Mississippi Jobs

Procurement Forester Mississippi 7/17/2018 +

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Organization:Homan Forest Products

Location:Fulton, Mississippi

Job Description:

Homan Industries is a growth oriented company with operations in Fulton, MS. We have one of the most diverse offerings of any Southern Yellow Pine manufacturer in the South.

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Forester. The Procurement Forester will be responsible for purchasing and coordinating the log flow to meet production needs.


  • Build, develop, and maintain relationships with loggers.
  • Implement log procurement strategies to help position sawmill as a low-cost producer of lumber.
  • Work closely with other Homan Industries personnel to ensure optimal procurement approach.
  • Monitor and evaluate market data and information in the development of pricing and inventory.
  • Implement inventory strategies to align with mill needs, seasonal conditions, and current/forecasted markets.
  • Work closely with procurement and operations personnel to ensure log supply and log quality aligns with sawmill needs in order to maximize value and throughput.
  • Leads the organization in maintaining certification in the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Program


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in forestry.
  • Registered Forester in Mississippi or obtain certification upon employment.
  • Knowledge of local markets preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of supply chain logistics including the harvesting and hauling of forest products.
  • Possess strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Detailed and results oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Computer skills –Microsoft Excel and Word.

Please forward resumes to: breaves@tristatelumber.net

Apply By:10/17/2018

Posted By: KBrasher

Master's Research Assistantship Mississippi 3/13/2018 +

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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Position Description: A Master’s level Research Assistantship in human dimensions of natural resources is available at Mississippi State University in the Department of Forestry. The research assistant will focus his or her work on a region-wide analysis of the impacts of municipal landscape and tree ordinances.

Qualifications: An undergraduate degree in forestry or a closely related field. A 3.50 GPA and English proficiency are desirable. A minimum TOFEL score of 80 is required.

Salary and Benefits: The Master’s Assistantship includes an annual stipend of $15,000 and a full waiver of the assessed tuition and required fees, and health insurance coverage.

Application: Assistantships are available starting Fall semester 2018 (August 22). Inquiries about this position are welcome. To apply informally, send a letter of interest, undergraduate transcripts, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact information by email to:

Dr. Jason S. Gordon
Assistant Extension Professor
Box 9681
Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University, MS 39762
Email: jg966@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325 8851

Dr. Donald L. Grebner
George L. Switzer Professor
Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University
Box 9681
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Email: Don.Grebner@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-0928

For information about the College of Forest Resources, visit www.cfr.msstate.edu. For formal application procedures and forms, visit the Office of the Graduate School (http://www.grad.msstate.edu).

Apply By:8/1/2018

Posted By: KBrasher