Overview

Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and one of North America’s leading producers of particleboard, medium density fiberboard and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Ore. Roseburg products are shipped throughout North America and the Pacific Rim. To learn more about the company please visit www.Roseburg.com.

Purpose

Professional and seasoned staff forester with primary responsibility for the full scope of forestry management activities for an assigned area with expanded responsibilities for assigned projects and initiatives. Support the District Forester and/or Timberlands Manager with data analysis, project oversight and mentoring interns and staff. This is a field oriented position requiring leadership to district staff and supervision of various service contractors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain safe working conditions and facilities for staff. Model and promote safe work behaviors and company core values
  • Protect the Roanoke Timberlands from risk of loss due to fire or trespass
  • Support initiatives for SFI compliance related to water quality, road maintenance and forestry management practices
  • Coordinate with Roseburg team members and supervise field contractors to accomplish management targets
  • Coordinate with Roseburg staff to develop the Roanoke Harvest Plan and provide operational recommendations
  • Responsible for monthly analysis and updating of WINFALL data
  • Responsibility for the management and improvement of GIS data related to operations
  • Ensure that herbicide applications are done in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Support budget preparation for forestry activities and property maintenance
  • Represent the Company positively in all interactions with customer mills, agencies and industry cooperators
  • Maintain good relationships with contractors, vendors, industry cooperators, the public and neighbors at all times
  • Model Company core values
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, with 10+ years of proven forestry field and administrative experience
  • Physically capable of working in forested environments and adverse terrain in all weather conditions
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Thorough knowledge of VA & NC regulations governing forest activities and the appropriate use of BMPs
  • Highly organized with ability to work in and maintain a highly functional team environment
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent proficiency in all aspects of MS Office and other company software
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement

Preferred Qualifications

  • North Carolina Registered Forester or reciprocal
  • State SIC approved Logger Training
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS Pro
  • Supervisory experience