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Account Manager

Employer:
Forest Resource Consultants, Inc.
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Arkansas
Location Detail:
Arkadelphia
Job Description:

• Serve as the primary FRC representative responsible for various TIMO properties consisting of ±100,000 acres South Central Arkansas. 
   • Develop timberland management plans specific to client objectives. 
   • Implement cultural and management treatments associated with optimal stand development, asset protection and overall income contribution within constraints of SFI and FSC. 
   • Generate various reports and documents for clients. 
   • Maintain open line of communication with clients or their representatives. Schedule periodic meetings to review account status. 
   • Conduct timber sales, including timber inventory, preparation of invitations to bid, negotiation and administration of contracts, and sale inspections. 
   • Provide support to FRC management in the development of strategic business plans and opportunities for growth. 
   • Maintain a thorough knowledge of land and timber values in area of operation as well as new technologies and strategies in forest management. 
   • Manage special projects as assigned. 
   • Promote a positive image of FRC to clients, associates, contractors, and the community in your operating area. 
   • Manage a team of foresters and technicians whose focus is completing the above-described tasks in a high quality cost effective manner. 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Forestry 
   • Four to eight years’ experience in managing timberland in southeastern states 
   • Practical experience in SFI and FSC practices and recordkeeping 
   • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and ability to inspire 
   clients’ confidence 
   • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills 
   • Experience using statistical and financial information such as inventory reports and DCF analyses in timberland management decision making 
   • Ability and interest in marketing timberland management services to prospective clients 
   • Working knowledge of standard computer software packages, i.e., Word, Excel, Access

Preferred Qualifications 
   • Leadership/management 
   • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills gained through practical forestry related experience. Strong evidence of ability to manage multiple projects and achieve results. 
   • Excellent interpersonal skills clearly demonstrating the ability to manage people, build team spirit, and create trust through all levels of the organization. Including the ability to gain clients’ confidence. 
   • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills. 
   • Experience in timberland management decision making, including understanding DCF analysis and basic appraisal processes. 
   • Demonstrates innovation, creativity, and balanced judgment. 
   • Understands cost/profit relationship in area of responsibility. 
   • Ability and desire to market timberland management services to potential clients. 
    
Technical Skills Required:
   • Must have thorough knowledge of state of the art silvicultural prescriptions including, but not limited to, herbicide use, fertilization, thinning decisions, and prescribed burning. 
   • Must have an excellent understanding of mensuration, timberland inventory techniques, and statistics associated with forest management. 
   • Excellent analytical skills associated with problem identification and analysis of solutions. 

Salary:
Commensurate with skills and experience
Benefits:

Competitive benefits package includes health, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan, optional dental insurance, vacation, and holidays. 
 

How to Apply:

Resume and professional references should be sent to the following address: 
    
   Randy Shaw 
   Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. 
   P.O. Box 111 
   Picayune, MS 39466 
    
   Or email to rshaw@frcemail.com 

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