Assistant Unit Manager (Forester)

Full Time

  Stimson Lumber

  Plummer, Idaho, United States

Job Details



Join a team of experienced foresters dedicated to upholding Stimson values as well as sustainable and sound forestry practices. This position will be based out of Plummer, ID overseeing the Benewah Block. 


  • Implement on-the-ground forestry activities and timber harvesting activities, road location and silviculture work as well as other management activities as they relate to meeting harvest and long-term productivity goals
  • Compose harvest unit layouts and designs, perform slash disposals and site preparations
  • Assist team with timberland fire protection and security
  • Collaborate in order to administer contracts for harvesting, road construction and maintenance, slash disposal and site preparation as well as pre-commercial thinning
  • Assist with tree planting and other reforestation activities
  • Work with Area Forester in planning and related land use
  • Travel to multiple locations to carry out forestry activities
  • Collaborate with other members of the Resources team
  • Uphold State and Federal rules and regulations as well as Stimson’s own Sustainable Forestry Practices
  • Other field related activities as assigned


  • This position requires a 4-year degree in resource management with a concentration in one of the forestry disciplines; at least 2 years of forestland management experience
  • Strong knowledge of Inland forest types and silvicultural practices
  • Experience in timber harvesting techniques
  • Understanding of the local log markets
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Skilled in the use of computer databases and GIS software
  • Comfortable working with various external contacts
  • Ability to work in inclement weather and on variable terrain
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to relocate


  • Competitive pay & pay for performance
  • Company assigned vehicle
  • 401(k) with a 6% company match- vested IMMEDIATELY!
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Options
  • Company Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time off & 9 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral program; earn a $500-$1000 bonus for a successful referral
  • Wellness Program with reward incentives
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Apprenticeships, Career Development
  • Access to company owned land for recreation
  • And much more!

For details about employee benefits and Stimson values:

As an equal employment opportunity company, we value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace. Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.


Tagged in: Forester  Stimson Lumber  Plummer