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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #60 on: May 11, 2016, 04:54:32 pm »
RE:  CONSERVATION DISTRICT FORESTER VACANCY

We are still looking to fill a forester position  for Oceana, Newaygo and Muskegon Counties that has been vacant since January. 
 
See the job description on our website: http://www.oceanaconservation.org/employment/. The position will remain open until filled.
 
Someone in our office has a  home available for rent in Montague, near Lake Michigan and 20 minutes from our office!


Suzie Knoll
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(231) 861-5600
OceanaConservation.org

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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #61 on: June 03, 2016, 07:50:00 pm »
RE:  DOUGLAS COUNTY (WI)

1316 N. 14th Street, Suite 301
Superior, WI 54880
http://douglascountywi.org

Forester - Forestry Department
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Online applications can be submitted until 11:59 pm on the closing date.

SALARY: $21.41 - $24.47 Hourly
$44,532.80 - $50,897.60 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/01/16
CLOSING DATE: 06/22/16 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:
Are you interested in starting or furthering your career in forestry and the outdoors? Here's a
great opportunity to join the team of dedicated professionals managing the largest and one of
the most diverse County Forests in the State of Wisconsin. The Douglas County Forestry
Department is currently seeking a full-time Forester position with a strong forest management
background and an enthusiastic, positive attitude to join its team of dedicated
professionals. This is a great opportunity to work within all aspects of a very active and dynamic,
large-scale commercial forest management program promoting high production of timber,
wildlife, and outdoor recreation throughout 280,000 acres of public forest land in Wisconsin's
great northwoods.
Position provides a wide variety of services including establishing, administering, and evaluating
timber sales, developing forest management plans, planning reforestation and other forest
improvement program needs, collecting and analyzing stand-level inventory data, monitoring
forest health, planning and managing access management, providing customer service, and
assisting with forest recreation and wildlife habitat planning and development. Position is
primarily field based and works as part of a team and cooperatively with other department
programs and partnering agencies.
Full Time, salary is based upon: 40 hours per week/2080 hours per year
Salary dependent upon job-related education and experience.
Anticipated to be filled July/August 2016. Wage rates reflect 2016 grade order.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Establish timber sales; including reconnaissance, prescription development, sale layout, road design, cruise design, timber marking, timber sale write up, and reforestation planning.
2. Administer timber sale contracts with logging contractors; including compliance checks, monitoring records and payment activities, communicating performance expectations, and identifying corrective actions.
3. Ensure compliance with SFI and FSC forest certification program standards.
4. Conduct forest compartment and stand level forest inventory.
5. Plan forest regeneration and forest improvement activities and assist with contract administration.
6. Monitor forest health.
7. Assist with the development of land, forest, and resource management plans, including the development of standards and guidelines.
8. Evaluate forest management program effectiveness and efficiency and make recommendations.
9. Develop and maintain accurate forest records and reports.
10. Assist in forest recreation and wildlife habitat planning and development.
11. Manage motorized recreational access and assign road and trail use designations.
12. Assist in evaluating, planning, and negotiating access permits and other forest use permits for County lands.
13. Enforce County ordinances, policies, and regulations. Make reports to the Forest, Parks, and Recreation Committee.
14. Provide customer service to the public regarding Department programs and functions, forest management activities, land-use policies, and recreational offerings.
15. Prepare materials and present at conferences, meetings, school/local functions. Partner and coordinate with State, Federal, and other agencies to achieve maximum program objectives.
16. Assist in the standard maintenance of Department facilities, vehicles, and equipment.
17. Assist with wildfire suppression and prescribe burning programs.

The ideal candidate will have effective communication skills, excellent customer service skills,
positive enthusiastic attitude, passion for forestry, and strong relationship building skills with
colleagues, partners, contractors, and the general public. We are looking for a highly motivated
team player with a drive for success and a desire to make a lasting contribution to the Douglas
County Forest.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from an accredited University or College of Forestry or
related natural resource management field and one year of related experience and/or training in
forestry or forest management preferred; or any combination of education and experience that
provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform essential
duties and responsibilities. Preference will be given to applicants who meet the educational
requirement and have additional professional forestry field experience.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Knowledge of:
• Working knowledge of professional forest and land management principles, practices, and concepts.
• Knowledge of applicable laws, ordinances, regulations, and guidelines regarding forest management.
• Knowledge of third party forest certification systems and related certification program standards .
• Working knowledge of silviculture, dendrology, mensuration, tree physiology, forest entomology, forest pathology, reforestation methods, timber stand improvement, sustainable forest management principles and techniques, product utilization standards, and timber harvest systems, with emphasis on northern forest types.
• Working knowledge of the interrelationships of physical and biological factors and subsequent influences on the type and timing of silvicultural treatments.
• Knowledge of multiple-use management and the recreational uses of forests.
• Working knowledge of global positioning systems equipment (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS) software (ESRI products).
• Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, and presentation software (Microsoft Products)
• Working knowledge of methods for land surveying principles and techniques.
• Working knowledge of forest transportation infrastructure planning and forest road design layout.
• Knowledge of forest fire suppression methods and techniques including prevention, detection, and suppression.

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Skills in:
• Ability to apply knowledge of forestry to forest management activities and techniques.
• Ability to coordinate multiple responsibilities and priorities.
• Ability to oversee contracted forest and/or land management activities.
• Ability to train others in forest management methods and/or Department processes and procedures.
• Ability to organize and maintain detailed records, and prepare reports and correspondence.
• Ability to interpret aerial photography/imagery, analyze GIS data and produce maps.
• Ability to organize and coordinate team based work assignments.
• Ability to set work load priorities and delegate tasks to others.
• Ability to adapt to change, problem-solve, and analytically think.
• Ability to communicate effectively with others orally and in writing.
• Ability to interact with diverse public groups, State, Federal and local governmental agencies and a diverse work force in an effective, collaborative manner.
• Ability to express a positive attitude and exercise good judgment, integrity and tact when dealing with the public, co-workers, or partnering agencies.
• Ability to maintain favorable public relations.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, outside agencies and the general public.
• Ability to operate modern office equipment including personal computers, digital cameras, printers, copiers and telephone systems with minimal guidance.
• Ability to safely operate motorized vehicles and other related forestry power equipment (4x4 trucks, ATV's, snowmobiles, and other devices).
• Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather and conditions; work independently and as part of a group.
• Possess or have the ability to acquire basic wild land firefighting qualifications.
• Possess a valid State of Wisconsin driver's license or ability to transfer a valid license.

Environmental working conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. This is primarily a fieldbased
position with additional work required within an office setting. The typical field-based
setting requires frequent exposure to extreme and inclement weather conditions and often
uneven, difficult terrain. Seasonal winter conditions often include ice, snow, and extreme
cold. Seasonal summer conditions often include extreme heat, humidity, and exposure to biting
and disease carrying insects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform rigorous
physical exertion for extended periods of time including, but not limited to, walking, lifting,
bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing; and reaching, grasping, talking, hearing, and
seeing. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds and apply up to 500 pounds of
force to push, pull or otherwise move objects. Specific physical abilities required by this job
include using both hands for frequent fingering and grasping; vision abilities include close vision
and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, talk, hear,
see, and perform repetitive motions.
The employee will spend long hours in the field walking through natural terrain while exposed to
tree marking paint. At times, the incumbent must spend long hours sitting and using office
equipment and computers. The employee must also have the physical ability, in all types of
weather conditions, to operate four wheel drive vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, and
snowmobiles. At times, the employee will be exposed to moderate to loud noise created by
heavy equipment and trucks.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid driver's license. Structured interview and
background investigation required. Must pass a pre-employment physical examination.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://douglascountywi.org
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1316 N. 14th Street, Suite 301
Superior, WI 54880
715-395-1429
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Job #FOR012016
FORESTER - FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

Forester - Forestry Department Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in Forestry or related natural resource management field from an accredited University or College of Forestry?  Yes No
* 2. Please indicate major field of study
* 3. Do you have one year of experience and/or training in forestry or forest management?  Yes No
* 4. In a brief paragraph, indicate the nature of your experience (e.g. student enrolled in an academic training course or camp; internship; temporary seasonal employment; volunteer opportunity; or professional job).
* 5. How many years of professional forestry field experience do you have?
More than 10
5 to 10
3 to 5
1 to 2
None
* 6. Do you possess a valid driver's license?  Yes No
7. ANSWERING QUESTIONS 7 – 9: The following three questions will help you describe your
experience and/or education/training in forestry and forest management. Responses to
each question are limited. The use of lists in your responses is highly encouraged. Please
use asterisks for list bullets. In your response, please include all of the following
information: • Your specific role in each of the areas listed. • Geographical region where
the work was performed (e.g., Great Lakes Region, Plains States, Rocky Mountain States,
Northeastern States, etc.). • Information technology or software utilized to perform your
work (e.g., GPS, GIS programs, aerial imagery, spreadsheets, etc.).
* 8. Please briefly describe your field experience or education/training with standard forestry
procedures (if no field experience exists, write "None"), including: 1. Tree and site
identification. 2. Forest inventory/reconnaissance data collection. 3. Forest health
assessment. 4. Regeneration assessment and planning reforestation activities. 5. Advising
citizens, landowners, and others on forest management related issues.
* 9. Please briefly describe your field experience or education/training with timber sale
establishment (if no field experience exists, write "None"), including: 1. Preparing and
writing forest management/harvest plans. 2. Developing silvicultural prescriptions for
forest stands. 3. Boundary line establishment, tree marking, and harvest unit layout. 4.
Transportation planning and access road design. 5. Estimating and appraising stumpage
products and volumes. 6. Developing timber sale contract. 7. Reforestation planning,
including site preparation.
* 10. Please briefly describe your field experience or education/training with timber sale
contract administration (if no field experience exists, write "None"), including: 1. Site
inspections. 2. Compliance checks. 3. Issuing corrective actions. 4. Record keeping. 5.
Scaling products. 6. Monitoring payment activities. 7. Requirement tracking.
* Required Question


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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #62 on: June 10, 2016, 06:47:54 pm »
RE:  CONSERVATION DISTRICT FORESTER VACANCY

Otsego Conservation District - Forestry Assistance Program Forester

The Otsego Conservation District is seeking an Outreach Forester to work with the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP). The purpose of the FAP is to provide private landowners with technical assistance regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they are able to make informed decisions and implement sound strategies related to the use and management of their forestlands. The candidate will be housed in Gaylord, Michigan and will include assignments in Otsego, Crawford, and Roscommon counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the Otsego Conservation District Manager and the FAP advisory committee.

Job Posting

Application Deadline: 8:00 a.m. Friday, 17 June. Send an application packet to the Otsego Conservation District by email (be sure to label ALL files with your name): posburn@otsegocountymi.gov, or postal mail:

Otsego Conservation District
Attn:  Patricia Osburn
800 Livingston Blvd., Suite 4A
Gaylord, MI  49735.
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #63 on: June 23, 2016, 01:08:04 pm »
GROSSMAN FORESTRY COMPANY Consulting Foresters                        1013 S. Newberry Ave.  *  P.O. Box 426  *  Newberry, Michigan 49868  Gerald H. Grossman Phone: (906) 293-8707 Fax: (906) 293-8198 E-mail:  gfco@up.net Web:     www.grossmanforestry.com   
CAREER OPORTUNITY 
Grossman Forestry Company is a full service forest management company established in 1990 and located in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula.  We currently have a staff of 6 full time foresters located in Newberry.  We currently manage over 340,000 acres of forestland (primarily SFI, FSC and AFF Tree Farm certified).   
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
 B.S. Forestry.  Experience in timber sale preparation and/or administration preferred. 
BENEFICIAL SKILLS:   
 Knowledge/experience with Lake States Silviculture.  Knowledge/experience with standard forest inventory systems.  Ability to work independently as well as working with others.  Good communication skills.  Experience working with Michigan DNR and/or Lake States USFS.  Knowledge/experience with GPS & GIS technology.  Knowledge/experience with common computer software.  Wildlife degree/experience or other post graduate work.  Knowledge/experience in forest certification management systems (FSC, SFI, Tree Farm). 
COMPENSATION: 
 Competitive compensation based on education and experience.  Competitive benefits. 
WHERE:   Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula.  Office located in Newberry, Michigan. 
DUTIES:  Provide full service land management for clients including:  management planning, GIS mapping, timber sale preparation & administration (cruising, marking, line work etc.), & forest regeneration.   
APPLICATIONS CURRENTLY BEING ACCEPTED.  SEND RESUME CALL or E-MAIL IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS 
The Grossman Forestry Company is an equal opportunity employer.
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #64 on: July 19, 2016, 04:24:14 pm »
RE:  SILVICULTURE POSITION ON THE HIAWATHA NATIONAL FOREST

The Hiawatha National Forest is announcing a vacancy for a Forester (Silviculture) GS-0460-7/9.  This is a permanent appointment with a full-time tour of duty. The position is located at the Hiawatha National Forest District office in Munising, Michigan.

This position serves as a member of the west zone silviculture team, working for the Zone Silviculturist. The incumbent would have primary responsibilities for development, planning and application of silvicultural methods and practices through the implementation of the Hiawatha National Forest 2006 Forest Plan.

This position will be announced on USA Jobs, https://www.usajobs.gov/.  The vacancy announcement number is 16-0910-278320U-CP and the posting dates will be 18-27 July 2016.
 
James D. McFarland, Forester
West Zone Silviculturist
Forest Service
Hiawatha National Forest, Munising Ranger District
p: 906-387-2512 x18
c: 563-529-9382
f: 906-387-2070
jdmcfarland@fs.fed.us

400 East Munising Ave.
Munising, MI 49862
www.fs.fed.us
 
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #65 on: August 23, 2016, 07:09:08 pm »
The Dickinson Conservation District is seeking a Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) Forester.

Position requires a minimum of a B.S of Forestry.  This is a granted position, renewed annually. The wage ($17 - $20/hour) will be commensurate with candidate’s experience and education.
 
Send cover letter and resume by September 2, 2016 to:   
Amanda Nelson, Executive Director
Dickinson Conservation District
420 Hooper Street
Kingsford, MI 49802
(906) 774-1550 x180
dickinsoncd@macd.org 

This position description is for the Dickinson Conservation District. The Forestry Assistance Program provides private forest landowners with technical assistance and information regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they may make informed decisions about the use and management of their forestlands. (Landowners you will be expected to assist include non-industrial private forestland owners, schools, local units of government, and rural and urban residents.)
 
The Dickinson Conservation District will be the employer of record for this position and the forester will report directly to the DCD District Manager and the FAP advisory committee. Primary office space for the Forestry position is located at DCD office in Kingsford, Michigan. The forester’s time is allocated between the Dickinson and Menominee Conservation Districts, but office duties must be carried out at the primary office.
 
The basic requirements for this position are:
•   Bachelor degree in forestry from a college or university with an accredited forestry program
•   Good communication skills (writing, public speaking, working with individuals of all ages)
•   Computer fluency. GIS and Microsoft Excel experience is highly recommended.
•   Ability to read various types of maps (aerial, topography, soils) and navigate through forested properties
•   Ability to assist CD and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff with program administration and conservation planning.
•   Arboriculture experience is highly recommended but not required.
•   Valid driver’s license
•   Must be able to pass a background check
 
Activities:         
•   Serves as initial point of contact for non-industrial private forest landowners, local governments, etc. for forest management, wildlife habitat, other natural resource issues or concerns
•   Provide on-site evaluation of forestlands
•   Provide landowners with options regarding forest management
•   Provide landowners with options regarding wildlife habitat management
•   Prepares written follow-ups that may include appropriate handouts/materials, after visiting with landowners on-site or in the office, as appropriate
•   Provides advice on tree planting/reforestation for timber production, windbreaks, wildlife habitat
•   Diagnoses and provides advice on the control of forest insects and diseases
•   Conducts forestry demonstrations and workshops for the public and other natural resource professionals
•   Prepares correspondence, reports, news articles, and newsletter
•   Refers landowners to private and public sector partners
•   Maintains a good working relationship with other natural resource professionals, both public and private
•   Assists landowners with state and federal incentive programs, such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and the Qualified Forest Program
•   Assists Conservation Districts with spring and fall tree sales by selecting tree species to sell, advising customers, handling and organizing seedlings, etc.
•   Fulfill all grant agreement requirements and deliverables
•   Assists with preparation of program documentation, including, but not limited to: annual grant application, quarterly grant reporting forms, etc.
•   Prepares regular, written reports to Conservation District boards (monthly),
•   Pursue certification with Society of American Foresters (SAF)
 
A performance evaluation will be conducted annually. Training and continuing education opportunities will be provided.


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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #66 on: August 23, 2016, 07:11:13 pm »
RE:  LONGYEAR FORESTER VACANCY

STUMPAGE FORESTER (Central U.P.)

J.M. Longyear, LLC , Marquette, MI, (www.jmlongyear.com) is a privately held, 120+ year old company with focus on ownership and management of natural resource assets, downstream businesses and industrial project development.  As one of the largest forest land owners in the Great Lakes we are a leader in forest management and sustainable timber harvesting.

The Stumpage Forester will be responsible for purchasing standing timber for company forest operations in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Duties include timber sale procurement, timber sale preparation, harvest administration, road layout & construction, BMP & environmental compliance. Requirements: 4-year forestry degree; GPS, GIS, Microsoft Word; excellent Excel skills; excellent people, communication & team skills; understanding of forest economics. Considerable travel, good driving history necessary, 5+ years’ experience beneficial.

Longyear offers a competitive benefits and salary package. Qualified applicants send resume to applicant@jmlongyear.com
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« Reply #67 on: September 22, 2016, 04:29:12 pm »
RE:  LONGYEAR STUMPAGE COORDINATOR
 
J.M. Longyear, LLC , Marquette, MI, (www.jmlongyear.com) is a privately held, 120+ year old company with focus on ownership and management of natural resource assets, downstream businesses, and industrial project development.  As one of the largest forest land owners in the Great Lakes, we are a leader in forest management and sustainable timber harvesting.
 
The Stumpage Coordinator will be responsible for oversight of stumpage procurement program.  Duties include economic analysis of sales, meeting economic targets, planning and budgeting, coordinating stumpage operations, oversight of foresters, timber sale procurement & prep, harvest administration, road layout & construction, and BMP & environmental compliance.

Requirements: 4-year forestry degree; 5+ years in leadership role procuring standing timber, GPS, GIS, Microsoft Word; excellent Excel skills; excellent people, communication & team skills; and excellent understanding of forest economics. Procurement of logs for mill helpful. Considerable travel, good driving history necessary.
 
Longyear offers a competitive benefits and salary package. Qualified applicants send resume to applicant@jmlongyear.com
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« Reply #68 on: September 22, 2016, 04:32:21 pm »
RE:  OTTAWA NATIONAL FOREST – TIMBER SALE ADMINSTRATOR

The vacancy announcement for the subject position has been posted to USAJobs.   This position is being advertised DEMO.   The incumbent of this position represents the Forest Service in the administration of timber sales by making periodic inspections of the work of personnel engaged in the activity to determine and report on interpretation and compliance with rules, standards and procedures in approved plans.

The duty station for this position is Watersmeet, Michigan.  The opening date for this announcement is MONDAY, September 19, 2016.  All applications must be received by the closing date listed on the vacancy announcement. 

Vacancy Announcement No.
16-0907-296333DP-SD

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please do not hesitate to give me a call.  Lisa

Lisa Klaus, Ottawa National Forest
Public & Administrative Affairs
E6248 US Hwy. 2
Ironwood, MI 49938
Phone: 906-932-1330, ext. 328
Cell: 906-663-6033
Fax: 906-932-0122
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #69 on: November 14, 2016, 04:01:11 pm »
RE:  MSU FORESTER at KELLOGG & RUSS FORESTS

The MSU Department of Forestry is seeking a full-time forester to oversee the management of forested property at the Kellogg Experimental Forest, Russ Forest, and other locations. 

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« Reply #70 on: December 08, 2016, 11:40:19 am »
RE:  FORESTER POSITION WITH METCALFE FORESTRY
See attached.

Metcalfe Forestry
Grayling, Michigan
989-3458-3596
www.metcalfeforestry.com

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« Reply #71 on: January 20, 2017, 01:41:52 pm »
RE:  FAP FORESTER – CLARE & GLADWIN

Clare Conservation District - Forestry Assistance Program Forester
Clare Conservation District is currently seeking a Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) Forester to cover Clare and Gladwin Counties. The FAP Forester provides private forestland owners with technical assistance and information regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they may make informed decisions about the use and management of their forestlands. (“Landowners” include non-industrial private forestland owners, schools, local units of government, rural, and urban residents.) The Forester position is primarily a field position. The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in forestry from a Society of American Foresters accredited college or university.  This is a state grant-funded position, renewed annually.

Position Posting

Application Deadline: 4:30 PM EST, Friday, 24 February.  Please submit a professional resume, three references, and cover letter to Clare Conservation District, PO Box 356, Harrison, MI 48625 or email to Melissa Townsend

 melissa.townsend@macd.org.  (989) 539-6401 website: www.clarecd.org.
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #72 on: March 01, 2017, 02:57:35 pm »
RE:  FORESTER VACANCY WITH GREEN TIMBER CONSULTING

Green Timber is seeking applications to fill a full-time forester position that is currently open.
Questions and resumes can be directed to Justin Miller.

Justin M. Miller, ACF
President
Green Timber Consulting Foresters, Inc.
11521 DesRochers Road
Pelkie, Michigan 49958
Office: (906) 353-8584
Mobile: (906) 281-4832
Web: www.greentimberforestry.com
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #73 on: March 22, 2017, 02:58:40 pm »
RE:  ARAUCO PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Arauco recently posted their procurement manager position.  FYI.
http://www.arauco-na.com/resources/grayling-particleboard-updates/career-opportunities
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #74 on: May 04, 2017, 11:39:59 am »
RE:  CHIPPEWA-LUCE-MACKINAC FAP FORESTER VACANCY 
 
Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) Forester Position Description
 
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Forester in the area of private lands forestry. The applicant must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from an SAF-accredited university and enjoy working with the public. Experience in forest plan writing, grant writing, and USDA Farm Bill programs preferred.

The purpose of the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) is to provide private landowners with technical assistance regarding forestry, wildlife habitat, and related natural resource concerns, so that they may make informed decisions about the use and management of their forestlands. The candidate will be housed in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and will include assignments in Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties. Duties will be performed under the direction of the CLMCD Executive Director and the District advisory board made up of directors and staff from the Conservation District Board, local, state and federal partners.
 
This is a one year (renewed annually) grant funded position, wage will be commensurate with candidate's experience and education. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check. Use of a personal vehicle may be required (mileage reimbursement provided).
 
Send resume, cover letter, and references to clmcd@macd.org with the subject: FAP Position or mail to CLMCD C/O Mike McCarthy, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 for consideration. Applications preferred by 4:00 pm EST on Friday 26 May 2017.  Post will remain open until filled.
 
 
The Chippewa/Luce/Mackinac Conservation District mission is to assist with land use and management through education, community projects, and services.
 
CLMCD is an equal opportunity employer and program provider
 
 
Detailed position description can be viewed on our website at www.clmcd.org

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Mike McCarthy - Executive Director 
Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District
2847 Ashmun Street
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
Direct Line: 906-632-9611 ext. 101
District line: 906-635-1278
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #75 on: May 05, 2017, 11:26:10 am »

RE:  DNR FORESTRY DIVISION MANAGER

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is currently recruiting a Natural Resource Manager 14 in the Forest Resources Division. The position is open to all applicants. Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV.
 
If you are interested in obtaining more information or applying for this position, click on the link below.
 
Posting
 
Thank you,
Erika Sundberg
Human Resources Representative
DEQ, DNR, MDARD
517-284-5023

Job Description
This position oversees the Unit responsible for Michigan DNR and U.S. Forest Service Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) timber sale and the DNR Forest Utilization and Marketing programs.  The timber sale program entails all state forest and GNA timber sale advertisement, bidding, and contracting through the Vegetation Management System timber sale software program.  The position is responsible for periodic revision of GNA Master and Supplemental Project Agreements, working with DNR and U. S. Forest (USFS) staff.  The position is also responsible for leading the development and maintenance of software systems, databases, policy and procedures, reporting, and training programs related to DNR timber sale operations.
The position supervises staff in the timber sale and forest utilization and marketing programs.  It directly interfaces with forest products industry producers, primary mills, and secondary manufacturers, and is responsible for the development and maintenance of all databases and reports associated with the forest products industry.  The position also supervises a forest economist specialist that provides technical expertise and analytical capacity for matters related to micro- and macro-economic aspects of forest management and other activities related to state forestland and the larger forest economy of Michigan.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is currently recruiting a Natural Resource Manager 14 in the Forest Resources Division. The position is open to all applicants. Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV.
 
If you are interested in obtaining more information or applying for this position, click on the link below.
 
Posting
 
Thank you,
Erika Sundberg
Human Resources Representative
DEQ, DNR, MDARD
517-284-5023

Job Description
This position oversees the Unit responsible for Michigan DNR and U.S. Forest Service Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) timber sale and the DNR Forest Utilization and Marketing programs.  The timber sale program entails all state forest and GNA timber sale advertisement, bidding, and contracting through the Vegetation Management System timber sale software program.  The position is responsible for periodic revision of GNA Master and Supplemental Project Agreements, working with DNR and U. S. Forest (USFS) staff.  The position is also responsible for leading the development and maintenance of software systems, databases, policy and procedures, reporting, and training programs related to DNR timber sale operations.
The position supervises staff in the timber sale and forest utilization and marketing programs.  It directly interfaces with forest products industry producers, primary mills, and secondary manufacturers, and is responsible for the development and maintenance of all databases and reports associated with the forest products industry.  The position also supervises a forest economist specialist that provides technical expertise and analytical capacity for matters related to micro- and macro-economic aspects of forest management and other activities related to state forestland and the larger forest economy of Michigan.


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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #76 on: May 22, 2017, 01:13:55 pm »
RE:  FORESTRY POSITION

The Chippewa-Luce-Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Forester in the area of private lands forestry. The applicant must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from an SAF-accredited university and enjoy working with the public. Experience in forest plan writing, grant writing, and USDA Farm Bill programs preferred.

This is a one year (renewed annually) grant funded position, wage will be commensurate with candidate's experience and education. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check. Use of a personal vehicle may be required (mileage reimbursement provided).

Send resume, cover letter, and references to clmcd@macd.org with the subject: FAP Position or mail to CLMCD C/O Mike McCarthy, 2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 for consideration.

Applications preferred by 4:00 pm EST on Friday May 26th 2017. Post will remain open until filled.

Full Position Description

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Mike McCarthy - Executive Director 
Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District
2847 Ashmun St.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Direct Line: 906-632-9611 ext. 101
District line: 906-635-1278
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Re: Forester Wanted
« Reply #77 on: June 05, 2017, 05:47:42 pm »
RE:  WEYERHAEUSER PROCUREMENT FORESTER

Weyerhaeuser – OSB Grayling - has posted a forester position.

The link for the posting is http://weyer.jobs/11238 and it’s posted through 7 July.

Todd Johnson CF, RF
Forestry Services Manager
Weyerhaeuser OSB-Grayling
O- 989 348 3471
C- 989 390 1359
F- 989 348 3405
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