Our Lower Columbia Region has an opening for a Forester position, in the Castle Rock operating area. The efficient growing of commercial forests for harvest in an environmentally, economically sound and safe manner is the essence of this role, including site preparation, planting, land exams, vegetation control, stocking control, commercial thinning, fertilization, fire protection and involvement in other related fields. The position reports to the Area Manager, with accountabilities to the Regional Forester for silviculture activities in the area. It is a full-time, exempt position. Salary level is dependent on skills and experience.
Key Functions:* * Making silvicultural prescriptions based on judgment, experience and data. * Providing energy, critical thinking and enthusiasm for all tree growing activities. * Project layout, using aerial photos, maps, GIS systems and ground reconnaissance. * Contract negotiation, bidding, and field administration. * Developing and tracking budgets and key silvicultural metrics. * Keeping careful and accurate records of silvicultural activities. * Using computers for planning, tracking, and forestry inventory. * Fire preparedness, firefighting and other protection functions as required. * Must model and inspect for safe work practices at all times. * Occasional presentations to colleagues and senior management. * Act as company representative with landowners, government agencies, and community representatives. * Ensure compliance with state and federal safety statues, environmental requirements and Weyerhaeuser resource and stewardship goals.
BS degree in Forest Management or relatable degree. (Years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree).
5 years of operational forestry experience
Possess a current, valid driver's license
Possess strong team building, communication, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Proficiency in use of personal computers and related software applications such as; MS Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Geographical Information Systems, are highly desirable.
Pass pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. Weâ€™re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *
/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./
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