Position: Forest Management Technician
Location: Montgomery, AL
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediate
Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc. is a forestry consulting and research firm, offering professional services to private forest landowners, institutional forest investors, and corporate businesses serving the industry.
Job Description: This position offering is for an entry-level forest management technician position. Primary position tasks include timber marking, timber inventory, timber sale preparation, timber harvest inspections, prescribed burning, boundary line maintenance, plantation establishment oversight, management plan preparation, and other activities. In addition, the technician may sometimes assist with basic forestry research work to include study establishment and documentation, study maintenance, study measurement and study data cleaning. The majority of the work is outdoors in varying weather conditions. The job includes some travel and occasional weekend work. This position is generally a 45-50 hour/week assignment.
Qualifications: The job candidate should hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in forest resources, environmental or agricultural resources, or a related field. Experience with or the training in ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and field data recorders is considered positive. Experience in herbicide application and licensure is considered a plus. The candidate must be able to communicate clearly and timely, and complete fieldwork in a detailed and quality manner. This position must be able to work independently as well as work cooperatively with other team members to complete and record data from forest management activities.
Salary & Benefits:
- Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
- Paid holidays
- Paid vacation
- Healthcare plan
- Professional development timeline
How to apply: Please send a cover sheet and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or you may complete an online application by going to www.progressiveforestry.com.