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Forest Technician

Deadline:
Employer:
LandVest, Timberland Division
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Pennsylvania
Location Detail:
Kane
Job Description:

LandVest is looking for an energetic and dedicated individual for a Forest Technician position for its growing business in our Kane, PA Regional Office. The position will primarily involve field work focusing on timber marking, forest inventory and forest operations. LandVest offers the opportunity to work with an experienced and well-respected staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Timber Marking: Implementation of silvicultural prescriptions through marking and tallying & sale layout

  • Inventory: Overstory and understory data collection using a variety of inventory methods including point sample

    and fixed radius.

  • Other Field Duties: Reconnaissance of potential harvest units, layout of herbicide treatment areas, inspection of

    active harvest operations, maintenance of records pertaining to timber sale operations, boundary line

    maintenance, and GPS data collection.

  • Office: Time will be limited as this is a primary field position.

Qualifications:
  • Associates degree in Forestry, BS candidates accepted as well

  • Passion for the forestry profession

  • Strong work ethic and dedication

  • Open mind and readiness to learn from experienced foresters

  • Willingness to travel occasionally across the northeast and mid-Atlantic regions

  • Reliable 4WD vehicle

Benefits:
  • A stable organization celebrating 50 years in business

  • A positive work environment

  • The opportunity to build upon your education and hone your forestry skills

  • Competitive salary, paid time off, benefits & incentives

  • Expense & mileage reimbursement

  • Advancement opportunities

How to Apply:

• Respond with a letter of interest and resume to:

Michael K. Hovatter

Regional Forester

e-mail: mhovatter@landvest.com

PO Box 776

Kane, PA 16735

Phone: 814-561-1018

Fax: 814-561-1056