Forest Management Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512953-603672
    • Job Location: Houghton, MI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 05, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Full-time position -Assist in timber sale preparation on both large TIMO client lands as well as small, private landowners across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and potentially across the country. Minimum of 45 hours per week required, vehicle provided, out of town and overnight work will be occasionally required (expenses paid).

Responsibilities and Job Requirements:

* Work with Area Management Foresters and Managers to:

* Determine proper silviculture for harvest sites.

* Establish harvest boundaries.

* Establish Riparian Management Zone boundaries.

* Prepare all associated documentation including estimated volume removals.

* Participate in cruising projects for both Michigan and larger AFM cruises nationally and internationally.

* Assist NIPF forester with timber marking when needed

* Performs other related duties and tasks as necessary or as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

Additional Requirements

Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and GIS software.

Ability to use GPS and hand held data recorders.

Ability to use ATV’s and Snowmobiles.

Qualifications

1 year of forestry experience

Minimum of Associate’s Degree in Forest Technology or closely related field

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Strong listening capabilities with the ability to translate communications into appropriate course of action

Benefits

Compensation

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

9 paid holidays

Paid vacation schedule

Company assigned vehicle

Healthcare and disability plan

401(K) retirement plan

Eligible for annual and new business bonus plans