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Forester Alabama 5/19/2017 +
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Organization:Tutt Land Company

Location:Thomaston, Alabama

Job Description:

We are a Land Sales, Lease, and Management company. We are seeking a Land Manager for our properties and well as client property. Qualifications include:

  • Forester
  • Mapping Experience
  • PC Experience
  • Have or can Obtain a Burn Manager Certification
  • Dependable Transportation

Please send resume to John Laney – Operations Manager of Tutt Land Company johnlaney@tuttland.com Thank you Lee Eaves Tutt Land Company www.tuttland.com 334-341-7081 raleaves@icloud.com


Apply By:8/19/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant/Associate Professor in Entomology and Plant Pathology Louisiana 5/19/2017 +
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Organization:Southern University A&M

Location:Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Job Description:

The Department of Urban Forestry and Natural Resources at Southern University A &M invites applications for a 9-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position in Entomology and/or Plant Pathology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to (1) develop and teach foundation and applied courses and labs in urban forest entomology, plant pathology, plant health care, and integrated pest management to strengthen the urban forestry curriculum for BS, MS, and PhD programs and graduate certificate programs in Urban Forest Science and Natural Resource Management (2) obtain external teaching and research funding that will involve both undergraduate and graduate students, (3) advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, (4) commit to excellence in teaching, research and service to the university and community. Summer research appointment will be available through SUAREC for the first year to ensure the candidate an opportunity to apply for external funding.

Minimal Qualifications : Candidates must have a PhD in Entomology and/or Plant Pathology and one other degree (BS or MS) in Forestry or closely related field from accredited institutions. Candidates should demonstrate: (1) a good understanding of broad areas of plant-insect and plant disease interactions, insect behavior, invasive pest, and the application of basic biological and chemical factors in developing management schemes for forest and urban forest biota, (2) a strong commitment to teaching, student advisement and recruitment, (3) ability to secure grants and manage a competitive research program and evidence of peer reviewed publication record; (4) professional service and outreach and leadership skills in forest insect and disease control, and (5) excellent communication, interpersonal, and organization skills. Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

To apply, submit a completed application package including (1) employment application; (2) a letter of application with concise statements of teaching and research philosophies related to the position; (3) curriculum vitae; (4) three letters of references; and (5) official transcripts of all college or university work to:
Dr. Yadong Qi, Interim Department Chair and Graduate Program Director
Dept. of Urban Forestry and Natural Resources
College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Science
Fisher Hall Room 102
Southern University A&M College
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Yadong_qi@subr.edu
Phone: 225-771-3535 or 225-771-3427


Apply By:5/31/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Hunting & Shooting Sports Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Coordinator - Arkansas Arkansas 5/9/2017 +
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Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:  The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a term limited (3-yr minimum), full-time coordinator position overseeing hunting and shooting sports recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) programs in the state of Arkansas.  This position is a cooperative effort between the NWTF and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) and will be responsible for coordinating and collaborating with various partnership organizations to assess gaps in current hunting and shooting sports R3 programming.   The position will have statewide duties with a preferred living location in central Arkansas.  The coordinator will be responsible for implementing efforts to develop and coordinate clear and measurable pathways for hunting and shooting sports R3 in Arkansas.  Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

Essential Functions:

·      Create a framework for collaboration between stakeholders that provides the foundation for enhanced communication and coordination of hunter recruitment programs based on models of success

·      Work in coordination with existing hunting and shooting sports outreach staff in Arkansas to expand capacity for programs that fill gaps in R3 efforts

·      Work with NWTF outreach coordinators within the 8 AR districts to facilitate collaborative efforts

·      Develop a mentoring coalition focusing stakeholder efforts on common goals

·      Assess the various gaps that exist in recruitment pathways in Arkansas

·      Expand capacity within new and current stakeholders for programs that fill current gaps in recruitment, retention and reactivation efforts 

·      Develop tools to enhance the identification of potential participants for hunting and shooting sports outreach efforts

·      Utilize “R3 Tracker” to assess existing programs

·      Submit press releases through partner media outlets to publicize the partnership and any hunting/shooting programs or events.

·      Develop an R3 steering committee and coordinate bi-annual meetings to report accomplishments and guide position direction

·      Assist in blending of the National Hunting and Shooting Sports R3 plan with state efforts

·      Write an Arkansas step-down plan based on the Council to Advance Hunting and Shooting Sports national plan.  The plan will include strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis of current state programs, the development of a strategic plan with goals and objectives, action items, a timeline to implement the plan and metrics to gauge success

·      Assist the NWTF AR State Chapter with the implementation of the R3 strategic plan objectives within the “Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt.” program. Specifically, coordinating and expanding mentored hunts

·      Align new and existing mentoring efforts/outreach programs with models of success

·      Coordinate efforts to evaluate current and new programs

·      Develop mentored hunting clubs (social networks) with key partners including youth and family organizations; coordinate efforts to reengage lapsed hunters

·      Maintain data matrix to monitor hunting demographics in Arkansas for program analysis

·      Work with Hunter Outreach Coordinators to create and implement a template for mentor selection and development in Arkansas

·      Assist with various programs where applicable, including: NWTF and other partner education/outreach programs, expos, mentored hunts, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman/Family, Outdoor Discovery Programs

·      Maintain close working relationship with local and state volunteers and agency staff

 

Qualifications:

·      Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an science-related natural resources field, education, or communications

·      Experience in performing above or similar duties

·      An understanding of Arkansas conservation organizations, hunting, fishing and shooting sports, and local/National hunting and shooting sports partnership efforts

·      Understanding of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

·      Ability to work irregular schedules including some weekends, evenings and overnight stays

·      Excellent communication and organization skills

·      Ability to work with limited supervision, self-motivated and able to motivate others

·      Able to work with diverse audiences

·      Experience preferred in administering and coordinating outdoor education programming, partnership development and support, and volunteer management 

·      Knowledge of current R3 efforts both locally and Nationally

·      Ability to think and act both creatively and strategically to further hunting and shooting sports R3 efforts

·      Experience with strategic planning and leading diverse stakeholder groups in planning efforts

 

Application Deadline:  May 31st, 2017

 

Excellent health and retirement benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

Complete the online job application at http://www.nwtf.org/jobs

 

 

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:5/31/2017

Mailing:

Complete the online job application at http://www.nwtf.org/jobs


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Production Coordinator South Carolina 5/10/2017 +
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Organization:Interfor

Location:Georgetown, South Carolina

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Production Coordinator, Georgetown, SC

 

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

 

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Production Coordinator for our sawmill in Georgetown, SC. The Production Coordinator will be responsible for tightening the outbound supply chain, facilitating on time deliveries, and providing forward forecasts to Sales and Logistics.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Coordinate with Sales and Production teams to develop and manage a production schedule for the sawmill, kilns, and planer.
  • Create production forecasts with the goal of selling lumber before it’s made.
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between Sales, Logistics and the Mill.
  • Oversee and direct the shipping department towards the goal of meeting on time shipping targets safely.
  • Provide direction and feedback to ensure Operations meets order file commitments and maximizes profit.
  • Act as a liaison between Sales, Logistics, and Operations to meet customer requirements.
  • Coordinate inventory control and determine daily and weekly shipping requirements.
  • Participate in development and communication of product specifications.

 

What You Offer

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Computer expertise and proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) is required.
  • High school diploma is required, post-secondary education is strongly preferred (Wood processing, Operations Management, Engineering).
  • Strong inventory and production management skills.

 

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 


Apply By:7/1/2017

Phone:(604) 451-2821

Email:serena.morphy@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Forester - South Dakota South Dakota 5/17/2017 +
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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 or Custer, South Dakota.  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 of cooperating partners.

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 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:

·         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

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

 

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package.  To apply: please visit the NWTF website at http://www.nwtf.org/contact_us/jobs.html

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:7/17/2017

Phone:803-637-7314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Procurement Forester Alabama 5/8/2017 +
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Organization:Cooper Marine and Timberlands Corp.

Location:Aliceville, Alabama

Job Description:

We are looking for a Procurement Forester to join our Aliceville, AL, Forestry team to assist in aggressively managing fiber purchase requirements supporting the overall region objectives to maintain the lowest cost, highest quality fiber sourcing in support of mill's forecasted needs while maintaining the highest compliance with safety and environmental requirements. This Procurement Forester role will focus on cruising timber, handling logging crews, and working directly with private landowners to secure stumpage volumes of both types, pine and hardwood, to be delivered to different mills to define targets annually utilizing contract harvest operations managed by this position. The position will be relied on to guide associates, support team initiatives, and provide strong customer service to our mill customers.

Cooper Marine and Timberlands has a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to every team member. We are on a fast track within the industry and are seeking highly skilled professionals to take us even further.

So if you are looking to make a move and are a highly motivated professional who welcomes new challenges, take a look at Cooper Marine and Timberlands .... We have your next GREAT OPPORTUNITY!


Apply By:8/8/2017

Mailing:

Cooper Marine and Timberlands
8610 AL-17
Aliceville, AL 35442
(251) 442-0980


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Professor - Silviculture Multiple States 5/5/2017 +
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Organization:University of Alberta

Job Description:

The Department of Renewable Resources, in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada, invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in Silviculture. Qualifications are a PhD, with strong interest and demonstrated experience in the science of silviculture and its applications in sustainable forest management. One degree in forestry will be an asset. We seek an academic who conducts field-based experimental research in silviculture and stand dynamics with a focus on forest types common to Alberta and other parts of western Canada. Complementary expertise in one or more of the following areas would be an asset: growth and yield modelling, remote sensing, forest operations, forest pathology, or forest management.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of independent research and graduate student education, including a balanced portfolio of ‘pure’ and ‘applied’ research strong enough to successfully attract competitive funding from a variety of sources. Development of collaborative relations with colleagues in the department, in other units at UofA, and at other institutions is expected. The successful candidate must demonstrate leadership in development of strong relationships, including collaborative research and knowledge exchange activities, with industry and government partners in the natural resource sector with the aim of providing innovative solutions to current issues in sustainable forest management.

The Faculty emphasizes excellence in teaching; evidence of prior teaching experience, novel approaches, and interest in alternative teaching methods is desirable. Teaching responsibilities will include regular courses and field courses in the BSc Forestry and BSc Forest Business Management programs, the BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences program, and in the Department's course-based Masters of Forestry, and thesis-based MSc and PhD programs. In addition to silviculture, an interest in/ability to teach in any of the following areas would be an asset: forest measurements, growth and yield, forest operations, forest management. Applicants who are Registered Professional Foresters or who have the credentials to obtain that designation in Alberta will be favourably considered.

An application package, including a cover letter, description of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and names of three referees should be submitted (upload as a single PDF file) online at: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A108232676/

The Committee welcomes applications at any time and will begin considering candidates on July 15, 2017, continuing until the position is filled. Candidates selected for an interview can expect to be informed during the month following the closing date with all applicants being informed once the position has been filled. Additional information about the Renewable Resources Department and our research, undergraduate and graduate programs is available at: http://www.rr.ualberta.ca/

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.


Apply By:7/15/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management Multiple States 5/5/2017 +
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Organization:University of New Brunswick

Job Description:

The Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada invites applications for a full-time probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Instructor, commencing July 1, 2017, or as negotiated.

Candidates must have a strong background in forestry. Areas of focus can include natural disturbances (pests, fire, disease), forest management, and biostatistics. Candidates must also have practical/professional experience related to some of these areas. Demonstrated or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level is also required. A minimum of a Masters degree or equivalent in a related field is desired. The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) develop a high quality, student-centered, teaching focus in selected forestry and environmental management classes; (ii) contribute to the Faculty’s success in attracting high quality undergraduate students to its programs; and (iii) enhance Faculty governance by performing at a high level in committee work.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief (1-2 page) statement of teaching philosophy along with the names, addresses, e-mails, telephone and fax numbers of three (3) references. The application package should be submitted as a single PDF file by email to the Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Van Lantz (vlantz@unb.ca). A paper copy of the application is also acceptable and can be submitted to: Dean, Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management University of New Brunswick Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

Applicants should also arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be sent by email directly to the Dean (vlantz@unb.ca). Review of the applications will begin June 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of New Brunswick is located in Fredericton, a small city (population = 56,000) in eastern Canada. The city has one of the largest amount of forest cover of any city in Canada, and offers great recreational opportunities and a vibrant social/cultural scene. The University is the oldest English speaking university in Canada, with two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John and more than 8,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. The Faculty is more than 100 years old, offers seven degree programs in forestry and environmental management disciplines, has approximately 240 undergraduate and 90 graduate students, and 20 full-time faculty members (see www.unb.ca/fredericton/forestry for more information).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status. This position is subject to budgetary approval.


Apply By:6/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Global Acquisitions Manager Alabama 5/2/2017 +
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Organization:Resource Management Service, LLC

Location:Birmingham, Alabama

Job Description:

Resource Management Service, LLC. (RMS) is a global timberland investment manager with significant expertise in all phases of institutional timberland investing. Founded and managed by forestry professionals and owned by its employees, RMS is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices across the U.S. South, in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and China.
Responsibilities: The Global Acquisitions Manager is responsible for overseeing all underwriting, due diligence and closing items related to the acquisition and disposition of large timberland assets in current operating regions (U.S. South, Brazil, New Zealand and Australia). The role will involve working with all levels within the organization with communications and deadlines. This role also includes working with third parties and building external relationships to ensure a thorough understanding of current market conditions.
Duties:
Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Work with various levels within the organization to drive growth opportunities, analyze the current market, provide insight on key players and perform financial analysis
  • Participation in strategy development on each acquisition
  • Work with internal groups to coordinate all aspects of each acquisition and large disposition
  • Develop and manage relationships with outside parties
  • Oversee all aspects of the closing process, including the internal post-closing process
  • Manage market intelligence
  • Managing forest industry relationships
  • Monitor the valuation process ensuring all goals and objectives are met
  • Participation in planning, budgeting and executing annual business plans
  • Coordinate and lead meetings on progress of transactions
  • Tracking and benchmarking of key acquisitions over time

 

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science in Forest Management or related Natural Resources program preferred, Master's degree is a plus

Required Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in Forest Management and/or Real Estate

Skills:

In-depth knowledge of Discount Cash Flow analysis
Harvest scheduling background preferred
Operational experience preferred
Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) preferred
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong planning, organizational and time management skills
High level of proficiency in computer skills/spreadsheets/presentations
ESRI
SQL/MDB
Willing to travel as needed


Apply By:5/31/2107

Email:AMize@resourcemgt.com

Mailing:

If you interested in applying for this position, please
send your resume to hr@resourcemgt.com.


Posted By: Ian Munn

Field Technician/Mechanic Multiple States 5/1/2017 +
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Organization:Fulgham's Inc.

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/Mechanic. 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 an arborist assistance and mechanic.

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. Metal fabrication skills.
  8. General carpentry skills.
  9. Excellent computer skills.
  10. Willingness to travel when necessary.
  11. 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 addition of job experience, more knowledge, and more certification.

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:8/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Field Technician/Salesperson Multiple States 5/1/2017 +
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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 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.


Apply By:8/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Planer Supervisor Georgia 4/28/2017 +
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Organization:Interfor

Location:Eatonton, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Opportunity: Planer Supervisor, Eatonton , GA

 

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

 

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Planer Supervisor for our sawmill in Eatonton, GA. The Planer Supervisor will be Responsible for the safe processing and packaging of dry lumber on site.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Set and communicate direction, and engage and support team members to achieve excellence in all areas.
  • Manage safety of employees through leading by example, operating to the highest standards and conforming to all regulations.
  • Ensure quality standards and order specifications are met throughout the manufacturing process of the wide range of products.
  • Oversee planer production, manning, and efficiency.
  • Supervise shift production and maintenance activities to ensure compliance with all site protocols (safety, housekeeping, hot work, environmental, etc.).
  • Manage budgeting (cost containment /inventory control /scheduling).
  • Weekend Supervisory presence.
  • Manage and direct month end inventory process.

 

What You Offer

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Ability to work all shifts.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Windows based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Post-secondary education is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in lumber manufacturing or a heavy industrial environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years of lumber manufacturing supervisory experience, preferably in a planer role.
  • Lumber grading certification is an asset.

 

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 


Apply By:6/28/2017

Phone:604-451-2821

Email:serena.morphy@interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Procurement Forester Mississippi 4/25/2017 +
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Organization:Drax Biomass

Location:Gloster, Mississippi

Job Description:

Our Client, Drax Biomass inc., is a wholly owned United States subsidiary of Drax Group, Plc a major electricity generator in the United Kingdom with a commitment to producing renewable power. Drax Biomass is a development and operating company focused on manufacturing wood pellets for renewable low-carbon power generation from sustainable biomass. The company employs proven, innovative practices and state-of-the-art technologies to manufacture a product that can be readily used to generate renewable energy by developing, building, and operating safe and efficient production facilities. Led by an experienced and entrepreneurial team, Drax Biomass helps support the forestry industry and its communities through economic development and manufacturing processes that use fiber from sustainably managed forests.

Drax Biomass was established to develop and operate manufacturing facilities to produce wood pellets from sustainable biomass for onward use in the generation of renewable power. With an experienced team of energy industry professionals and a scalable production model, Drax Biomass is poised to lead the way in strategic, wood pellet production in the U.S. Drax Power, a sister company, is a major electricity supplier in the U.K. and currently generates enough power to meet 8 percent of the U.K.'s electricity needs. As a replacement for coal, Drax Biomass' manufactured wood pellets provide the means to significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Our search position is located at the Company's Amite BioEnergy wood pellet production facility located in Gloster, Mississippi.

 

The Procurement Forester will report to the Fiber Procurement Manager and will spend a significant amount of time in the field auditing supplier adherence to DBI sustainability requirements. Specific responsibilities inlcude:
• Be a proactive safety leader, creating a "Safety First" culture.
• Assist the Fiber Procurement Manager with daily plant and supplier interaction / needs.
• Develop and maintain role of key relationship manager with select fiber suppliers, ensuring all supplier relationships are well supported and provide feedback to suppliers as needed.
• Coordinate with / assist office administrative staff to maintain supply contracts, tract details and delivery schedules in the fiber supply management system (3Log).
• Must be familiar with wood fiber scaling and settlement systems.
• Maintain current market knowledge of fiber flows, competitor strategies and fiber pricing.
• Assist with fiber inventory management.
• Track all aspects of fiber supply sustainability as required by DBI policy; conduct random supplier compliance audits for documentation and forest operating practices that meet fiber purchase requirements (adherence to Best Management Practices (BMP's) and other field aspects of tract management.
• Track supplier performance metrics (% delivery vs. order; turn-time; cost; quality, sustainability compliance, etc.).
• Collaborate with mill operating staff and leadership to ensure Drax Biomass facilities are considered a "destination of choice" and fiber supply products meet quality specifications.
• Must be able to work independently, plan forestry field activities and work alone in forest tract reconnaissance.
• Other duties as assigned by the Fiber Procurement Manager

 

Required Experience:

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Forestry and at least ten years of relevant experience. It is highly desirable that he/she has experience managing a direct purchase gatewood program to support mill demand. The Procurement Forester must be proficient with computers, MS Office programs, and common forestry technical tools. He/she must be analytical and data-driven and have knowledge of forest certification systems such as American Tree Farm, Forest Stewardship Council, and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative.

Skills:

The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills, superior presentation skills, strong negotiating skills, and highly accomplished analytical skills. He/she must be able to work at all levels in an organization and must demonstrate the commitment to fellow co-workers necessary to excel and lead in a team environment. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, highly motivated, able to work independently without supervision, results-oriented, highly organized, and able to efficiently manage several diverse tasks at the same time to meet demanding deadlines. Finally, the successful candidate must have the professional presence and demeanor to be a significant contributor to the success of one of the country's leading biomass companies.


Apply By:7/25/2017

Phone:503-896-1002

Email:will@siegristandcompany.com

Mailing:

PO Box 2068, Portland, OR 97208


Posted By: William Siegrist

Assistant Research Professor Mississippi 4/24/2017 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill two time limited, 12-month, non-tenure track, full time appointments for individuals with research responsibilities in the area of lumber and forest products standards and evaluation. Consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and high potential in fundamental aspects of 1. Natural Resources: Lumber standards, statistical distribution analyses, evaluation, testing, and sampling (Job#495498) and 2. Material Science: Non-destructive evaluation and testing, (Job#495504).

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, from an accredited institution of higher learning in wood science/forest products/sustainable bioproducts or an allied field.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: Incumbent will participate in targeted research program in the area of lumber and forest products standards and evaluation. The successful candidate is expected to conduct independent and extramurally funded research in 1. lumber standards, statistical distribution analyses, evaluation and testing, 2. non-destructive evaluation and testing, sampling, interpretation, softwood and hardwood lumber valuation and improvement, and/or solid and composite products characterization and development. The candidate may also be expected to contribute to departmental research, teaching, and service program. Incumbent will work closely with the forest products industries, associations, organizations, other universities, and federal laboratories in the region, and the nation to assist in researching and developing basic and applied technology. Incumbent will be expected to build a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program. Active and collegial collaborations within the department, college, and university as well as with external stakeholders such as industry, other universities, government and nongovernmental organizations, etc. are expected. Leading and participating in plant visits, short courses and workshops may be required. Written reporting, web-based communication, and domestic travel will be required.

Desired qualifications: 1. trading, import/export, statistical design and analyses, testing and evaluation, and 2. Non-destructive testing and evaluation, in addition to, industrial/commercial experience in production, manufacturing, standards, grant writing, manuscript writing and publication, national or international professional experience.

Knowledge, skills & abilities: Incumbent should be adept with current forms of computer applications such as MS Office, Bluehill testing software, various statistical software packages, and others related to research, creation, and dissemination of scholarly outputs. Incumbent must be highly self-directed and willing to arrange, travel, and meet with other professionals in the U.S. at federal laboratory facilities, other universities, trade associations, or other.

Physical requirements will be consistent with those associated with the incumbent's research program. It is anticipated that this may include lumber handling, testing machine fixturing setup, material procurement, wood working machine oversight and operations, office work, and domestic travel. May require lifting up to approximately 40 pounds on an intermittent basis.

Continued appointment based on performance and availability of funding

Instructions for applying: All applicants must apply on line at http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/ , attach required documents (in one pdf file): a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Research Plan, transcripts of all degrees, and two letters of professional recommendation (option: the letters of recommendation may be sent directly to: k.davidson@msstate.edu ). Screening of applications will begin June 1, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled. Skype/video conference Interviews may be requested.


Apply By:6/1/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Forestry Instructor Pennsylvania 4/19/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Penn State DuBois

Location:Du Bois, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Position Title: Forestry, Fixed-term Instructor (One-year appointment, 36 weeks; renewable). Responsibilities: Teach some combination of lecture and laboratory courses (24 contact hours per academic year) in Dendrology, Silviculture, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Environmental Policy, and other topics as needed. Advise students in the A.S. degree in Wildlife Technology and provide career guidance. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Conduct research that provides opportunities for student learning, including mentoring students in independent study, supervising internships, and field trips. Attend and present research at state and regional conferences and workshops. Starting Date: August 2017 Qualifications: Master’s degree in Forest Science or closely related discipline. Field experience and familiarity with the region’s habitat types, plant communities, and silvicultural practices of the Eastern US are essential. Prior teaching experience and some coursework in wildlife science preferred.

Campus Information: Penn State DuBois, one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide, is situated in north central Pennsylvania about 70 miles west of State College/University Park and 100 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. It is a commuter campus comprised of approximately 600 students. The student-centered faculty and staff are dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Since opening its doors in 1935, thousands of degree-seeking individuals have received a world-class education delivered in a friendly, small campus setting. The campus offers 6 Bachelor degrees, 8 Associate degrees, and the first 2 years of over 160 Penn State undergraduate degree programs. Started in 1970, the Wildlife Technology program is the only internationally-accredited two-year wildlife program in the Commonwealth. The program provides high-quality, hands-on instruction to students seeking a technical background in natural resources. While students may earn an Associate of Science Degree in Wildlife Technology at Penn State DuBois, the majority continue their undergraduate education in Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Forestry, and other natural resource related disciplines. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html.

Application: Applicants are required to apply online and upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references. Inquiries: Dr. Mary Mino, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Penn State DuBois Campus. E-mail: obc@psu.edu. Telephone: (814) 375-4707. Application review begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is found.


Apply By:7/19/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Biological Science Technician Wisconsin 4/13/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Location:Washburn, Wisconsin

Job Description:

This position will be located on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest with a duty station of Washburn, Wisconsin.  This position offers a challenging career opportunity for an individual seeking experience on a busy and complex National Forest that is rich in natural and cultural resources. The incumbent will be responsible for representing botanical and ecological resources while providing technical and field support to the District Ecology, Botany, and Wildlife Programs.

 

Please note that this outreach notice has also been posted to the outreach database.  You can access the database through your HR Dashboard homepage: usdafs.connecthr.com.  Outreach information for this position is also available on line at: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach or by following this link directly to the listing: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/?id=4EE20DD8FE204FDE8C08EF7D15718420.

 

The vacancy announcement for this position is expected to be posted to www.usajobs.gov around the week of April 17, 2017.

 


Apply By:5/31/2017

Phone:715-762-5169

Email:lrparker@fs.fed.us


Posted By: Linda Parker

Forester Tennessee 3/28/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:American Forest Management, Inc.

Location:Waynesboro, Tennessee

Job Description:

Full-time position - Responsible for providing forest management services in South Central Tennessee on approximately 160,000 acres of TIMO client lands as well as small, private forest landowners. Minimum of 45 hours per week required, vehicle provided, out of town and overnight work may be required (expenses paid).

Responsibilities and Job Requirements:

TIMOClients- All aspects of field work, office work,analysis, and reporting tolandowner/client.

  • Assists in managing all aspects of logging operations including harvest setup, harvest inspections,and merchandising trees into various forest products.
  • Assists in planning, negotiations, administration,and inspection of other forestry related activities such as road construction and maintenance, timber marking, boundary establishment, and other land management projects as assigned. 
  • Assists in development and administering budgets. 
  • Monitors BMP and EMS Compliance to ensure 3rd Party SFI Certification.
  • Uses Geographic Information System(GIS) to assist in managing TIMO lands.
  • Participates in forest inventory projects individually or with a team.

Non-Industrial PrivateForestlandOwners- All aspects of field work, office work, analysis, and reporting to landowner/client.

  • Generate new business (meet with potential clients, explain our business, etc.)
  • Create management plans that capture landowner objectives and offer solutions to achieve those goals.
  • Perform all aspects of timber sale development, including timber inventory, boundary establishment, preparing timber sale bid notices, marketing, and reviewing timber sale contracts.
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts with independent contractors for clients’ management services.
  • Supervise contracted services, including certifying completion of work for payment.

Additional Requirements

  • Highly proficient with MS Word, Excel, and GIS software.
  • Ability to use GPS and hand-held data recorders.
  • Has current Registered Forester’s license or ability to become a Registered Forester within 2 years.
  • Required travel and ability to function as a team member on large projects throughout the U.S.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry.
  • 2-4 years of forestry experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong listening capabilities with the ability to translate communications into appropriate course of action.

Benefits

  •  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • 9 paid holidays.
  • Paid vacation schedule.
  • Company assigned vehicle.
  • Healthcare and disability plan.
  • 401(K) retirement plan.
  • Eligible for annual and new business bonus plans.
  • All specific terms, conditions, benefits, compensation and requirements of employment will be set forth in an Employment Contract to be executed by employee and company.

http://afmcorporate.com/Careers-American-Forest-Management-Timber-Lumber-Hunting-Land.shtml#Positions

 


Apply By:6/28/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Software Product Sales Rep Colorado 3/10/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Plan-it Geo

Location:Arvada, Colorado

Job Description:

Software Product Sales Rep ($40-50k base salary + commission)

Location: Arvada, Colorado (main office | global sales territory)

Description
Plan-It Geo provides geospatial and field services and web/mobile software solutions for urban forestry and green infrastructure planning, natural resource management, and related areas. We are seeking an energetic, driven, goal-oriented, ethical team member with diverse interests and experience/education in the environment, technology, and business. Candidates should be motivated, suited for a fast-paced growing firm, able to develop long-term relationships and effective sales strategies with new and existing clients and industry partners, and have excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills.

Primary responsibilities of the position:

  • Sales calls, demos, campaigns, proposals/quotes, invoicing, website content development, webinars, and research of industry sectors and markets
  • Learning, innovating, and demonstrating Tree Plotter software and our other products/services
  • Support the team with bug reporting and client/user feedback to enhance product development
  • Support proposals for GIS services and field data collection
  • Demonstrate understanding of competitors’ products and services compared to Plan-It Geo
  • Travel, present, and exhibit at trade shows; become an industry expert in forestry software
  • Interface with clients and partners to determine requirements for software products/apps
  • Manager customers, support our growing partner network, and create sales forecasts by key markets (city, private tree care and consulting firms, golf, HOAs, university campuses, etc.)
  • Awareness of state and local funding opportunities and timelines for effective direct marketing

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in software sales/marketing or customer support
  • Ability to quickly learn GIS web/mobile tree inventory software
  • Pursuit of, or obtained BS/BA degree in forestry, natural resources, technology, or business
  • Familiarity with private, government, and grant funding sources, SaaS model, sales funnel / campaign tracking tools, GIS/GPS technologies, aerial/satellite imagery, open source geospatial web & desktop software, responsive design, native apps, and mapping
  • Design of client-facing enterprise web-based mapping products/apps for natural resources
  • Develop and monitor social media, branding, and e-marketing campaigns/strategies
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to establish/maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, partners, and other industry professionals

Plan-It Geo is a growing, small business. As our first full-time sales position, there is significant potential for the right person to become the business development / sales lead if you work hard, network, innovate, brand and expand us into new markets in the U.S. and abroad, and help us further improve our software products.

Plan-It Geo is seeking to evaluate candidates as soon as possible. If interested and qualified, please email a one-page resume and cover letter to:

Ian Hanou | Owner/Founder and Director of Business Development

5690 Webster Street, Arvada, CO 80002 | info@planitgeo.com

 


Apply By:6/10/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Tree Inventory Technicians Multiple States 3/10/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Plan-It Geo

Job Description:

Tree Inventory Technicians (some permanent W2 positions; some as 1099 contractors)

Location: Several positions in Maryland with the possibility of projects across the east coast; one permanent position based in Colorado with projects across the Midwest and West.

Description
Plan-It Geo provides professional geospatial consulting services and cutting-edge web/mobile software solutions for urban forestry, green infrastructure planning, natural resource analysis, forest management, and related areas. We are seeking 5-7 candidates with diverse interests and experience/education in urban forestry, arboriculture, GIS, and technology. Candidates should be motivated, versatile, work well in the private industry under deadlines, be able to travel, and have excellent tree identification skills. Incentives for performance may be given.

Primary responsibilities of the position:

  • Collect individual tree x/y locations via mobile tools from aerial imagery while in the field.
  • Assess each tree for a wide variety of fields/attributes (e.g. Common Name, Latin Name, DBH, Condition, Height, Crown Spread, Insect Issues, Diseases, Defects, Size of Defect, Probability of Failure, Target Frequency, Other Risk Fields, Site Type, Address, etc.).
  • Provide clients with training in GIS-based tree inventory software and related data management tools in a variety of formats (Shapefile, Excel, Access, etc.).

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Pursuit of, or obtained BS/BA degree in forestry, natural resources, horticulture or related field.
  • Ability to ID a variety of tree species by common and botanical name (leaf-on and off seasons).
  • Ability to ID or quickly learn a variety of defects (biotic and abiotic) for different species of trees.
  • Familiarity of plant growth habits and landscape use of common urban tree species.
  • Experience in GIS desktop software (ESRI or Open Source; from coursework or other).
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time while using a tablet device safely.
  • Flexibility in work hours to meet a quota of trees inventoried per day.
  • Ability to travel 2-4 weeks at a time, stay in hotels as needed, and have a valid driver’s license.
  • ISA Arborist Certification, or pursuit of this quickly (test could be paid by Plan-It Geo).
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to establish/maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, and other industry professionals.

Current Tree Inventory Projects
Plan-It Geo has been contracted for tree inventories in Maryland, Colorado, Wyoming, and other locations. We are hiring two full-time permanent positions (must be willing to travel), one based in Maryland and one in Colorado. We also anticipate needing 3-5 contractor positions (1099) for work in Maryland over an 8-month project, where a higher hourly rate may be paid for living nearby. It is possible that contract work could lead to a permanent position. Candidates/students who are only available during the summer may be considered as needed.

Plan-It Geo is seeking to evalute seasonal, part-time, or full-time candidates as soon as possible. If interested and qualified, please email a one-page resume and cover letter to:

TJ Wood – ISA Certified Arborist (RM-7676A)
Landscape Designer | Inventory Manager

5690 Webster Street, Arvada, CO 80002 | info@planitgeo.com and tjwood@planitgeo.com


Apply By:6/10/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Full-time Whitetail Ranch Hand New York 3/1/2017 +
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Organization:Whitetail Ranch

Location:Hudson Valley, New York

Job Description:

We are a 1400 acre whitetail ranch located in the Hudson Valley, NY.

To assist with the daily running of the property we are looking to employ a full-time ranch hand. Must be a self-starter and willing to learn all aspects of ranch management and maintenance. This position is suited to an individual that has initiative and can work as part of a small team and unsupervised. Must be able to oversee guided hunts, maintain property, and have animal husbandry skills and mechanical ability.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Food plot maintenance and planting
Animal husbandry
Guiding
Camera surveys
Ecology maintenance
Machinery operation and servicing
General grounds and property maintenance

 

Skills:

Must have a good work ethic and friendly personality
Current driver’s license
Mechanical ability
Guiding knowledge and or experience
Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual.

Salary:

Remuneration is based on experienced and includes accommodation and utilities.



Apply By:6/1/2017

Email:swosullivan@gmail.com


Posted By: Dept WFA

Summer Intern Tennessee 3/7/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:TDOT

Location:Tennessee, Tennessee

Job Description:

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman;"><font size="3">We are looking for an intern for the summer. The position will start in mid May and run until August 4th. It pays $12.50 an hour. Interns will be working with us as we identify streams, wetlands, and other features on future road projects and prepare environmental documents. We have reached out to schools in Tennessee, but so far we only have one person who is not an engineering major and we would prefer to hire someone with more of an ecological interest. Interested students should apply as soon as possible. I have been told they are hoping to send interview invitations by the end of the week. Feel free to pass this along to someone in the wildlife department as well. Here is the link to apply:</font></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="https://www.tn.gov/tdot/article/transportation-human-resources-tdot-careers-internships"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman; color: #0000ff;">https://www.tn.gov/tdot/article/transportation-human-resources-tdot-careers-internships</span></a></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small;">They should select the Region 4 Project Development/Environmental-Jackson option.</span></span></p>


Apply By:6/7/2017


Posted By: Evelyn

Utility Forester Alabama 11/27/2016 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:ArborMetrics Solutions

Location:Auburn, Alabama

Job Description:

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance activities.

  • Assist with develop bid package maps and work manifests.

  • Research easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictions.

  • Meet with land owners to explain vegetation management work.

  • Mark work in the field where required.

  • Respond to public concerns and questions about the work.

  • Assist in the development of public relations materials.

  • Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements.

  • Document work activity using GIS equipped computer & custom work planning software.

  • Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specifications.

  • Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations.

  • Provide support and assistance on special projects as assigned by the utility.

Required Education:


  • 2-4 year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related field.

Required Experience:


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

  • At least 2 years applicable work experience preferred but not required.

Skills:


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





  • Excellent
    personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred.




  • Valid driver’s
    license.




Salary:

Starting $35,400 - $38,500 based on
experience.  Opportunities for advancement
available


Apply By:12/27/2017

Phone:3347504449

Email:RBarker3@arbormetrics.com

Mailing:

Please apply and submit resume on our website:


http://www.arbormetrics.com/careers.htm


Posted By: Rachel Barker