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W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.
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Full Time
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Job Description:

W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc. is seeking applicants for a full time Staff Forester on the Southern District encompassing Lassen and Plumas Counties. The successful applicant will work jointly with the District and Staff Foresters on all aspects of field operations, with a focus on Timber Harvesting Plan preparation and timber sale administration.

W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc., is one of Northern California's longest standing forest management and consulting firms based in Redding, California. The company manages 290,000 acres of private forestland across a wide landscape in northeastern California. This position shall be located out of our satellite office in Susanville, CA.

The principal duties of this position are all field aspects, planning, and preparation of Timber Harvesting Plans, timber sale contract administration, and assistance with numerous timberland related management activities.


Staff Forester candidates must have a Bachelor of Science degree in forestry or related field, a minimum of one year of experience in a forestry field position including Timber Harvesting Plan preparation, submittal, and administration, and aspiring to be or currently possess a California Registered Professional Forester License. Ability to function well during all seasons in mountainous forested environments using forestry field tools is required as are computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access, and geographic information systems. A high degree of self-motivation, well developed communication skills, desire to work as a team member, and the ability to develop and maintain respectable professional relationships within a complex regulatory environment is essential.

Salary is competitive and will be based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include company vehicle, vacation and sick leave program, healthcare plan, 401(k) retirement plan, and cell phone.
How to Apply:

A letter of application, resume, and list of references should be sent to W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc., Attn: Ryan Hilburn, District Forester, PO Box 1714, Susanville, CA, 96310, or emailed to with “Staff Forester Applicant” in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.