Forester 2

Location: Burney, California

The job of the Forester 2 will have the responsibility in the preparation, development, and implementation of Timber Harvest Plans and will assist the Area Foresters and Regional Manager with the management and operations of the 124,000 acre Burney/ Lassen Forest.

Essential Job Functions:

Safety

  • Adhere to all company safety standards.
  • Participate in regular safety meetings

Production

  • Work with Supervisor and co-workers to:
    • Accurately collect data as specified
    • Correctly mark timber as directed
    • Assist as needed to mark boundaries
    • Adhere to survey protocols
    • Enter and process data as required
    • Develop maps as required
    • Complete forms as required
  • Project planning and/or budgeting
  • Contract development and/or supervision
  • Forester specific duties may include the following:
    • Assist in harvest planning and timber sales preparation
    • Assist in site prep and tree planting as needed
    • Assist in plantation maintenance and silviculture as needed
    • Supervise fieldwork
    • Assist in training
    • Assist in logging supervision and road maintenance as needed
    • Complete and submit government forms related to harvest operations
    • Assist in resource monitoring
  • Logging Administrator specific duties include the following projects:
    • Contract logging supervision
    • Ensure log quality as specified in sales contract
    • Ensure regulatory compliance and modify permits as needed
    • Complete and submit government forms related to harvest operations
    • Point person with government agencies related to timber harvest operations
    • Coordinate road maintenance
    • Supervise Road Crew
    • Assist in harvest planning and timber sales preparation

 

Maintenance

  • Ensure adequate asset maintenance, including
    • Preventative maintenance of issued equipment.
    • Preventative maintenance of vehicle.
    • Resource protection of timberlands.

Personnel

  • Work with Supervisor to ensure compliance with Human Resources policies including
    • Complete and submit timecards on time
    • Maintain vehicle mileage and maintenance records
  • Supervise field crews
  • Supervise contractors
  • Participate in performance reviews on an annual basis.

Customer Interfaces

  • Represent FGS in a professional and respectful manner
  • Participate in professional and industrial associations
  • Represent FGS in community groups
  • Participate in public outreach for SFI

 

Other Duties

  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry or extensive experience in forestry related field.
  • Expertise in timber sale preparation, including silviculture, resource protection, mensuration, scaling practices, logging systems, wildlife biology, or GIS analysis.
  • Experience with maps, aerial photography, compass, GPS, and GIS is desirable.
  • In California it is desirable to possess a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) license or expect to take and pass the RPF exam as soon as experience allows.

 

Fruit Growers Supply Company is a dynamic organization and is continually evaluating changes to meet the needs of our customers.  The duties of our employees will change to reflect the changing needs of the company.  This job description, while highly descriptive of the representative duties of the position, is not meant to be all-inclusive.  Other duties may arise which are not specifically written.  It is expected that employees will follow all reasonable and legal instructions of their supervisor when asked.

 

Email us with your resume and cover letter hr@fruitgrowers.com