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Forester I - Forest Inventory and Analysis South Carolina 11/13/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:State of South Carolina Forestry Commission

Location:Florence County, South Carolina

Job Description:

Records forest inventory and health monitoring data on forest inventory plots with a degree of accuracy as required by the U.S. Forest Service. Works on a two-person forestry-crew locating forest inventory plots and recording inventory and health monitoring data. Assists in determining ownership and obtaining permission from the owner to enter property where plots are located.

Required Education:

A bachelor's degree in forestry from a college or university accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Must successfully pass the U.S. Forest Service Forest, Forest Inventory and Analysis certification field exam within the first year of employment. Applicants are required to attach a college/university transcript.

Salary:

$26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually


Apply By:2/13/2018

Mailing:

SCFC requires individuals to complete an online application to apply for this position. Interested individuals can access www.jobs.sc.gov


Posted By: KBrasher

Forester Alabama 11/7/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Larson & McGowin, LLC

Location:Greenville, Mobile, Alabama

Job Description:

Who we are:  In business over 60 years, Larson & McGowin, LLC provides a full range of land management and on-demand decision support and consulting services.  L&M currently manages approximately 700,000 acres of timberland across the U.S. Southeast.    www.larsonmcgowin.com

Position Description:  Larson & McGowin, LLC (L&M) is seeking qualified candidates to assist with the forest management of client properties located in south Alabama.  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.  

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three references via email to Will Autrey at wautrey@larsonmcgowin.com.  

Required Education:

Applicant should have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Forestry from an SAF accredited university or will obtain such a degree prior to employement. 

Required Experience:

3 or more years of experience in forestry or related field work is preferred.

Skills:


  • Required

    • Must be a Registered Forester in Alabama or meet the
      necessary requirements to obtain this designation within 2 years from
      date of hire

    • 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



  • Preferred

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

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



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.


Apply By:12/31/2017

Phone:3343007277

Email:wautrey@larsonmcgowin.com

Mailing:

10 North Florida Street


Mobile, AL 36607


Posted By: Will Autrey

Gulf Area Senior Forester (MA) Mississippi 11/9/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Green Diamond Management Company

Location:Meridian, Mississippi

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:

The position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of annual harvest plans and for managing the execution of harvest, silviculture and inventory activities.  Evaluates and manages harvest plan to balance short and long term impacts to financial goals, future harvest levels, harvest capacity and customer commitments.  Responsible for managing contractors that will perform the majority of the harvesting, silviculture, inventory and property management activities.  Responsibilities include contract preparation, administration and performance monitoring to ensure contract compliance.   The position requires a complete working knowledge of SFI certification requirements, state Best Management Practices (BMPs) and local ordinances regarding commercial timber harvest and transportation. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Assure a safe workplace.  Take personal initiative and responsibility to ensure ongoing safe behaviors through implementation and active participation in the company safety program
  • Provide the design and updates necessary to continually maintain an accurate and current harvest plan.  Provide accurate planning information to other departments regarding weekly and monthly wood flows, log sales and revenue projections.  
  • Manage the layout of harvest settings and haul roads to ensure productivity with the least environmental impact, maintaining compliance with all state and federal regulations. 
  • Manage contract logging and road building/maintenance program.  Provide indirect oversight of contracted work.   Perform timely field checks to ensure contract and harvest plan compliance.
  • Manage harvest operations.  Minimize moves, maximize capacity efficiency, and provide accurate production information and log sales forecasts.  Manage sequence changes to assure customer volume and log quality commitments are met.
  • Budget for and manage site preparation, planting and other silviculture activities, utilizing the appropriate financial analysis and logistics applications.
  • Assist in the margin analysis of harvest and silviculture activities.
  • Responsible for property maintenance including property line surveying and marking, maintenance of gates and monitoring encroachment within the region.
  • Monitor hunting club field activities to ensure compliance with the terms of the recreation lease agreement.
  • Apply consistent and accurate application and communication of policies and procedures designed to promote efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with SFI policies and procedures, state Best Management Practices and local ordinances regarding timber harvesting and hauling
  • Utilize communication and negotiation skills when interaction with members of the community is required.
  • Manage and support development of direct reports in order to maximize value in hiring, retention, and succession and goal attainment.
  • Perform productive performance management reviews (written and verbal), according to program.
  • Represent the Company at public meetings and community events, as required. 

 

Skills:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Management, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent, plus ten or more years of experience.  If incumbent does not have B.S. degree relevant industry, supervisory and contractor management experience will be considered. 

  • Valid Driver’s License. 

  • Exhibit high professional and ethical standards.

  • Ability to be highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Proven supervisory and leadership to effectively lead a staff or crew with a focus on safety and goal achievement.

  • Exhibit strong leadership skills. Work with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others.  

  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the Company including regulatory agencies.

  • Effective and productive communications skills; approachable and open to discussion, being persuasive in discussions regarding conflicts over resource use, as well as have highly developed written communication skills.

  • Manage multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others.  Organized and proactively manages environment.  Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities.  Prioritize workload in order of importance.  Reliably follow through with job assignments.

  • Learn, apply and retain new methods and information.  Creative in solving problems.  Exhibit a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges.  View obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow.


Desired:



  • Willingness to invest time when projects demand more time commitment to accomplish important and/or timely goals.

  • Familiarity with GIS.

  • Willingness to participate in continuing education programs and training related to the forestry profession.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:



  • This position is located in Mississippi.

  • Field work in addition to a normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting, regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.

  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.

  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.

  • Occasional travel to various locations requiring a vehicle and ability to drive.

  • Ability to tour logging operations, attend training and company functions.

  • Ability to perform consistent and accurate work on a PC.

  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.

  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with Company policy.

  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, firefighting, reptile and/or insect bites.

  • This position may be exposed to marking paint, gas, diesel fumes, pollens and smoke.

  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 3


Apply By:11/30/2017

Email:SEJobs@greendiamond.com


Posted By: Laura Baltadonis

Staff Forester I Texas 10/30/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Texas A&M Forest Service

Job Description:

Locations: Two open positions. One in Lufkin and one in Kirbyville, Texas

Salary: $36,000 per year plus benefits with $2,000 increase after completion of training criteria.

Major duties include: Forester will serve as forest survey crew leader and be responsible for the survey program in the assigned region. The forester will investigate land ownership in the tax office, contact landowners, locate field plots, collect and transmit forest survey data and meet production goals.

Occasional duties: The forester must perform related duties when required. Forester is encouraged to be involved with local community and professional activities not specifically related to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Education: Applicant must be a forestry graduate (minimum B.S. Forestry) with a major in forest management or a closely related course of study from an SAF Accredited Forestry Degree Program.

Work Experience and Required Skills: GPS training, dendrology expertise preferred. Must be able to communicate clearly. Applicant must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

Working Conditions: Requires outdoor field work. Must be able to work overtime, with some overnight travel. Will be in the field for extended periods of time.

Employment Status: Full-time position with full benefits

Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is identified

Closing date: Open until filled

Application Procedure: Interested persons may obtain more information at http://tfsweb.tamu.edu/jobs

Contact: Chris Brown, cbrown@tfs.tamu.edu, 979-458-6630


Apply By:1/30/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

Department Head Colorado 10/23/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Colorado State University

Location:Fort Collins, Colorado

Job Description:

The Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology in the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University seeks to fill their Department Head position. The Head serves as the lead department administrator and is responsible for leadership and administration of teaching, research, extension, and service activities of departmental personnel. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment.

The Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Department is one of five academic Departments in the Warner College of Natural Resources. The other Departments are Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Geosciences, and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources. The Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Department has a major in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, with three concentrations: Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, and Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. The Department has M.S. and Ph.D. programs as well as a coursework-intensive Master of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology (MFWCB) degree offered on campus and online. Faculty also advise students in the interdisciplinary Graduate Degree Program in Ecology. The Department has over 500 undergraduates, including 58 Honors students, and approximately 50 graduate students.

The Department is transdisciplinary, conducting impactful research at local, national, and international scales in conservation biology, ecology (behavioral, community, disease, evolution, landscape, population, social, spatial), ecosystem services, ecotoxicology, endangered species, fish and wildlife management, global environmental change, habitat management, human-wildlife conflicts, invasive species, and restoration ecology. In addition, the Department is a recognized leader in analytical methods development and their application across disciplines in the natural resource and ecological sciences. The Department is home to the Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (CCFWRU) and the Larval Fish Laboratory, and has strong partnerships with state, federal, and non-governmental organizations. The Department currently has 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including two endowed chairs, three CCFWRU faculty, two advising/instructional faculty, and two research faculty.

The Department mission is to serve students and varied constituencies through learning, research, and service/outreach. Students graduating from our Department have the skills to think critically about environmental issues, and are scientifically and ecologically literate citizens with the training to be successful in graduate school and diverse careers. Outreach efforts contribute significantly to life-long learning by assisting individuals and agencies to solve complex environmental problems and to be good stewards of our world’s natural resources.

The Warner College of Natural Resources is also home to several interdisciplinary centers and programs, including the Center for Collaborative Conservation, the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands, the Colorado Natural Heritage Program, the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, the Private Lands Initiative, and the Colorado State Forest Service. Warner College is one of eight academic colleges at Colorado State University. The Department and College are active participants in programs and courses at CSU’s 1600- acre Mountain Campus. The Department has also taken a leadership role in providing high impact learning opportunities at CSU’s new Todos Santos Center in Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Colorado State University is a land grant university with about 33,000 students located in Fort Collins, Colorado. Fort Collins is home to a wide range of state and federal natural resource agencies, including major centers for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, USGS, USDA APHIS National Wildlife Research Center, National Park Service, US Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, and Centers for Disease Control, all of which provide excellent opportunities for collaboration. Fort Collins residents enjoy a high quality of life, a moderate cost of living, and the City is often rated as one of the best places to live in the United States. The city is a Platinum Bicycle Friendly Community with a vibrant downtown, and is adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park, with easy access to many outdoor activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Earned doctorate in fish, wildlife, conservation biology, or related field.
  2. Experience with education, research, and outreach.
  3. Accomplishments that meet the requirements for a tenured, full professor or a commensurate level of relevant experience and accomplishments.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated success in administrative duties, budgeting, and programmatic development and growth.
  2. Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills in communicating with and mentoring faculty and staff.
  3. A record of scholarly contributions to knowledge in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology, with demonstrated expertise in these areas.
  4. A record of excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level in a fish, wildlife, and conservation biology program.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to and experience in managing successful professional degree programs in fish, wildlife and conservation biology or related fields.
  6. A demonstrated understanding of the full breadth of programs in the Department, and the vision to fully develop the unique opportunities the Department presents.
  7. A record of success in working collaboratively with government and tribal fish and wildlife management agencies, the private sector, and other conservation and scientific organizations.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
  9. Demonstrated success in creating and fostering community and collaborative environments, creative initiative and problem solving, and conflict resolution efforts.
  10. Experience conducting development activities and a willingness to lead Departmental development efforts.
  11. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary leadership team.

Responsibilities of the Department Head Include:

  • Creative, facilitative leadership in cooperatively defining and implementing goals, objectives and strategies of the Department and in communicating its aspirations, abilities, and achievements to all relevant internal and external constituencies, while fostering positive relationships.
  • Serving as a key member of the College’s leadership team, and working collaboratively and effectively with the College Executive Committee (composed of Department Heads, Associate Deans, and Dean) to shape and further the goals of the Department, the College, and the University.
  • Preparation of, administration of, and adherence to the Departmental budget.
  • Providing leadership for developing and strengthening curricula, recognizing changing societal values and technical advances in the profession.
  • Management of the Department to promote student, staff, and faculty achievement and development.
  • Advancing the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion among students, faculty, and staff.
  • Working effectively with Departmental committees to address governance, curricular, human resource, and physical resource needs.
  • Fostering an atmosphere of collegiality and cooperation within the Department, and College, and across the University.
  • Conducting formal and informal personnel evaluations, including mentoring of Department faculty and staff members.
  • Providing leadership in faculty hiring, promotion, and tenure decisions.
  • Working effectively with alumni, the Dean, and the College Development Office to attract and allocate development funds.
  • Proactively pursuing interaction and developing working relationships with other Departments and programs in the College and across the University, state and federal agencies, professional societies, and other organizations.
  • Interacting with prospective and current students and diverse audiences.

Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Annual and sick leave per University policy, group health, life, dental, disability, and retirement benefits. For more information, please visit CSU’s Benefits website.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit:

  • A letter that addresses the candidate’s experience, performance, and vision in light of the job qualifications, position criteria, and Departmental context.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • The names, addresses, and phone numbers of three to five references who will be contacted only after the short list of candidates is established and candidates have been notified.

Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology. CSU, the Warner College of Natural Resources, and the Department are committed to faculty diversity and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups. Submit above materials to the following site by 30 November, 2017 for full consideration: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50697.

Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. Linda Nagel, Search Committee Chair, Linda.Nagel@colostate.edu; 970-491-2840.

Deadline: For full consideration applications should be received by 30 November, 2017.


Apply By:11/30/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Assistant or Associate Professor of Silviculture Virginia 10/12/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Virginia Tech

Location:Blacksburg, Virginia

Job Description:

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track, teaching and research position in the area of intensive silviculture. The faculty member will also serve as the co-director of the Forest Productivity Cooperative (FPC), an industry-university partnership that integrates research, technology transfer, and continuing education in the southeastern US and Latin America. FPC co-directorship represents a partnership between Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University, Universidad de Concepción (Chile), and Universidad de Santa Catarina (Brazil).

Qualifications
Required:

  • Ph.D. with emphasis in silviculture, with strong promise for developing an outstanding program of teaching, research, and outreach. For Associate Professor Rank, appropriate candidate experience and accomplishments required. • Forest management experience/training.

Preferred:

  • Undergraduate degree in forestry
  • Experience in plantation forests
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with industry and/or agency partners.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting # TR0170151. Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. For questions, please contact Dr. Mike Aust at waust@vt.edu or 540-231-4523.


Apply By:1/12/2018


Posted By: KBrasher

County Forester Florida 9/15/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Florida Forest Service

Location:Clay and Duval County, Florida

Job Description:

Florida Forest Service is hiring a county forester for Clay and Duval Counties, located in Northeast Florida. The County Forester Provides forest management technical assistance to rural private forest landowners to achieve the goals of the landowner, technical assistance for UCF grants, Tree City USA and Champion Tree designations, and other related forest factors.  Responds to homeowners’ requests for analysis of shade tree and ornamental tree diseases, and is also involved in prescribed fire and  wildland fire response.

 As far as living options, Northeast Florida is home to beaches, a vibrant economy as well as large rural communities. There is something for everyone.  For more information or to apply please click on the link below:

 

https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/STARKE-SENIOR-FORESTER-42002270-FL-32091/427507300/

 

 

Required Education:

Please review required skills

Required Experience:

With a bachelor's degree, three years of professional forestry experience is required.  A master's degree can substitute for one year of professional experience.

Skills:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in forestry or related field and three (3) years of professional forestry experience. Course work must include the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest Management.


A master’s degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Course work must include the following four (4) courses: Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Mensuration and Forest Management.


Requires possession of a valid Class E driver license.


Occasional to moderate travel required. Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed.

Salary:

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $36,501.66 annually.


Apply By:12/15/2017

Phone:904-266-8359

Email:Jennifer.Hart@Freshfromflorida.com

Mailing:

The Jacksonville District Office


7247 Big Oaks Road


 


Bryceville, Florida 32009


Posted By: Lanna Miller

Staff Forester II Texas 9/7/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Texas A&M Forest Service

Location:Lufkin, Texas

Job Description:

Position Title: Staff Forester II

Department and Location: FRDSF – SILV, Lufkin, Texas

Salary: $40,000/year minimum (B.S.) + benefits or 42,500/year minimum (M.S.) + benefits

Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate is identified

Major/essential duties of job: Forester will disseminate scientific knowledge about the establishment, growing, productivity, vigor and sustainability of forests to agency, consulting, and industry foresters; educate landowners and the public about the science, management, uses, and benefits of forests and natural forest ecosystems; provide silvicultural strategies for a broad range of ownership objectives including those landowner objectives common with small-acreage tracts; and develop prescription, modeling tools and methodologies to increase forest vigor, resiliency, and productivity. The forester will actively participate in the Agency’s fire and emergency response program.

Occasional duties: The forester must perform related duties when required. Forester is encouraged to be involved with local community and professional activities not specifically related to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Work experience: A minimal three years of professional field experience in the application of southern forest silviculture. Two years’ experience (may be concurrent) incorporating applied research into educational and outreach tools and conducting data analyses to solve complex problems. Demonstrated skills in organizing, conducting and speaking at educational programs.

Skills required: Proficiency in MS Office required. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to perform field inventory procedures. Strong problem solver. Strong project management skills. Detail oriented. Strong analytical skills. Experience in programming, GPS data collection, and statistical software preferred. A portfolio of previous accomplishment and experiences is preferred

Educational qualifications/training required: At a minimum, a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited university. Master's degree in Forestry, Forest Ecology, or closely related course of study from a SAF Accredited program preferred. Applicants must demonstrate a strong academic background in southern silviculture.

Working Conditions: 45% typical office conditions; 45% typical forestry field work; 10% fire and emergency response

Comments: Must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment, with record within Agency standards. Must be able to speak clearly and write proficiently. Must be able to work some overtime/odd hours, with some overnight travel. May be in the field for extended periods of time.

Employment Status: Full-time position

Closing date: As soon as suitable candidate is identified

Application procedure: Greatjobs.tamu.edu

Contact Person: Eric L. Taylor
Phone: 903-834-6191
Email: etaylor@tfs.tamu.edu


Apply By:12/7/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Technical Support Specialist Multiple States 9/6/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Forestry Suppliers, Inc.

Job Description:

Forestry Suppliers, Inc. is seeking to hire Technical Support Specialist (Nationwide). Please see info below about this opportunity.

Contact Name: Clay Walker Salary:

Depending on experience

Default resumes to jobs@forestry-suppliers.com

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting customers with product selection and technical support
  • Training of other staff members
  • Technical support related to activities on website
  • Provide input regarding and assisting in the selection of new products
  • Attending tradeshows
  • Identifying bid opportunities
  • Training for customers as required
  • Assisting in the production of and proofing of marketing materials

Requirements:

  • Good verbal, personal and computer skills
  • Natural resource related degree and experience preferred
  • Ability to work with a group
  • Self-starter and capable of working well alone
  • Good driving record

Compensation and Benefits: Compensation/commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, profit sharing plan, Personal leave time, Family atmosphere and more.


Apply By:12/6/2017

Mailing:

jobs@forestry-suppliers.com


Posted By: KBrasher

Forest Management Technician North Carolina 8/28/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Fayetteville, North Carolina

Job Description:

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

Skills:

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

Salary:

Commensurate


Apply By:11/28/2017

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:csmith@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Please
send a cover sheet and your resume PARETEto csmith@progressiveforestry.com or you may complete an online application by
going to www.progressiveforestry.com.


Posted By: Melanie Howard Ernst

Forest Management Technician North Carolina 8/28/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Fayetteville, North Carolina

Job Description:

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

Skills:

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

Salary:

Commensurate


Apply By:11/28/2017

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:csmith@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Please
send a cover sheet and your resume PARETEto csmith@progressiveforestry.com or you may complete an online application by
going to www.progressiveforestry.com.


Posted By: Melanie Howard Ernst

Forest Management Technician Georgia 8/28/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Waycross, Georgia

Job Description:

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

Skills:

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

Salary:

Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience


Apply By:11/28/2017

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Please
send a cover sheet and your resume to Julie Dougherty at jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

you may complete an online application by going to www.progressiveforestry.com.


 


 


Posted By: Melanie Howard Ernst

Forest Management Technician Alabama 8/28/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc

Location:Montgomery, Alabama

Job Description:

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

Skills:

The job candidate should hold a
minimum of an Associate's Degree in forest resources, environmental or
agricultural resources, or a related field. Experience with or the training in
ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and field data recorders is considered
positive. Experience in herbicide application and licensure is considered a
plus. The candidate must be able to
communicate clearly and timely, and complete fieldwork in a detailed and
quality manner. This position must be able to work independently as well as
work cooperatively with other team members to complete and record data from
forest management activities.

Salary:

Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience


Apply By:11/28/2017

Phone:706-795-0055

Email:jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

Mailing:

Please
send a cover sheet and your resume to Julie Dougherty at jdougherty@progressiveforestry.com

you may complete an online application by going to www.progressiveforestry.com.


Posted By: Melanie Howard Ernst

Real Estate Specialist Multiple States 8/17/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Molpus Woodlands Group

Location:North Louisiana / South Arkansas, Multiple States

Job Description:

The Molpus Woodlands Group (Molpus) manages over 700,000 acres in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. The open position, Real Estate Specialist, South Central Region will have responsibility for real estate and land sales for the northern half of the land base managed by Molpus. We are seeking a driven, self-motivated individual that understands the real estate and timberland marketplace. This position offers a unique opportunity to develop long-term disposition strategies, market a diverse portfolio of properties, and be actively involved in the day-to-day negotiations of these land sales. An individual holding their real estate license would be preferred. Compensation will be based on experience, however this position will have an incentive pay scale based on performance. The position will report directly to the Senior Director of Real Estate and Renewables.

Molpus manages all properties to comply with each state’s Best Management Practices and follows SFI® guidelines.

Required Education:

Degree in Real Estate, Finance or Business Management, Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest Management and/or five years of experience in real estate sales with a broker's or salesperson's license preferred.

Required Experience:

Assists in preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual, and 5-year plans and budgets for the Real Estate function within a specific geographic division.


Serves as the primary contact person for Real Estate projects performed either in-house or through contractual arrangements on lands of clients of Molpus within a specific geographic division.

Implements strategies to ensure overall Real Estate project goals are met on Molpus-managed lands.

Skills:

Degree in Real Estate, Finance or Business Management, Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest Management and/or five years of experience in real estate sales with a broker's or salesperson's license preferred./p>

Strong verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills


Proficiency with common business computer software, which includes Excel spreadsheet and word-processing software.


Must be a dependable team player with strong ethics.


Must be trained and experienced in typical workplace safety programs and be committed to positively addressing unsafe behaviors and situations encountered in the work place.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:


Degree in Real Estate, Finance or Business Management, Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest Management and/or five years of experience in real estate sales with a broker's or salesperson's license preferred.

Proficiency with common business computer software, which includes Excel spreadsheet and word-processing software.

Must be a dependable team player with strong ethics.
Must be trained and experienced in typical workplace safety programs and be committed to positively addressing unsafe behaviors and situations encountered in the work place.
The Molpus Woodlands Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Assists in preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual, and 5-year plans and budgets for the Real Estate function within a specific geographic division.

Serves as the primary contact person for Real Estate projects performed either in-house or through contractual arrangements on lands of clients of Molpus within a specific geographic division.

Implements strategies to ensure overall Real Estate project goals are met on Molpus-managed lands.

Strong verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills
Proficiency with common business computer software, which includes Excel spreadsheet and word-processing software.
Must be a dependable team player with strong ethics.
Must be trained and experienced in typical workplace safety programs and be committed to positively addressing unsafe behaviors and situations encountered in the work place.

Salary:

$100,000+ potential (based on experience & performance)


Apply By:11/30/2017

Phone:601-948-8733 ext. 350

Email:cmilton@molpus.com

Mailing:

Molpus Woodlands Group


654 N. State Street


Jackson, MS 39202


www.molpus.com


Posted By: Christy Milton

Global Acquisitions Manager Alabama 5/2/2017 +
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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

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