Field Forester (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  GFR Forestry Consultants

  SE Virginia, NE North Carolina, North Carolina, United States

Job Title: Field Forester (Field Position) – multiple positions throughout area of operations

Compensation: TBD

Location: SE Virginia, NE North Carolina

Experience: 0 – 5 years

About Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants, PLLC (GFR):

GFR Forestry Consultants is one of the oldest forestry consulting firms in the South. Our clients include private individuals and families, fiduciary institutions, forest products companies, non-profit organizations, private equity investors and governmental organizations. GFR Forestry Consultants offers clients a wide range of forest and land management expertise with the highest commitment to professionalism and service.

General Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to assist GFR Forestry Consultants, PLLC field operations based in eastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia. Primary responsibility will be assisting senior foresters in land management activities, timber sales, marketing, and general management services on behalf of our clients.


  • Bachelor degree in forest management
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, ArcGIS.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Competency in use of forestry field equipment including compass, clinometer and field GPS technology

Essential Functions:

  • Field data collection
  • Assist in preparation of timber sales
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of silvicultural recommendations and budget(s),
  • Harvest monitoring and quality control
  • Monitor compliance to BMP, SFI or applicable third party sustainability program,
  • Assist in interaction with GFR administrative staff to reconcile stumpage payments, invoices and service contracts, etc.
  • Timber security procedures.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

This is a field based position. Applicants must be comfortable working alone or in groups, in diverse and challenging forest types and weather conditions. Periodic travel is required.


GFR Forestry Consultants, PLLC is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive compensation plan and benefits package, including 401K retirement plan and company vehicle.

How To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Kim Van Roy. Please call our office for further information 919-841-0089.

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