Forester/Forest Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512953-616360
    • Job Location: Alachua, FL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 17, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Summary:

All candidates will be considered by their proven skills/experience in the following areas:

  • Assistance in managing forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes.
  • Capabilities must include the ability to inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber’s worth, and negotiate and close the purchase and sale agreement.
  • How best to comply with best management practices and environmental regulations.
  • Good interpersonal and relational skills are required
  • Excellent customer service skills to provide landowners guidance in reaching their stated goals Learned knowledge of plant and animal organizations, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • Requires working knowledge of forestry skills including the use of tools used in timber cruising, photo interpretation, surveying, timber harvesting, road construction, chemical and mechanical site preparation, planning, organizing and other duties that pertain to forest management.

Experience and Skills:

 

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in forestry, agriculture, or natural resources field. Must be a Registered Forester in Florida or ability to obtain this designation within 2 years of hire date.

 

 

Benefits

Benefits:

  • 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.