Land Use Manager - Weyerhaeuser - Goshen, OR

Description - This Land Use Manager position is based out of Goshen, Oregon and is an integral part of the leadership team which is responsible for the forestry, engineering, and harvesting within the South Oregon Region.  This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the South Oregon Region Manager.  The Land Use position is responsible for management of safety, environmental stewardship, local realty transactions, easements, leases, permits, recreational users, neighbor and community relations, and asset security.  Coordination with all other forest management operations is paramount (i.e. forestry, engineering, and harvesting). 

Safety – Actively participate in health and safety programs including near miss reporting.  Apply laws and safety regulations to active operations and address safety issues appropriately (unsafe acts, PPE, etc.).

Environment– Actively participate in maintaining the Company’s Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certification. Regulatory knowledge and application of State and Federal Regulations that pertain to forest management.

Key Functions – Negotiates and administers forest land use agreements (easements, rights of way, cost-share road agreements, leases and permits). Manages local land and timber acquisitions, disposals and exchanges. Leads resolution of land use issues including ownership disputes, trespasses, condemnation actions and damage claims.

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Senior Forest Engineer (Civil), Pacific Forest Management - Forks WA

Position: Senior Forest Engineer (Civil)
Home Office: Forks Washington
Salary Range: $5400 - $6400 per month
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Purpose: The Senior Forest Engineer will lead and direct the activities of the company’s Engineering Department. As a member of the management team, the Sr. Engineer is responsible for the planning and implementation of projects for this department, provides leadership and support for engineering staff, works with a variety of clients to identify solutions to forest engineering problems including fish passage design, forest road location, planning and maintenance; rock pit development and logging engineering. 

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum education is a BS degree in Forest Engineering, Civil Engineering, or closely related field. Three years’ experience in the field application of engineering skills.
• Valid Driver’s License
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software

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Geotechnical Specialist NRS4, Oregon Dept. of Forestry

Natural Resource Specialist 4 (Geotechnical Specialist):  This job posting is being reopened and revised. The location of the position has been changed to offer several options. The licensing requirement clarified and salary information updated (see below). All applicants who applied under job posting number ODF17-0099 and have already qualified do not need to reapply, your application will be considered with this job posting.

There is currently one permanent full-time position open with the Oregon Department of Forestry located in the Southern Oregon Area. The position's location can be at one of the following District/Unit offices: Coos Bay, Roseburg or Veneta. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates for this position and may be used to fill future vacancies. For specific questions regarding this position, please contact Dave Lorenz, Southern Oregon Area Director, at (541) 953-8164.

UNDERFILL OPTION: The goal of this recruitment is to fill positions at the Natural Resource 4 level, however, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for Natural Resource Specialist 3 level to apply. If we are unable to fill the positions at the higher level we will consider underfilling them at the Natural Resource Specialist 3 level until the selected candidate meets the minimum qualifications for the Natural Resource Specialist 4 level. Minimum qualifications for both the Natural Resource Specialist 4 and Natural Resource Specialist 3 are located in the Qualifications & Desired Attributes Section of this announcement.

The Oregon Department of Forestry's (ODF) Mission is – To serve the people of Oregon through the protection, management, and promotion of a healthy forest environment, which will enhance Oregon's livability and economy for today and tomorrow. ODF is a multi-programmed, multi-funded public agency chartered and structured to administer the forest laws and policies of the State of Oregon, within the framework of sustainable forests, for the benefit of all Oregonians.

This position exists to support both the Private Forests and State Forests Management programs, primarily in the Southern Oregon Area. The primary function is as the Area geotechnical specialist. One of the purposes of the Private Forests Program is to 

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Coast Engineer-NRE 2/NRE 1 In-Training - WA DNR, Forks, WA

POSITION PROFILE:  This is an exciting and challenging position in the Coast District of the Olympic Region. Working under the supervision of the Coast District Engineer, this position is responsible for engineering work associated with the design, specification, contract preparation and compliance of road layout, road maintenance and abandonment, and the preparation of road plans for approximately 60 mmbf in timber sales. The primary focus for the position is to provide engineering support for the State Timber Sales Program and other State Lands engineering needs within the District through a balance of both field and office engineering. Work may be conducted independently or as part of an engineering team, depending upon the task to be completed. This supports DNR in fulfilling its mission by providing professional level engineering to ensure that all regulations are followed and that each project is done in a manner that is consistent with the goals and objectives of the DNR. This position provides for a balance of professional and personal life during a 40-hour work week. Furthermore, a four-day workweek with 10-hour workdays during most of the year allows for full enjoyment of the northwest summer. This position may be filled at the NRE 1 In-Training level and upon successful completion of an In-Training plan will be promoted to the NRE 2 level.

SALARY RANGE:

NRE 2 $4,085 – $5,493 per month

NRE 1 In-Training $3,612 - $4,857 per month

TYPE OF POSITION:
Permanent, Full-time. This position is represented by the WPEA.   Important Note: Once appointed to this position the incumbent will be required to pay union dues or other representation fees within the first 30 days of employment.

LOCATION:
Forks, Washington

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Ph.D. Assistantship in Forest Operations, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech is searching for a Ph.D.-level graduate student to conduct research regarding forest operations and logging businesses. The student should have a strong background and interest in applied forestry, especially harvesting operations and extension programs. The student would begin in Fall Semester 2018. Interested students should contact Dr. Scott Barrett (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information.
 
This full-time (20 hours per week) assistantship with stipend includes a waiver of academic-year tuition. In addition, Virginia Tech offers enhanced benefits to graduate students on assistantship by providing a partial subsidy for health insurance. Comprehensive and technology fees are the responsibility of the student.
 
Applications must be submitted to the Virginia Tech Graduate School:  https://graduateschool.vt.edu/admissions/how-to-apply.html
GRE scores are required.
 
Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 30 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 30 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As Virginia's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8,000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries and is engaged in research around the world.
 
Blacksburg, nestled in the Ridge and Valley province, is special. Because of the town’s award-winning services, reasonable cost of living, safety, moderate climate, and abundant leisure activities, Blacksburg is consistently ranked among the country’s best places to live and has earned a reputation nationwide as a well-managed, stable, and forward-looking community. Blacksburg is located in Montgomery County, which is bordered by the Blue Ridge Parkway to the east and the Appalachian Trail to the west. Virginia claims nearly 550 miles of the Appalachian Trail (more than any other state) and a great deal of that mileage is in Southwest Virginia, renowned for its natural beauty, distinctive history, and enduring traditions.
 
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