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Staff Forester

Ridgway, PA 15853
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LandVest is a nationwide leader in forest management and timberland marketing. We are looking for an energetic and dedicated individual for a Staff Forester position for our growing business in Ridgway, Pennsylvania. The position will primarily involve field work focusing on timber marking, forest inventory and silvicultural operations. LandVest offers the opportunity to work with an experienced and well-respected staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Timber Marking: Implementation of silvicultural prescriptions through marking & sale layout.
  • Inventory: Overstory and understory data collection using a variety of inventory methods including point sample and fixed radius. Use of field data recorders and mobile GIS solutions.
  • Other Field Duties: Reconnaissance of potential harvest units, inspection of active harvest operations, scheduling and oversight of pre-commercial thinning, maintenance of records pertaining to timber sale operations, boundary line maintenance, and GPS data collection.
  • Office: Maintenance of LandVest and client records, transfer of inventory data, workup of timber sale volumes.

  • Bachelor's degree in Forestry from an SAF accredited program, Associates degree with additional experience will be considered
  • Minimum of three years of work experience with similar duties
  • Competency in MS Excel, Word and mobile data collection devices/applications
  • Passion for the forestry profession
  • Strong work ethic and dedication
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all conditions
  • Willingness to travel occasionally across the northeast region
  • Reliable 4WD, off-road capable vehicle

LandVest will provide:

  • A stable organization celebrating over 50 years in business
  • A positive work environment
  • Training, the opportunity to build upon your education, and hone your forestry skills
  • Competitive salary, paid time off, benefits & incentives
  • Expense & mileage reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities

For information on LandVest Timberland Division, please visit our website at: www.landvest.com/management-and-consulting

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LandVest, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posted: 2021-07-13 Expires: 2021-08-14

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