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District Forester

Deadline:
Employer:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
California
Location Detail:
Grass Valley
Job Description:
About The Position
Develop and prepare Timber Harvest Plans (THP’s), including research, field work and mapping.
Administer contracts and oversee field operations including logging and road construction.
Forestry-related project work in a wide range of weather and field conditions.
 
Qualifications:
Qualifications 
A California Registered Professional Forester (RPF) license or the ability to qualify for, take and pass the RPF exam within 3 years.
Familiarity with the California Forest Practice Rules, and knowledge of THP preparation.
Understanding of logging, road construction and reforestation operations. 
Ability to hike in extremely remote mountainous regions using maps, compass or GPS.
Excellent communication skills, self-motivation, and strong work ethic.
Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and GIS-based software programs.
Ability to successfully work both independently and as a team member.
Ability to professionally interact with state regulatory agencies.
Current valid drivers’ license and the ability to safely negotiate steep mountainous roads.