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Technical Services Forester / GIS

Deadline:
Employer:
Forest Resource Consultants, LLC
Job Field:
Forestry
GIS/Technology
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Macon
Job Description:

   • Participate with our Technical Services team, which provides various technical services to FRC managers and clients. 
    
   • Develop an understanding of the FRC business model, especially the importance of producing high quality products in a cost‐effective manner. 
    
   • Develop a thorough understanding of ArcGIS and associated tools, including an 
   understanding of relational databases such as SQL Server and their use at FRC. 
    
   • Maintain and update property level spatial and attribute data within ArcGIS or similar systems. 
    
   • Develop an understanding of FRC’s internal inventory processor and assist with inventory design, processing, and reporting. 
    
   • Provide support for FRC’s handheld field data collection systems and inventory data transfer. 
    
   • Generate various project related maps, reports, and documents for clients. 
    
   • Provide managers with insight on innovations in the geo‐spatial arena. 
    
   • Assist managers in the competitive bid process through support of mapping and data management time‐and‐expense estimates. 
    
   • Assist with other special projects as requested. 
    
   • Promote a positive image of FRC with clients, associates, contractors, and the general public. 

Qualifications:

   • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Forestry and 5 years practical experience. 
    
   • Practical experience with ArcGIS or similar mapping and data management systems. 
    
   • Practical experience in inventory design, workup, and reporting. 
    
   • Good understanding of biometrics, mensuration, volume equations, quantitative analysis, and statistics. 
    
   • Working knowledge of other standard computer software packages, e.g., Word, Excel, and Access (especially databases). 
    
   • Working knowledge of forest finance and economics. 
    
   • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills. 
    
   • Must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to work well with others in team production situations. 
    
   • Ability and willingness to take on new projects with little supervision. 
    
   • Ability and willingness to travel occasionally. 

Miscellaneous:

   FOREST RESOURCE CONSULTANTS, INC. 
    
   Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. is a long‐established, reputable southeastern consulting firm 
   with a diverse client base, highly ethical work standard, and an experienced, professional staff. 
    
   EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 
    
   It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants 
   for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual 
   orientation, age, national origin, handicap, disability, religion, use of tobacco products 
   outside of the workplace, or marital status. It is FRC’s intent and desire that equal 
   employment opportunities will be provided in employment recruitment, selection, compensation, 
   benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. 

Salary:
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.
Benefits:

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

How to Apply:

   Resume and professional references should be sent to the following address for consideration: 
    
   Paul Nace, Director of Technical Services Forest Resource Consultants, Inc. 
    
   717 North Avenue 
    
   Macon, GA 31211 
    
   Or email to pnace@frcemail.com