Procurement Forester (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Interfor (

  Port Angeles, WA, Washington, United States

Procurement Forester, Port Angeles, Washington

When you join our team as a Procurement Forester, you will be responsible for procuring, managing timber harvest activities and coordinating log flow to meet the production needs of Interfor’s Port Angeles mill.

What You’ll Do

  • Cruise, appraise, and implement harvest activities on timber sales procured from USFS, BLM, ODF, WADNR and private sources.
  • Negotiate and administer logging and road build contracts on government and private stumpage sales.
  • Manage timber sale activities to ensure best value to Interfor.
  • Monitor stumpage sales to verify safe work practices are followed.
  • Report, monitor, and maintain a database related to stumpage procurement activities.
  • Develop pricing and cost strategies.Ensure that log quality specifications are met by harvest contractors.

What You Offer

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Forestry related field (forest engineering, agriculture, or similar), + 5 years experience. OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or related field + 2 years experience
  • 7+ years of experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Valid Oregon or Washington driver’s license or the ability to obtain one
  • Knowledge of Pacific Northwest log markets.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proven ability to work in effective teams with a high degree of honesty and integrity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint

At Interfor, starting compensation for this role typically ranges between $75,000 and $90,000 depending on experience.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

  • Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance

  • HSA Medical Plan with Employer Match

  • Supplemental Insurance (Accident, Hospital & Critical Illness)

  • 401(k) Matching Plan

  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Paid Vacation

  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.