-wide sustainability goals
  • Develop effective external liaisons with universities, conservation organizations, and government agencies
  • Serve as a focal point for technical environmental communications
  • Provide support as needed to production forestry and tree improvement research platforms

Qualifications

  • Masters degree or Ph.D. in Forestry, Forest Hydrology or related field
  • Experience with hydrologic research techniques including experimental design, sampling protocols, field work, instrumentation, data acquisition from remote sensing, data management, GIS and statistical applications, and research project management
  • Desire and ability to work both in a research capacity and a technical support role, including learning operational aspects of commercial forest management and translating research results into practical applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams across disciplines
  • Experience working with both private and public entities
  • History of peer-reviewed publications
  • Familiarity with managed pine forests and aquatic ecosystems of the Southeastern U.S.

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.

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.

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.

Job
Engineering, Science, & Architecture

Primary Location
USA-MS-Columbus

Other Locations
USA-NC-Vanceboro

Schedule
Full-time

Job Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type
Experienced

Shift
Day (1st)
Relocation Assistance Available

http://weyer.jobs/16737


Apply By:12/7/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Research Technician Mississippi 8/23/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:MSU, Dept. Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Assist and implement research projects through collaboration between Mississippi State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services at the South Farm Aquaculture Facility.

 

Preferred skills:

Experience with: research process, data collection and analysis, statistical software, laboratory analytical equipment, water quality testing, fish and animal husbandry, inorganic chemistry, writing scientific articles

More details and application information:

https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/503087/research-technician 

 

Required Education:

Education: Bachelor's degree in fisheries, natural resources, or related field. 


Apply By:11/23/2021

Email:peter.allen@msstate.edu

Mailing:

https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/503087/research-technician 


Posted By: Peter Allen

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