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Land Management Forester Alabama 9/1/2020 +
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Organization:Coastal Forest Resources

Location:Chapman, Alabama

Job Description:

Summary: The land management forester is responsible for managing, harvesting, and developing company forest lands and resources for economic purposes. Also, assist procurement foresters with purchasing raw materials for the Chapman Plywood and Canter mills at the highest quality and lowest price. The land manager reports to the timber department manager.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gather accurate field data by cruising timber, mapping and marking trees to harvest, flagging property lines, sale boundaries, and streamside management zones.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of forest products on the Western Region land base.
  • Establishing and maintain boundary lines on company lands.
  • Build relationships with and supervise logging contractors while harvesting company or procurement purchased stumpage. While making sure they adhere to all Alabama BMPs and company safety policies. Also insure that each product harvested is merchandized to its highest and best value.
  • Insure timely and correct paperwork is turned in to the timber clerk.
  • Inputting and updating tract and stand level information in Tigart and Arc GIS programs. Creating maps for new land purchases and stands ready for reforestation.
  • The ability to work with outside contractors for chemical application, fertilization, bedding, and planting.
  • Develop an understanding and a relationship with area forest product companies, their needs, their specifications, and their pricing.
  • Prepare and execute an annual budget for the Western Region, which includes Harvesting, Silvicultural and Reforestation, Hunting Lease Income, and Overhead Expenses.
  • Maintaining and securing access to company land holdings.
  • Identify and eradicate invasive species on company lands.
  • Individual should have a minimum of a 2-year Associate Degree in Forestry and 3 years of land management related experience; or a BS degree in Forestry.

    Must be willing to work in rough terrain and vegetation; as well as hot and cold weather conditions.

    Certification in PLM and Burn Management, or willing to become certified in both.


    Apply By:10/31/2020

    Phone:334-606-8509

    Email:jwinters@cfpalabama.com


    Posted By: John Winters

Summer Internship - Wildlife Alabama 9/22/2020 +
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Organization:Westervelt Company

Location:Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Description:

About us: The Westervelt Company is a privately owned land stewardship organization headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. With over half a million acres of timberlands, we continue to grow with the land serving as our guide. Today we focus on businesses which sustain our natural resources for the future. We are stewards of the land.

Westervelt Wildlife Services is the premium brand for hunting leases in the southeastern United States. We offer our clients access to certified wildlife biologists, and manage our properties better than anyone. With a half a million acres of hunting land across the U.S., Westervelt Wildlife Services is committed to providing quality forest recreation to our customers within the scope of sustainably managing properties and habitats.

Description: The primary purpose of this position is to give support to the Westervelt Recreation Group. Duties will primarily consist of a variety of projects supporting our hunting lease and wildlife consulting businesses.

Position will require relocation to Tuscaloosa, AL. Housing or a housing allowance will be provided.

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of general outdoor skills.
  • Well-developed communication and people skills. Ability to effectively work in a team environment with other employees and customers.
  • Good physical condition and ability to perform under adverse climatic working conditions and difficult terrain.
  • Ability to work outside, often for long periods on foot, often in severe weather conditions.
  • Be able to safely operate a 4-wheel drive pickup, ATV and perhaps a tractor. Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be highly motivated.
  • Work schedules will be adjusted to the requirements of the activities and projects .Preference given to applicants that are pursuing a degree in wildlife or related field.

To apply for this position go to www.westervelt.com/internships


Apply By:12/22/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

GIS/Land stewardship internship Alabama 9/22/2020 +
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Organization:Westervelt

Location:Auburn, Alabama

Job Description:

About us: Westervelt Ecological Services (WES) specializes in the restoration and conservation of wetlands, streams, and other listed species habitats in the form of conservation and mitigation banks that provide environmental mitigation and habitat services to landowners, businesses, government agencies, and land trusts throughout the state of Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. Our mission is to provide enduring ecological solutions for the benefit of our stakeholders and the lands we conserve.

Description: The primary purpose of this paid position is to give support to the Westervelt Ecological Services Land Stewardship Team. Duties would primarily consist of providing technical assistance in the office and field with site reconnaissance, monitoring, and land management activities at our various Bank and Conservation sites.

Activities include GPS/GIS mapping, GIS modeling for reconnaissance and project implementation, development of mobile applications for field use, working with drone data, data analysis, the production of technical documents and reports, and support of field staff in activities such as habitat/vegetation/hydrological monitoring and land management activities.

Qualifications include:

  • Advanced experience with ESRI and open source based GIS applications, ability to use handheld GPS units or mobile mapping applications, and basic map and compass skills is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of programming basics helpful. Knowledge of Python, Java, Javascript is highly preferred.
  • Well-developed communication and people skills. Ability to effectively work in a team environment with associates, contractors, landowners, and customers in addition to working independently.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word with effective data management and organizational skills.
  • Be able to safely operate a 4-wheel drive pickup truck and UTV. Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be highly motivated, independent, a critical thinker, and able to work in a high paced environment. Good physical condition and ability to perform under adverse climatic working conditions and difficult terrain. Work schedules and activities are dynamic and often involve long hour days.
  • Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree in geography/geoscience, or a GIS focused forestry, wildlife biology, biology, environmental studies, ecology, or related field. Master’s or PhD students are a plus.

Apply: Please visit our website @ westervelt.com/careers/internships


Apply By:12/22/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Summer Internship - Forestry Alabama 9/22/2020 +
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Organization:Westervelt

Location:Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Description:

About us: The Westervelt Company is a privately owned land stewardship organization headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. With over half a million acres of timberlands, we continue to grow with the land serving as our guide. Today we focus on businesses which sustain our natural resources for the future. We are stewards of the land.

Westervelt Forest Resources is committed to providing the highest quality products and services to our customers. Everything we do is based on the forest, and we have an unwavering commitment to protect and conserve our natural resources. Each of the businesses in our Forest Resources division is guided by the principles of stewardship, sustainability and safety, and every decision we make is driven by those values.

Description: The primary purpose of this position is to give support to the Westervelt Forest Resources Group and allow the intern to gain practical experience in the field of Forest Management. Duties will include the areas of harvest planning & operations, roadwork, silviculture planning & operations, nursery & seed orchard, and BMP implementation.

Position will require relocation to Tuscaloosa, AL or Statesboro, GA. Housing or housing allowance will be provided.

Qualifications include:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student in Forestry, Forest Management, or related field.
  • Must have completed summer camp.
  • Knowledge of general outdoor skills.
  • Well-developed communication and people skills. Ability to effectively work in a team environment with associates and customers.
  • Good physical condition and ability to perform under adverse climatic working conditions and difficult terrain.
  • Ability to work outside, often for long periods on foot, often in severe weather conditions.
  • Be able to safely operate a 4-wheel drive pickup, ATV and perhaps a tractor. Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be highly motivated.
  • Work schedules will be adjusted to the requirements of the activities and projects.

To apply for this position go to www.westervelt.com/internships


Apply By:12/22/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Land Stewardship Intern Alabama 9/22/2020 +
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Organization:Westervelt

Location:Auburn, Alabama

Job Description:

Position: Land Stewardship Intern. Paid Internship (Summer or Semester).

About us: Westervelt Ecological Services (WES) specializes in the restoration and conservation of wetlands, streams, and other listed species habitats in the form of conservation and mitigation banks that provide environmental mitigation and habitat services to landowners, businesses, government agencies, and land trusts throughout the state of Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. Our mission is to provide enduring ecological solutions for the benefit of our stakeholders and the lands we conserve.

Description: The primary purpose of this paid position is to give support to the Westervelt Ecological Services Land Stewardship Team. Duties would primarily consist of providing assistance in the field with monitoring and land management activities at our various Bank and Conservation sites. Activities include habitat/vegetation monitoring, hydrological monitoring, gopher tortoise burrow monitoring, invasive species treatment, prescribed burning, GPS/GIS mapping, data analysis, and the production of technical documents and reports.

Qualifications include:

  • Basic knowledge of Southeastern flora and fauna. Good identification skills of Southeastern trees highly desirable.
  • Well-developed communication and people skills. Ability to work effectively in a team environment with associates, contractors, landowners, and customers in addition to working independently.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word with effective data management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to safely operate a 4-wheel drive pickup truck and UTV. Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Basic map and compass skills, ability to use handheld GPS units, and experience with GIS applications is highly desirable.
  • Must be highly motivated, a critical thinker, and able to work in high pace environment. Good physical condition and ability to perform under adverse climatic working conditions and difficult terrain. Work schedules and activities are dynamic and often involve overnight travel and long hour days.
  • Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife biology, biology, botany, environmental studies, ecology, or related field.

Apply: Please visit our website @ westervelt.com/careers/internships


Apply By:12/22/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant/Associate Professor in Precision Agriculture Technologies Arkansas 9/21/2020 +
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Organization:University of Arkansas

Location:Fayetteville, Arkansas

Job Description:

Assistant/Associate Professor in Precision Agriculture Technologies, in the Agricultural Systems Technology Management Program (ASTM) of the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology (AECT) at the University of Arkansas Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences (DBCAFLS), and the UA System Division of Agriculture, Fayetteville, AR.

Description: The University of Arkansas Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and the Division of Agriculture invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track position (40% research, 50% teaching, 10% service) in the area of applied precision agriculture technologies. This position will be jointly funded by the College (DBCAFLS) (75%) and the UA Division of Agriculture (25%), and is one of the new “Signature Research Areas” identified by the University.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will provide exemplary leadership in establishing innovative research and teaching programs in precision agriculture technologies. The individual will also be expected to collaborate with faculty in other departments on research and teaching efforts. The individual will develop and teach courses related to the applications of precision agriculture technologies. It is anticipated that this position will lead a collaborative effort in the development of courses to comprise a new undergraduate curriculum concentration in this area.

The successful candidate will develop a comprehensive, extramurally-funded research program, in collaboration with similar positions in other UA research units on the integration of precision agriculture technologies in agricultural production, as well as direct student research and training in these areas. The integration of computer technology and electronic control systems into agricultural equipment, sensors, GPS navigation, satellite imagery, drone imagery, the use of “big data,” and data-driven decision-making is quickly revolutionizing agricultural production and processing. The UA must prepare students for these careers and contribute to cutting-edge research in the applications of these technologies. The successful candidate will proactively lead continuing efforts to build strong, multidisciplinary academic and research programs in this applied area.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time twelve-month, tenured appointment, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate.

Qualifications: PhD in Agricultural Systems Management, Agricultural Education, Agronomy, Agricultural Engineering, or a closely-related discipline with demonstrated expertise in, or potential for, applications of precision agriculture technologies. The candidate should have a strong record of teaching in an academic setting, academic achievement including peer-reviewed publications, demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding, and ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups, including students, colleagues, and external stakeholders. Industry experience in this area is preferred.

Department: The Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology is one of nine academic departments, in addition to the School of Human Environmental Sciences, in DBCAFLS. Resident Instruction in AECT is provided by 11 full-and part-time faculty members at the Fayetteville campus with approximately 100 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. Collaboration with additional faculty at the Research and Extension Centers strategically located around the state is supported and strongly encouraged. The Department offers a Bachelor’s degree with four concentrations including Agricultural Systems Technology Management, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Communications and Agricultural Leadership, along with M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

More information regarding the ASTM Program and the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology, the University of Arkansas, and the surrounding community can be obtained by visiting the website: https://agricultural-education-communications-and-technology.uark.edu/

Application: Applicants should send a letter stating interest and qualifications including professional vitae and names of three individuals who may be contacted for letters of reference. In addition, the applicant is asked to include no more than a one-page statement on: (1) his/her professional goals, and (2) teaching philosophy. Applications should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uark.edu/postings.

Deadline: Screening of applicants will continue until a qualified candidate is identified. Expected start date is negotiable but is anticipated as July 1, 2021.

Contact:
George Wardlow, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Head
Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology
College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-2035
Email: wardlow@uark.edu

Donald Johnson, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
dmjohnso@uark.edu


Apply By:12/21/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship California 10/21/2020 +
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Organization:Green Diamond

Location:Korbel, California

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 Korbel, CA. Housing or a stipend towards housing may be available for interns out of the area.

Timing
This posting is open until January 4, 2021. 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.

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.

Nursery:

  • Support the nursery department with hand weeding, removing insects and disease, soil mixing, and fertilizing of nursery stock.
  • Help ensure seedling stock is well maintained.
  • Planting seedling stock into nursery containers in the greenhouses.

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.

Conservation Planning:

  • Conduct seasonally appropriate floristic surveys in a variety of habitats, documenting all species encountered with the Botany crews.
  • Conduct routine stream amphibian surveys for tailed frogs and torrent salamanders to assess long-term population trends and species occurrences across the ownership with the Aquatics crews.
  • Conduct spotted owl and barred owl surveys using electronic calls and visual searches. Determines nesting status at spotted owl sites with the Wildlife crews.
  • 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 Korbel, CA.
  • 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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Treated Lumber Testing Supervisor Georgia 10/14/2020 +
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Organization:Top Wood Jobs

Job Description:

Job#200922TS – Treated Lumber Testing Supervisor - Georgia

  • Location: United States
  • Wage: $70,000 - $90,000/year
  • Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree not required; but technical training is desirable. A background in chemistry and lab testing would be advantageous or a wood science degree. Additional certifications are welcome and preferred but not required.
  • Years Experience Required:  Minimum of two (2) years working in an industrial environment or in a lab testing environment. Wood treating experience and sawmill experience preferred.

Apply

If you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word 

Job Description:

The Treated Lumber Testing Supervisor in Georgia will perform research and testing at the site. They will be responsible for executing the identified testing plans and coordinating any plant operators, interfacing with the testing parties, and producing treated lumber for evaluation and approval. Once the testing phase of the project is completed, this position will morph into the Company Representative position – whereby the incumbent will become the full time interface between the sawmill team (who will be providing the operational service) and the sales and shipping entity.

Responsibilities:

    Learn the testing protocols and procedures used by the company and become thoroughly familiar with this system.
  • Supervise the comprehensive daily testing operations of the business at the sawmill facility.
  • Work with the manager and sawmill to source appropriate lumber for the testing, performing the testing and then evaluating the final product produced.
  • Working with the sawmill employees who have been assigned to assist with the testing process.
  • Create a testing protocol for acceptance or rejection of product and implement such protocols as needed to ensure that sawmill provides The company with an acceptable product.
  • Manage inventory of treated lumber and interface with shipping and sales entity.
  • Manage up to three (3) direct reports primarily responsible for issuing and receiving invoices and purchasing office supplies and inventory.

If you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word along with the job name in the Subject line to info@TopWoodJobs.com

You will not hold Top Wood Jobs or their clients represented by this job description responsible for our conducting reference checks. This job description has been developed by Top Wood Jobs and may or may not reflect all the responsibilities and duties of the job. It is your responsibility to ask the employer for a copy of their job description. You agree by this job description to conducting background checks should you be qualified for this job. Supply a cover letter in reference to the job(s) you are applying for. Only candidates that meet the job qualifications will be contacted, but we will hold on to your resume if submitted for future possible jobs.

Job through www.TopWoodJobs.com

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree not required; but technical training is desirable. A background in chemistry and lab testing would be advantageous or a wood science degree. Additional certifications are welcome and preferred but not required.

Required Experience:

Minimum of two (2) years working in an industrial environment or in a lab testing environment. Wood treating experience and sawmill experience preferred.

Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree not required; but technical training is desirable. A background in chemistry and lab testing would be advantageous or a wood science degree. Additional certifications are welcome and preferred but not required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years working in an operations environment or in a lab testing environment. Wood treating experience and sawmill experience preferred.

  • Must be technically competent and practical, with a leaning to problem solving.

  • Must also be proficient with the use of Microsoft Office.  Proficiency in Excel is highly desirable.

  • Must be willing to work in a fast-paced, energetic workplace. 

  • People skills are desirable as discussions with patients, vendors and suppliers are frequent.

  • Must be a legal US resident. Unfortunately, there is no visa sponsorship offered for this role.

Salary:

$70,000 - $90,000/year. Relocation provided.


Apply By:1/14/2021

Phone:3602633371

Email:GEO@TOPWOODJOBS.COM

Mailing:

Top Wood Jobs, LLC


PO Box 4


La Center, WA 98629


Posted By: GEORGE MEEK

Scientist Georgia 10/14/2020 +
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Organization:Georgia Pacific

Location:Decatur, Georgia

Job Description:

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC is seeking a Scientist to join our Application Services Team at our R&D Technical Center in Decatur, GA (just outside Atlanta, GA). The Application Services Team supports R&D through small scale manufacturing of wood products and testing prior to implementation in production settings. Decatur site includes extensive application testing capabilities.

As a Scientist at Georgia-Pacific, you will play a key role in the product development cycle from idea generation, pilot scale manufacturing, through new product commercialization in addition to providing customer support around claims processing for wood products.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Support R&D projects around wood and other composite technologies
  • Customer support around claims processing for wood products
  • Manufacture and test samples generated in a pilot scale/lab setting
  • Write technical reports, communicating the results of the analyses to R&D and customers
  • Travel to customer sites to assist in trial support and troubleshooting Working, collaborating, and innovating in a team setting
  • Communicating effectively in both verbal and written formats
  • Effectively planning, multi-tasking, and utilizing time management skills to complete projects and meet deadlines

The Experience You Will Bring
Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Wood Science, Materials Sciences, Chemistry, or related field, OR experience in wood/industrial processes
  • Able to work in a lab setting to include handling chemicals, and working in a small-scale production environment, including periods of time in dusty/noisy environments
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Experience and proficiency with MS Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Industrial experience in R&D or manufacturing
  • Experience in claims processing for wood customers
  • Experience working in laboratory operations
  • Experience using power tools and saws
  • Statistical experience, analyzing large data sets

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.

Apply


Apply By:1/14/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Forest Research and Operations Task Coordinator Georgia 8/4/2020 +
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Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Athens, Georgia

Job Description:

This position will work as part of a larger overall research and operations field team focusing on Southeastern US forest silviculture, timber asset management, tree improvement, sustainability, wildlife habitat research and operations work. The primary focus of this position is to coordinate the work tasks for DDFSI. This includes planning considerations, technician scheduling, task execution, and safety and work quality auditing. Work tasks to be coordinated include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment, study maintenance, study measurement, study data cleaning, cone harvest, tree breeding, among others. Approximately 30% of the position time will be allocated to task planning, organizing, procurement and communication. Around 20%-time appointment will be to office work, application reports, data cleaning, invoicing, and other job/data management tasks. The residual time will be spent in the field working with technicians or scientists to complete and audit the necessary fieldwork. Regular fieldwork and travel are part of this job (generally 2-4 days a week).

The candidate must have solid verbal and written communication skills. The qualified applicant will be able to work independently as well as cooperatively with other team members to complete large research projects.

Qualifications: The preferred candidate will hold a Master of Science degree in forestry or natural resource management related field. Candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree in forestry, wildlife management, or a Master of Forest Resources degree will also be considered for the position. Qualified candidates will have an understanding of forestry operational tasks, forest growth and management, timber sales, working with clients, field data collection, and data management - experimental design and statistics knowledge is a plus, but not required. Experience with Excel, R, Access, iPad, GIS, and ArcView are beneficial. A pesticide applicators license is also a plus. Ample prescribed fire experience or certifications (wildland fire certifications) is a plus. Registered Forester (RF) licensure or aspirations, Wildlife Biologist (CWB/AWB), or a combination of both is preferred.

*Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

*Paid holidays

*Paid vacation

*Paid sick days

*Professional development timeline

If interested, please send a cover sheet and your resume to jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com or you may complete an online application by going to www.progressiveforestry.com

Application Deadline: Until position is filled by qualified candidate – Start in late Summer or early Fall preferable.

Required Education:

The preferred candidate will hold a Master of
Science degree in forestry or natural resource management related field.  Candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree
in forestry, wildlife management, or a Master of Forest Resources degree will
also be considered for the position.  

Skills:

The preferred candidate will hold
a Master of Science degree in forestry or natural resource management related
field. Candidates with a Bachelor of
Science degree in forestry, wildlife management, or a Master of Forest
Resources degree will also be considered for the position. Qualified candidates will have an
understanding of forestry operational tasks, forest growth and management,
timber sales, working with clients, field data collection, and data management
- experimental design and statistics knowledge is a plus, but not required. Experience with Excel, R, Access, iPad, GIS,
and ArcView are beneficial. A pesticide
applicators license is also a plus. Ample prescribed fire experience or
certifications (wildland fire certifications) is a plus. Registered Forester
(RF) licensure or aspirations, Wildlife Biologist (CWB/AWB), or a combination
of both is preferred.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Apply By:11/4/2020

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry


PO Box 82013


Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Derek Dougherty

Forest Technician Georgia 8/4/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Athens, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Description: This position offering is for a forestry technician position to complete and participate in a wide range of tasks in an integrated business. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, forest road work oversight, hunt lease work, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment, study maintenance, study measurement, study data cleaning, cone harvest, tree breeding, among others. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions. The job includes travel and occasional weekend work during busy season. This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment.

Required Education:

The job candidate should hold a minimum of an
Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field

Required Experience:

The job applicant may be entry-level or may have 2-5+ years of experience.

Skills:

The job candidate should hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field. Prescribed fire experience is a plus. Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, iPads, and
field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in herbicide application and licensure is considered a plus. 
The candidate must be able to communicate clearly and timely and complete fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner, as this is a remote position. This position must be able to work independently as well as work
cooperatively with other team members to complete and record data from forest management activities.  The job applicant may be entry-level or may have 2-5+ years of experience.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Apply By:11/4/2020

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry
PO Box 82013
Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Derek Dougherty

Graduate Research Assistantship Mississippi 9/14/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Department of Forestry in the College of Forest Resources and the Forest and Wildlife Research Center at Mississippi State University is seeking applicants for a funded M.S. assistantship. The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Eric McConnell in the area of forest business, which includes topics related to timberland investment, timber procurement, forest operations, forest real estate management, and forest taxation.

The research focus will be tailored to align with the program’s mission as well as the successful candidate's interests, strengths, and professional goals. The candidate will be expected to communicate his/her research results in writing through peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and/or Extension fact sheets and bulletins. Presentations at regional, national, and international meetings will also be required . Thus, applicants must be independent and passionate about furthering their education in forestry and forest business.

The assistantship is available beginning as early as January 2021 depending on the applicant. The 2 year position includes a stipend ($15,000 annually), tuition waiver, and insurance. Required

Required qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in forestry, natural resources, forest and bioproducts, or a related field, including but not limited to agricultural engineering or agricultural economics
  • Ability to meet all admissions requirements to the Department of Forestry M.S. program
  • Demonstrated excellence in English (written and oral) communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred qualifications:

  • Interest or experience in using Microsoft Excel, SAS, or other similar programs to solve research problems .
  • Exposure to drafting research articles, technical bulletins, or similar reports.

Information about the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University as well as admissions criteria can be found at https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/index.asp and http://www.grad.msstate.edu/. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Eric McConnell by emailing a short letter of interest, your resume, and unofficial undergraduate transcripts. Successful applicants will be required to apply to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The application deadline for 2021 spring enrollment is November 1, 2020.

Contact Information:
Eric McConnell, Ph.D.
Department of Forestry
Forest and Wildlife Research Center
Box 9681
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Office: MSU Main Campus, Thompson Hall 365
E mail: eric.mcconnell@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325 6340


Apply By:12/14/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 9/21/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Graduate Research Assistantship Position Available in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University

The Measurements and Spatial Technologies Lab in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University is seeking applicants for a funded M.S. assistantship. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Jia Yang on research topics focused in large-scale forest dynamics and afforestation using satellite remote sensing and ecosystem modeling approaches.

Candidates that are creative, independent and passionate about satellite remote sensing, forestry or ecology are encouraged to apply. Master’s Assistantships are 2-year positions and include stipend ($15,000 annually), tuition waiver and insurance. The ideal start date is January or August 2021 depending on the applicant.

Required qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in forestry, biology, ecology, geoscience, natural resource management or related field
  • Ability to meet all admissions requirements to the Department of Forestry M.S. program
  • Demonstrated excellence in English (written and oral) communication skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for problem solving and data analysis.
  • Interest or experiences in computer programming (such as C, C++, Fortran, Python, and R).

Information about the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University as well as admissions criteria can be found at https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/index.asp and http://www.grad.msstate.edu/. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Jia Yang by emailing a letter of interest, updated CV, undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for two references. Successful applicants will also be required to apply to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Contact Information:

Dr. Jia Yang
Assistant Professor
Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University
E-mail: jy576@msstate.edu

Required Education:

A bachelor's degree in forestry, biology, ecology, geoscience, natural resource management or related field

Skills:

Required qualifications:
A bachelor's degree in forestry, biology, ecology, geoscience, natural resource management or related field

Ability to meet all admissions requirements to the Department of Forestry M.S. program

Demonstrated excellence in English (written and oral) communication skills

Preferred qualifications:
Enthusiasm for problem solving and data analysis.

Interest or experiences in computer programming (such as C, C++, Fortran, Python, and R).

Salary:

Master's Assistantships are 2-year positions and
include stipend ($15,000 annually), tuition waiver and insurance. The ideal start date is January or August 2021 depending on the applicant.


Apply By:12/21/2020

Email:jy576@msstate.edu

Mailing:

775 Stone Blvd.


319 Thompson Hall


PO Box 9681


Mississippi State, MS 39762-9681


Posted By: Dr. Jia Yang

Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 9/22/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Master Graduate Research Assistantship in Forest Management and Economics

Job Description: We are seeking applicants for a funded M.S. assistantship. The successful candidate will work on research related to forest product supply and demand in the US South and Internationally. The expected start date is the Spring Semester of 2021. The assistantship is a 2-year position and includes a stipend ($15,000 annually), tuition waiver, and insurance.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, or a related field with knowledge in quantitative analysis. Some programming experience using statistical software (e.g., R or Python) and GIS would be preferred.

To be considered for this position, the following application materials must be submitted:

  • A letter of interest (1-page maximum)
  • Resume/CV,
  • Unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Test Scores (GRE, TOEFL),
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • a single PDF file to Dr. Silva (bruno.silva@msstate.edu).

Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A full application to the Graduate School will be required for an official offer to be made. Additional information can be found at the MSU Department of Forestry website (https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/graduate.asp) and the MSU Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu).

MSU's department of forestry is unique in terms of its economics expertise and capacity. We currently have seven faculty with forestry economics backgrounds and three more that work extensively with those seven on problems related to forest management and economics. This group is also responsible for the administration of the International Society of Forest Resource Economics Annual Meeting and the committee is comprised of a rotating list of the faculty mentioned above.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Required Education:

Candidates for this position with a bachelor's degree in Forestry, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, or a related field with strong knowledge in Econometric

Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, or a related field with knowledge in quantitative analysis. Some programming experience using statistical software (e.g., R or Python) and GIS would be preferred.

Salary:

The assistantship is a 2-year position and includes a stipend ($15,000 annually), tuition waiver, and insurance.


Apply By:12/22/2020

Email:bruno.silva@msstate.edu

Mailing:

775 Stone Blvd.


345 Thompson Hall


PO Box 9681


Mississippi State, MS 39762-9681


Posted By: Dr. Bruno Silva

M.Sc. Research Assistantship – Tidal Marsh Bird Ecology & Conservation Mississippi 8/4/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State

Location:Biloxi, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture and the Coastal Research and Extension Center at Mississippi State University are seeking a highly qualified and motivated M.Sc. to join our research team to study secretive marsh birds on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi as part of a multi-season, multi-year project. The broader project was established in response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to assess, determine, and evaluate the abundance, distribution, and survivorship of secretive tidal marsh birds the Mississippi coast. The graduate student will aid in data collection for the broader project, in addition to developing a thesis project supporting select aspects of the larger study. Possible areas of research include survival and demographics of Seaside Sparrows and Clapper Rails and distribution and abundance of breeding marsh bird species. Duties will include, but not be limited to: conducting marsh bird point-transect surveys, capture and banding of Clapper Rails and Seaside Sparrows; nest monitoring for these two species; sampling vegetation; data entry and management; and assisting the project manager with maintaining field equipment. The graduate student will be part of a research team monitoring secretive marsh birds in non-breeding and breeding seasons. They will be expected to communicate with and coordinate seasonal efforts with the project manager and when needed, assist as crew leader to ensure field sampling and data management protocols are meeting project standards. Some activities will be strenuous with conditions in salt marshes being hot, humid, and involving biting insects. All aspects of field work will require walking in the marsh through potentially thick mud and dense vegetation.

Minimum qualifications: B.S. with a minimum 3.0 GPA in wildlife, biology, zoology, ecology, or closely related field and relevant experience with bird sampling and demonstrated interest in wildlife research. Prefer a candidate with previous experience in at least one of the following areas: conducting bird point counts and/or banding of secretive marsh birds, nest searching and monitoring, boat operation and maintenance, towing trailers, and data analysis. Demonstrated responsibility conducting unsupervised field work, effective leadership of field technicians, a positive attitude and strong work ethic are also characteristics of a the type of graduate student that would sit well in our lab. To apply, please email the following: (1) cover letter; (2) resume or CV; (3) email and phone numbers for three references; (4) a copy of university transcripts and GRE scores with the email subject “Phase 2 Masters Student” to Dr. Mark Woodrey at Mark.Woodrey@msstate.edu. Any questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Woodrey or the project manager Jared Feura (jfeura@gmail.com).


Apply By:11/4/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

PhD Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 9/9/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

One graduate research assistantship for the Ph.D. in Forest Management and Economics is available in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University. The assistantship will include stipend, 100% tuition waiver, and reimbursement for cost of student health insurance policy. The successful candidate will work on research related to timber market in the US South, with specific focus on timber price trends and supply models.

Qualifications:
Candidates for this position must have a master's degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Forest Economics, Statistics, or related field with strong knowledge in Econometric. Excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Some programming experience using statistical software (e.g., R or Python) and proficiency in GIS would be preferred.

To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, the following application materials must be submitted

  • A letter of interest (1 page maximum)
  • Resume/CV,
  • Unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
  • GRE scores
  • Names and contact information of three references

Please send the package as a single PDF file to Dr. Silva and Dr. Tanger at  bruno.silva@msstate.edu and smt489@msstate.edu.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A full application to the Graduate School will be required for an official offer to be made.<

Additional information can be found at the MSU Department of Forestry website (https://www.cfr.msstate.edu/forestry/graduate.asp) and the MSU Office of Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu/).

MSU's department of forestry is unique in terms of its economics expertise and capacity. We currently have seven faculty with forestry economics backgrounds and three more that work extensively with those seven on problems related to forest management and economics. This group is also responsible for the administration of the International Society of Forest Resource Economics Annual Meeting and the committee is comprised of a rotating list of the faculty mentioned above.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Required Education:

Candidates for this position must have a master's degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Forest Economics, Statistics, or related field with strong knowledge
in Econometric.

Required Experience:

Excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Some programming experience using statistical software (e.g., R or Python) and proficiency in GIS would be preferred.

Skills:

Candidates for this position must have a master's degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Forest Economics, Statistics, or related field with strong knowledge in Econometric. Excellent written and oral communication skills are expected. Some programming experience using
statistical software (e.g., R or Python) and proficiency in GIS would be preferred.

Salary:

The assistantship will include stipend, 100% tuition waiver, and reimbursement for cost of student health insurance policy.


Apply By:12/9/2020

Email:bruno.silva@msstate.edu and smt489@msstate.edu

Mailing:

Mississippi State University


Department of Forestry


ATTN:  Dr. Bruno Silva


PO Box 9681


Mississippi State, MS 39762


Posted By: Bruno Kanieski da Silva

Biologist I Mississippi 10/15/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Ducks Unlimited

Job Description:

This biologist will be responsible for management, restoration, and enhancement of forested wetlands through coordination with U.S. Forest Service staff on Delta National Forest (DNF). Technical and personal skills are needed to monitor environmental conditions and execute habitat improvements. The successful candidate will also identify and advocate for longer-term habitat improvements for wildlife, public users, and other partners and cooperators.

Delta National Forest contains over 60,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods and associated wetlands, critical to the Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture and North American Waterfowl Management Plan, and provides important habitat to wintering, migrating, and resident birds. On an annual basis, DNF staff manage water on 10,000 acres of forested wetland habitat primarily for wintering waterfowl. Forest management plans execute timber harvests over 3 million board feet of timber a year. The region has been experienced record backwater flooding over the last 5 years. This partnership effort seeks to return DNF to its greatest habitat potential for the future.

Responsibilities & Results:

  • Works cooperatively with U.S. Forest Service and State wildlife resource agencies.
  • Provides technical advice and leadership for wildlife management program; gathering, compiling, and analyzing data, determine habitat requirements, prescribe and execute management.
  •  Prepares field data; digitizes and processes data for geographic information systems (GIS).
  • Plans and executes education and outreach activities.
  •  Executes field work safely, under variable weather conditions, remote locations, across difficult terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a B.S. degree in natural resources and 1-year experience in conservation, forest land management, wetland management and restoration, or equivalent.
  •  Must complete tasks independently, on time, with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must have experience operating and maintaining 4WD trucks, ATVs, and tractors.
  • Must have a working knowledge of common software applications (e.g.; Word, Excel, Web browsers, and Geographic Information Systems).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • M.S. degree in natural resources.
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in conservation or forestry management or equivalent.
  • Experience with bottomland hardwood forest management and restoration projects.
  • Experience monitoring plant or animal species to inform management activities.
  • Experience supervising field staff, volunteers, and/or contractors to complete projects.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills via written, verbal, and graphical means to stakeholders including government officials, private landowners, partners, and general public

Position reports to Delta National Forest Headquarters in Rolling Fork, MS. Position opened until filled.

To apply, please see our website at www.ducks.org/jobs to submit an application, cover letter, and resume with 3 references, indicating your qualifications and why you are interested in the position. For additional information, please contact Nick Biasini, Regional Biologist, (601) 956-1936, or email nbiasini@ducks.org.


Apply By:1/15/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Mississippi 10/16/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.

Location:Arkadelphia, Mississippi

Job Description:

 

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, harvesting supervisors, and appraisers in the completion of tasks focused on satisfying various client objectives. 

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Conducts timber inventories
  • Marks sale boundaries, SMZ's, etc., as required
  • Supervises contract operations to ensure compliance of the terms of the contract
  • Checks on progress of scheduled forest management activities, ensuring compliance with BMP's, governmental regulations and company policies
  • Completes timber sale inspections
  • Collects GPS field data as required
  • Assists in timely completion of special projects
  • Presents positive image of FRC at all times

 

Required Education:

 



  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in
    Forestry

Required Experience:

 



  • Experience preferred, but not
    required 

  • Exhibits good interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability and willingness to travel

  • Proficient in basic Windows
    software, i.e. Excel, Word, Access

  • Employee must provide reliable
    transportation as well as automobile insurance.  Company pays for business use on a per
    mile basis.


Skills:

 


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:

 


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.


 


 



Apply By:12/31/2020

Phone:6019162788

Email:rshaw@frcemail.com

Mailing:

P.O. BOX 111


PICAYUNE, MS 39466


Posted By: Randy Shaw

Field Representative Multiple States 8/21/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:American Lumber Standard Committee, Incorporated

Job Description:

POSITION: Field Representative

LOCATION: Mid Atlantic

BACKGROUND: The American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) system is an integral part of the forest product industry's economy and is the basis for the sale and purchase of virtually all softwood lumber traded in North America. ALSC has four programs that oversee the accreditation and auditing of agencies which deal with four wood products: Grade-Stamped Lumber; Pressure Treated Lumber; Export Wood Packaging Materials; and Densified Wood Fuel Pellets. These agencies oversee grading and labeling at over 900 mills in over 15 countries and more than 5,500 packaging facilities in the U.S. Field representatives audit the performance of the grading agencies at these facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities of a field inspector are to conduct spot audits of randomly selected mills and facilities who are subscribers of accredited agencies. The audit is a check on the performance of the accredited agencies and their compliance with ALSC program enforcement regulations. Every field representative is given a geographic region for which they are responsible. Each field representative is expected to complete 2 surveys of mill and facility subsets from the four wood programs within their assigned region each year. They may also be asked to conduct records checks of the accredited agencies once a year.

REQUIREMENTS: We are seeking a highly motivated individual with the ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. A minimum two-year forestry or wood technology degree or equivalent work experience is required. An additional 3 to 5 years’ experience in a lumber grading and/or packaging is preferred. Computer skills in Microsoft Office Excel and Word will be necessary. Good written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience with sawmill quality control and/or kiln drying is a plus. The field representative will be expected to be away from home 135- 145 nights a year.

Essential Functions: Includes the ability to traverse distances over one mile on uneven terrain and carry 10 pounds of equipment; work in outdoor areas for extended periods in a variety of environmental conditions. Must be able to work independently during a work week and complete tasks in an efficient manner. Must be able to present themselves professionally and diplomatically in a variety of situations as they conduct unannounced inspections. Must have an insurable driving record.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

Duration of Position Opening: Until position is filled

Contact: Submit all resumes/cover letter via email to alsc@alsc.org


Apply By:11/21/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Corporate Economist Multiple States 8/27/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Weyerhaeuser

Job Description:

Description
You are an experienced applied economist with a strong desire to join a dynamic, high-performing team at the world’s premier timber, land, and forest products company. You are smart, authentic, adaptable, accountable, and you listen. You act with urgency and bring energy to everything you do. You can master complex topics, but you can also keep it simple and concisely articulate what really matters. Are you ready to join us?

The Corporate Economist is responsible for identifying and interpreting economic, market and industry developments that affect Weyerhaeuser’s operating performance and strategic positioning. Your forecasts, analysis and insights will enhance strategic and financial decision making across the enterprise and help drive maximum value for shareholders. This is a pivotal role on a small and nimble team and requires close collaboration with Weyerhaeuser’s CEO, CFO, business controllers, and operating leaders. This role reports to the Vice President of Investor Relations & Enterprise Planning.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead fundamental industry analysis to support financial and strategic planning processes

  • Develop and maintain near-term and long-term supply, demand and pricing outlooks across the company’s key markets
  • Prepare and communicate timely industry and outlook updates across multiple levels of the organization
  • Facilitate enterprise-wide alignment on key macroeconomic and commodity price planning assumptions

Identify, analyze and communicate market and industry developments that affect business operations

  • Leverage internal and external expertise to develop unique, proprietary insights
  • Regularly advise senior management and business leaders regarding the effect of current and forecasted macroeconomic and market conditions
  • Collaborate to develop key messages for external stakeholders, including members of the investment community

Flow to work to support ad hoc initiatives and inquiries, such as:

  • Capital investment planning, competitive analysis and business valuation
  • Enterprise-wide questions regarding the company’s industries and markets

Manage and optimize the company’s economic data library and resources, including:

  • Subscriptions to third-party providers of macroeconomic and industry data
  • Enterprise-wide information delivery of proprietary and third-party information, including though use of SharePoint and PowerBI Qualifications

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Forestry, Economics or related discipline required
  • PhD in Forestry or Economics preferred

Experience:

  • 10+ years of industry experience in analyzing, modeling and forecasting forest products and housing markets, and communicating with executive leaders

Knowledge base:

  • In-depth experience in developing and maintaining analytic and forecasting models for the timber and wood products industries
  • Thorough understanding of the U.S. housing market and macroeconomic fundamentals

Skills and capabilities:

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Communicates complex topics clearly and concisely
  • Able to rapidly build relationships with operational and finance leaders and senior executives
  • Enjoys collaborating across teams and business segments to drive value
  • Team player and individual contributor
  • Energetic, curious and resourceful
  • Proactively looks for ways to contribute without being asked
  • Flexible, able to effectively drive and manage change
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Able to produce high quality work for senior leaders on tight deadlines
  • Takes pride in getting the details right
  • High proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and EViews, and/or other statistical software

https://weyerhaeuser.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?job=01015196&lang=en


Apply By:11/27/2020


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship Oregon 10/21/2020 +
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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 4, 2021. 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.

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.

Nursery:

  • Support the nursery department with hand weeding, removing insects and disease, soil mixing, and fertilizing of nursery stock.
  • Help ensure seedling stock is well maintained.
  • Planting seedling stock into nursery containers in the greenhouses.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

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

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Rapid City, South Dakota

Job Description:

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

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

DUTIES:

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Application Deadline: December 13

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

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:12/13/2020

Phone:8036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

Mailing:

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


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Internship Tennessee 10/10/2020 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Trophy Pond Management

Location:Hohenwald, TN, Tennessee

Job Description:

Busy, growing lake and pond management company needs someone to work twenty to thirty hours a week caring for fish on our 44-acre fish farm and another nearby property.&nbsp; Bachelor's in fisheries science, aquaculture, or closely related field is required.&nbsp; Please submit a resume and three references in order to be considered.&nbsp; This is a six-month position.

Required Education:

bachelor's in fisheries science, aquaculture, or closely related field

Salary:

$20/hr.


Apply By:10/25/2020

Email:jesse.foreman@gmail.com


Posted By: Walt Foreman

Internship Washington 10/21/2020 +
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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 4, 2021. 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.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship Washington 10/21/2020 +
JOBDetails

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 4, 2021. 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 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.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Internship Washington 10/21/2020 +
JOBDetails

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 4, 2021. 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:

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.

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 through our website at www.greendiamond.com/employment. Click on Career Opportunities, which opens the career page where the internship is listed. The internship has several postings listed by division.


Apply By:1/4/2021


Posted By: KBrasher