District Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  Green Diamond Resource Company

  Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States

District Forester (Klamath Falls, OR)

POSITION PURPOSE:

This position is specifically responsible for the planning, design, preparation, permitting, and scheduling of all of the District’s harvest notifications and road projects.  Evaluate and manage harvest sequence change recommendations to balance short and long term impacts to financial goals, harvest levels, harvest capacity and customers.  Ensure all harvest notifications are of the highest ethical and professional standard while complying with State regulations and Green Diamond Resource Company guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Laying out harvest settings to provide logging operations the most productive harvest systems with the least environmental impact.
• Ensures all harvests comply with all State and Federal regulations.
• Identifies harvest layout priorities and assures timely harvest approval to meet current and future goals without operational delays.  Maximizes first quarter production opportunities.
• Applies consistent and accurate application and communication of policies and procedures designed to promote efficiency and productivity.
• Manages and supports development of Forest Technicians in order to maximize value in hiring, retention, and succession and goal attainment.
• Provides the design and updating necessary to continually maintain an accurate and current Ten Year Harvest Plan in cooperation with the GIS Department.  Provides accurate planning information to other departments on harvest methods, harvest capacity needs, road projects, and log sales information.   Field check as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

• B.S. in Forest Management, Natural Resource Management, or equivalent, plus five years of experience.  Ten years of experience required if incumbent does not have B.S. degree.
• Valid Oregon State Driver’s License.
• Exhibit high professional and ethical standards.
• Must be able to successfully pass a qualifying course in ATV training.
• Must have proven supervisory and leadership to effectively lead a staff or crew with a focus on safety and goal achievement.
• Ability to be highly motivated and self-direct.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• This position is located in Klamath Falls, OR.
• Field work in addition to a normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting, regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.
• Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
• Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.

Full job description is available when you apply online

Compensation

This is a full time role with an excellent compensation and benefits package.

How To Apply

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Position open until filled.

Green Diamond is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values workplace diversity.

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