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Student Trainee (Soil Conservation) Multiple States 3/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

Job Description:

Summary: USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps America’s farmers and ranchers conserve the Nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. We need people who want to apply their education and experience to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment. “Helping People Help the Land” http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work while completing their academic requirements. For more information on the Pathways Internship, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads.

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date of September 30, 2017. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

Location Consideration: When selecting locations to be considered for, please select only those locations that you will report to no later than June 2017 to begin the internship. Depending on budget, NRCS may authorize a one-time gross housing stipend for the summer if the location selected for is outside the local commuting area of your temporary or permanent address, AND may also provide reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses necessary to get to and from duty station at the end of the work period (summer). Availability and the gross amount will vary by location. The salary for each location may vary depending on locality. Locality tables may be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/.

Candidates selected from this announcement may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all terms of the Internship Program are met and there is an available position. Conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed and is at the discretion of the agency.

Pathways Interns may convert to permanent positions in the same line of work they were initially appointed to (Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-5/7/9). To be eligible for the conversion, you must satisfactorily complete all Pathways Program requirements: complete at least 640 hours of work experience prior to graduation, and if applicable, meet the position’s positive education requirements at graduation. The education requirements that must be met for conversion from this position:

• Degree: Soil conservation or related agricultural or natural resource discipline such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, agricultural education, or agricultural engineering. The study must have included 30 semester hours in a natural resource or agricultural field, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Or

• Combination of Education and Experience at least 30 semester hours in one or more of the disciplines as shown in above, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Duties
As a Student Trainee (Soil Conservation), you will be performing the following duties under direct supervision; Assignments will be developmental in nature and will assist the employee gain the competencies necessary for a career:

  • Receives intensive and specialized training in all phases of soil and water conservation and related natural resource conservation programs.
  • Learns to perform surveys and set construction stakes for a variety of practices. May operate rod or chain or other specialized instruments to lay out simple practices.
  • Assists in program and conservation planning for a variety of soil and water practices such as terraces, diversions, waterways, farm drainage systems, and others.
  • Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for use in developing and applying basic conservation plans.
  • Assists with or performs a wide variety of soil conservation duties such as maintaining accurate field notes, preliminary drafting and sketch work, recording of layout work such as contour lines and field boundaries, determining acreages, assembling maps and aerial photographs, and other related work.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As required to perform the duties of the position and complete the requirements of the Pathways Program.

Relocation Authorized
No

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Qualifications
All applicants must meet the eligibility, education and qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of the announcement.

To be eligible for a Pathways Internship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment;
  • Be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) in an accredited educational institution;
  • Be enrolled at least half-time as defined by your educational institution; and
  • Be in good academic standing, as defined by the your academic institution.

Below is the education requirement to be qualified at the following grade levels:

GS-4 - Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study.

One full academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or the equivalent as defined by the accredited college or university.

Degree programs in environmental, natural resources and related sciences preferred.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation via this link. All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly. Important: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Click on this link for more information.

If selected for this Internship, the applicant will be required to complete the following:

Pathways Requirements:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution.
  • Maintain good academic standing as defined by the educational institution for the duration of the internship.
  • Sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.

Employment Requirements:

  • Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. The position may require a background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter. A favorable adjudication of the background investigation at the time of appointment and on reinvestigations is a condition of employment.
  • If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of employment.

Security Clearance
Not Applicable

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466403900


Apply By:4/3/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Student Trainee (Soil Conservation) GS-0499-03 (5 positions) Multiple States 3/29/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

Job Description:

Summary: USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps America’s farmers and ranchers conserve the Nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. We need people who want to apply their education and experience to make sure we all enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment. “Helping People Help the Land” http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work while completing their academic requirements. For more information on the Pathways Internship, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads.

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date of September 30, 2017. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

Location Consideration: When selecting locations to be considered for, please select only those locations that you will report to no later than June 2017 to begin the internship. Depending on budget, NRCS may authorize a one-time gross housing stipend for the summer if the location selected for is outside the local commuting area of your temporary or permanent address, AND may also provide reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses necessary to get to and from duty station at the end of the work period (summer). Availability and the gross amount will vary by location. The salary for each location may vary depending on locality. Locality tables may be found at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/.

Candidates selected from this announcement may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all terms of the Internship Program are met and there is an available position. Conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed and is at the discretion of the agency.

Pathways Interns may convert to permanent positions in the same line of work they were initially appointed to (Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-5/7/9). To be eligible for the conversion, you must satisfactorily complete all Pathways Program requirements: complete at least 640 hours of work experience prior to graduation, and if applicable, meet the position’s positive education requirements at graduation. The education requirements that must be met for conversion from this position:

• Degree: Soil conservation or related agricultural or natural resource discipline such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, agricultural education, or agricultural engineering. The study must have included 30 semester hours in a natural resource or agricultural field, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Or

• Combination of Education and Experience at least 30 semester hours in one or more of the disciplines as shown in above, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science.

Duties
As a Student Trainee (Soil Conservation), you will be performing the following duties under direct supervision; Assignments will be developmental in nature and will assist the employee gain the competencies necessary for a career:

  • Receives intensive and specialized training in all phases of soil and water conservation and related natural resource conservation programs.
  • Learns to perform surveys and set construction stakes for a variety of practices. May operate rod or chain or other specialized instruments to lay out simple practices.
  • Assists in program and conservation planning for a variety of soil and water practices such as terraces, diversions, waterways, farm drainage systems, and others.
  • Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for use in developing and applying basic conservation plans.
  • Assists with or performs a wide variety of soil conservation duties such as maintaining accurate field notes, preliminary drafting and sketch work, recording of layout work such as contour lines and field boundaries, determining acreages, assembling maps and aerial photographs, and other related work.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As required to perform the duties of the position and complete the requirements of the Pathways Program.

Relocation Authorized
No

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Qualifications
All applicants must meet the eligibility, education and qualification requirements listed below by the closing date of the announcement.

To be eligible for a Pathways Internship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment;
  • Be enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) in an accredited educational institution;
  • Be enrolled at least half-time as defined by your educational institution; and
  • Be in good academic standing, as defined by the your academic institution.

Below is the education requirement to be qualified at the following grade levels:

GS-4 - Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study.

One full academic year of undergraduate education is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or the equivalent as defined by the accredited college or university.

Degree programs in environmental, natural resources and related sciences preferred.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation via this link. All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly. Important: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Click on this link for more information.

If selected for this Internship, the applicant will be required to complete the following:

Pathways Requirements:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution.
  • Maintain good academic standing as defined by the educational institution for the duration of the internship.
  • Sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.

Employment Requirements:

  • Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. The position may require a background investigation at the time of appointment, and may be subject to reinvestigation every five years thereafter. A favorable adjudication of the background investigation at the time of appointment and on reinvestigations is a condition of employment.
  • If you are newly hired, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" system. Federal law requires the use of E-VERIFY to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of employment.

Security Clearance
Not Applicable

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466410900


Apply By:4/3/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Tennessee 3/28/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:American Forest Management, Inc.

Location:Waynesboro, Tennessee

Job Description:

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

Responsibilities and Job Requirements:

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

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

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

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

Additional Requirements

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

Qualifications

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

Benefits

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

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

 


Apply By:6/28/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Forest Management Internship Multiple States 3/23/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges

Job Description:

Agency: MS State University and United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges Number of Vacancies (3-4)

Internship Duration: Approximate schedule will be from mid-May through mid-August 2017. The positions are full-time requiring a minimum 40 hour work week. Students wishing to receive internship credit will need to complete an internship agreement or practicum agreement and enroll in the appropriate course (Consult with your advisor). Fall semester 2017 and/or Spring semester 2018 work opportunities may be available, please inquire if interested.

Description: The positions will be located on a National Wildlife Refuge in the Southeast Region. Work will be under the direction of the Refuge Forester and may include conducting forest habitat evaluations, timber cruising, timber marking, invasive species control and assisting with wildlife surveys and general refuge operational work. The positions may require some travel to conduct work on other refuges as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should be fairly proficient in plant (primarily tree) identification and have completed coursework in dendrology and/or plant taxonomy. Candidates must be able and willing to work in harsh field conditions. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will be Junior, Senior, and or Graduate students who have experience with silviculture, Dendrology, mensuration, forestry field camp and natural resource ecology. Experience with GIS applications and the use of field data loggers is also preferred, but not required. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply, but will be limited to a total of 720 hours per calendar year. Only students currently enrolled or recently graduated from MSU are eligible.

Salary: $12 per hour plus travel and per diem (when appropriate)

Housing: Will be provided

Deadline: April 1, 2017. Send brief cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to:

Attn: Henry Sansing, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
College of Forest Resources
Box 9690 MS State, MS 39762 (our you may) email application to: henry_sansing@fws.gov

For more information feel free to call Mr. Sansing at: 662.418.1372


Apply By:4/1/2017


Posted By: Kbrasher

Forester 3 Tennessee 3/21/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:State of Tennessee, Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division

Job Description:

The State of Tennessee, Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division is currently recruiting for highly qualified candidates to fill two Forester 3 positions. In collaboration with the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Resources, The Department of Agriculture has announced one Forester 3 position located in Carroll County and one Forester 3 position located Wilson County.

To see full job descriptions and apply, interested candidates must submit their application to http://www.tn.gov/hr and search positions under “Employment Opportunities”, “Preferred Service Job Openings” by job titles. In addition, interested candidates may receive additional information by visiting “Professional Careers with the Tennessee Department of Forestry” at http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/article/ag-forests-careers.

If you or someone you know may have an interest in applying, please feel free to forward this information. The posting announcement begins March 22 and ends April 4, 2017. Please contact Tammy.Lawrence@tn.gov for any additional information.


Apply By:4/4/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Quality Control Supervisor Georgia 3/16/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Interfor

Location:Savannah , Georgia

Job Description:

Quality Control Supervisor

Tracking Code
1728-057
Job Description

Job Opportunity: Quality Control Supervisor, Savannah area, GA

 

Who We Are

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

 

What We Offer

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

 

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

 

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Supervisor for our Meldrim sawmill near Savannah, GA. The Quality Control Supervisor will be responsible for all aspects of lumber quality control including optimizers, change overs, simulations, and other continuous improvement activities.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Supervise all aspects of the quality control program.
  • Maintain and utilize all production optimization systems to maximize lumber values, grade, and recovery.
  • Identify and leverage opportunities to improve quality management.
  • Train and support quality control staff to improve their work performance.
  • Ensure all quality control documentation is current.
  • Work closely with production staff to maximize return to log.

 

What You Offer

  • Grade 12, post-secondary education preferred.
  • Experience in optimization technology.
  • Minimum of 5 years sawmill QC experience.
  • Very proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Understand and use statistical analysis.
  • Lean manufacturing or six sigma a plus.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Well-developed leadership skills and ability to lead by example.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Ability to function under pressure.
  • Ability to think tactically and strategically, and be detailed and results oriented is also required.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Commitment to maintain a safe work environment without compromise.
  • Recognize problems and have them corrected immediately.
  • Understand the importance of teamwork and have a positive impact on the team.
  • Open-minded and positive in dealing with change and new ways of doing things.
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. 

 

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

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

 


Job Location
Meldrim (Savannah area), Georgia, United States
 


Apply By:5/16/2017

Phone:604-451-2821

Email:serena.morphy@Interfor.com


Posted By: Interfor

Utility Arborist Alabama 3/20/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:ArborMetrics Solutions

Location:Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Description:

Duties include but are not limited to:

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

  • Assist with develop bid package maps and work manifests.

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

  • Meet with land owners to explain vegetation management work.

  • Mark work in the field where required.

  • Respond to public concerns and questions about the work.

  • Assist in the development of public relations materials.

  • Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements.

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

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

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

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

Required Education:

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


 

Required Experience:

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


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

Skills:

Working knowledge of IVM, techniques and equipment used for vegetation management or ability to learn quickly.


Excellent personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred.


Valid driver’s license.

Salary:

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


Apply By:5/20/2017

Phone:334-750-4449

Email:RBarker3@arbormetrics.com

Mailing:

Please apply and submit resume on our website:


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


Posted By: Rachel Barker

Internship California 3/13/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Pacific Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest

Job Description:

The Pacific Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest, is looking to accept 3 interns through the Student Conservation Association. These opportunities will fulfill internship requirements for college university recreation & natural resource programs, will give incumbents a great variety of experience in recreation and outdoor interpretation that could potentially lead to seasonal employment, and provide an experience of a lifetime!

Check out the following positions and links below for more information and applications to our offered internships:

PO-00722928: Recreation Intern, Wrights Lake: The Pacific Ranger District is looking for one intern who would assist Forest Service recreation staff in the Wrights Lake Recreation Area. Duties include: managing reservations, provide upkeep in campgrounds and assist with cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Wrights Lake campground has 82 campsites and multiple trailheads from Wrights Lake leading to the Desolation Wilderness. Interns would also assist in education and outreach at Wrights Lake campground, including the Junior Ranger Program, scheduling and presenting interpretive programs at the amphitheater and staffing information kiosk. For more information and the link to the application go to: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/wrights-lake-recreation-intern/po-00722928

PO-00722933: Recreation Intern, Crystal Basin: The Pacific Ranger District is looking for three interns to work in support of the recreation program in the popular Crystal Basin Recreation Area. Interns would work with other FS staff to provide visitor information at Crystal Basin Information Station, patrol campgrounds and dispersed camping areas, assist with cleaning and maintenance of facilities, and will assist in education and interpretive programs. This internship will provide a great opportunity to gain experience in a variety of aspects of recreation management. For more information and the link to the application go to: https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/crystal-basin-recreation-intern/po-00722933

Work for all positions is performed in the office and outdoors in remote locations. Work may at times entail working in hot and inclement weather. Housing will be provided in shared Forest Service housing. Dates of employment would be a 14 week period, typically between June and September. Interns would work both with Forest Service staff and independently. Work schedule to be set between SCA intern and Forest Service staff. Interns may be required to use their own vehicle and would be reimbursed for work-related mileage.


Apply By:3/31/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Software Product Sales Rep Colorado 3/10/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Plan-it Geo

Location:Arvada, Colorado

Job Description:

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

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

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

Primary responsibilities of the position:

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

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

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

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

Ian Hanou | Owner/Founder and Director of Business Development

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

 


Apply By:6/10/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Tree Inventory Technicians Multiple States 3/10/2017 +
JobDetails

Categorized Under:

Organization:Plan-It Geo

Job Description:

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

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

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

Primary responsibilities of the position:

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

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

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

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

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

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


Apply By:6/10/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

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

Location:Hudson Valley, New York

Job Description:

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

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

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

 

Skills:

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

Salary:

Remuneration is based on experienced and includes accommodation and utilities.



Apply By:6/1/2017

Email:swosullivan@gmail.com


Posted By: Dept WFA

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

Organization:TDOT

Location:Tennessee, Tennessee

Job Description:

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


Apply By:6/7/2017


Posted By: Evelyn

Forester 1 Arkansas 3/9/2017 +
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Organization:Deltic Timber Corporation

Location:Perryville, Arkansas

Job Description:

<p>Deltic Timber Corporation is seeking an entry-level Forester to assist the District Forester in the daily care of a specific district by performing basic forestry functions including, but not limited to: <br /><br /> 1. Cruise &amp; evaluate timberland. <br /> 2. Monitor newly planted trees for quality control. <br /> 3. Check Summer plantations by ensuring newly planted trees are breaking dormancy. <br /> 4. Check Fall plantations by ensuring the previous years planting survived the summer. <br /> 5. Prepare sites for replanting by burning. <br /> 6. Prepare logging jobs by determining stream management zones and other areas of interest. <br /> 7. Collect data for site prep and release spraying of forest (GPS Polygons). <br /> 8. Collect experimental plot data on specific tracts, which directly affect the health and growth rates of Deltic's forests.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Benefit Package Includes:</p> <ul> <li>Health, Dental, Vision and Life Ins.</li> <li>Disability Ins.</li> <li>401K with Employer Match</li> <li>Automatic 401K contribution of 4% for Retirement</li> <li>Paid Holidays</li> <li>Paid Vacations<br /></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Drug Free Work Place&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; EOE/AAP&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran</p>

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Forestry-Forest Management preferred

Required Experience:

0-3 years experience

Salary:

$40,000 plus excellent benefits package


Apply By:5/9/2017

Phone:870-881-6418

Email:Bobbi_Britton@Deltic.com

Mailing:

Deltic Timber Corporation


210 East Elm St.


El Dorado, AR 71730


Posted By: London Harrington

Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor South Carolina 2/2/2017 +
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Organization:Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute

Location:Summerton, South Carolina

Job Description:

Description: The camp is located on YLI’s Camp Bob Cooper directly on Lake Marion (South Carolina’s largest lake). A majority of the camp week will focus on hunting and fishing techniques, wildlife ecology, ATV riding, outdoor survival skills, shotgun training, rifle training, and archery training. Instructors will be trained and certified in these areas. In addition to these activities we will also utilize other components such as swimming, team courses, night hikes and sporting clays. Our Advanced camp offers enhanced hunting skills and game calling at Back Woods Quail Club. You can take a look at our camp by going to our website at http://wildlifesummer.camp/

Principle Duties:

  • Teach components of the Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports curriculum (training provided).
  • Lead students in daily program classes and activities (wake-up, meals, canteen, campfire, and wrap-up).
  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities.
  • Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night while they are at camp.

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, or related field is preferred –juniors, seniors, and graduates should apply.
  • Experience with hunting and shooting sports preferred but not necessary (we will train those without experience).
  • Residential camp experience preferred.
  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campers and staff.
  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team.

Salary: $440 - $580 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Contact: If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Candice Heatherly at ceharpe@clemson.edu


Apply By:5/2/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Professor, Forest Modeling and Analytics Virginia 1/25/2017 +
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Organization:Virginia Tech

Job Description:

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track research and teaching position in Forest Modeling and Analytics with an emphasis on both managed and unmanaged forest ecosystems. This position will focus on the integration of cutting-edge quantitative and computational tools into basic and applied forest science from local to regional scales.

The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in information technology for natural resources, forest geospatial applications, environmental informatics or forest analytics/modeling. They will conduct innovative research and publish results in peer-reviewed, high-quality journals, support graduate students and research programs with external grants and contracts, advise undergraduate students and supervise graduate students, and participate in department and university service. The selected candidate will also foster diversity and an inclusive atmosphere in the curriculum and department.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, Posting TR0160186.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

For questions contact Dr. Val Thomas at thomasv@vt.edu or 540-231-0958.


Apply By:4/25/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Professor, International Forest Economics and Management Virginia 1/25/2017 +
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Organization:Virginia Tech

Job Description:

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of International Forest Economics and Management. This position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track appointment that emphasizes applications such as forestland investment and management, carbon sequestration/project analysis, sustainable forest enterprises, and other forest management and business applications, particularly in international contexts.

The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct innovative research and publish results in peer-reviewed, high-quality journals, support graduate students and research programs with external grants and contracts, advise undergraduate students and supervise graduate students, and participate in department and university service. The selected candidate will also foster diversity and an inclusive atmosphere in the curriculum and department.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, Posting #016339TR.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

For questions, please contact Dr. Greg Amacher at gamacher@vt.edu or 540-231-5943.


Apply By:4/25/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant Professor, Forest Fire Ecology and Management Virginia 1/25/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Virginia Tech

Job Description:

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) at Virginia Tech seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track teaching and research appointment in Fire Ecology and Management, with emphasis on forest ecosystems. Specific research foci may vary, but might include ecology, critical ecosystems, carbon cycling, and forest regeneration and dynamics.

The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct innovative research and publish results in peer-reviewed, high-quality journals, support graduate students and research programs with external grants and contracts, advise undergraduate students and supervise graduate students, and actively collaborate in department and university service. The selected candidate should foster diversity and an inclusive atmosphere in the curriculum and department.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #016340TR.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

For questions, please contact Dr. Jay Sullivan at jsulliv@vt.edu or 540-231-5483.


Apply By:4/25/2017

Manager Trainee Multiple States 1/18/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Baillie

Job Description:

Manager Trainee
Baillie lumber company has several openings for Manager Trainees at our various locations. Locations include: Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. These locations are sawmills and concentration yards responsible for manufacturing hardwood lumber. The position would consist of working and learning several different jobs around the facility.

Job duties include:

  • Working with Kiln Operator learning kiln schedule and assisting him on his day to day routine
  • Learning how to grade hardwood lumber
  • Occasionally traveling with a salesman or buyers to be exposed to where our lumber comes from and goes to.
  • Working on a projects that either reduces cost or increases production at the facility
  • Working directly with the Yard Manager to learn the daily operations of the facility, and his day to day task.

Position is salaried with a yearly bonus.

Medical benefits and 401K available.


Apply By:4/18/2017

Mailing:

Teddy Royal
Talent Acquisition Manager
Baillie Lumber Co.
Office – 716-649-2850
Cell – 716-517-0605
Fax – 716-648-7395


Posted By: KBrasher

Summer Internship Multiple States 1/18/2017 +
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Organization:Baillie

Job Description:

Baillie Lumber Co. has several openings for summer internships at their various locations. Locations include: Galion, OH, Smyrna, Owego, Allegany, NY, Titusville, PA, Leitchfield, KY, and Cove City, NC, Donalds, SC, others Eastern US locations.

These locations are large concentration yards responsible for kiln drying hardwood lumber. The internship would consist of working and learning several different jobs around the yard.

This position would be paid and possibly provide housing assistance if needed.

Various jobs candidates would work or learn doing the summer include:

  • Working with Kiln Operator learning kiln schedule and assisting him on his day to day routine
  • Working with Lumber Inspectors learning how to grade lumber
  • Working on a project that either reduces cost or increases production at the facility
  • Filling in for various employees who are on vacation in the summer months


Apply By:4/18/2017

Mailing:

Teddy Royal
Talent Acquisition Manager
Baillie Lumber Co.
Office – 716-649-2850
Cell – 716-517-0605
Fax – 716-648-7395


Posted By: KBrasher

Lumber Trader Internship New York 1/18/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Baillie Lumber Co.

Location:Buffalo, New York

Job Description:

A Baillie internship will help you gain first hand business to business experience in the fields of sales & marketing. When you are a Baillie Lumber intern, you will gain valuable experience in product pricing strategies, negotiation practices, market analysis, territory management, and other standard business practices.

  • Structured 8 week program at our Hamburg, NY headquarters
  • Formal mentor assigned for entire period • Travel outside the office on a regular basis
  • Trusted with confidential company information
  • Urged to work independently on assigned research project
  • Access to top management
  • Responsible for own schedule
  • Weekly review sessions

Job Requirements
A Baillie internship will help you gain first hand business to business experience in the field of sales & marketing. This position provides students interested in sales an opportunity better understand product pricing strategies, negotiation practices, market analysis, territory management, and other standard business practices. Work environment will include both an office setting and some travel. Students who are entrepreneurial, business-minded, achievers, independent and willing to travel are ideal candidates. Intern must have a reliable car for travel and unexpired passport for possible travel to Canada. Students should be targeting a 2018 graduation date.

Learn the duties and responsibilities of a lumber trader:

  • Travel to sawmills & lumber yards
  • Participate in both the procurement and the sales of hardwood lumber
  • Interact with customers and supplies

Complete a research project in support of company goals and objectives

  • Complete independent research
  • Work with existing employees to gain further insight into Baillie Lumber Co
  • Conclude with a formal presentation to company leadership team

Build Relationships

  • Relationships with customer
  • Relationships with sawmill personnel
  • Relationships with sales team


Apply By:4/18/2017

Mailing:

Teddy Royal
Talent Acquisition Manager
Baillie Lumber Co.
Office – 716-649-2850
Cell – 716-517-0605
Fax – 716-648-7395


Posted By: KBrasher

Associate Procurement Forester Texas 1/9/2017 +
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Organization:WestRock

Location:Evadale, Texas

Job Description:

Associate Procurement Forester – Evadale, TX

We are looking for an Associate Procurement Forester to join our Evadale, office to aggressively manage fiber purchase requirements supporting the overall region objectives to maintain the lowest cost, highest quality fiber sourcing in support of mill’s forecasted needs while maintaining the highest compliance with safety and environmental requirements.

What You Will Do:

  1. Lead, promote, enhance, and model WestRock’s safety and environmentally-conscious culture.
  2. Work with other members of the regional team in the execution of the fiber supply plan with precision and a high sense of urgency, remaining flexible to adjust strategy and tactics given changes in market conditions and/or mill operations to sustain the highest value fiber to the digester across the annual cycle.
  3. Effectively evaluate fiber opportunities and successfully negotiate pricing based on true market demands that provide high quality fiber to the digester at lowest possible costs.
  4. Communicate effectively with all stakeholders including peers, the fiber procurement team, management, landowners, and suppliers in verbal and written form related to relevant operations, strategies, and status of execution.
  5. Assist the Area Manager in the development and reporting of timely and accurate financial information including budgets, forecasts, and projected spending.
  6. Represent WestRock in the community by participation in Associations, workshops, and civic and government affairs.

Who You Will Work With: Area Manager, WestRock Forestry Staff, governmental agencies, dealers, loggers, landowners, associations, potential clients in the region (which requires behavior that appropriately represents WestRock even outside of regular work hours)

What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry
  • Desire and drive to be successful in Procurement Forestry
  • Strong work ethic
  • Safety/Environmentally Conscious Mindset
    Promotes a respect for safety; Keeps workplace clean and safe; Supports safety programs, policies/procedures; Takes preventative and corrective action to address potential safety and/or environmental hazards and prevent future injuries or non-conformance; Resist temptation to cut corners where safety or environmental compliance is concerned; Follows all safety and environmental related company policies and complies with location specific rules; Drives safely on and off company property.
  • Business Acumen
    Knows how businesses work; Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information affecting his/her business organization; Knows the competition; Is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
  • Customer Focus
    For both internal and external customers, builds customer confidence; Committed to increasing customer satisfaction; Sets achievable customer expectations; Assumes responsibility for solving customer problems; Ensures commitments to customers are met in a timely manner; Solicits opinions and ideas from customers.
  • Planning, Prioritizing, and Goal Setting
    Develops realistic plans; Sets goals; Aligns plans with company goals; Adequately plans for and manages resources; Demonstrates strong time management skills; Coordinates/cooperates with others; Creates contingency plans.
  • Communication
    Clearly exchanges thoughts, ideas and messages through written, verbal and non-verbal methods that promote an understanding with the target audience; Creates accurate and punctual reports; Delivers engaging presentations; Shares information and ideas with others in a timely manner; Listens carefully and attentively.
  • Integrative Thinker
    Demonstrates database thinking using information from various sources before taking action; Connects experiences, observations and seemingly unrelated bits of information to see patterns and draw conclusions not readily apparent to others; Uses information, logic and sound business judgment to assess a situation or problem before acting; Can identify the weight and value of different pieces of information; Knows what resources to use and when in order to best approach a situation; Thinks on multiple levels while gathering, analyzing and synthesizing relevant data.
  • Problem Solver/Decision Maker
    Quickly recognizes and addresses barriers to achieving results; Resolves problems and makes decisions based on facts and data; Knows when more data is needed; Supports collaborative, fact-based decision-making at the level in the organization where the best expertise and information reside; Always uses sound business judgment and common sense before acting; Applies the appropriate amount of time to the varying complexity of decisions.
  • Teamwork
    Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities; Listens to others and values opinions; Helps team/group to meet goals; Volunteers for tasks to achieve team goals; Welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere; Works well with others.


Apply By:4/9/2017

Mailing:

http://westrock.ongig.com/jobs/forestry-management/evadale-tx/associate-procurement-forester-evadale-tx/sf-84210


Posted By: KBrasher

Forest Research Technician Georgia 1/6/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc.

Location:Waycross, Georgia

Job Description:

<p class="MsoNormal">This is a field research technician position with the majority of the work being outdoors in varying weather conditions. The primary task completed includes: forestry research study establishment, study maintenance, study measurement and study data cleaning. The candidate must be able to verbally communicate clearly 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 position may also, occasionally, assist with some basic forest management activities.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;&nbsp;Qualifications: The job candidate should hold a minimum of an Associate&rsquo;s Degree in forest resources, environmental resources, biology, 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.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p>

Salary:

<p class="MsoNormal">Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, paid
holidays, paid vacation, healthcare plan, professional development timeline.</p>


Apply By:4/6/2017

Phone:888-285-0947

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

<p class="MsoNormal">Send resume and cover letter to Julie Dougherty at
jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;Online Application Address:&nbsp;&nbsp;
http://www.progressiveforestry.com/forestry/job-application-form&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>


Posted By: Julie dougherty

Utility Arborist Positions (4) Alabama 1/5/2017 +
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Organization:Edko, LLC

Location:Gadsden, Alabama

Job Description:

Position Summary: Edko, LLC is seeking utility vegetation management professionals, and/ or candidates with a 2 or 4 year degree in forestry or a related field. Personnel are expected to perform inspections, an d evaluations of line clearance work and vegetation along utility lines . Utility Arborists will plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of tree clearance crews, interface with and negotiate line - clearance crew access and practices with u tility customers, as well as, conducting other various special projects.

Utility Arborist Requirements:

  • The ability to work independently with excellent communication skills .
  • An AA or BA Degree in forestry, arboriculture or a related field; or utility vegetation manage ment experience. Utility Arborist certification or ability to become c ertified within 1 - year is preferred.
  • Local tree knowledge beneficial
  • Ability to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to interpret and follow maps
  • Ability to use a laptop computer , GPS, and GIS
  • Valid Driver License required

Information:

  • Full time position s starting immediately
  • Edko offers competitive wages and excellent benefits
  • Company Vehicle/Gas Card supplied for work related/ commuting purposes
  • Pre - employment drug screen and background check required


Apply By:4/5/2017

Mailing:

Please apply by using the Edko website: www.edkollc.com


Posted By: KBrasher

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

Organization:ArborMetrics Solutions

Location:Auburn, Alabama

Job Description:

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

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

  • Assist with develop bid package maps and work manifests.

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

  • Meet with land owners to explain vegetation management work.

  • Mark work in the field where required.

  • Respond to public concerns and questions about the work.

  • Assist in the development of public relations materials.

  • Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements.

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

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

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

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

Required Education:


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

Required Experience:


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

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

Skills:


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





  • Excellent
    personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred.




  • Valid driver’s
    license.




Salary:

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


Apply By:12/27/2017

Phone:3347504449

Email:RBarker3@arbormetrics.com

Mailing:

Please apply and submit resume on our website:


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


Posted By: Rachel Barker