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Forester North Carolina 1/18/2019 +
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Organization:Resource Management Service LLC

Location:Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description:

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, in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and China.

Responsibilities:
Foresters are responsible for coordinating with other region personnel, region manager, and the resource planning and sustainability groups to successfully plan and implement the reforestation, midrotation management, harvest planning and supervision, and infrastructure maintenance programs across the region.

Duties: Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Silviculture – Budget, plan, make prescriptions, monitor quality, and report progress for site preparation, tree planting, competition control, and fertilizer application projects. Assist other district personnel and Forest Manager with silvicultural prescriptions as needed.
  • Hunting and Recreation – Assist Forest Manager with marketing available parcels. Promote cooperation among hunt clubs, law enforcement, and adjoining landowners to fulfill the “Good Neighbor Code of Ethics” developed by RMS.
  • Asset Management (Infrastructure maintenance) – Prescribe and work with contractors to maintain road and water drainage systems along with culverts, bridges, gates, and boundary lines necessary to facilitate ongoing management activities. Inspect and monitor property lines maintenance, implement measures to control damaging agents (wildfire, insects and beavers) to minimize the risk of loss.
  • Inventory and Data Quality – Conduct inventory activities such as timber sale and post thin cruising, survival assessment, planting quality assessment, and reconnaissance. Maintain inventory and GIS data to company standards.
  • Sustainable Forestry – Implement RMS Sustainable Forestry Guidelines; demonstrate compliance with SFI objectives in all forest management activities
  • Policy and Public Involvement – Attend industry conferences and represent the company on various advocacy and public relations projects.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum qualifications: A Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Forestry/Forest Resource Management from a SAF accredited institution.
  • Two years’ experience in forest management or RMS Intern Program with positive endorsements.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License
  • GIS skills using ArcGIS, MS Excel skills for data summary and analysis; MS PowerPoint presentation skills; MS Word proficient; MS Outlook email proficient.
  • Ability to work outdoors in arduous conditions and to drive on forest roads


Apply By:2/16/2019

Email:hr@resourcemgt.com


Posted By: KBrasher

Field Forester/Forestry Technician Arkansas 1/3/2019 +
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Organization:Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.

Location:Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Job Description:

Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. is seeking to fill a Field Forester/Forester Technician position in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. 

Interested and qualified parties should send resumes no later than June 30, 2019.


Position Title: Field Forester/Forest Technician
Reports To: Area Manager


Job Description: To provide support to the FRC organization in pursuit of continuously improving the quality and productivity of services provided to clients. Basic responsibility includes assisting area manager, foresters, harvesting supervisors, and other area staff in the completion of tasks focused on satisfying various client objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts timber inventories
  • Marks sale boundaries, SMZ's, etc., as required
  • Supervises contract operations to ensure compliance of the terms of the contract
  • Checks on progress of scheduled forest management activities, ensuring compliance with BMP's, governmental regulations and company policies
  • Completes timber sale inspections
  • Collects GPS field data as required
  • Assists in timely completion of special projects
  • Presents positive image of FRC at all times

Required Education:

Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Forestry

Required Experience:

Experience preferred, but not required

Skills:

Exhibits good interpersonal skills
Self‐motivated
Ability and willingness to travel
Proficient in basic Windows software, i.e. Excel, Word, Access


Employee must own a 4‐wheel drive truck providing reliable transportation as well as automobile insurance. Company pays for business use on a per mile basis.


Key Competencies:

  • Must be proficient in technical forestry skills
  • Motivated to plan and accomplish work with a minimum degree of supervision
  • Exhibits strong work ethic and pride in work quality
  • Ability to work efficiently with a variety of people and personalities
  • Basic understanding of the business in terms of services provided and profitability

Salary:

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package includes health care, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan, optional dental insurance, vacation, and holidays.


Apply By:6/30/2019

Phone:4787454910

Email:tgriffis@frcemail.com

Mailing:

Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.
717 North Avenue
Macon, GA 31211


Posted By: Tabi Griffis

Forester Arkansas 1/9/2019 +
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Organization:Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc.

Location:Monticello, Arkansas

Job Description:

Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. is a full-service forestry consulting firm that has an immediate opening for a Forester at our Monticello, Arkansas office. The position is an entry-level Forester position and requires a four-year forestry degree. We are looking for an individual who can work both independently, and as a part of a team. Technical, communication and computer skills are essential along with the ability to complete tasks in an accurate and efficient manner. Some forestry experience is preferred, but not required.

The successful candidate will become an integral part of our forest management team and have several opportunities for professional development. The successful candidate will be working with a wide range of clients on both private and TIMO landowners. Responsibilities will include designing and implementing timber inventory with a data recorder, timber harvest preparation and oversight, reforestation planning and oversight, wood certification compliance, mapping with GPS and ESRI Arcmap, GIS software management, and assisting with preparation of forest management reports, real estate sales and appraisals. Other duties will be assigned as needed.

Kingwood offers a competitive compensation package including medical and dental insurance, vacation, sick leave, 401-K, life insurance, profit sharing, paid cell phone, paid professional education, and vehicle reimbursement. Salary is commensurate with experience and performance.

Monticello, a city of about 11,000, is situated in southeast Arkansas two hours from Little Rock and Monroe and is the home to the University of Arkansas-Monticello (UAM). There are many recreational activities near Monticello, including some of the best deer and duck hunting in Arkansas. Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. has a current staff of 19 employees with locations in Texarkana, Texas and in Monticello and Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Learn more about Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. from our web site www.kingwoodforestry.com.

Please forward resume and cover letter to:
Carl Herberg
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc.
P. O. Box 5887
Texarkana, TX 75505
cherberg@kingwoodforestry.com
903-831-5200

 

Required Education:

4 year Forestry degree

Required Experience:

None required, but some experience preferred.

Skills:

Technical, communication and computer skills are essential along with the ability to complete tasks in an accurate and efficient manner.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience


Apply By:6/5/2019

Phone:903-831-5200

Email:cherberg@kingwoodforestry.com

Mailing:

P.O. Box 5887


Texarkana, TX 75505


Posted By: Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc.

Management Forester Arkansas 1/9/2019 +
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Organization:Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc.

Location:Monticello, Arkansas

Job Description:

Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. is a full-service forestry consulting firm that has an immediate opening for a Management Forester at our Monticello, Arkansas office. This position requires 5-10 years of experience and a four-year forestry degree. We are looking for an individual with good communication skills, and who can work both independently, and as a part of a team. Technical, communication and computer skills are essential, along with the ability to complete tasks in an accurate and efficient manner.

The successful candidate will become an integral part of our forest management team and have several opportunities for professional development. The successful candidate will be working with a wide range of clients on both private and TIMO landowners. Responsibilities will include operational planning and management of all activities conducted on private and institutional ownerships as a part of timber management, timber appraisals, and real estate brokerage services. Other duties will be assigned as needed.

Kingwood offers a competitive compensation package including medical and dental insurance, vacation, sick leave, 401-K, life insurance, profit sharing, paid cell phone, paid professional education, and vehicle reimbursement. Salary is commensurate with experience and performance.

Monticello, a city of about 11,000, is situated in southeast Arkansas two hours from Little Rock and Monroe and is the home to the University of Arkansas-Monticello (UAM). There are many recreational activities near Monticello, including some of the best deer and duck hunting in Arkansas. Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. has a current staff of 19 employees with locations in Texarkana, Texas and in Monticello and Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Learn more about Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. from our web site

Please forward resume and cover letter to:
Carl Herberg
Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc.
P. O. Box 5887
Texarkana, TX 75505
cherberg@kingwoodforestry.com
903-831-5200

Required Education:

4 year Forestry degree.

Required Experience:

5-10 years forestry experience.

Skills:

Technical, communication and computer skills are
essential, along with the ability to complete tasks in an accurate and efficient
manner.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience.


Apply By:6/5/2019

Phone:903-831-5200

Email:cherberg@kingwoodforestry.com

Mailing:

P.O. Box 5887


Texarkana, TX 75505


Posted By: Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc.

U&CF Partnership Coordinator Alabama 1/14/2019 +
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Organization:Alabama Forestry Commission

Location:Montgomery or other Urban Area in State, Alabama

Job Description:

The U&CF Partnership Coordinator is responsible for traveling the State of Alabama working with volunteers, AFC Employees, and other cooperating organizations to meet the U&CF requirements of the State of Alabama. The requirements are described in the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-313) as amended and the goals are set forth in the urban forestry section of the State Action Plan, Forest at the Crossroads, found at the website below: http://www.forestry.state.al.us/AlabamaForestActionPlan.aspx?bv=5&s=1

The successful candidate for this position may be expected to complete the specific duties listed below and other functions related to running a state urban forestry program.

  1. Promote Urban and Community Forestry, Green Infrastructure implementation, Wildland and Urban Interface (WUI) activities, and the Alabama Forestry Commission, through proactive and clear communications with diverse clients inside and outside the State of Alabama. This includes performing public relations activities including writing articles for local print, TV and radio appearances, educational presentations, and development of professional training programs.
  2. Assist, recruit, and recognize communities regarding the Arbor Day Foundation’s recognition programs; Tree City USA, Tree Campus USA, Tree Line USA, and other programs as adopted by the State Forester.Specific activities include:
    • Encouraging the organization of tree boards for communities
    • Assisting municipalities in drafting or revising tree ordinances
    • Promoting tree management plans and budgets for safe, sustainable and resilient urban forests
    • Participating in and planning Arbor Day celebrations and proclamations.
  3. Coordinate annual seedling distributions in all 67 counties, working with county personnel to accomplish timely events with quality seedlings.
  4. Assist with evaluation, mitigation and community recovery following major storms and other tree-damaging events.
  5. Provide technical assistance to municipalities regarding tree health and urban forest management plans.
  6. Seek grant opportunities and work with grantees in completing the requirements of their urban and community forestry grants.
  7. Develop working relationships with grassroots and non-profit conservation groups, AFC employees, developers, and other state and federal agency personnel; work with local contacts in underserved areas to generate on-the-ground environmental projects.
  8. Document volunteer hours served in completion of U&CF work within the State and develop/update volunteer database for the U&CF program.

Required Education:

MINIMUM
REQUIREMENT: A Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Forest
Management, or a closely related field from a four-year college or university is required. Please refer to the website
above for the State Personnel’s policy for accepting post-secondary and
advanced degrees.

Required Experience:

Becoming an ISA Certified Arborist is a
preferred requirement and expected of successful candidates in the first two
years of employment. Other Urban
Forestry credentials such as TRAQ, Alabama Licensed Tree Surgeon, ISA Master
Arborist, etc. are valued, but not required.

Skills:

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid
Alabama driver’s license is required.

Regular over-night travel within the State
and limited travel within the U.S. is required.

Salary:

Salary Range: $36,657.60
- $58,387.20


Apply By:4/14/2019

Phone:3344677971

Email:dale.dickens@forestry.alabama.gov

Mailing:

Dale F. Dickens, RF
Urban Forestry Coordinator
Alabama Forestry Commission
P.O. Box 302550
Montgomery, AL 36130-2550


Posted By: Dale Dickens

Research Silviculturist Missouri 1/14/2019 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Missouri Department of Conservation

Location:West Plains, Missouri

Job Description:

Job Title: Research Silviculturist

Agency: Missouri Department of Conservation

Location: West Plains, Missouri with projects statewide

Hiring manager and position supervisor: Megan Buchanan

Starting salary: $44,196 (salary range maximum: $66,288)

Application deadline: 11 February 2019

To apply: upload resume or CV, cover letter, contact information for at least three professional references, college transcripts (unofficial is fine), and a writing sample at https://jobs.mdc.mo.gov/

Position Summary

The Research Silviculturist will develop, lead, and conduct collaborative research projects and adaptive management evaluations across a wide range of Missouri forests and woodlands and will provide science-based information and guidelines to resource managers to help restore and sustain the health and resilience of Missouri’s forested ecosystems.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Work collaboratively with resource managers from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and partner agencies (e.g. The Nature Conservancy, Mark Twain National Forest, The L-A-D Foundation) to assess forest and woodland management needs and implement research projects and adaptive management evaluations on silviculture and applied forest ecology
  • Work independently and collaboratively with researchers from MDC and other institutions (e.g. the U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station, the University of Missouri) to conduct applied research that will inform resource management
  • Lead several ongoing research projects that evaluate the effect of silvicultural and prescribed fire treatments in upland forests, bottomland hardwood forests, and woodlands around the state
  • Assist with leading, developing, and directing components of the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP), a long-term, landscape-scale silvicultural experiment evaluating the impact of even-aged, uneven-aged, and no-harvest management on forest vegetation, wildlife, and abiotic environment
  • Work collaboratively with forest managers and scientists to develop new research proposals and adaptive management projects that address priority management needs, issues, and questions in Missouri’s upland forests, bottomland hardwood forests, and woodlands
  • Communicate results of management evaluations and research projects to resource managers and scientists through a variety of outlets (e.g. present at regional, state, and national conferences, workshops, and trainings; publish in technical series, peer-reviewed journals, and popular press; develop and lead technical trainings, workshops, and field tours)
  • Develop and monitor budgets, Cooperative Agreements, and Memorandums of Understanding for active projects
  • Supervise and direct hourly employee field data collection, data entry, and other activities
  • Supervise the management and maintenance of the MOFEP bunkhouse located on Peck Ranch Conservation Area
  • Participate in MDC and inter-agency professional committees to assist with coordinating and conducting priority conservation work in priority areas (e.g. the Mahan’s Creek Watershed Priority Geography team and the Current River Conservation Opportunity Area team)
  • Assist with agency-wide priority projects and initiatives as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Education:


Education


·         Graduate from an accredited college or
university with a Master’s degree in forestry, ecology, environmental science,
natural resource science and management, geography, or related field


Required Experience:


Experience


·         At least three years of relevant professional
experience


·         Must maintain a valid, current driver’s license


Skills:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


·         Strong knowledge of forest and woodland ecology,
silviculture, and natura resource management


·         Knowledge of the ecology, management, and common
woody plant species of Missouri forests and woodlands


·         Knowledge of and skill with a variety of
statistical analyses


·         Excellent oral and written communication skills


·         Demonstrated qualities of self-motivation,
organization, and critical thinking


·         Ability to work both independently and as part
of collaborative teams


·         Skill and experience using ArcGIS, statistical,
and Microsoft Office software


·         Knowledge of common herbaceous plant species of
Missouri forests and woodlands is preferred


·         Knowledge of adaptive management concepts and
processes is preferred


Salary:

$44,196 (salary range maximum: $66,288)


Apply By:2/11/2019

Phone:417-255-9561 ext. 4760

Email:Megan.Buchanan@mdc.mo.gov

Mailing:

551 Joe Jones Blvd


West Plains, MO 65775


Posted By: Megan Buchanan

Fire Ecologist Missouri 1/14/2019 +
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Organization:Missouri Department of Conservation

Location:West Plains, Missouri

Job Description:

 

Job Title: Fire Ecologist

Agency: Missouri Department of Conservation

Location: West Plains, Missouri (with projects statewide)

Hiring manager and position supervisor: Megan Buchanan

Starting salary: $44,196 (salary range maximum: $66,288)

Application deadline: 11 February 2019

To apply: upload resume or CV, cover letter, contact information for at least three professional references, undergraduate and graduate college transcripts (unofficial is fine), and a writing sample at https://jobs.mdc.mo.gov/

 

 

Position summary

·         The Fire Ecologist will develop, lead, and conduct collaborative research projects and adaptive management evaluations across a wide range of Missouri forests, woodlands, and grasslands and will provide science-based information and guidelines to resource managers to help restore and sustain the health and resilience of Missouri’s fire-dependent and fire-adapted ecosystems.

 

Essential Job Duties

·         Work collaboratively with resource managers from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and partner agencies (e.g. The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Mark Twain National Forest, The L-A-D Foundation) to assess prescribed-fire management needs in forests, woodlands, and grasslands and implement research projects and adaptive management evaluations on prescribed-fire management and applied fire ecology

·         Work independently and collaboratively with researchers from MDC and other institutions (e.g. the U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station, the University of Missouri) to conduct applied research that will inform resource management

·         Assist with leading, developing, and directing components of the MDC and TNC long-term collaborative research project examining the woody and herbaceous vegetation response to landscape-scale prescribed fire on the TNC-owned Chilton Creek Research and Demonstration Area

·         Work collaboratively with forest managers and scientists to develop new research proposals and adaptive management projects that address priority management needs, issues, and questions in Missouri’s fire-dependent and fire-adapted forests, woodlands, and grasslands

·         Provide assistance as needed to the MDC scientists leading an ongoing research project on the impact of patch-burn-grazing management on tallgrass prairie biodiversity on MDC-owned and managed remnant prairies

·         Assist MDC resource managers with the development of Natural Community Management Plans and with the monitoring of landscape-scale prescribed fire effects on vegetative communities (herbaceous, shrub, and tree communities)

·         Communicate results of management evaluations and research projects to resource managers and scientists through a variety of outlets (e.g. present at regional, state, and national conferences, workshops, and trainings; publish in technical series, peer-reviewed journals, and popular press; develop and lead technical trainings, workshops, and field tours)

·         Develop and monitor budgets, Cooperative Agreements, and Memorandums of Understanding for active projects

·         Supervise and direct hourly employee field data collection, data entry, and other activities

·         Participate in MDC and inter-agency professional committees to assist with coordinating and conducting priority conservation work in priority areas (e.g. the Mahan’s Creek Watershed Priority Geography team and the Current River Conservation Opportunity Area team)

·         Assist with agency-wide priority projects and initiatives as needed

·         Perform other duties as assigned

 

Required Education:


Education


·         Graduate from an accredited college or
university with a Master’s degree in forestry, ecology, environmental science,
natural resource science and management, geography, or related field


Required Experience:


Experience


·         At least three years of relevant professional
experience, including experience in prescribed-fire management


·         Must maintain a valid, current driver’s license


·         Wildland firefighter training is preferred


Skills:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


·         Strong knowledge of forest and woodland ecology,
fire ecology, and natural resource management


·         Knowledge of the ecology, management, and common
woody and herbaceous plant species of Missouri forests and woodlands


·         Knowledge of and skill with a variety of
statistical analyses


·         Excellent oral and written communication skills


·         Demonstrated qualities of self-motivation,
organization, and critical thinking


·         Ability to work both independently and as part
of collaborative teams


·         Skill and experience using ArcGIS, statistical,
and Microsoft Office software


·         Knowledge of grassland ecology and management is
preferred


·         Knowledge of adaptive management concepts and
processes is preferred


Salary:

$44,196 (salary range maximum: $66,288)


Apply By:2/11/2019

Phone:417-255-9561 ext. 4760

Email:Megan.Buchanan@mdc.mo.gov

Mailing:

551 Joe Jones Blvd


West Plains, MO 65775


Posted By: Megan Buchanan

Undergraduate Research Fellowship Illinois 12/20/2018 +
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Organization:The Morton Arboretum

Location:​Lisle, Illinois

Job Description:

Students in the Center for Tree Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF) program spend 10 weeks at The Morton Arboretum under the mentorship of our Research Scientists and Research Associates. The CTS-URF is designed to engage undergraduate students in the scientific process through the completion of an independent research project, falling in one of our major research areas. Students will have the opportunity to indicate their preference among available mentors at the Morton Arboretum. Our scientists cover a broad range of topics: basic tree biology, forest ecology, arboriculture, biomechanics, root biology, soil science, genetics, phylogenetics, systematics, conservation biology, and restoration ecology.

Skills:


The program endeavors to promote critical thinking, self-confidence,
and perseverance, while helping prepare students for graduate studies and
professional careers in science-related fields. Students participate in weekly
activities, such as seminars, field trips, and social events. At the end of the
program, students will be required to prepare a final report and present their
work in a student research symposium at The Morton Arboretum. Students also
interact with peers in similar REU programs based at the Chicago Botanic Garden
and the Field Museum. For more information on the CTS-URF program and how to
apply, please go to www.mortonarb.org/ctsurf.


The 2019 program dates will be June 3 through August 9. Successful applicants receive a stipend,
an opportunity for housing, and a nominal budget for research. Applications are
accepted from January 1 through February 22, 2019. The following
application materials should be submitted HERE (https://careers.hireology.com/themortonarboretum/256145/description):


1) Cover letter (one page maximum), describing: why you would
like to participate in the CTS-URF program; your career goals and how this
program will help you meet them; prior research experience (if any); and your mentor
and project
preference.


2) Curriculum vitae or resume.


 


In addition, the following application materials should be
submitted to ctsurf@mortonarb.org:


1) Letter of reference should be sent by an instructor or
advisor from your academic institution.


2) Official or unofficial transcript from your academic
institution.


 


Please contact ctsurf@mortonarb.org with questions.


 


The Morton
Arboretum is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a
diverse workforce.


Salary:

Stipend, housing and travel


Apply By:2/22/2019

Phone:6307252495

Email:ccarrier@mortonarb.org

Mailing:

4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532


Posted By: Christine E. Carrier

Summer Internship Delaware 12/21/2018 +
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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 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 maintain a field notebook throughout the summer for review.  The program runs from May 20 – August 9, 2019.  

The Arboriculture Intern learns first-hand how Mt. Cuba Center’s arborists manage our extensive collection of trees from planting to removal. The intern works in our gardens and natural lands areas on tasks including tree pruning, removals, and groundwork.  The intern develops skills in plant health care and record keeping and learns how to use arboricultural equipment including ropes, knots, pole saws, and pruners.  Optional training may include climbing small trees and the operation of a chainsaw.

Please visit http://mtcubacenter.org/employment/internship-program/ to apply online.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019. Apply early because interviews will begin in January 2019, 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:

Mt. Cuba Center’s summer internship program is designed for individuals who have completed at least their junior year of college in programs in horticulture, forestry, or plant sciences.

Skills:


 


 


Salary:

On-site housing is available at no cost to the
intern and pay is $11/hour for a 40-hour work week.


Apply By:3/1/2019

Phone:3022398886

Email:internships@mtcubacenter.org

Mailing:

3120 Barley Mill Road


Hockessin DE 19707


Posted By: Megan Schiff

Forester Louisiana 12/26/2018 +
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Organization:Larson & McGowin, LLC

Location:Merryville, Louisiana

Job Description:

Larson & McGowin, LLC (L&M) is seeking qualified candidates to assist with the forest management of client properties located in southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas.  Responsibilities include timber inventory, timber marking, timber sale preparation and administration, the development of stand-level silvicultural prescriptions, contracting of forestry-related services, and any other activities deemed necessary by management of the company. 

 

Candidate will occasionally participate in consulting/field projects across the U. S. Southeast.  Travel outside of the local area will be required approximately 20% of the time.  All necessary travel costs will be reimbursed.

Required Education:

Applicant
should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry

Required Experience:


  • Preferred

    • 3+ years’ experience related to forestry field work

    • Field proficiency with various forest
      inventory/mensuration techniques and methodologies

    • Knowledge and experience with GIS software
      (i.e., ArcGIS)





Skills:



  • Required

    • Applicant should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
      in Forestry

    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Time management skills

    • Must be capable of working in remote outdoor locations
      in various weather and forest conditions




Salary:


Competitive salary commensurate with
experience. Fixed and Variable Vehicle Compensation Plan, Paid Vacation and
Holidays, Health Insurance, 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan, Cafeteria Plan for
Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance Coverages.


 


Please send cover letter (referencing “Position” title and preferred Location), resume, and three references via email to:



Will Brown


Forester


Larson & McGowin, LLC


wbrown@larsonmcgowin.com



 


Apply By:3/26/2019

Phone:251-604-3685

Email:wbrown@larsonmcgowin.com

Mailing:

P.O. Box 293


Merryville, LA 70653


 


Posted By: Larson & McGowin, LLC

Internship Georgia 1/2/2019 +
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Organization:BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Location:Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:

The 2019 Summer Internship program with TIG is designed to give interns exposure to all aspects of institutional timberland investment management. Interns will work in TIG’s Atlanta office and be exposed to many of the business’ core functions.

 

Some potential projects that our summer interns might work on include:

·         Preparing and evaluating long-term cash flow models

·         Conducting technical and financial due diligence of potential investment properties

·         Preparing portfolio review presentations and other client communication

·         Maintaining data benchmarking information for timber pricing, valuation, and other metrics

·         Ad-hoc analysis around interesting topics (e.g., carbon sequestration, market analysis)

Required Education:

·         Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, forestry, or a related
discipline


Experience with financial modeling and pivot tables in MS Excel

Skills:

Successful interns are able
to multitask and manage a variety of projects in a dynamic, team-oriented
environment. We look for a high level of attention to detail and proven
analytical skills but also individuals who bring enthusiasm, energy, and a
unique perspective to the team. We also value, but do not require, secondary
language skills or international experience.


Apply By:1/31/2019

Phone:(404) 551-4014

Email:kieran.mcdonagh@btgpactual.com


Posted By: Kieran McDonagh

Inventory Forester Arkansas 12/14/2018 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:PROGRESSIVE TIMBER RESOURCES LLC

Job Description:

<p>Hiring 1-3 foresters. Job consists primarily of timber inventory (cruising).&nbsp; Installation of various plot/point types on client landbases across the southeastern US.&nbsp; Must be self-motivated, excellent work ethic, and the ability to work by yourself.&nbsp; Also must be able to follow written and verbal instructions as they are presented.&nbsp; We are also a drug-free workplace.&nbsp; Pay is production based, $60,000 first year expectation, working up to $100,000 is possible.&nbsp; We have a vehicle reimbursement program, retirement plan, and possibility of company ownership to those that perform on an exceptional basis.&nbsp; Send a resume with all contact info to b.roberts@sbcglobal.net</p>

Skills:

<p>Self-motivated</p>
<p>Excellent work ethic</p>
<p>The ability to work by yourself</p>
<p>Follow written and verbal instructions</p>
<p>100% drug free workplace</p>

Salary:

<p>$60,000-$100,000</p>


Apply By:3/14/2019

Phone:8708141733

Email:b.roberts@sbcglobal.net


Posted By: Bobby Roberts

Summer Research Program Massachusetts 12/12/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Harvard University

Location:Petersham, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Explore Harvard’s 4,000-acre outdoor laboratory & classroom in Petersham, Massachusetts.

May 27 to August 9, 2019

A summer of mentored research in

  • Forest Carbon Dynamics in Air & Soils
  • Ecosystem Transformation: Invasive Species Impacts
  • Advancing Conservation
  • Computer Science Solutions for Big Data
  • Remote Sensing of Changing Forest Canopies
  • Tree Ring Analysis: Telling Climate Stories

11 weeks residential program
$5775 stipend and travel
Full room & board and meal plan

Apply online (by Feb. 1, 2019)
http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/other-tags/reu


Apply By:2/1/2019


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Multiple States 12/8/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Timber Investment Managers, LLC

Location:Hattiesburg, MS, Multiple States

Job Description:

Various forest management activities.  Required multi-state travel.

Experience with or the training
in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and field data recorders is
considered positive.  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.

Required Education:

4 year degree from accredited Forestry College

Required Experience:

None required.  Experience in herbicide application and licensure is


considered a plus.

Skills:

Must possess Registered Forester license in Mississippi.

Salary:

$35,000 to $45,000 Annual Salary


Apply By:3/8/2019

Phone:601-270-6691

Email:rkennyray@aol.com

Mailing:

P.O. Box 17272, Hattiesburg, MS  39404


 


Posted By: Ken Robertson

Timber Cruiser Multiple States 11/27/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Odom Forestry Services

Job Description:

Odom Forestry Services needs 2 Timber cruisers for full time employment. Pay is based on production and ranges from $60,000 to $100,000 annually. The job is installing inventory plots on our clients land. Plots can be prism, FRP or rectangular. Applicants must have reliable transportation and be able to work unsupervised. To be interviewed email your application to ron_odom101@yahoo.com and call Ron Odom 6014103089.


Apply By:2/27/2019


Posted By: KBrasher

Natural Resource Instructor - Camp Leopold South Carolina 11/26/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:South Carolina Waterfowl Association

Location:Pinewood, South Carolina

Job Description:

 

The South Carolina Waterfowl Association is looking for a Natural Resource Instructor for Camp Leopold, a program designed to immerse students in the outdoors and develop an understanding and appreciation for the natural world. Instructors will teach school groups from all over the state of South Carolina on a 1, 2, or 2.5 day program. The instructor will help prepare the facility for upcoming groups, teach classes ranging from wetland ecosystems to team building, and ensure that teachers and students alike are given an enjoyable, engaging, and enlightening trip.

Housing will be provided at our 587-acre Wildlife Education Center (WEC) in our VIP Cabin, which is less than a mile from Lake Marion and within an hour's drive of both Charleston and Columbia. Meals will be provided when school groups are attending (meals are not provided on weekends or when the facility has not been booked) and there are laundry facilities on site. Candidates may be considered for other employment options within the organization after successfully demonstrating the ability to perform expected duties.

The position will begin February 1st and run through May 2019, with the option to extend through August 2019. For more information on our Camp Leopold program, please visit our website at: http://www.wildlifeedcenter.org/camp-leopold/

 

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Required Experience:

Experience teaching children preferred.

Skills:


Qualifications:


-Candidates must have or be working towards a
Bachelor's degree in environmental education, natural resources, wildlife
sciences, or a related field.


-Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License.


-Experience working with youth in a learning
environment.


-Ability to work nontraditional hours, sometimes
in adverse weather conditions.


-Candidates will represent Camp Leopold and the
South Carolina Waterfowl Association in an appropriate manner.


-Enthusiasm, initiative, and passion for teaching youth
about the outdoors is a must.




Salary:

$1000/month


Apply By:1/26/2019

Phone:8038257971

Email:campleopold@scwa.org

Mailing:

9833 Old River Rd. Pinewood, SC 29125


Posted By: Tancey Cullum

Wildlife Manager 1 - Forestry Tennessee 10/31/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Location:Dyer County, Tennessee

Job Description:

If you go to DOHR’s web site:http://www.tn.gov/hr/topic/employment-opportunities and select the “Current Openings” link you will be able to apply for the Wildlife Manager 1 opportunity beginning on October 31, 2018.

Necessary Special Qualifications:Applicants for this class must:

  1. Be willing to and able to qualify with, carry, and use assigned weapons;
  2. Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age on the date of application;
  3. Be a citizen of the United States;
  4. Have a good moral character, as determined by investigation;
  5. Complete a criminal history disclosure form in a manner approved by the appointing authority;
  6. Agree to release all records involving their criminal history to the appointing authority;
  7. Supply a fingerprint sample in a manner prescribed by the TBI for a fingerprint based criminal history records check;
  8. Have no conviction for a felony or have been discharged under any other than honorable conditions from any branch of the United States armed forces;
  9. Pass a physical examination administered by a licensed physician that is consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and that relates to the essential functions of the position;
  10. Pass a psychological evaluation administered by a licensed mental health professional that is consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and that relates to the essential functions of the position;
  11. Have visual acuity of 20/100 in each eye, separately without glasses, and each eye corrected to 20/30 or better with corrective lenses;
  12. Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license at the time of appointment in some positions upon appointment, successfully complete a prescribed course of instruction at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Academy or have successfully completed the equivalent of the prescribed course. 

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional wildlife management work of average difficulty in the implementation of wildlife management practices in a moderate-sized wildlife area or facility; assists in the implementation of management practices in a large, complex wildlife area or facility; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class performs a variety of activities associated with the management of wildlife. Work involves wildlife habitat development and maintenance, public relations activities, facilities maintenance, wildlife law enforcement within assigned geographic area(s) and assisting in research data collection. This class differs from that of Wildlife Manager 2 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for a larger, more complex wildlife area or management responsibilities.

Work Activities:

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates:

  1. Adheres to all laws, agency directives, policies, procedures, and protocols to provide an example to assigned subordinates.
  2. Assists and guides assigned subordinates in resolving problem situations.
  3. Supervises the activities of assigned workers on WMA’s.
  4. Leads in the maintenance and repair of agency equipment and buildings on assigned WMA’s.
  5. Leads in the implementation of projects and management techniques to provide optimum fish production and fishing opportunities on assigned WMA’s and other designated state owned properties.
  6. Manages field trials and hunts on WMA’s.

Training and Teaching Others:

  1. Plans, conducts and evaluates on-the-job training, to include training with equipment, policies, procedures, and techniques, for assigned subordinates as required.
  2. Promotes, teaches, and/or assists with hunting and boating safety education programs.
  3. Promotes or provides hunter or trapper safety training.
  4. Conducts public educational programs on forest care and conservation.

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:

  1. Serves as the state's witness at hearings and court cases.
  2. Works with representatives of other law enforcement agencies in order to ensure cooperation and unified effort.
  3. Answers general calls and inquiries from the public and co-workers in a prompt and courteous manner with accurate information.
  4. Provides information to the general public on wildlife resources.
  5. Utilizes available media outlets on a regular basis to provide information to the public.
  6. Collaborates with other authorities on activities such as surveillance, transcription, and research.
  7. Addresses schools, civic groups, sporting clubs, or the media to disseminate information concerning wildlife resources and regulations.
  8. Provides assistance to other local law enforcement agencies as required.
  9. Develops and manages sharecrop contracts with local farmers.
  10. Makes recommendations on management systems and planning for wildlife populations and habitat, consulting with stakeholders and the public at large to explore options.
  11. Informs and responds to public regarding wildlife and conservation issues, such as plant identification, hunting regulations, and nuisance wildlife.
  12. Disseminates information by writing reports and by making presentations and giving talks for schools, clubs, interest groups and interpretive programs.
  13. Subcontracts with loggers or pulpwood cutters for tree removal and to aid in road layout.
  14. Negotiates terms and conditions of agreements and contracts for forest harvesting and forest management.
  15. Provides advice and recommendations on forestry issues.

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:

  1. Qualifies annually with assigned firearms.
  2. Conducts safe handling of weapons according to policy.
  3. Operates assigned vehicles and heavy equipment within agency policy and procedure.
  4. Repairs and maintains assigned equipment as required.

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards:

  1. Reviews the records and reports, including but not limited to prosecution reports, activity reports, and evidence logs generated by subordinates.
  2. Generates and audits wildlife survey data to ensure that it has been accurately collected, recorded, and submitted by agreed upon due dates.
  3. Audits, approves, and submits budgeted credit card expenditure receipts and reports at the end of each month.
  4. Assists supervisors in reviewing and correcting reports and other administrative duties as required.
  5. Assists supervisor in ensuring assigned subordinates comply with agency policies and procedures. 

Coaching and Developing Others:

  1. Conducts coaching and counseling sessions for performance evaluations for assigned subordinates. 
  2. Assists landowners with problems on farm ponds and with troublesome wildlife.

Documenting/Recording Information:

  1. Logs evidence in and out of assigned agency evidence/property facilities.
  2. Completes and submits law enforcement and other required reports accurately and promptly.
  3. Completes and submits wildlife survey data accurately and promptly.
  4. Completes and submits required Law Enforcement activity reports to supervisor.

Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others:

  1. Coordinates plans and activities with federal personnel on jointly managed wildlife areas.
  2. Supervises activities of forestry workers.

Scheduling Work and Activities:

  1. Conducts inspections for boating, hunting, fishing, litter, and pollution law violations in order to enforce wildlife boating laws, proclamations, rules, and regulations and observe agency directives, policies, and procedures.
  2. Protects and preserves native wildlife, plants, or ecosystems.
  3. Implements projects and management techniques to provide optimum fish and/or wildlife habitat development.
  4. Conducts wildlife inventories in assigned area.
  5. Operates, maintains and provides security for a variety of equipment, such as automobiles, trucks, bulldozers, tractors, boats and motors, chain saws, mowers, and hand tools.
  6. Prepares and monitors budget; orders supplies and equipment.
  7. Conducts controlled burns to manipulate habitat.
  8. Recommends revisions in hunting, trapping and fishing regulations or in animal management programs so that wildlife balances or habitats can be maintained. Conducts agency restoration, management, eradication, and biological survey projects.
  9. Collects and reports information on populations or conditions of fish and wildlife in their habitats, availability of game food or cover, or suspected pollution.
  10. Designs and implements control measures to prevent or counteract damage caused by wildlife or people.
  11. Uses wildlife agricultural techniques involving trees, shrubs, grains, grass, and other wildlife food and cover plantings and cuttings. 
  12. Surveys areas and compiles harvest figures to determine compliance and wildlife population management objectives.
  13. Restocks area lands, lakes, and streams with fish and/or wildlife.
  14. Conducts fish population surveys using standardized fisheries collection techniques.
  15. Manages and manipulates water levels to enhance wetland habitat.
  16. Participates in search-and-rescue operations and in firefighting efforts.
  17. Determines age, sex, and weight of collected fish and/or of harvested game.
  18. Plans and leads the construction of outbuildings, checking stations, docks, piers and signs.
  19. Builds and maintains roads, trails, observation and parking areas.
  20. Performs maintenance plumbing, electrical, and carpentry work.
  21. Performs facilities maintenance work, such as constructing or repairing structures or controlling weeds or pests.
  22. Investigates hunting accidents and reports of fish and game law violations, and issue warnings or citations and file reports as necessary.
  23. Conducts and monitors water quality profiles.
  24. Designs and analyzes fish data and harvest reports.
  25. Uses explosives in wildlife habitat management techniques.
  26. Oversees landowner property issues such as easements, boundaries, etc.
  27. Assists in determining feasibility of stocking warm and cold water fish in streams, lakes, and rivers.
  28. Ensures the safe operation and maintenance of Agency Firing Ranges.
  29. Issues licenses (temporary harvest tags), permits, or other documentation.
  30. Utilizes spawning and culture techniques for cold and warm water fish production.
  31. Investigates crop, property, or habitat damage or destruction or instances of water pollution to determine causes and to advise property owners of preventive measures.
  32. Documents the extent of crop, property, or habitat damage and make financial loss estimates or compensation recommendations.
  33. Investigates fish kills and determine cause and financial loss estimates or compensation recommendations.
  34. Analyzes characteristics of flora and fauna to identify and classify them.
  35. Inventories or estimates plant and wildlife populations.
  36. Studies animals in their natural habitats, assessing effects of environment and industry on animals, interpreting findings and recommending alternative operating conditions.
  37. Studies characteristics of animals such as origin, interrelationships, classification, life histories and diseases, development, genetics, and distribution.
  38. Participates in preventive programs to control the outbreak of wildlife diseases.
  39. Checks for, and ensure compliance with, environmental laws and notify law enforcement when violations are identified.
  40. Prepares collections of preserved specimens or microscopic slides for species identification and study of development or disease.
  41. Collects and dissects flora and fauna specimens and examine specimens under microscope.
  42. Organizes and conducts experimental studies with live animals in controlled or natural surroundings.
  43. Raises specimens for study and observation or for use in experiments.
  44. Plans and implements projects for conservation of wildlife habitats and soil and water quality.
  45. Monitors wildlife populations and assess the impacts of forest operations on population and habitats.
  46. Performs land survey techniques with related equipment.
  47. Utilizes scientific techniques for measuring and identifying trees.
  48. Monitors forest-cleared lands to ensure that they are reclaimed to their most suitable wildlife habitat.
  49. Maps forest area soils and vegetation to estimate the amount of standing timber and value of wildlife habitat.
  50. Manages timber sale contracts from designated harvest areas.
  51. Plans and directs construction and maintenance of trails, roads and fire breaks ensuring that they comply with guidelines and regulations set for forested public lands.
  52. Plans and supervises forestry projects, such as determining the type, number and placement of trees to be planted, thinning forest and monitoring growth of new seedlings.
  53. Directs, and participates in, wild-fire suppression.
  54. Analyzes effect of forest conditions on tree growth rates and tree species prevalence and the yield, duration, seed production, growth viability, and germination of different species.
  55. Monitors contract compliance and results of forestry activities to assure adherence to government regulations.
  56. Studies different tree species' classification, life history, light and soil requirements, adaptation to new environmental conditions and resistance to disease and insects.
  57. Performs inspections of forests or forest nurseries.
  58. Determines methods of cutting and removing timber with minimum waste and environmental damage.
  59. Plans and directs forest surveys and related studies and prepare reports and recommendations.
  60. Chooses and prepares sites for new trees, using controlled burning, bulldozers, or herbicides. 

Performing Administrative Activities:

  1. Performs administrative duties such as public relations, budgeting, and supervision of staff.

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public:

  1. Conducts or assists with Outreach programs to recruit young or new hunters, fishermen, and other outdoor enthusiasts.
  2. Maintains a professional demeanor and appearance in accordance with administrative directives.
  3. Assists the general public with wildlife damage complaints, injured wildlife, and/or control of nuisance wildlife species.
  4. Provides technical assistance with habitat management for wildlife and fisheries species to landowners. 
  5. Provides assistance to land owners in the development of wildlife management for their property.
  6. Provides advice or information to agency managed property visitors.

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others:

  1. Submits recommendations on game and fish seasons and numbers of animals to be harvested.
  2. Submits hunting and fishing season setting recommendations to supervisor in a timely manner with specific related recommendations and backup documentation.
  3. Investigates wildlife complaints and suggests methods for controlling problem animals. 

Public Safety and Security:

  1. Conducts safe handling of weapons according to policy.
  2. Adheres to all laws, agency directives, policies, procedures, and protocols.
  3. Operates assigned vehicles within agency policy and procedure.
  4. Conducts inspections for boating, hunting, fishing, litter, and pollution law violations in order to enforce wildlife boating laws, proclamations, rules, and regulations and observe agency directives, policies, and procedures.
  5. Participates in the apprehension and arrest of violators of game and fish laws in order to enforce wildlife boating laws, proclamations, rules and regulations.
  6. Patrols assigned areas by vehicles, boat, airplane, horse, or on foot to enforce game, fish, or boating laws or to manage wildlife programs, lakes, or land.
  7. Establishes and maintains proficiency with assigned weapons.
  8. Interrogates persons under arrest regarding violation and/or the location of evidence.
  9. Serves warrants, subpoenas, make arrests, compile and present evidence for court actions.
  10. Coordinates and participates in surveillance activities, raids, seizures and arrests of suspected offenders
  11. Conducts a variety of law enforcement operations using a variety of equipment including but not limited to motor vehicles, boats, firearms, cameras, binoculars, and two-way radios.
  12. Develops and manages informants to obtain information related to cases.
  13. Participates in the preparation and maintenance of records and reports of daily activities, arrests, prosecutions, and educational programs.
  14. Coordinates and participates in special law enforcement details and work assignments.
  15. Identifies case issues and evidence needed, based on analysis of charges, complaints, or allegations of law violations.
  16. Assists peers and other non-agency law enforcement personnel in resolving problem situations.
  17. Obtains and uses search and arrest warrants.
  18. Analyzes evidence and prepare samples and or evidence for testing.
  19. Participates in the cataloging and storing of evidence/property seized within a geographic district.
  20. Participates in the field training and orientation of new wildlife officers and commissioned managers.
  21. Seizes equipment used in fish and game law violations, and arrange for disposition of fish or game illegally taken or possessed.
  22. Apprehends and arrests violators of game and fish laws on assigned WMA(s) in order to enforce wildlife boating laws, proclamations, rules, and regulations and observe agency directives, policies, and procedures.


 Competencies (KSA's):

Competencies:

  1. Integrity and Trust
  2. Functional / Technical Competencies
  3. Ethics and Values
  4. Action Oriented
  5. Time Management
  6. Organizing
  7. Written Communication
  8. Intellectual Horsepower
  9. Boss Relationships
  10. Composure

Knowledge:

  1. Working knowledge of wildlife and fisheries management, wildlife and fisheries biology, or a related field.
  2. Working knowledge of applicable law and policy, procedure, agency administrative directives, regulations and rules.
  3. Working knowledge of criminal procedure, rules of evidence, and basic constitutional precedents.
  4. Working knowledge of accepted law enforcement practices and techniques.
  5. Working knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  6. Working knowledge of Land Survey techniques and equipment.

Skills:

  1. Finger Dexterity
  2. Depth Perception
  3. Manual Dexterity
  4. Far Vision
  5. Reaction Time
  6. Speech Clarity
  7. Gross Body Coordination
  8. Gross Body Equilibrium
  9. Sound Localization
  10. Critical Thinking Skills
  11. Stamina
  12. Response Orientation 
  13. Reading Comprehension
  14. Writing
  15. Speaking
  16. Active Learning
  17. Troubleshooting
  18. Active Listening
  19. Time Management
  20. Equipment Maintenance

Abilities:

  1. Instructing People
  2. Problem Solving Abilities
  3. Oral Comprehension
  4. Written Comprehension
  5. Speech Clarity
  6. Speech Recognition
  7. Deductive Reasoning


 Tools and Equipment Used:

  1. Heavy Equipment
  2. Personal Computer
  3. Telephone
  4. Fax Machine
  5. Printer
  6. Copy Machine
  7. Motor Vehicles
  8. Boats
  9. Firearms
  10. Cameras
  11. Binoculars
  12. Two-Way Radios
  13. Law Enforcement Equipment

 

 

If you go to DOHR’s web site: http://www.tn.gov/hr/topic/employment-opportunities  and select the “Current Openings” link you will be able to apply for the Wildlife Manager 1 opportunity beginning on October 31, 2018.

 

TWRA employees interested in transferring should submit your request for internal transfer in accordance with Administrative Directive #3 no later than November 14, 2018 with your memo sent directly to your current Regional Manager/Division Chief, Supervisor, and the prospective Regional Manager/Division Chief and Supervisor that has this vacancy.  Also, please copy Randi Tarpy in TWRA’s HR office.

 

For specific job info or assistance contactJordan Nanney at 615-854-0263.

 

Application process assistance, Point of Contact:  Jennifer Burnett at 615-781-6596

 

EC/rst

 

 

Randi S. Tarpy, IPMA-SCP

TWRA Human Resources Division

Chief of Human Resources

440 Hogan Road

Nashville, TN. 37220

Phone: 615-781-6605

Fax: 615-781-6559

 

Required Education:

 









Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in wildlife or fisheries management, wildlife biology, or other related acceptable field.


 


OR


 


One year of full time working experience as a Wildlife Officer with the State of Tennessee


Salary:

Salary Range: $3,298.00 - $5,121.00


Apply By:1/31/2019


Posted By: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

National Forestry Initiative Coordinator South Carolina 11/1/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Job Description:

 

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a national forestry initiative coordinator position.  This is a cooperative position between the NWTF and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and will be responsible for administering, implementing and promoting a large-scale forest management technical assistance program on private lands across 23 states.  This is a full-time, term limited (four year minimum) position.  Duty station is to be determined. 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The primary objective of the national forestry initiative coordinator is to deliver the NWTF’s conservation mission at the National, Regional and State level via the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. (STH2).  This will be accomplished working in partnership with NRCS while providing oversight, administration, and coordination of 24 foresters across 23 states.  This position will report directly to the NWTF’s Director of Conservation Operations for the Central Region and work collaboratively with NWTF staff to coordinate forestry capacity and programmatic delivery in states within the NRCS Forestry Initiative (NFI). 

DUTIES

·      Conduct and provide administration support for all agreements associated with the NFI and associated foresters

·      Assist with technical writing as needed to support the NWTF and NRCS partnership

·      Promote the NFI through enhanced internal and external communications pursuant to progress and accomplishments; provides required quarterly/annual reports and oral presentations as required

·      Serve the partnership as the coordinator for the NFI, to promote and facilitate consistency in program interpretation, communication, implementation and delivery at the National level

·      Foster collaboration and cooperation amongst all partners engaged in the NFI, but primarily NWTF field staff and NRCS field staff and state, regional, and National staff

·      Oversee the hiring (advertising vacancies, scheduling interviews, onboarding) of NFI foresters through coordination with NWTF staff overseeing NFI states and NFI foresters

·      Coordinate subject matter material and information dissemination as well as job-related training of foresters in cooperation with NWTF staff

·      Provide internal and external insights pursuant to staff accomplishments, performance towards annual Goals & Objectives, etc.

·      Provide effective and regular communication with NRCS State Conservationists and other NRCS Points of Contact involved in the NFI, and NWTF field staff on a monthly basis to assess progress, needs, and significant challenges, etc., as well as any external funding partners

·      Maintain and solicit matching financial contributions from partners, including tracking within the NWTF’s Conservation Reporting Portal, invoicing, etc.

·      Provide updates and news to NWTF’s Communications Department pursuant to the NFI and  conservation delivery within respective states; contribute to Turkey Country magazine, Turkey Call television, NWTF state newsletters, websites, blogs, etc. as requested

·      Other functions as assigned by supervisor

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Preferred candidates will possess experience working in forested ecosystems and knowledge of wild turkeys, forest wildlife and their habitat requirements, to include T&E species; knowledge of forest management and planning, and working with and understanding of the Farm Bill and its programs.  The ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and peers; 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 are required for this position. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·      Bachelor’s degree in natural resources along with at least six (6) years of professional experience, two (2) of which must include program oversight and administration; and/or a Master’s degree with four (4) years of professional experience or equivalent

·      Ability to work independently without close supervision and ability to determine work priorities daily, weekly and monthly to maximize time efficiency is required 

·      Must have good public speaking and presentation skills for both technical and nontechnical audiences, ability to write for both professional & general audiences

·      Basic computer skills such as e-mail and Microsoft Office suite

·      Strong knowledge of forest management and associated research techniques

·      Ability to navigate in remote and rural areas, communicate with land managers and provide advice to agency workers in the field

·      Must be willing to incur moderate travel including overnight stays of three to five nights or more

·      Ability to use & apply GIS technologies

·      Must demonstrate a team attitude, proven leadership skills, excellent organizational skills and an ability to motivate others through a positive attitude

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

·         Must be able and willing to work, often alone, in a diverse range of climatic and topographic conditions, and within remote areas with limited access and amenities and other extreme conditions as warranted.  Must be able to walk several miles per day in the conditions described above.  Must be able to drive or ride in a vehicle long distances frequently.  Ability to lift and carry up to a minimum of 20lbs.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package.  Application Deadline – December 7th, 2018.  

 

Please visit the NWTF website (https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/) to apply

 

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:2/1/2019

Phone:18036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

Mailing:

https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Timber Cruiser Multiple States 10/24/2018 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Odom Forestry Services

Job Description:

Odom Forestry Services needs 2 Timber cruisers for full time employment.

Pay is based on production and ranges from $60,000 to $100,000 annually.

The job is installing inventory plots on our clients land. Plots can be prism, FRP or rectangular.

Applicants must have reliable transportation and be able to work unsupervised.

To be interviewed email your application to ron_odom101@yahoo.com and call Ron Odom 6014103089.


Apply By:1/24/2019


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