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Assistant Fisheries Biologist Tennessee 5/15/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Trophy Pond Management

Location:Hohenwald, TN, Tennessee

Job Description:

<p>We have an immediate opening for a motivated biologist.&nbsp; Duties for this position will include assisting with electrofishing surveys, fish stocking, herbicide treatments, ag lime applications, aeration installation, and feeding of fish at our fish farm.</p>

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in fisheries science, aquaculture, marine science, marine biology, or closely related field preferred.

Salary:

$48,000-60,000/year depending on qualifications.


Apply By:8/15/2021

Phone:9313740536

Email:jesse.foreman@gmail.com


Posted By: Walt Foreman

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

Organization:Fulgham Inc

Job Description:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 


Apply By:7/26/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester - 42001765 Florida 6/21/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Florida Forest Service

Location:DeLeon Springs, Florida

Job Description:

JOB DUTIES:

The Forester will assist in the Forest Management Program on Lake George State Forest land. The management objective is to provide sustained yield of multiple forest products. Sound silvicultural practices are coordinated with wildlife, recreation and water management. The Forester is responsible for the installation of plots for monitoring of timber sales and regular inspections of the cutting operations. The Forester is essential to the management of the Lake George State Forest due to the large number of timber sales in progress per year.

Assists in planning, implementation and supervision of marking, selling and administration of all timber sales on Lake George State Forest.

Responsible for making regular inspections of all timber sales in progress on Lake George State Forest and seeing that the conditions of the timber sale agreements are not violated such as the cutting of unmarked trees, leaving an area littered and unnecessary damage to unmarked trees.

Provides wildfire and emergency response support as directed. Assists in the development of smoke management, wildfire prevention, prescribed fire, pre-suppression burning plans and hazardous fuels mitigation. Assists in the enforcement of Florida’s open burning laws and regulations. 

Assists in planning, implementation and supervision of the prescribed buring program on Lake George State Forest.

Assists in planning, implementation and supervision of stand description of various timber stand conditions for the purpose of describing present stand conditions and prescribing recommendations for silvicultural and other treatments. Responsible for the detection and control of insect and disease attacks on the state forest.

Assists in the planning, implementation and supervision of reforestation of the Lake George State Forest, either hand planting, machine planting or natural regeneration. Regarding natural reforestation, the Forester is responsible for checking survival on an annual basis. Regarding artificial reforestation, the Forester is responsible for making regular checks on planting crews to insure the use of proper techniques and once planting has been completed, the Forester is responsible for making seedling survival checks.

Assists in the training of timber markers in Forest Management technology and in the use of instruments and equipment as they apply to Lake George State Forest management objectives.

Conveys information and conducts education programs to the public though news releases, tours, buyer contracts and by maintaining good public relations with people living within and outside the Lake George State Forest.

Responsible for maintaining assigned equipment such as vehicles, technical forestry equipment, etc.

Performs other related work as assigned, which may include the handling of revenue.

Required Education:

A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Forestry or a related field from a Society of American Foresters accredited college or university; or


Anticipated receipt of a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Forestry or a related field from a Society of American Foresters accredited college or university within six (6) months of the closing date of this advertisement.  NOTE: Applicants in this category will not be appointed until they have acquired and provide final proof of receiving the required degree. 


A bachelor’s and/or master’s degrees in Forestry or a related field obtained outside the United States must either: 1) be obtained from a Society of American Foresters accredited college or university; or 2) curriculum must include at least two (2) of the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration or Forest Management.  NOTE: Applicants will provide an academic equivalency evaluation obtained in the United States showing the required courses.


NOTE: ALL POSITIONS WITHIN THIS CLASS REQUIRE POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER LICENSE.

Salary:

Successful applicant must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.


The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $36,287.68 annually.


THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED:



  • State of Florida Retirement package

  • 10 Paid Holidays annually

  • Annual Leave

  • Sick Leave

  • Health insurance - State covers the majority of health insurance premiums for Individual & Family coverage

  • Life insurance

  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, vision, etc.

  • Tax deferred medical and childcare reimbursement accounts available

  • Tax deferred savings program available through payroll deduction

  • Uniforms provided at no cost

  • Annual boot purchase allotment


Apply By:6/30/2021

Phone:3863173277

Email:Donald.King@FDACS.gov

Mailing:

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=401061&company=stateoffloP


Posted By: Donald King

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

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Chehalis, Washington

Job Description:

 

FORESTER (WASHINGTON)

 

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

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The forester position assists partners in promoting management of privately owned forested lands and riparian areas for multiple resource benefits, including forest health, wildlife habitat, fuels reduction and water quality.  The forester provides forestry assistance to private landowners, to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources.  In addition, the forester will implement silvicultural practices and deliver technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction of NRCS.

DUTIES

·     Provide multiple resource management planning that addresses significant forest and riparian health concerns on private lands through the delivery of technical assistance and available federal and state financial assistance programs

·     Develop and provide recommendations for working in forest stands and riparian areas to ensure these critical habitats are included in private lands management planning

·     Work with local conservation districts to identify and plan multi-partner landscape level conservation projects

·     Provide expertise related to management of wildlife habitat beneficial to wild turkey, upland game birds, deer and other wildlife species with emphasis placed on forest health, including forest thinning, proper grazing regimes and riparian improvements

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

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

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

·     Develop and deliver innovative forest management techniques to landowners and cooperators through workshops, written materials, field days and educational programs

·     Provide internal review and input as requested on need, purpose and design during all stages of USDA-NRCS program forest management project planning and implementation

·     Promote awareness and collaboration of state, federal and local conservation programs and planning, and acquire project support through engagement with conservation organizations, local conservation groups, industry and local communities

·     Other functions as assigned by supervisor

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·        Demonstrated knowledge of forest management techniques

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

·        Strong written and verbal communication skills

·        Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited Program or other natural resource degree with a strong forestry emphasis, or relevant experience (Applicants with a Master’s degree in forestry or education/experience in wildlife management are preferred).  Applicants within two months of graduating with a degree as listed and secure degree before date of hire.

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

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be able and willing to:

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:7/11/2021

Phone:8036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

Mailing:

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


Posted By: Lisa Wart

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

Organization:WTS

Location:Arcata, CA. , Multiple States

Job Description:

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

Required Education:

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

Required Experience:

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

Skills:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resource land assessments and timber appraisals.

GIS & GPS mapping,

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

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

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

Wildlife surveys & habitat restoration.

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

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

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

Salary:

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


Apply By:12/31/2021

Phone:17078223628

Email:rrkwts@yahoo.com

Mailing:

WTS


P.O. Box 1136


Arcata, CA. 95518 


Posted By: W. E. Kleiner

GIS Coordinator Kansas 6/9/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Kansas Wildlife and Parks

Location:Pratt, Kansas

Job Description:

<p>This position is responsible for moderate to complex operational and project-based geospatial data acquisition/development, analyses, data modeling, processing/conversion, maintenance, distribution, and user support. The incumbent will serve as the official ESRI liaison, providing software support to Agency staff. Primary responsibilities include analyzing data requirements; performing advanced technical data and database design, development, implementation, management, and QA/QC to support agency operations and needs; develop and manage ArcGIS Online based web map and feature services; perform spatial data analyses; produce maps and other cartographic products; create and verify integrated data topologies for use within geospatial applications and systems; coordinate access to/distribution of data; identify and implement policies and procedures to enable users access to data; lead utilization of data analysis tools and techniques; and perform project leadership and management activities, as required. The GIScience Coordinator will be responsible for the continued development and improvement of field/mobile data collection methods for population monitoring and harvest/use surveys; continued production of statewide hunting and fishing atlases in printed, web map application, and various digital file formats; and develop new and useful data layers and web map applications for public use.&nbsp;</p> <p>https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Jobs</p>

Required Education:

<p>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in geography, environmental, agricultural or natural sciences/resources and one year of GIS experience in a field of environmental sciences/agricultural sciences or natural sciences/resources. Additional experience in the biological sciences, agricultural sciences, physical sciences, or natural science/resources may be substituted for the required education as determined relevant by the agency. Applicants who possess at least two years of experience in the natural resources/GIScience field in addition to the bachelor&rsquo;s degree will be given preference.</p>

Required Experience:

<p>The successful applicant must have a mix of expertise in
geographic information science, ecology, fisheries/wildlife management, agriculture or related fields; ESRI ArcGIS
Desktop software, including extensions and tools (e.g., Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Model Builder); fundamental
methodologies to perform technical geospatial data collection, processing, coordinate conversion, QA/QC, distribution and
management; fundamental methodologies of mapping sciences, cartographic design and production. Previous
experience with field/mobile data collection coordination a plus (ArcGIS Online, Collector and/or Survey123,
CyberTracker, etc.).
The applicant must have good communication skills (oral and written) and be able to work in an interdisciplinary
environment; ability to relay highly technical information effectively to a range of audiences.&nbsp;</p>

Salary:

<p>Beginning annual salary range, <strong>$52,230 - $57,614</strong>; group health and life insurance; retirement; optional
deferred compensation, dental and vision options; holidays; and sick, vacation, and parental leave.</p>


Apply By:7/2/2021

Phone:620-672-5911

Email:jake.george@ks.gov


Posted By: S Steffen

Industrial Engineer Oregon 6/2/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Boise Cascade

Location:Medford, Oregon

Job Description:

Overview
We are leaders in our industry; our focus is on growth and innovation to give our customers the highest quality products and service with a competitive edge. Join our team here.

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:

  • Medical + Prescription Drug
  • Dental + Vision
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings

Responsibilities
Responsible for evaluating and improving plant performance in the areas of safety, quality, production output and operating cost. This is a hands-on position that involves performing research, conducting experiments and gathering data in a plant environment while leading action teams to drive results. There is opportunity to study current production processes, recommend improvements utilizing the Boise Improvement Cycle and gain exposure to multiple departments. Successful candidates will develop broad, comprehensive knowledge and experience of the overall business in a plant environment, including but not limited to: safety, manufacturing processes and products, supervision, human resources, process improvement, engineering, finance, special projects, etc. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Wood Products, Forestry, Business, Engineering or related field required. This is a Developmental position designed to provide the individual with the opportunity for exposure to various facets of the business and to develop an in-depth understanding of the operations/function at the region and/or plant level.

Preferred Qualifications: Prefer degree in STEM related field and between 0-4 years of experience in related job function. The successful candidate will possess the ability to understand and apply mathematical calculations and concepts, computer skills in many types of applications and able to communicate effectively at all levels. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a plant environment, working with diverse teams and able to work a flexible schedule. Continuous manufacturing operation experience and knowledge of wood products recommended; knowledge of continuous improvement tools, facilitation, troubleshooting and process controls is a plus.

Apply here


Apply By:9/2/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

MS Logger Equipment Operator Academy Instructor Mississippi 4/28/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Hinds Community College

Location:Raymond, Mississippi

Job Description:

Position Title: MS Logger Equipment Operator Academy Instructor

Job Description: The MS Logger Equipment Operator Academy Instructor will be responsible for teaching the assigned classes of students according to the overall goals and objectives of the department, advancing the students’ knowledge of the subject matter. This position will report to the Vice-President of Workforce and Community Development

GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE FUNCTION
The MS Logger Equipment Operator Academy Instructor will be responsible for teaching the assigned classes of students according to the overall goals and objectives of the department, advancing the students’ knowledge of the subject matter. This position will report to the Vice-President of Workforce and Community Development.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Mandatory:

  • Candidates with an Associate Degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of directly related experience in the Logger Equipment Operator trade is required.
  • Extensive experience operating and maintaining a wide variety of logging equipment (loaders, graders, skid-steer)

Preferred:
Candidates have one or more of the following industry-recognized credentials:

  • NCCER Core
  • NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations-Level 1; Certification
  • OSHA 10
  • Forklift Certification and other relevant credentials
  • PLM Qualification.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Teach assigned classes according to Board policies.
  • Issue to students a course syllabus at the beginning of the semester and objective sheets for each unit of the course during the semester.
  • Keep classes in session for the full scheduled time. (Classes identified in the schedule as independent study classes will meet according to requirements of the instructor.)
  • Set aside sufficient time for student conferences, guidance, and tutorial assistance.
  • Keep prompt, up-to-date, accurate records of attendance, grades, and other reports.
  • Follow the required institutional process for recording student attendance and identifying “no-shows” in a timely manner.
  • Work a 12-month employee contract on campus from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Participate in the establishment, assessment, and review of Student Learning Outcomes.
  • Attend general faculty, division, and departmental meetings.
  • Participate in student/teacher and faculty/administrator evaluations and performance review conferences.
  • Meet reporting requirements of the Workforce, and Career and Technical Education divisions of the Mississippi Community College Board.
  • Develop a personal and professional improvement plan in those areas deemed necessary as a result of evaluations.
  • Serve on committees as appointed.
  • Participate in departmental meetings, formulation, execution, and evaluations of departmental goals and objectives.
  • Cooperate in the execution of the college, division, and department policies.
  • Recommend budgetary items and submit appropriate documentation for ordering items to the Dean’s or Director’s office.
  • Participate in the selection of textbook and library materials.
  • Participate in staff development activities, professional associations, presentations, publications, applied educational research, consulting, evaluations, and similar activities which enhance the individual and the education profession.
  • Use teaching techniques that include the effective utilization of resources that motivate students to achieve their potential.
  • Assume responsibility for inventory, care, and maintenance of instructional equipment and supplies.
  • Present a personal appearance in keeping with contemporary community standards for a professional person.
  • Supervisory responsibilities as assigned.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds Specific abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, and the employee is occasionally required to perform job responsibilities in the outdoors and off site.

Full Time/Part Time: Full time

Position Type: 12 Month 260 Days

Job Classification: Faculty - Technical, Faculty - Vocational

Scheduled Hours: 37.5

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Apply By:7/28/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Product Support Specialist Mississippi 4/9/2021 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:FORESTRY SUPPLIERS, INC.

Location:JACKSON, Mississippi

Job Description:

Job Description

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

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

- Customer support related to activities on website

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

- Provide input regarding the selection of new products

- Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials

- Support other departments with product support knowledge: Special Orders, Customer Service, Telephone Sales, Counter Sales, Creative, Receiving, Internet
 

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:

- Integrity of the highest degree

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

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

- An ability to treat confidential material appropriately

- Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively

- Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  

Desired Skills and Expertise

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

- Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills

- Ability to work with a group

- Self-starter and capable of working well alone

- Excellent driving record

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

The position is located in Jackson, Mississippi, and does require some travel (driving and flying). Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Competitive salary with excellent benefits with a long-time stable company.

 


Apply By:7/9/2021

Phone:6013543565

Email:BARLOWD@FORESTRY-SUPPLIERS.COM


Posted By: DEBBIE BARLOW

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

Organization:Green Diamond

Job Description:

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

Required Education:

Required:


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

Required Experience:

Required:


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

  • Valid Driver’s License. 

  • Exhibit high professional and ethical standards.

  • Ability to be highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.

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

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

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

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

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

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


Desired:


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

  • The ability to work unsupervised.

  • Five years demonstrated management of company employees.

  • Familiarity with GIS.

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

Skills:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:


  • This position is located in Southeast Alabama.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:6/25/2021

Mailing:

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


Thank you!


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Staff Forester Tennessee 6/1/2021 +
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Organization:Tennessee Timber Consultants

Location:Jackson, Tennessee

Job Description:

Tennessee Timber Consultants, LLC (www.tennesseetimber.com) is a professional consulting forestry firm specializing in managing forests for private landowners throughout Tennessee. As a Staff Forester with Tennessee Timber Consultants, you will have the challenging opportunity to practice field forestry in a variety of forest types. Responsibilities include management planning, timber inventory, silvicultural applications, timber sale administration, and client relations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Forest Management Planning: Ability to identify a client’s ownership objectives, assess forest conditions at the stand level, and provide practical forest management recommendations.
  • Inventory/Cruising: Field data collection utilizing variable and/or fixed-plot inventories.
  • Timber Sale Administration: Implementation of timber sales including boundary marking and GPS, timber marking/cruising, and oversight of harvest operations.
  • GIS: Ability to utilize GIS software including ArcGIS and QGIS.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associate degree in forestry or related natural resources field of study.
  • Previous experience preferred, but not required.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Capable of working long days, year-round in all weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of hardwood and pine management systems.
  • Knowledge of hardwood and pine inventory methodologies.
  • Experience with MS Word and Excel, and GIS software.
  • Applicant must also have the ability to establish a home office in the West or Middle Tennessee area.

Salary: Salary and other benefits will be based on experience and skills.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Austin Carroll
Tennessee Timber Consultants, LLC
P.O. Box 10066
Jackson, TN 38308
(731) 608-2933
Or email to: austin@tennesseetimber.com


Apply By:9/1/2021


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Staff Forester I Texas 5/21/2021 +
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Organization:Texas A&M Forest Service

Location:Hudson, Texas

Job Description:

Position Title: Staff Forester I

Department and Location: Forest Systems - Hudson

Salary: $38,000/year minimum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Major/essential duties of job: Serve as point of contact for Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) staff on water resources program throughout the region. Perform Best Management Practices Implementation Monitoring on forestry operations. Conduct BMP training workshops for loggers, foresters, and landowners. Provide technical assistance to forest sector on BMPs. Coordinate water resource activities with other groups. Maintain GIS BMP monitoring database. Conduct innovative, educational outreach programs. Enhance partnerships to increase effectiveness of TFS efforts. Actively engage in water resource stakeholder meetings. Support department and agency program delivery.

Occasional duties: Prepare and assist with various administrative tasks, plans, reports, and records. Promote the image of the TFS. Other duties as assigned

Work experience (months, years) and skills preferred: Two (2) years experience in forestry preferred.

Educational qualifications/training required: Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Forestry required. Excellent verbal and written communications preferred. Master’s degree in Forestry preferred. Must have or be able to obtain a Texas driver’s license within 30 days of employment and have driving record that meets agency requirements.

Working Conditions: This job may require exposure to harsh environmental conditions such as wind, sunlight, rain, and temperature extremes. It may also require walking long distances, standing for extended periods, twisting, bending, reaching, kneeling, lifting and carrying heavy objects. Job stress can be frequent when confronted with deadlines of various projects, frequent travel, long hours, and adverse weather conditions.

Comments (typing speed, hours of work, etc.): Have good oral and written communication skills. Working knowledge of PC-based programs and software. Some work may occur after hours and out of town travel.

Employment Status: Full time

Closing date (last day application can be accepted): Open until filled

Application procedure: Submit application, resume, and transcripts to https://greatjobs.tamu.edu

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any requests for reasonable accommodation needed during the application process should be communicated by the applicant to our Human Resources Department (979) 458-6690 or by email at amichalak@tfs.tamu.edu. EOE


Apply By:8/21/2021


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Trust Account Officer Tennessee 6/22/2021 +
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Organization:First Horizon

Location:Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description:

Job Details

Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect real property for property maintenance issues and required annual inspection fiduciary duties
  • Analyze and develop solutions to real property maintenance, management, transfer or finance problems
  • Review and analyze deeds, appraisals, contracts, leases, trust or other legal documents
  • Collaborate with Trust Officers and Administrators to ensure efficient, effective, and economical management of real estate assets and account relationships
  • Individually coordinate with prospects and/or third party service providers or professionals for real estate repair/maintenance, sales, purchase, negotiation, leasing, management or other duties as assigned
  • Meet and coordinate with beneficiaries and/or co-fiduciaries to assess property maintenance, repair, or renovation requests
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks with limited oversight and supervision • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail and organization
  • Results oriented and self-motivated
  • Strong skills on computer applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and databases/systems

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent experience/certification in general business, finance, real estate, forestry, accounting or management
  • One to three years’ work experience
  • Experience in Trust, Banking, Investment management, real estate sales or in a property management role is a plus
  • Real Estate asset management designations: Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Certified Property Manager (CPM), Registered Forester, Certified Landman, Licensed Geologist, or real estate designation(s) a plus.

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/FIR1007FTN/JobBoard/c005ef3e-175a-49c4-ba29-9f431f673944/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=da17fe18-a995-426b-80c1-935b00ff9b5d


Apply By:9/22/2021


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Wildlife Biologist - Louisiana Louisiana 6/3/2021 +
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Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Alexandria, Louisiana

Job Description:

NWTF Wildlife Biologist/Forester – Louisiana

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has an immediate need for a full-time, term limited (minimum of 2 years) Forester to work in Louisiana.  The preferred central location will be in proximity of Leesville, LA.  This position will be responsible for completing forest management plans for private, non-industrial landowners in cooperation with conservation Partners including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Duties:

  • Oversee, manage, and distribute over $100,000 to landowners in order to meet specified conservation needs such as prescribed burning and Longleaf pine plantings.
  • Work cooperatively with the NRCS state and local offices, agency partners, and other NWTF staff to provide technical assistance to landowners, primarily through the development of conservation plans and implementation of conservation practices via Farm Bill Programs.
  • Coordinate private landowner outreach via field days, workshops, and forestry / wildlife expos
  • Promote our cooperative work through landowner and Partner contacts
  • Generate landowner interest that leads to conservation plans being developed and subsequent contracts / producers for NRCS
  • Address significant forest health issues affecting important habitat for a suite of game and non-game species as part of America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative
  • Manage all aspects of planned project work including budgets, necessary reporting, and completion of established deliverables
  • Formulate geospatial aspects for all project work including the development of Arc maps outlining landowner properties, forest stands, and recommended conservation practices
  • Promote accomplishments through NWTF and Partners via public relations / media outlets

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Preferred candidates should possess experience working in southeastern pine ecosystems and a basic knowledge of upland wildlife species and their habitat requirements to include T&E species; 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 communicate and work with private landowners, the general public, state / federal / NGO Partners, other cooperators and peers; skills in the use and operation of forestry field equipment; skills in communicating both orally and in written form to convey clear, persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others; ability to collect and record metrics regarding their activities within the NWTF’s reporting systems;  proficient skills in the use of Microsoft Office applications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a natural resources related field or a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-accredited program
  • Strong organizational skills, networking, communication (ex., verbal, presentation, inter-personal, writing), project management, and leadership ability is preferred
  • Experience working with private landowners as well as Federal / State agencies (ex. NRCS, LDWF, USFWS, FSA) with working knowledge of cost-share programs, such as EQIP (NRCS)
  • Experience with forestry and silviculture, conservation implementation, habitat management, and wildlife biology is desired
  • Able to work in a wide range of field conditions often requiring rigorous physical activity
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, produce effective results, and meet deadlines; applicant must be self-motivated, responsible and have ability to solve problems
  • This position will require moderate overnight travel.  Excellent benefits package.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:7/2/2021

Phone:8036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

Mailing:

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


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Wood Process Engineer Mississippi 5/20/2021 +
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Organization:Masonite Corporation

Location:Laurel, Mississippi

Job Description:

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Champion for the development and improvement of the various door facing forming processes, both wood based and sheet molding fiberglass compounds at the Laurel, MS location.
  • Leverage skills and tools to eliminate waste, increase capacity, and drive cost out of the organization.
  • Serve as leader to validate and standardize processes, creating consistency in performance
  • Must use expertise and analytical skills as the backbone to successfully launch, and land new product introductions and strategic process improvement projects.
  • Actively supports and assists with execution of safety initiatives within the plant. All Masonite employees are expected to be leaders in safety performance.
  • Responsible for systematically identifying and implementing improvement initiatives.
  • Drives continuous improvement projects from inception to completion, including sustainment measures.
  • Utilizes Lean tools to eliminate waste, increase capacity, and drive cost out of the process.
  • Facilitates process improvement events with plant operations teams in alignment with Operational Efficiency objectives.
  • Facilitates raw material qualification events in conjunction with Masonite research and plant operations teams.
  • Orchestrates process validation projects.
  • Acts as a crucial link in capital project pipeline development with accurate data capture and thorough analysis. Also responsible for development of process specifications and identifying critical to quality parameters.
  • Provides data analysis and technical support to manufacturing and quality functions.
  • Develops process documentation including work instructions, control plans and visual aids
  • Provides process related training to operations personnel to enhance troubleshooting skills
  • Works with equipment suppliers, Quality Managers, and other technical staff to stabilize and control manufacturing processes if they waver.
  • Once experienced, will serves as the process expert within the manufacturing areas.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Wood Science, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Science.
  • 5+ years’ experience in driving continuous improvement in a complex manufacturing environment performing Process/Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with compression molding tooling production and maintenance a plus
  • Experience with wood based panel production a plus o SPC Experience is a plus
  • Lean Six Sigma fluency a plus.
  • Statistical data analysis skills and technical report writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative on a wide range of project activities and situations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of a manufacturing organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage workload with flexibility and close attention to detail.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work autonomously.
  • Computer proficiency including MS Office. AutoCAD proficiency a plus.
  • Minitab and SAS software knowledge is a plus.
  • PLC programing and Pi Process Book knowledge is a plus.


Apply By:8/20/2021

Mailing:

Dennis Farrell, Technical Manager at 601-422-2295

Al Pascual, HR Manager, 601-606-9090


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