A forester supports the budgeting, planning, and execution of forestry operations, including the prioritization of work activities for both the forestry department and vendors.
  • Harvest planning and supervision, implementing silvicultural prescriptions, and asset protection.
  • A combination of both field- and office-based duties, such as forest inventories, streamside management zone, and boundary marking, collecting GPS field data, prescribed burning, logging and planting supervision, and computer-based reporting and management.

Job Qualifications

Attention to detail, creative thinking, and communication skills are vital for success in this role.


  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry
  • Outstanding safety record in all aspects of previous employment
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and ESRI software
  • Experience in conducting performance assessments and applying appropriate control measures, timber-sales administration and inspections, and forest measurements.

Behavioral Profile

Behavioral skills are critical for determining success in a career.
  • Must be safety conscious, self-motivated, and dependable
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and an excellent work ethic
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Developmental training is a condition of successful service in this role
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with contractors and vendors


Some of the benefits our team members enjoy include:
  • Healthcare- Legacy Health & Wellness and Legacy Pharmacy
  • Wellness Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Additional Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement
  • Chaplaincy Services
  • Education

About RoyOMartin

Our name embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of timber industry pioneer and family patriarch Roy O. Martin, Sr., who began the family’s first business with a small sawmill in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1923. Today, we are one of the several wholly-owned, professionally managed subsidiaries of Martin Sustainable Resources L.L.C., a mid-sized equity investment company privately held by multiple generations of the Martin family with an ardent commitment to sustainability.
We are an established American company, using only domestic raw materials in the manufacture of our superior wood products. We bear the mantle of the Martin family’s 99-year reputation as a timber-industry leader. We are committed to the safety and well-being of our employees now and for generations to come.
At RoyOMartin, people are our number-one asset. We are committed to keeping them safe and well and supporting them as they learn and grow. There’s just something unique about being in the people business: Our leaders are involved in daily operations and nurture personal relationships; our employees tend to stick with us for the long term and appreciate our top-notch benefits, and we believe that everyone has the capacity to succeed.