Overview

We are seeking a skilled Forester to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for forestry and is ideal for candidates with a background in forestry, arboriculture, horticulture, environmental studies, natural resources, or a related discipline. Experience and willingness to work outdoors in all weather and dynamic terrain are necessary.

Compensation: $40,000 to $60,000 based on experience, including incentives

Responsibilities of the Forester Position

  • Develop and implement forest management plans
  • Conduct forest inventories and assessments
  • Monitor forest health and identify potential threats
  • Work with landowners to apply and maintain a number of conservation practices.
  • Supervise and train forestry staff.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, such as wildlife biologists and land managers.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations
  • Manage budgets and resources

Requirements of the Forester Position

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or a related field
  • Strong knowledge of forest management practices
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with GIS and other forestry software
  • Physical Demands: Regular and routine prolonged walking over field terrain and bending, lifting, and stretching when utilizing survey instruments and equipment.
  • Work Environment: Regular and recurring exposure to agricultural and construction-type equipment while operating. There may be exposure to heat, snow, ice, herbicide, and chemical spray operations, which require safety precautions.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel

If you are passionate about forestry and have the skills we are looking for, please apply for this exciting opportunity.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Independent Stave Company offers competitive compensation and benefits to employees at each of our facilities. Domestic benefits include:
  • Competitive Pay & Bonuses
  • Medical Insurance (Available at 30 days. Deductible: $750 for single, $1500 for family)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Continuing Education
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(K) – 50% match of eligible contributions
  • Some benefits are only available to full-time employees or after designated waiting periods.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform substance abuse testing and background verification checks as permitted by state law.
Independent Stave Company is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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