The Oak Hill, West Virginia office of FORECON, Inc. has an immediate opening for a highly motivated, full-time Staff Forester to assist the Chief Forester/Regional Office Manager in conducting and supervising forestry consulting projects.
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
Principal Requirements include:
Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry or Natural Resources Management
Three (3) + years of practical field experience preferred
- Must be competent in forest mensuration techniques including point, plot and 100% tally inventory methods
Must be able to work alone and with large groups
Must be physically able to work in adverse conditions (steep slopes, inclement weather, thick vegetation) for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift/carry up to 40 lbs. of equipment
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
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: email@example.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.