North Hunt Creek Ranch is a small business in Phippsburg, CO. Our goal is to manage and preserve the forest on an 1800 acre property. The ranch is located just outside the Flattops Wilderness area with over a million acres for recreation and exploration during your time off. The small town of Oak Creek is approximately 10 minutes away and Steamboat Springs is 40 minutes away. Housing is provided on the property for employees.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled Forestry Technician to join our team. As a Forestry Technician, you will be responsible for performing various duties related to forest care and ecological restoration. This position requires heavy lifting and the use of chainsaws and hand tools. If you have experience in forest management, felling trees, and harvesting timber, we encourage you to apply.


– Collect and record data related to tree health and growth

– Perform forest management task such as removing standing dead trees and bucking fallen trees

– Operate hand tools and equipment necessary for tree removal and forest maintenance

– Conduct routine maintenance on equipment to ensure proper functioning

– Assist with the transportation of materials and equipment to job sites

– Follow safety protocols and maintain a safe work environment


– Previous experience in chainsaw operation and tree felling preferred

– Familiarity with ecological restoration practices is a plus

– Ability to perform heavy lifting and physically demanding tasks

– Proficiency in using hand/power tools and equipment

We offer competitive pay based on experience and skills.

Please note that all positions at our company are paid positions, including internships.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for forest care and ecological restoration, we encourage you to apply for the Forestry Technician position. This position is a summer job and will run from June – September, exact dates negotiable. Housing is provided on the ranch property.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship

Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights


  • Chainsaw: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Phippsburg, CO 80469: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person