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Company: McKinley & Lanier Forest Resources, Inc.
Location: Auburn
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Description: Foresters will engage in field and administrative work associated with managing private forestland and carrying out contract forestry services. Primary Duties : Timber Inventory (timber cruising) using TwoDog and TCruise software, SMZ/timber harvest boundary marking and GPS collection using SoloField software, tree planting and seedling survival audits, prescribed burning, timber harvesting inspections, general property inspections, mapping and database management using ESRI ArcMap software. Secondary Duties : Assisting in forest management plan development and implementation, assisting in developing silvicultural prescriptions, meeting with landowners, timber buyers, and vendors on-site to facilitate business operations. Assisting with bidding and contracts associated with all activities listed above. Requirements: A degree from an accredited institution in Forestry, Forest Management, or field of study that requires coursework in Dendrology, Silviculture, and Forest Measurements. Four-year degrees are required for Foresters. Foresters must be able to become registered in the state of Alabama once Board requirements are met. Work experience in the field of Forestry is beneficial, but not required. Experience with forestry software mentioned above as well as experience with Electronic data collectors is also preferred but not required. Employees must demonstrate an ability to use Microsoft Windows operating system and basic Microsoft Office products. Prospective employees must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently, often in remote rural areas and in adverse conditions. They must also be physically fit and able to safely, efficiently, and effectively carry out work duties in rugged terrain and harsh weather conditions. They must be able to safely operate 4 wheel drive vehicles in off-road situations and safely load/unload and operate ATVs. They must also be able to safely use self-recovery winches, hand tools, and forestry tools, and effectively navigate new and unknown regions, landscapes, and properties. They must be able to maintain and keep up with company equipment. Prospective employees must have good oral and written communication skills and good organization skills. They must be honest and have a good work ethic. Required production goals will be established and monitored. Applicants must be willing to relocate to the Tuscaloosa, Alabama area. Work travel and long hours are also required on occasion. Company Description We are a private forestry consulting firm that manages timberland for non-industrial private landowners and provides contract services to timber companies, REITs, TIMOs, and institutional landowners. Our core operating area is West Central Alabama, but we occasionally work on projects all over the southeastern United States. See our website for more details about the history of our firm and what we do.

Keywords: McKinley & Lanier Forest Resources, Inc., Auburn , Forester, Other , Auburn, Alabama

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