Mississippi Jobs

Master’s Research Assistantship (2) Mississippi 2/15/2018 +

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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Position Descriptions: Two Master’s level Research Assistantships in urban and community forestry/economics are available at Mississippi State University in the Department of Forestry. In the first assistantship, the research assistant will focus his or her work on a state-wide analysis of land parcelization trends in rural and urbanizing areas. The second assistantship will focus on studying the social and biophysical impacts and trends of conservation easements.

Qualifications for both assistantships: 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. GRE is recommended but not 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. Applications will begin to be reviewed on March 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The 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
Associate Extension Professor
Box 9681
Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University, MS 39762
Email: jg966@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325 8851

Dr. Changyou (Edwin) Sun
Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University
Box 9681
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Email: cs258@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325 7271

Apply By:3/15/2018

Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Mississippi 2/2/2018 +

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Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc

Location:Quitman, Mississippi

Job Description:

<p>Timber sale preparation and administration, timber inventory, contractor supervision, GPS</p>

Required Education:

<p>Associate degree technical forestry minimum</p>

Required Experience:

<p>1-3 years preferred</p>


<p>GPS, data recorder, timber cruising</p>


<p>Commensurate with experience and education</p>

Apply By:3/31/2018

Phone:601 776 6772



<p>P.O. BOX 75</p>
<p>Quitman, MS&nbsp; 39355</p>

Posted By: Randy Shaw

Raw Material Representative Mississippi 1/23/2018 +

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Location:Philadelphia, Mississippi

Job Description:

Weyerhaeuser is a leading Forest Products Company based in Seattle, Washington, and is recognized for its performance in safety, ethics and sustainability. At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren't just the trees and timberlands we oversee. Our employees are the real reason we've been in business for over 100 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wood products in the world. Weyerhaeuser wants to attract and retain the best people. That is why we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes an annual bonus plan, 401(k) plan, which includes a generous company match, retirement plan and comprehensive health benefits.


The Raw Material Representative is responsible for wood procurement and/or contract administration for a particular mill or area in the Gulf South Wood Products operations. Incumbent will need to reside in or near Philadelphia, MS, the area of procurement/contract administration responsibility. This position will report to the Raw Material Manager/OSP Lead.

The Raw Material Representative will be responsible for purchasing, harvesting, and marketing raw material standing timber to support solid wood manufacturing.


Key Functions


  • Purchasing of standing timber assets.
  • Contract administration and/or supervision and development of contractors and employees in timber appraisal. 
  • Harvest planning, contract negotiation and administration, sales and delivery of raw material from the harvest of standing timber asset. 
  • Management of quality systems that insure compliance with customer specifications. 
  • Setting goals, priorities and achieving desired results. 
  • Accountable for cruise accuracy and reliability.  

About Wood Products


We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. 


We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. 

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Please submit your application & updated resume to http://weyer.jobs/11869. 

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in forestry or related field, or Associate's degree in forestry, or equivalent in experience

Required Experience:

Minimum of one year practical procurement experience; three years preferred.


  • Personal computer skills including spreadsheets and word processing. 

  • Basic understanding of statistics.

  • Thorough understanding of and ability to perform accurate timber cruises and appraisals. 

  • Ability to recon timber, use aerial photography and design cruises resulting in accurate timber appraisals. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of various log scales and measures; able to determine and use conversion of harvesting and transportation systems, their cost structure and rate determination methods. 

  • Ability to analyze competitive bid data, vendor wood prices and competitor information to develop raw material strategies. 

  • Ability to use cost, volume, quality and other supplier data to evaluate performance. 

  • Knowledge of and ability to recognize conformance to safety, environmental, labor and transportation concepts. 

  • Demonstrated ability to work across organizational boundaries.  

  • Ability to manage vendors or suppliers. 

  • Demonstrated leadership in employee and contractor safety performance and safety process improvement.

  • Requires valid driver's license and safe driving record.

Apply By:2/28/2018


Posted By: Katie Edwards, Recruiter