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Forester

Employer:
Mason, Bruce and Girard
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Oregon
Location Detail:
Portland
Job Description:

General Position Summary:
The Forester will apply a wide variety of forest management techniques while managing multiple projects. Main project areas are within a 100-mile radius of Portland. Ideal residence locations for this position include the Portland/Vancouver area, Salem, Forest Grove, or St Helens.

 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervise reforestation, pre-commercial thinning, road construction, and maintenance for client’s property.
  • Have a working understanding of forest practice rules in Oregon and California.
  • Develop, plan and layout harvest units.
  • Administer timber sale activities in a timely manner.
  • Supervise contract logging operations.
  • Assist in development of budgets and forecasts.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely contract administration.
Qualifications:

Job Skills:

  • Working knowledge of forest management and related timber harvesting operations.
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office and Excel, ArcGIS a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and team-oriented individual.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • B.A./B.S./A.A.S. in Forestry, natural resources or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year of accumulated field forester experience with team lead abilities.
  • Combination of experience and education.
  • Preference given to candidates with previous consulting experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Deadline: