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Any undergraduate student in the College of Forest Resources may apply for an internship for credit. Students who have an open elective may use the internship course as a part of their program. In addition, full semester internships will only be eligible for three credits, given that other requirements are met. Students can only receive credit for one internship during their undergraduate program.

Students are also required to
  • Be juniors or seniors
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 2.50
  • Apply at least two weeks prior to the pre-registration period of the semester
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JOB TITLE STATE POSTED
Supervisory Forestry Technician Louisiana 2/24/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge

Job Description:

Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge is intending to advertise to fill a Supervisory Forestry Technician (Fire) position at the GS-0462-6/7 level. While Cameron Prairie NWR would be the duty station for this position, it is only one refuge in the Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex (SWLA). Sabine, Lacassine, Shell Keys and Cameron Prairie NWRs are all refuges within SWLA. The fire program at SWLA is one of the most active in the entire U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In recent years we have seen 20,000 – 40,000 acres burned annually in the combination of wildfire and prescribed fire. Visit usajobs.gov for more information


Apply By:3/8/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Field Technician/Salesperson Mississippi 2/22/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Fulgham Inc.

Location:Tupelo, Mississippi

Job Description:

Fulgham’s Inc. (FI) and our licensing company; National Tree Preservation, Inc. (NTP) specializes in root and soil restoration of mature high value trees using our patented process. FI’s patented process and technology is currently recommended in many situations by the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the Mississippi State Extension Service. FI and NTP currently have restoration projects in ten states spanning from Iowa to Georgia. Our clients include high profile sporting facilities, colleges, cities, and many landowners.

We have created a job position and will begin to interview job candidates this month. If you know of anyone, please pass the word along.

Position Description: The position we have created is for a Field Technician/Salesperson. 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 eventually manage a sales territory in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma. The employee will be expected to take on management of their sales territory after 6-12 months of employment and move to that geographic area.

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 motivation and self management.
  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: 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 Please call my cell number 662.255.5127 if you have any questions. I always appreciate your questions and concerns. Kindest Regards, David Fulgham Certified Arborist - ISA #SO-5802A


Apply By:5/22/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

District Fisheries Biologist Kansas 2/16/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:KS Dept of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

Location:Independence, Kansas

Job Description:

<p>The position has district responsibilities for Chautauqua, Labette, Montgomery and Wilson counties, which includes Big Hill and Elk City reservoirs, two state fishing lakes, the paddlefish snagging area at Chetopa, and various city and county lakes. Work involves coordinating fisheries programs and projects; conducting fish population surveys; supervision of seasonal employees; providing technical services to private landowners and local governing units; coordination and oversight of the 10 Cooperators in the Community Fisheries Assistance Program (CFAP) in assigned district; administering the Fishing Impoundments and Stream Habitats (FISH) program in assigned district; coordinating information/education efforts with constituents, other divisions and local media; conducting aquatic education programs for the Kansas public; preparing documents, submitting fisheries data, reports, and fisheries management plans implementation; assisting other divisions and various state and federal agencies with environmental issues; and special projects, as assigned.</p>

Required Education:

<p>Bachelor's degree in fisheries science/management or wildlife
science/management. Education may be substituted by the agency. One year of field experience is preferred.
The successful candidate must pass a background check and possess a valid driver&rsquo;s license.</p>

Salary:

<p>Beginning hourly salary, $21.15; group health and life insurance; retirement; optional deferred
compensation, dental and vision options; holidays; and sick and vacation leave.</p>


Apply By:3/3/2017

Email:sean.lynott@ks.gov

Mailing:

<p>Qualified applicants must register with the State of Kansas by completing the personal
information registration form to obtain their State of Kansas Applicant ID Number. This form may be completed
online at http://www.da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/ Qualified applicants may apply by submitting ALL of the
following items:
1) a letter of interest, which includes your State of Kansas ID Number;
2) a detailed resume; including a valid e-mail address;
3) transcript material, if applicable, (copies of official transcripts or unofficial student copies are acceptable as
long as degree is conferred);
4) KDWPT employment application located at
http://www.ksoutdoors.com/news/KDWPT-Info/Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info;
5) an authorization to release information form** located at
http://www.ksoutdoors.com/news/KDWPT-Info/Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info and,
**Please note, this form must either be witnessed and signed by a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and
Tourism employee or signed in front of and notarized by a notary public. We reserve the right to conduct a
background check on all qualified applicants.
6) Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate</p>


Posted By: S Steffen

M.S. Assistantship – Climate Change and Kudzu—Ecological and Economic Aspects Oklahoma 2/16/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Oklahoma State University

Job Description:

An M.S. graduate research assistantship is available in Oklahoma State University’s Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management in the lab of Dr. Omkar Joshi and in collaboration with Drs. Karen Hickman, Shishir Paudel, and Scott Loss. This position will use both field ecology and ecological/economic modeling approaches to: (1) assess the role of climate change in the future distribution of the highly invasive Kudzu plant, and (2) investigate potential economic costs of managing Kudzu under alternative climate change scenarios. The project will entail visiting field sites of known current and new Kudzu invasions in Oklahoma to conduct vegetation surveys, using CLIMEX modeling software to assess current climate associations and future potential Kudzu distribution, and using IMPLAN modeling software to assess potential costs of Kudzu management. Additionally, the student will mentor one or more undergraduate researchers conducting research into topics potentially including: experimental field or lab trials investigating germination success and growth of Kudzu under different temperature and moisture regimes; effects of Kudzu invasion on avian communities; and potential facilitative relationships between invasive earthworms and Kudzu.

The position will begin as soon as possible, but preferably with fieldwork beginning by June of 2017. Student support is available for 24 months, including a stipend of $1,292/month ($15,504/yr), plus health insurance, tuition waiver, and reimbursement for fieldwork-related travel.

Required qualifications–Applicants must possess: a B.S. degree in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, Plant and Soil Sciences, or a related field; a strong work ethic and sense of self-motivation; the ability to work independently and with a small team in a management capacity; a strong interest in ecological and economic aspects of natural resource management; a strong desire to lead efforts to publicly present and publish the research; and a valid US driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications: Applicants with experience coordinating field projects/crews, completing mentored independent research, conducting field vegetation surveys and/or greenhouse experiments, and/or using GIS, statistical, Climex, and/or IMPLAN software will be especially competitive.

TO APPLY: send (by March 24th, 2017) applications consisting of a SINGLE ZIP FILE that includes: (1) a cover letter outlining how they meet the above required and preferred qualifications, (2) CV, (3) unofficial academic transcripts, (4) GRE Scores, and (5) contact information for three references to Dr. Omkar Joshi (omkar.joshi@okstate.edu).

For more information about the department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, see http://nrem.okstate.edu/; to learn more about the research team, see: http://nrem.okstate.edu/people-1/faculty


Apply By:3/24/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Environmental Associate - Fisheries Research Kansas 2/16/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:KS Dept of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

Location:Emporia, Kansas

Job Description:

<p>The incumbent conducts a variety of duties relating to the KDWPT Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) program, fisheries research, human dimensions research, and other departmental duties as needed. The incumbent conducts field work regarding ANS detection and management, fish and habitat sampling, bait shop inspections, and fish disease sampling at hatcheries and brood lakes. The position is responsible for supervising seasonal employees, coordinating equipment maintenance (i.e., vehicles, boats, sampling equipment), bait shop permitting, and assisting other department staff as needed.&nbsp;</p>

Required Education:

<p>Two years of relevant technical experience in an environmental field and/or
program. Education may be substituted by the agency as necessary. Candidates with a Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in
fisheries science/management or wildlife science/management are strongly preferred. Candidates should be
comfortable with independent use of fish sampling gears and boat operation on large reservoirs and rivers.
Experience with age and growth investigations and data entry is preferred. The successful candidate will be
expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate must pass a
background check.&nbsp;</p>

Salary:

<p>$18.27/hour; group health and life insurance; retirement; optional deferred compensation, dental and vision options; holidays; and sick and vacation leave.</p>


Apply By:3/3/2017

Phone:620-342-0658

Email:jeff.koch@ks.gov

Mailing:

<p>Qualified applicants must register with the State of Kansas by completing the personal
information registration form to obtain their State of Kansas Applicant ID Number. This form may be completed
online at http://www.da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/ Qualified applicants may apply by submitting ALL of the
following items:
1) a letter of interest, which includes your State of Kansas ID Number;
2) a detailed resume; including a valid email address;
3) transcript material (copies of official transcripts or unofficial student copies are acceptable as long as degree
is conferred);
4) KDWPT employment application located at http://www.ksoutdoors.com/news/KDWPTInfo/Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info;
5) an authorization to release information form** located at http://www.ksoutdoors.com/news/KDWPTInfo/Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info
and,
**Please note, this form must either be witnessed and signed by a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks
and Tourism employee or signed in front of and notarized by a notary public. We reserve the right to
conduct a background check on all qualified applicants.
6) Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate&nbsp;</p>


Posted By: S Steffen

Forester Florida 2/16/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Florida Forest Service

Location:DeLeon Springs, Florida

Job Description:

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. 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, forest inventory, and silvicultural prescriptions including reforestation on Lake George State Forest.

Responsible for the detection and control of insect and disease attacks on the state forest.

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.

 

Required Education:


A
bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major course
of study in forestry or related field. Course work must include the following
four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest
Management; or



Receipt
of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major
course of study in forestry or related field within six (6) months of the
closing date of this advertisement. Course work must include the following four
(4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest
Management.


Required Experience:

None required

Skills:

Timber measurement


Woodland navigation


Communication - oral and written


Computer proficienty - Office Suite, GIS, etc.

Salary:

$30,988.62 - $34,087.56 


Apply By:2/28/2017

Phone:386-985-7820

Email:cathy.lowenstein@freshfromflorida.com

Mailing:

5458 N Highway 17


DeLeon Springs, FL   32130


Posted By: Cathy Lowenstein

Consulting Forester Mississippi 2/14/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:TimberCorp

Location:Brandon, Mississippi

Job Description:

TimberCorp is seeking to hire a graduate forester for full time employment as a consulting forester in our Brandon, Mississippi office. The job consists of approximately 70 percent field work and 30% office work. The position requires approximately 3 to 5 nights of overnight travel per month. Salary and benefits are competitive with industry standards. Office skills in Microsoft Excel and ArcMap are a plus.

Send resume or contact information to Steve Butler at sbutler@timbercorp.net.


Apply By:5/14/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Field Technician/Salesperson Mississippi 2/13/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Fulgham Inc.

Location:Tupelo, Mississippi

Job Description:

Fulgham’s Inc. (FI) and our licensing company; National Tree Preservation, Inc. (NTP) specializes in root and soil restoration of mature high value trees using our patented process. FI’s patented process and technology is currently recommended in many situations by the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the Mississippi State Extension Service. FI and NTP currently have restoration projects in ten states spanning from Iowa to Georgia. Our clients include high profile sporting facilities, colleges, cities, and many landowners.

We have created a job position and will begin to interview job candidates this month. If you know of anyone, please pass the word along.

Position Description: The position we have created is for a Field Technician/Salesperson. 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 eventually manage a sales territory in Central Mississippi. The employee will be expected to take on management of their sales territory after 6-12 months of employment and move to that geographic area.

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 motivation and self management.
  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: 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 Please call my cell number 662.255.5127 if you have any questions. I always appreciate your questions and concerns.


Apply By:5/13/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Department Head: Forest Engineering, Resources & Management Oregon 2/13/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Oregon State University

Location:Corvallis, Oregon

Job Description:

Position Announcement
Department Head: Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Apply by March 15 for full consideration
To apply and for the full position description visit: http://deansoffice.forestry.oregonstate.edu/department-head-recruitment-ferm

The College of Forestry at Oregon State University seeks a Department Head for the Forest Engineering, Resources and Management Department (FERM). The College of Forestry is one of the world's premier education, research, and outreach institutions. We invite you to submit nominations or an application to join our leadership team and contribute to our mission focused on the relationship between healthy ecosystems, communities, people and businesses.

The FERM Department is comprised of a unique group of specialists in forest management, engineering, biometrics, hydrology, forest health, and silviculture working to support decisions for sustainable forests. FERM’s teaching and research emphasizes all aspects of active forest management and restoration from regeneration through harvest for multiple land use objectives, including wood production and management for values other than wood.


Apply By:3/15/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Procurement Forester Mississippi 2/8/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Georgia-Pacific

Location:Louisville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Georgia-Pacific is one of a handful of wood-using companies in the world that doesn't own any timberland. The Wood and Fiber Supply (W&FS) organization ensures that the company's mills maintain a constant flow of logs, wood fiber and chips to sustain its tissue, packaging, paper and building products manufacturing operations. We are currenlty hiring for a Procurement Forester in Louisville, MS.

W&FS operates in some 15 U.S. states, and sources its wood from private lands owned by industrial, institutional or individual landowners. Our team is growing, and we would love for you to consider us!

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

 

  • Implementing strategic sourcing and pricing options pertaining to the procurement of wood and fiber for a manufacturing facility.
  • Evaluating least-cost sourcing and pricing opportunities using analytical and innovative problem solving skills.
  • Working to build strong business relationships within operating areas.
  • Assisting in helping to drive process improvements and presenting innovative solutions to recurring issues.
  • Ensuring all transactions are properly documented and distributed.
  • Working in conjunction with W&FS team to monitor and manage all levels of raw material cost to include: Administrative, Capital Employed, Transportation and Wood Cost
  • Ensuring compliance with all health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Actively representing Wood & Fiber Supply and the facility operations on local and regional sourcing initiatives.

 

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Forestry or related subject
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

 

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Wood products procurement experience

 

Why Work For GP?

 

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

 

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

 

 

 

We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

 

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:
www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
 

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Forestry or related subject

Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Forestry or related subject

Required Experience:

Open to new graduates

Salary:

Open


Apply By:5/8/2017

Phone:404-652-4360

Email:erin.carter@gapac.com


Posted By: Erin Carter