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Business Development Analyst Florida 2/16/2018 +
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Organization:Rayonier

Job Description:

The Business Development Analyst conducts economic and forest industry sector research, leads forest resource supply/demand and price forecast modeling, and performs business initiative evaluations and implementation planning. This position will lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of market intelligence initiatives and provide other analytical decision support services in collaboration with forest operations and technical support groups. The position will focus on project management, customer support, application of technical/professional knowledge, and managing work and time in a way that is efficient and enhances Rayonier’s ability to identify, differentiate, and apply value creation strategies in operations.

Some responsibilities are:

  • Support the development, synthesis and communication of market intelligence for forest operations, including supply/demand and price analysis for relevant products and services.
  • Participate on project teams in research and development to advance Rayonier strategy and performance.
  • Perform all facets of timber market and supply chain analysis including preparation and maintenance of market data and performance benchmarks.
  • Support implementation of forest management tools and new technology

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or forestry related discipline. Master’s in Forestry, Business Administration, other related advanced degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in timberland and/or real estate operations, resource analysis, land management, land valuation due diligence and analysis, or finance.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills, commercial judgment and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently through self-initiative and collaboration with the wider team and customers.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Apply By:5/16/2018

Mailing:

Apply online at www.rayonier.careers.aspx

Assistant Professor of Silviculture Florida 2/14/2018 +
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Organization:University of Florida

Location:Gainesville, Florida

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities
This is a 12-month position with tenure accruing in the SFRC, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. The assigned responsibilities will be 70% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) and 30% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences). This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. The faculty member will develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program focused on silviculture, with an emphasis on intensively managed planted forests. The successful candidate will assist with leadership of the corporate-university Forest Biology Research Cooperative and promote innovation in silviculture. This faculty member is expected to collaborate with IFAS scientists and others who work to understand silviculture of planted forests in Florida and elsewhere. Teaching responsibilities include a required undergraduate course in silviculture, and graduate course(s) in their area of specialty. Teaching may include online education and/or team-teaching within the SFRC undergraduate curricula. The faculty member will also participate in graduate education by advising students, serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis and dissertation research, publishing results jointly with graduate students, and actively engage with students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. The faculty member must be supportive of the Land-Grant system, as all IFAS faculty members are expected to be supportive of and engaged in all three mission areas—Research, Teaching and Extension—regardless of the assignment split specified in the position description. Extension opportunities exist through the Forest Biology Research Cooperative. The faculty member must also have a commitment to the IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.

Required Qualifications
A doctorate degree (foreign equivalent acceptable) and research experience in silviculture or closely related discipline such as forest ecology, modeling, geospatial analysis, plant nutrition, genetics, and/or forest soils with demonstrated interest and expertise in intensively managed planted forests.

Preferred Qualifications
Postdoctoral experience is desirable. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in publication of peer-reviewed research, verbal communication, interpersonal relationships, teamwork, engagement with diverse stakeholders, and procurement of extramural funding.

Nominations and Inquiries
Nominations and inquiries are welcome. Nominations should include the complete name and address of the nominee. Nominations and inquiries should be directed to:

Please refer to Requisition # 506194
Dr. Gary F. Peter
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
University of Florida
Box 110410, 118 Newins-Ziegler Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-0410
Telephone: 352-846-0896
Electronic Mail: gfpeter@ufl.edu

Application Information
Individuals wishing to apply should go online to http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/506194 and submit:

  • Application
  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position, technical qualifications, including research and teaching experience, and experience connecting with students and stakeholders from diverse populations.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts showing all college coursework, and
  • Names and contact information for four references.


Apply By:3/12/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Idaho 2/8/2018 +
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Organization:University of Idaho

Location:Moscow, Idaho

Job Description:

The position will work closely and cooperatively with the Director of the University of Idaho Experimental Forest (UIEF). This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of UIEF including implementing and administration of timber sales, silvicultural activities, forest operations and reporting requirements to applicable internal and external stakeholders. This position will provide input and support to the UIEF Director, and maintain records for forest management planning, forest inventory programs, GIS programs and other databases in support of UIEF research, education, and extension activities. This position will support the UIEF Director in coordination and assistance with activities occurring on UIEF including course instruction, faculty and graduate student research, and internal and external stakeholder outreach. In addition, this position will be required to maintain positive and productive working relationships with key local and outstate stakeholders in forestry related industries, agencies, NGO’s, neighboring communities, and citizenry across a diverse array of forestry related topics and disciplines. UIEF is under the direction of the Dean, College of Natural Resources, who serves as the Director of the Forest, Range, and Wildlife Experiment Station (NRES) and the Forest Utilization Research (FUR) program. UIEF is a unit within NRES and FUR.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Perform Forest Planning and Administration by:

  • Prepare and administer contracts for student led timber sales, silvicultural treatments, road maintenance and repairs and other operational needs.
  • Maintain financial and other reporting and compliance records as required by College, University and State reporting agencies.
  • Maintain and update essential forest databases including, but not limited to, GIS, forest management plans, silvicultural treatments, forest inventory, safety training and compliance, and others as needed.
  • Provide office support for UIEF to handle incoming calls, requests for access, hunting permits, financial transactions, two-way radio communications with student staff, records and reporting requirements, and other functions assisting internal and external users.

Support Forest Operations by:

  • Support UIEF Director through active work with students, faculty, and staff utilized in a variety of forest operations applications including adherence to the Idaho Forest Practices Act and Idaho Best Management Practices.
  • Assist with roadside spraying of noxious weeds and vegetation management to support silvicultural activities.
  • Maintain and manage UIEF vehicles and equipment, including inspection and safe use.
  • Under direction of UIEF Director, oversee student workers utilized in a variety of forest operation activities.
  • Work with neighboring communities, landowners, and local and state enforcement agencies on relevant issues.

Support Research, Teaching and Outreach by:

  • Provide support for active research, teaching and outreach over a variety of times and days.
  • Work closely with College, including FUR programs, including the Policy Analysis Group, Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research (Pitkin Nursery) and others to advance goals of College programs.
  • Irregular and frequent visits to active sites to ensure safety, compliance, access and appropriate uses on UIEF.

Skills:

B.S. degree in Forestry, Forest Operations or related field.

Demonstrated experience with field forestry, forestry equipment, and forest applications such as timber sales, forest management planning including implementation, and silvicultural treatments.

Completion, or ability to complete within 6 months of start date, NWCGS130/190 Wildland Firefighter (FFT2) and NWCGS212 Wildland Chainsaws or University of Idaho FOR210 Winter Harvesting or equivalent chainsaw safety and precision felling training.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Willingness to travel and work odd hours including weekends.

Salary:

$51,313 annually or higher depending on experience


Apply By:5/8/2018

Mailing:

https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/20342


Posted By: KBrasher

Procurement Forester - Woodflow Arkansas 2/7/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Evergreen Packaging

Location:Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Job Description:

ID: REF1615Y
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Pine Bluff, AR
Post Date: 2/2/2018

Job Description

 

This position serves as liaison between Procurement and Manufacturing to assist with the ordering, accounting, compliance and quality of wood. The position is responsible for administering the wood procurement process for the Pine Bluff Mill Operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Procurement and Operational Functions:

  • Procurement of roundwood, chips, and waste fuel
  • Weekly wood order management and supplier scheduling
  • Monitoring of supplier compliance, contracts, and business relationships
  • Monitoring of product delivery and system management 
  • Product reporting and metric tracking
  • Attendance at paper mill management meetings to report on wood supply chain status

Accounting Support Functions:

Assist with accounting requirements associated with the wood procurement process, and provide administrative support to include:

  • Ticket Reconciliation
  • Contract Management 
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Quality Control of Inventory Transactions
  • Forest Certification Support Functions:
  • Monitoring Chain of Custody (COC) credit tracking and compliance
  • Preparation for Certification Audits 
  • Field audits for producer and supplier compliance to certification standards 
  • Field forestry support for private landowners enrolled in certification programs

Wood Quality:

  • Sample wood chips to ensure chip quality 
  • Complete roundwood and chip specification compliance audits 
  • Complete roundwood and chip quality reporting
  • Attend paper mill management meetings to report on wood quality

 

Qualifications

 

 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry or similar Natural Resource program is required
  • Master’s Degree in Forestry or similar Natural Resource program is preferred
  • 1 to 5 five years of applicable experience is required, which may include experience gained through internships or co-ops
  • Candidates should possess or have the ability to acquire Registered Forester status in Arkansas within a 24 month period

 

 

Additional Information

 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Apply By:3/30/2018

Mailing:

http://evergreenpackaging.com/careers/available-positions/position-details/?id=743999665584967


Posted By: Jeremy Creel

Research Scientist-Nursery/Early-Stand South Carolina 1/23/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Weyerhaeuser

Location:Aiken, South Carolina

Job Description:

At Weyerhaeuser, we believe trees are a remarkable resource that can, and should, be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits. For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable forest products.

 

As a member of the Tree improvement team at Weyerhaeuser, this position will be responsible for developing and implementing a nursery / early-stand research program for Southern Timberlands Technology.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

 

The successful candidate will engage in various research activities involving seedling culture (growth, nutrition, pest and disease management, spacing, etc.) and stand establishment including early-stand survival and growth. Incumbent will work with scientists, research foresters, and technicians across the Weyerhaeuser technology organization, as well as with the business personnel (silviculture, and regeneration). 

 

Incumbent will be responsible for developing projects that seek improvement in our seedling growing technology, monitoring as well as stand establishment, he/she will also be responsible for contract administration, and budget control as well as being primary business resource (technology transfer) to all Southern nurseries and early rotation teams. Incumbent will also assist in all aspects of the Southern Timberlands Technology as needed.

Required Education:

MSc or higher (with more than 3 years of experience) in forestry, horticulture, plant physiology, or related field.

Required Experience:


  • Experience growing pine tree seedling in containers and bare root systems. 

  • Seedling or plant physiology



  • Pine establishment and culture techniques. 


 


 



 

Skills:

 



  • Proactive problem solver with demonstrated team working skills

  • Must be able to work safely in all environments including during periods of upset and change.

  • Ability to travel


 


 

Salary:

TBD


Apply By:2/28/2018

Email:kathryn.edwards@weyerhaeuser.com


Posted By: Katie Edwards, Recruiter

Forestry Technician North Carolina 1/29/2018 +
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Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Fayetteville, North Carolina

Job Description:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc. is a forestry consulting and research firm, offering professional services to private forest landowners, institutional forest investors, and corporate businesses serving the industry. 

 

 

Job Description:  This position offering is for an entry-level forestry technician position. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment and documentation, study maintenance, study measurement and study data cleaning. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions.  The job includes some travel and occasional weekend work.  This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment. 

Skills:

Qualifications: The job
candidate should hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or
a related field. Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word,
Microsoft Excel, and field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in
herbicide application and licensure is considered a plus.  The candidate must be able to communicate
clearly and timely, and complete fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner.
This position must be able to work independently as well as work cooperatively
with other team members to complete and record data from forest management
activities.  The job applicant may be
entry-level or may have 2-5 + years of experience.

Salary:

*Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience


*Paid holidays


*Paid vacation


*Healthcare plan


 


*Professional development
timeline


Apply By:4/29/2018

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc


PO Box 82013


Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Julie Dougherty

Forestry Technician North Carolina 1/29/2018 +
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Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Fayetteville, North Carolina

Job Description:

This position offering is for an entry-level forestry technician position. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment and documentation, study maintenance, study measurement and study data cleaning. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions.  The job includes some travel and occasional weekend work.  This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment. 

Required Experience:

The job applicant may be entry-level or may have 2-5 + years of experience.

Skills:

The job candidate should hold a
minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field.
Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and
field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in herbicide application
and licensure is considered a plus.  The
candidate must be able to communicate clearly and timely, and complete
fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner. This position must be able to work
independently as well as work cooperatively with other team members to complete
and record data from forest management activities.  The job applicant may be entry-level or may
have 2-5 + years of experience.

Salary:

*Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience


*Paid holidays


*Paid vacation


*Healthcare plan


 


*Professional development
timeline


Apply By:4/29/2018

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc


PO Box 82013


Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Julie Dougherty

Forester Alabama 1/10/2018 +
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Organization:T. P. Young Logging LLC

Location:Linden, Alabama

Job Description:

We have an open position for a Forester. We have two logging crews that we like to have timber cruised and bought for. If interested call our office 334-295-8696. If no answer call Pat Young 334-422-1263 or Stephanie Young 334-422-2937.


Apply By:4/10/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Consulting Forester, private lands New Jersey 1/4/2018 +
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Organization:Heartwood Ecological Consulting

Location:Toms River, New Jersey

Job Description:

<p>Were seeking an entry-level forester interested in working on private lands in New Jersey and surrounding states.</p> <p>Please see the notice at:&nbsp; http://www.heartwoodecological.com/career-opportunities/</p> <p>Thank you! Mike Lamana, Heartwood Consulting.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Required Education:

<p>B.S.&nbsp; in Forestry w/in 1 year of hire.</p>

Required Experience:

<p>see notice</p>

Skills:

<p>see notice</p>

Salary:

<p>TDB</p>


Apply By:4/4/2018

Phone:7322882770

Email:Mike@HeartwoodEcological.com

Mailing:

<p>P.O. Box 1249, Toms River NJ 08753-1249</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>


Posted By: Mike Lamana

Business Analyst Multiple States 12/15/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Vastek Group

Job Description:

VASTEK GROUP San Diego based company serving both fortune 500 businesses nationwide as well as mid-sized organizations, we pride ourselves on our team of experienced professionals who are knowledgeable about your business and responsive to your needs, with a focus on quality, service, speed and flexibility.

We are a global Clinical Staffing Services and contingent workforce Solutions Company. Vastek Group operates out of various locations in US, Europe, Asia Pac. We provide advanced Pharmaceutical/ Medical/ healthcare consulting services to innumerable  fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical and biotech space. 
 
Our clients are amongst the listed Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T, Pay pal, Ebay, PG&E, US Airways, Salesforce.com, Symantec, United Health Care, Cognizant, Wall-Mart, Accenture, BCBS, IBM, HCL America, American Express, American Airlines, State of TX, FRB, SAE International, Citi Group, AAA insurance,Johnson & Johnson,Novatis,Merck,Roche, Hartford Insurance, Quilogy, Capital One group, Sprint, Cingular, Verizon, Bank of America, JPMC, Nation Wide, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Wells Fargo, Bell south to mention few.

 

We specialize in opportunities within Computer System Validation (CSV), Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development & Drug Safety, Pharma BA and QA/Compliance, Scientists and CRA/CRO. You deserve a partner like Vastek to achieve your life sciences goals. We have supported advances in medical science by providing top talent to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and contract research organizations.
Our expert life science recruiters work with our clients and candidates to provide support at every stage of the development life cycle and beyond. We work with companies involved in the research, clinical development, manufacturing and distribution of drugs and devices that allow patients to live healthier and more fulfilling lives

Required Education:

We are looking for


 


· Graduates (Masters/Bachelors) in Computer Science or Management.


 


· Other engineering graduates with elementary knowledge of programming.


 


· Candidates with strong
communication/presentation skills, strong attitude to learn and interest in
Software programming, Testing or Business Analysis

Required Experience:

0-1

Skills:


  • Communication Skills. Business analysts must be good communicators. ...

  • Problem-Solving Skills. No project is without problems. ...

  • Critical Thinking Skills. ...

  • Documentation and Specification Skills. ...

  • Analysis Skills. ...

  • Visual Modeling. ...

  • Facilitation and Elicitation Skills. ...

  • Business Analysis Tools.

Salary:

$27/Hr


Apply By:12/31/2018

Phone:6193091454

Email:sid@vastekgroup.com

Mailing:

sid@vastekgroup.com


Posted By: Vastek Group

Arboriculture Internship Delaware 12/18/2017 +
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Organization:Mt. Cuba Center

Location:Hockessin, Delaware

Job Description:

Come study at Mt. Cuba Center, a premier botanical garden that embraces ecological gardening and celebrates native plants. Gain hands-on experience in your specific internship area while working one-on-one with our professional staff.  Participate in group projects, educational programming, plant identification classes, and trips to other local horticultural organizations.  Each intern will complete a special project culminating in an in-house presentation of the results.  The program runs from May 21, 2018 to May 10, 2019.  Visit http://mtcubacenter.org/employment/internship-program/  for more information and to apply online. 

The Arboriculture Intern will learn first-hand how Mt. Cuba Center manages our extensive collection of trees. The intern will work in our gardens and natural lands areas on a full range of tree care tasks including planting, pruning, and removals. In addition, the intern will become proficient at using the tools of the trade such as ropes, knots, pole saws, and pruners. Additional arboricultural skills learned in the program include identification of native trees, plant health care, and groundwork.  Advanced training in tree climbing and the operation of a chain saw and brush chipper will also be included in the internship.  The intern will take the lead on a special project to develop a formal process for tree assessment in our gardens. Through inspections, data collection, and prioritization, the intern will learn how to identify and evaluate the maintenance needs of the tree. By assessing safety risks, tree health, tree structure and aesthetic concerns, corrective solutions can be recommended. This internship presents an excellent opportunity for an individual who plans to pursue a career in arboriculture.  Qualifications include attention to detail, self-direction, and the ability to lift 25 pounds.

Mt. Cuba Center, while very scenic, is remote and has no public transportation, walking, or bike lanes, so a car is highly recommended.  [The use of Mt. Cuba Center’s vehicles for personal use is not permitted.]

Please visit http://mtcubacenter.org/employment/internship-program/   to apply online.  Application deadline is March 1, 2018.  Please apply early because interviews will begin in January 2018, as applications are received, and will continue until positions are filled, possibly before the March 1 deadline.  For more information, email internships@mtcubacenter.org or call 302-239-8886.

 

 

 

 

 

Required Education:


The one year internship is designed for individuals with a degree in
horticulture, forestry, ecology, environmental studies, associated plant
fields, or museum studies who want to become professionals in public
gardens.  Through this internship, individuals with limited experience in
the horticultural industry will also gain basic employment skills. 


Required Experience:


 

Salary:


The internship pay is $11/hour
for a 40-hour work week, medical benefits included. 
Housing is available on site at beautiful Mt. Cuba Center at no cost to the
intern. 



Apply By:3/1/2018

Phone:302-239-8886

Email:internships@mtcubacenter.org


Posted By: Mt. Cuba Center

Forestry Technician Georgia 12/6/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Waycross, Georgia

Job Description:

Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc. is a forestry consulting and research firm, offering professional services to private forest landowners, institutional forest investors, and corporate businesses serving the industry. 

Job Description:  This position offering is for an entry-level forestry technician position. Primary position tasks include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, research study establishment and documentation, study maintenance, study measurement and study data cleaning. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions.  The job includes some travel and occasional weekend work.  This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment. 

Skills:

The job candidate should hold a
minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Forest Resources or a related field.
Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and
field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in herbicide application
and licensure is considered a plus.  The
candidate must be able to communicate clearly and timely, and complete
fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner. This position must be able to work
independently as well as work cooperatively with other team members to complete
and record data from forest management activities.  The job applicant may be entry-level or may
have 2-5 + years of experience.

Salary:

*Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience


*Paid holidays


*Paid vacation


*Healthcare plan


 


*Professional development
timeline


Apply By:3/6/2018

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

PO Box 82013


Athens, GA  30608


Posted By: Melanie Howard Ernst

District Forest Manager Louisiana 11/27/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Larson & McGowin

Job Description:

Our client, Larson & McGowin, Inc. (L&M), has been in business for over fifty years. The company provides a full range of land management and on-demand decision support and consulting services to a diverse group of clients including:

• Family Partnerships
• Private Investment Companies
• Timberland Investment Organizations
• University Endowments and Bank Trusts
• Multinational Forest Products Companies
• Conservation and Forest Research Organizations
L&M currently manages approximately 650,000 acres of timberland throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. The company's experience extends to the U.S. Northeast, Pacific Northwest, Canada, and Central and South America.

The location for our search position is flexible. The successful candidate will live and work from a home office located in Southeast Texas or Southwest Louisiana. The District Forest Manager will be expected to travel as necessary to client properties throughout the region.

The District Forest Manager will oversee the management of client properties located in Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas and will supervise up to three employees. Specific responsibilities include:

• Client and vendor communication.
• Budgeting & reporting.
• Timber sale negotiation and administration.
• Development of stand-level silvicultural prescriptions.
• Financial analysis.
• Contracting of forestry-related services.

 

Required Experience:

The successful candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills to support intercompany and client communication. He/she must have strong analytical skills to assess new business opportunities and guide budgetary decision making for ongoing operations. The successful candidate must be highly motivated, results oriented, and capable of coordinating multiple concurrent projects. Finally, the successful candidate will have the professional presence and demeanor to be a senior member of this highly successful, growth-oriented business.

Skills:

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Forest Management or a closely related field. A graduate degree in a forestry related discipline or business management is highly desirable. He/she will have a minimum of five years of forest management and forest operations experience. Knowledge and experience with pine and hardwood silviculture and with the sale of timber is required. He/she must be proficient with various forest inventory/mensuration techniques and methodologies. The successful candidate must also be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and GIS software.


Apply By:2/27/2018

Phone:704-661-2816

Email:will@siegristandcompany.com


Posted By: William Siegrist

NWTF Wildlife Biologist/Range Specialist South Carolina 11/27/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Ardmore, South Carolina

Job Description:

Position SUMMARY

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a Wildlife Biologist position to serve as a Biologist/Range Specialist to implement conservation projects for the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture (OPJV) partners at the regional and local level.  This will be accomplished by working in partnership with other NWTF field staff, state and federal agencies, other NGO partners, and corporate partners.  This position’s work should result in improved investing of NWTF and OPJV partner funds in wildlife and range conservation efforts including quality project selection and procurement of matching funds for agreed upon work.

 

POSITION LOCATION

Location will be in the USDA-NRCS Field Office in Ardmore, Oklahoma in close proximity to the OPJV Northern Conservation Delivery Specialist.  For more information on the Oaks & Prairies Joint Venture, see http://www.opjv.org.    

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION

1)      Administers regional habitat programs (e.g., GRIP and RCPP) in primarily Oklahoma and Texas, as needed.  Provides input on program guidelines and monitors success of program. (70%)

2)      Attends all OPJV Management Board and Local Initiative Team meetings, state chapter Board of Directors meetings, and other meetings as needed. (10%)

3)      Provides news and information to NWTF and other partner Communications Departments regarding conservation projects.  Also provides technical information about wild turkey and grassland bird biology and management to agencies and members (i.e., information requests).  Contributes to NWTF and partner state newsletters and websites. (10%)

4)      Identifies outside funding sources such as grants and implements projects using awarded funds, including state and federal grants. (5%)

5)      Assists with development of NWTF and partner grassland bird conservation programs and plans. (5%)

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

This position will report to an NWTF District Biologist and an OPJV Conservation Delivery Specialist, and will work as a part of a cross-organization team of staff from OPJV partner organizations to achieve shared objectives.  Day-to-day coordination with partner staff will be required for success of the position.  Employee might have contractors working under their observation/oversight on specific project activities.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  Minimum Qualifications

·         A Bachelor's degree or higher in Wildlife Biology, Range Management or a closely related degree

·         A valid Driver’s License

·         Employee to possess a solid working knowledge of grassland ecosystems

·         The ability to work independently without close NWTF supervision and as a part of a cross-organizational team to determine work priorities daily, weekly and monthly to maximize time efficiency is required

·         Employee to have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills 

·         Employee to possess basic computer skills such as e-mail, Word, Excel, Microsoft office, and Power Point

·         Knowledge of conservation and wildlife programs provided by federal Farm Bill (especially EQIP, with understanding of WRP, CRP, SAFE, WHIP, CSP, etc), other state, & local conservation programs. In addition, knowledge of how these programs are implemented in an agricultural landscape is desired.

·         Knowledge of accepted habitat practices and wildlife ecology within ecosystem of work

·         Ability to navigate in remote and rural areas and communicate with agency personnel, contractors, and workers in the field

·         Being a self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision and guidance

·         Excellent organizational skills, and ability to work well as a team member

·         A willingness to travel including some overnight stays of 3 to 7 nights

 

  Preferred Qualifications

·         One (1) or more years of directly applicable experience as a biologist/range specialist

·         BS plus 2 years’ experience (Master’s preferred)

·         Experience in managing multiple projects in diverse locations

·         Experience working with state and federal agencies and diverse stakeholders

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be able and willing to:

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

 

·         Walk several miles per day in the conditions described above and drive and/or ride long distances frequently without experiencing debilitating health problems 

 

Applications may be submitted at https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/ 

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:2/27/2018

Phone:8036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Forestry Intern Multiple States 9/28/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Resource Management Service LLC

Job Description:

Resource Management Service, LLC (RMS) is a global forestry-centered 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, Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and China.

RMS is currently seeking forestry students and recent graduates to participate in the summer internship program which has multiple opportunities located across the southern U.S. Internship openings are available in the following locations:

  • Augusta, GA
  • Bay Minette, AL
  • Flowood, MS
  • Georgetown, SC
  • Jena, La
  • Livingston, TX
  • Pace, FL
  • Prattville, AL
  • Sheridan, AR
  • Wilmington, NC

This exciting internship opportunity offers forestry students and recent graduates a chance to build on their skill sets and gain hands-on forest management experience. The successful candidate will be exposed to multiple aspects of our forest management activities. Responsibilities will include a range of activities such as; timber cruising, stand reconnaissance, inventory and GIS, GPS stand boundaries, contractor supervision and boundary location and maintenance.

RMS internships offer candidates the following;

  • Earning an income at a competitive wage
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Opportunity to collaborate with others in the forestry profession
  • Assessment for a full-time positions as available
  • Mileage reimbursement for vehicle use

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • The student must be currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Forestry, Forest Resources, Natural Resources, Forestry Management or another closely related field.
  • Basic proficiency in MS Word and Excel, Global Positioning System (GPS) applications/devices, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Successfully pass a background check.
  • Willingness to work in all types of weather.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, passion, tenacity and can do attitude.
  • Commitment to work safely.
  • Basic forestry knowledge.

If you are interested in becoming an intern with us contact  Amanda Mize at hr@resourcemgt.com.


Apply By:3/31/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Global Acquisitions Manager Alabama 5/2/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

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