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Forester Tennessee 3/28/2017 +
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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

Rice Conservation Specialist Mississippi 3/21/2017 +
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Organization:The USA Rice Federation (USARF) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU)

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

<p>The USA Rice Federation (USARF) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) established the Rice Stewardship Partnership in February 2013 to conserve 3 critical natural resources; working ricelands, water, and waterfowl. This long-term conservation effort will be delivered using a three-pronged approach of on-the-ground conservation efforts, communicating and promoting benefits of rice agriculture, and state/regional policy efforts.</p> <p>A multitude of ongoing projects is creating a heavy data management workload that the Specialist will assist with. This includes creating and updating project tracking databases, mapping in GIS software, and generating facts and figures for reporting to partners. The Specialist will also have opportunities to assist with on-the-ground rice agriculture projects.</p> <p>This is a term position with tenure and schedule negotiated between new hire and DU&rsquo;s Director of Conservation Programs. Tenure can be from 3 to 12 months. Weekly schedule can be from a minimum of 24 hours a week or more.</p> <p>The position is co-funded by USARF, DU, NRCS, and other private foundations and corporations. The Specialist will be employed through Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Southern Regional Office, as staff of the Rice Stewardship Partnership. Job location is Jackson, MS, and Specialist will report to and receive direction from Rice Stewardship staff located there.</p> <p><strong>To Apply:</strong> Please provide a cover letter, resume, and at least one reference to mail/email address below. Job open until filled. Wages commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information regarding this position, contact Scott Manley at 601-956-1936 or smanley@ducks.org.</p>

Required Education:

<p>Currently enrolled in or previously graduated from college or university; degree track in agriculture, natural resource management, wildlife conservation, or related field preferred.</p>

Skills:

<ul>
<li>Established communication skills;</li>
<li>GIS experience; </li>
<li>Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team; </li>
<li>Ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize multiple activities and complete tasks on time; </li>
<li>Familiarity with rice agriculture in the Mid-South;</li>
<li>Familiarity with USDA conservation programs;</li>
<li>&nbsp;Familiarity with management of wintering waterfowl</li>
</ul>


Apply By:4/1/2017

Phone:601-956-1936

Email:dwalters@ducks.org

Mailing:

<p>DU &ndash; Southern Regional Office</p>
<p>193 Business Park Drive, Suite E</p>
<p>Ridgeland, MS 39157</p>


Posted By: The USA Rice Federation (USARF) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU)

Forester 3 Tennessee 3/21/2017 +
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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 +
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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 +
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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

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

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

Field Technician/Salesperson Mississippi 2/22/2017 +
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Organization:Fulgham Inc.

Location:Tupelo, Mississippi

Job Description:

Fulgham’s Inc. (FI) and our licensing company; National Tree Preservation, Inc. (NTP) specializes in root and soil restoration of mature high value trees using our patented process. FI’s patented process and technology is currently recommended in many situations by the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the Mississippi State Extension Service. FI and NTP currently have restoration projects in ten states spanning from Iowa to Georgia. Our clients include high profile sporting facilities, colleges, cities, and many landowners.

We have created a job position and will begin to interview job candidates this month. If you know of anyone, please pass the word along.

Position Description: The position we have created is for a Field Technician/Salesperson. Within this position; the employee will be expected to thoroughly learn all aspects of our daily operation and aid in completion of sales and service. The employee will be expected to continually train as a consulting arborist and eventually manage a sales territory in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma. The employee will be expected to take on management of their sales territory after 6-12 months of employment and move to that geographic area.

Desirable Employee Traits: The desired traits that Fulgham’s Inc. is looking for include but are not limited to:

  1. Friendly. Our main job is to be a friend to our clients.
  2. Passion for communicating with clients and developing long term relationships.
  3. Self motivation and self management.
  4. Passion for trees and outdoors
  5. Hard work ethic (this is not a 9-5 job; it is seasonal and sometimes requires long hours.)
  6. Knowledge of mechanical issues and not afraid to learn to fix equipment.
  7. Excellent computer skills.
  8. Willingness to travel when necessary.
  9. Excellent grades and positive references from former employers.

Salary: Startup salary is based on experience certifications and license obtained. Pay increases will come with the growth of sales revenue in addition of job experience, more knowledge, and more certification within the field of arboriculture.

Please send resumes to David Fulgham at david@fulghamsinc.com Please call my cell number 662.255.5127 if you have any questions. I always appreciate your questions and concerns. Kindest Regards, David Fulgham Certified Arborist - ISA #SO-5802A


Apply By:5/22/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Consulting Forester Mississippi 2/14/2017 +
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Organization:TimberCorp

Location:Brandon, Mississippi

Job Description:

TimberCorp is seeking to hire a graduate forester for full time employment as a consulting forester in our Brandon, Mississippi office. The job consists of approximately 70 percent field work and 30% office work. The position requires approximately 3 to 5 nights of overnight travel per month. Salary and benefits are competitive with industry standards. Office skills in Microsoft Excel and ArcMap are a plus.

Send resume or contact information to Steve Butler at sbutler@timbercorp.net.


Apply By:5/14/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Field Technician/Salesperson Mississippi 2/13/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Fulgham Inc.

Location:Tupelo, Mississippi

Job Description:

Fulgham’s Inc. (FI) and our licensing company; National Tree Preservation, Inc. (NTP) specializes in root and soil restoration of mature high value trees using our patented process. FI’s patented process and technology is currently recommended in many situations by the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the Mississippi State Extension Service. FI and NTP currently have restoration projects in ten states spanning from Iowa to Georgia. Our clients include high profile sporting facilities, colleges, cities, and many landowners.

We have created a job position and will begin to interview job candidates this month. If you know of anyone, please pass the word along.

Position Description: The position we have created is for a Field Technician/Salesperson. Within this position; the employee will be expected to thoroughly learn all aspects of our daily operation and aid in completion of sales and service. The employee will be expected to continually train as a consulting arborist and eventually manage a sales territory in Central Mississippi. The employee will be expected to take on management of their sales territory after 6-12 months of employment and move to that geographic area.

Desirable Employee Traits: The desired traits that Fulgham’s Inc. is looking for include but are not limited to:

  1. Friendly. Our main job is to be a friend to our clients.
  2. Passion for communicating with clients and developing long term relationships.
  3. Self motivation and self management.
  4. . Passion for trees and outdoors
  5. . Hard work ethic (this is not a 9-5 job; it is seasonal and sometimes requires long hours.)
  6. Knowledge of mechanical issues and not afraid to learn to fix equipment.
  7. Excellent computer skills.
  8. Willingness to travel when necessary.
  9. . Excellent grades and positive references from former employers.

Salary: Startup salary is based on experience certifications and license obtained. Pay increases will come with the growth of sales revenue in addition of job experience, more knowledge, and more certification within the field of arboriculture.

Please send resumes to David Fulgham at david@fulghamsinc.com Please call my cell number 662.255.5127 if you have any questions. I always appreciate your questions and concerns.


Apply By:5/13/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Procurement Forester Mississippi 2/8/2017 +
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Organization:Georgia-Pacific

Location:Louisville, Mississippi

Job Description:

Georgia-Pacific is one of a handful of wood-using companies in the world that doesn't own any timberland. The Wood and Fiber Supply (W&FS) organization ensures that the company's mills maintain a constant flow of logs, wood fiber and chips to sustain its tissue, packaging, paper and building products manufacturing operations. We are currenlty hiring for a Procurement Forester in Louisville, MS.

W&FS operates in some 15 U.S. states, and sources its wood from private lands owned by industrial, institutional or individual landowners. Our team is growing, and we would love for you to consider us!

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

 

  • Implementing strategic sourcing and pricing options pertaining to the procurement of wood and fiber for a manufacturing facility.
  • Evaluating least-cost sourcing and pricing opportunities using analytical and innovative problem solving skills.
  • Working to build strong business relationships within operating areas.
  • Assisting in helping to drive process improvements and presenting innovative solutions to recurring issues.
  • Ensuring all transactions are properly documented and distributed.
  • Working in conjunction with W&FS team to monitor and manage all levels of raw material cost to include: Administrative, Capital Employed, Transportation and Wood Cost
  • Ensuring compliance with all health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Actively representing Wood & Fiber Supply and the facility operations on local and regional sourcing initiatives.

 

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Forestry or related subject
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

 

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Wood products procurement experience

 

Why Work For GP?

 

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

 

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

 

 

 

We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

 

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:
www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
 

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Forestry or related subject

Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Forestry or related subject

Required Experience:

Open to new graduates

Salary:

Open


Apply By:5/8/2017

Phone:404-652-4360

Email:erin.carter@gapac.com


Posted By: Erin Carter

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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Categorized Under:

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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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

Projects Officer, Special IV (Visitor Services Manager) Mississippi 1/13/2017 +
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Organization:Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: The person in this position is responsible for management of all services and experiences available to visitors to the MDWFP's Museum of Natural Science including but not limited to: scheduling, reception, gift shop, security, and housekeeping.

  • Manages museum scheduling of tours, events, facility rentals, and activities and ensures that visitors are received in a courteous, professional and respectful manner.
  • Manages cashiers and cash register system, and supervises collection and deposit of fees.
  • Supervises gift shop manager and ensures effective operations including: budgeting and purchasing, and evaluations of sales, revenue, expenditures, merchandise, and customers.
  • Manages Museum security and housekeeping contracts, personnel, scheduling, and activities.
  • Supervises and manages all visitor services staff.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE OR SKILLS REQUIRED: Individual must have: strong management and supervisory skills, strong communication skills and the ability to work well with the public and promote an atmosphere of hospitable and welcoming customer service.

WORK SCHEDULE: Generally 8:00-5:00, with some weekend and evening work. Will also require some overnight travel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency; and four years of experience related to the above described duties, three years of which must include line or functional supervision. Or: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency and five years of experience related to the above described duties, three years of which must include line or functional supervision. Or Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma); and nine years of experience related to the above described duties, three years of which must include line or functional supervision.

STARTING ANNUAL SALARY: $36,176.62

FRINGE BENEFITS: Pool vehicle available as needed; insurance plan; cafeteria plan; retirement plan; deferred compensation plan; overnight travel expenses.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: For more information contact: Angel Rohnke: angel.rohnke@mmns.state.ms.us or Charles Knight: charles.knight@mmns.state.ms.us (Mississippi Museum of Natural Science switchboard: 601-576-6000). To apply contact: Mississippi State Personnel Board, Robert G. Clark, Jr. Building, 301 North Lamar, Suite 203, Jackson, MS 39201; Phone: 601-359-1406; Website: www.spb.state.ms.us


Apply By:4/13/2017


Posted By: KBrasher

Conservation Resources Coordinator (Education Program Coordinator) Mississippi 1/13/2017 +
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Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Location:Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: The person in this position is responsible for planning, coordinating, supervising the MDWFP's Museum of Natural Science state-wide programs that educate people of all ages about the conservation and management of plants, animals and their biological communities.

  • Coordinates, reviews and directs all phases of 4 regional statewide conservation education programs and projects including proposal, planning, design, implementation, coordination, evaluation and reporting.
  • Coordinates, reviews and directs all phases of on-site Museum education programs and projects including proposal, planning, design, implementation, coordination, evaluation and reporting.
  • Coordinates education program goals and actions with those of the agency and other Museum programs.
  • Plans, coordinates and manages Project WET and other statewide teacher workshops.
  • Supervises and manages program staff.
  • Plans, develops, supervises and manages program grants and budgets.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE OR SKILLS REQUIRED: Individual must have: knowledge of biology and an understanding of balance between environmental and development/economic needs; strong communication skills and the ability to educate others; strong management and supervisory skills; budgeting skills; writing and editing skills; ability to effectively work with scientific professionals, private individuals and state and federal agencies and organizations; must also have the ability effectively evaluate and solve complex situations and multitask.

WORK SCHEDULE: Generally 8:00-5:00, with some weekend and evening work. Will also require some overnight travel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree; and Four (4) years of work experience directly related to the described duties. (Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis).

STARTING ANNUAL SALARY: $45,583.07

FRINGE BENEFITS: Pool vehicle available as needed; insurance plan; cafeteria plan; retirement plan; deferred compensation plan; overnight travel expenses.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: For more information contact: Angel Rohnke: angel.rohnke@mmns.state.ms.us or Charles Knight: charles.knight@mmns.state.ms.us (Mississippi Museum of Natural Science switchboard: 601-576-6000). To apply contact the: Mississippi State Personnel Board, Robert G. Clark, Jr. Building, 301 North Lamar, Suite 203, Jackson, MS 39201; Phone: 601-359-1406; Website: www.spb.state.ms.us


Apply By:4/13/2017


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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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