Forestry Intern (Forester)


  Stimson Lumber

  Gaston, Oregon, United States

Tasks will primarily include stand surveys in a variety of reforestation age classes and other general forestry work. This position will be based out of our Gaston, Oregon or Tillamook, OR office. Daily job sites will vary. 40 hours/wk, company vehicle provided. $17.50 per hour. Interns will work Monday-Thursday. 

Employment duration is flexible, but will generally be for the months of June through September 2019. 

Successful applicants must:

  • Have minimum standing at the end of the 2019 school year as a sophomore in a Forestry related program.
  • Be able to work independently or in small groups.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Pass a background and drug screen.
  • Navigate uneven and steep terrain, and spend eight or more hours a day on your feet.

Potentially helpful skills:

  • Ability to use Arc Info 10 and other Microsoft Office based computer programs.
  • Photo interpretation, field location and basic land navigation skills.
  • Regeneration survival survey and forest inventory experience.
  • Field experience in pesticide application and pre-commercial thinning.
  • Have the ability to use, or learn to use a manual transmission vehicle.

Who is Stimson Lumber?

  • Stimson Lumber is a leader in the forest products and natural resources industry with over 750 employees and several locations across Idaho, Oregon and Washington. We have a progressive, forward thinking culture with a focus on developing our people.  Our employees are given the tools and opportunities to maximize their talent and achieve professional and personal goals. 
  • We have been a recognized leader in our industry with our commitment to quality, customer service and continuous improvement mentality for decades.

Why work at Stimson Lumber?

  • We are hiring people who are passionate about what they do every day, have a desire to make a difference and thrive in a team environment.  We reward our employees through competitive compensation, advancement opportunities, and a great place to work! 

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.

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