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Undergraduate Research Assistant Mississippi 3/26/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Department of Forestry, Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Job description

The Forest Hydrology & Soils and Forest Ecophysiology Labs in the Department of Forestry are recruiting one or two undergraduate research assistant position(s) for the summer 2021. Under the supervision of Dr. Courtney Siegert and Dr. Heidi Renninger, the selected student(s) will help a Ph.D. candidate working on a USDA-funded project with the title saying "Multifunctional ecosystems: Nitrogen mitigation by short rotation woody crops in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley".

Location

Forest Hydrology & Soils and Forest Ecophysiology Labs in the Department of Forestry, College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University

Responsibilities

Fieldwork - Photosynthetic measurements, biweekly water and soil samples collection in the Mississippi Delta.


Lab work - Filtering water samples, oven-drying, grinding & weighing soils, measuring leaf areas, and grinding & weighing leaves.

Qualifications

Undergraduate students majoring in forestry/wildlife management, natural resource & environmental conservation, biological sciences, plant and soil sciences, agricultural science, agronomy, hydrology, biochemistry, or any other related areas. A valid driving license is needed.

 

Starting date: May 6, 2021 (negotiable)


Position: Full time (14 weeks, 40 hours/week)


Application deadline: Open until filled.

 

How to apply: Applicants should send the following documents to Dr. Courtney Siegert (courtney.siegert@msstate.edu) and Dr. Heidi Renninger (hr427@msstate.edu):

1) Cover letter mentioning interest for the position,
2) CV/Resume, and
3) Unofficial transcripts.


Apply By:4/30/2021

Phone:6627228640

Email:tk758@msstate.edu


Posted By: Thu Ya Kyaw

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

Wildlife Habitat Technicians Mississippi 3/22/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Fowlkes and Brandon Farms LLC

Location:Amory, Mississippi

Job Description:

What: Fowlkes and Brandon Farms LLC is seeking 2-3 technicians to implement white-tailed deer and wild turkey and quail habitat improvements. Management practices will include invasive species removal, control of midstory hardwoods, and food plot management. Pay will be $15 per hour including travel time plus mileage allowance for car and lunch.

Where: Amory, MS

When: Beginning Saturday and Sunday-22 and 23 of May, and 12 and 13 of June 2021. Other hours may be available through the summer depending on work results.

Requirements: Equipment to be used is backpack sprayers, and a 25 gallon sprayer pulled by Honda 4 wheeler. Experience with that equipment plus mixing of herbicide chemicals is a plus.

Resume Support: Upon successful completion of assignment Fowlkes and Brandon Farms LLC will support inclusion of this Internship on your resume.

Apply: Send resume with contact information for 3 references with specific knowledge of your work ethic and attitude to: Steve Brandon at steve.brandon@systemone.com


Apply By:4/30/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

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

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