The Falconer, New York Office and the Titusville, Pennsylvania Office of FORECON, Inc. has immediate openings for several highly motivated, full-time Staff Foresters to assist the Director of Land Management in supervising and implementing forest management activities in our Land Management sector.

Principal Duties Include:

  • Conduct and supervise timber inventories

  • Mark timber stands for various types of harvests

  • Meet with existing and potential clients

  • Prepare management plans

  • Process inventory data as needed

  • Develop or assist in developing bid proposals

  • Monitor timber sales periodically for contract and regulatory compliance

  • Ensure quality assurance/quality control of technical and professional work

  • Communicate results and expectations with the Regional Office Manager

  • Make on-site decisions in response to adverse or unexpected conditions

  • Interact with contractors, clients, colleagues and others in a courteous and professional manner

  • Respect confidentiality of information

  • Other job-related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Principal Requirements include:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry or Resources Management, Conservation or Forest Ecology concentration.
• Three (3) + years of practical field experience preferred.
• Society of American Foresters Certified Forester(CF) or Association of Consulting Foresters(ACF) accreditation preferred, but not required.
• Sustainable Forestry Initiative(SFI) or Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) training certification and knowledges of standards and practices preferred.
• Must be competent in forest mensuration techniques including point sample, plot and 100% inventory methods.
• Must be knowledgeable of silvicultural forest management practices, both even-aged and un-evenaged.
• Must be able to work alone and with large groups.
• Must have full mobility and use of arms, legs, hands and fingers to perform work outdoors in all types of weather and terrain.
• Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.
• Must be able to lift/carry items/equipment weighing 40 lbs. or less.
• Must be self-motivated.
• Must have strong communication skills, both written and oral in English.
• Knowledge of computer programs such as Excel, Word and Access and the ability to use forestry data processing programs is required.
• Ability and willingness to work out of town as assigned for 1-2 week time periods.

A “Task and Duty Guide” for this position is available upon request. Pay and benefits are commensurate with skills and experience. Entrepreneurial spirit, solid communication skills, strong work ethic, and dedication to meet company and client needs are essential.

Resumes and inquiries should be directed to: smoss@foreconinc.com.

FORECON, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary full-service consulting forestry firm operating out of five (5) offices throughout NY, PA and WV. Our corporate headquarter is located in Falconer, NY. Our clients include institutional investors, TIMOs, private, industrial and municipal forest landowners. Please visit our website: http://www.foreconinc.com.

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