Area Forester in Chehalis, Washington, United States with American Forest Management

Job Description:

American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) seeks a forester to join our forest management team in Western Washington. This position will report to the Chehalis District Manager and will be responsible for all aspects of forest management (planning, harvesting, roads, and silviculture) on an 85,000 acre property under management as well as other tasks assigned by the Region Manager.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Harvest contract administration and supervision

  • Harvest unit layout and permitting in a complex regulatory environment

  • Road construction and maintenance layout, permitting

  • Road contract administration

  • Contract administration of technical experts

  • Silviculture Planning and Contract Administration

  • Reforestation Planning and Contract Administration

  • Budgeting for assigned responsibilities

  • Participation in industry meetings and co-ops

  • Work within the objectives of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative

  • Other tasks as assigned by the District and Region Managers

Experience and Skills:

  • 5+ years of forestry experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or closely related field

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong listening capabilities with the ability to translate communications into appropriate course of action

  • Ability to manage multiple projects under strict time constraints

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced work environment

  • Proficiency in basic computer programs such as MS Word and Excel

  • Ability to work within a team environment

    • Job Tracking ID: 512953-609102
    • Job Location: Chehalis, WA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 16, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 – 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP

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