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.