Campbell Global – Contract Logging Supervisor (North Bend, OR)

Campbell Global ("CG") is seeking a Contract Logging Supervisor to join our team in North Bend, Oregon.  The position will fill a key role on the tree farm to achieve standards set by Campbell Global, federal and state regulations, and best management practices.

Campbell Global is a leading timberland investment management organization headquartered in Portland, Oregon.  Campbell Global brings more than three decades of experience and leadership to sustainable timberland and natural resource investment management. As a full-service firm, we acquire and manage timberland for investors, while providing the highest quality service and expert management. Known for expertise and integrity, we deliver superior investment performance by focusing on unique acquisition opportunities, client objectives, and disciplined management. We currently manage more than 3.1 million acres (1.3 million hectares) worldwide.  The Firm has a very competitive compensation structure and an excellent benefits package including paid sick and vacation leave, 100% employer-paid premiums for health care, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan and generous profit sharing. 

To learn more about this position and to apply for this position we invite you to visit our website at www.campbellglobal.com.

Key Function of Position:

Supervise all aspects of logs/stumpage harvesting activities in a way that ensures that client goals and objectives are met with regard to financial returns, capital preservation, and environmental stewardship.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Administrative responsibilities include assisting in bid analysis; prospectus preparation; negotiations with prospective contractors; contract revisions and additions; and determination of appropriate fees for land use, leases, agreements, road use, rock sales, easements, etc.

·         Participate in administration of logging unit bids, road construction projects, road maintenance, and logging contracts and revisions.

·         Participate in administration of surveying, road construction, leases, easements, and other real property management activities.

·         Perform contract supervision (i.e., contractor compliance) of timber sales, contract logging, road construction, maintenance, surveying, etc.

·         Oversee engineering operations regarding layout, property line and corner locations, and road design on a unit-by-unit basis.

·         Direct quality control concerning harvesting activities, as well as felling, bucking, and sorting procedures.

·         Ensure appropriate permits and easements have been obtained before work begins.

·         Ensure full and appropriate compliance with Forest Practice laws and Best Management Practices.

·         Update maps regarding harvest levels and depletion activities.

·         Actively participate in the implementation and utilization of GIS.

·         Monitor expenditures and operation levels closely in order to comply with budget limitations.

·         Participate in the annual budgeting process and “Forward Look” process, as needed.

·         Maintain good communication and excellent working relationships with outside agencies and companies (Department of Forestry, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, counties, County Commissioners, Watershed Councils, etc.)

·         Stay abreast of industry technology, trends, new regulations and laws; attend meetings, as necessary.

·         Become expert in client ownership patterns and manage accordingly.

·         Support and participatefully in local SFI program.

·         Ensure that environmental or financial risk management reporting is conducted in a timely and professional manner to the Area Manager and, if appropriate, local Safety Coordinator.

·         Respond to internal and external information requests in conjunction with management and team members.

·         Actively participate within the organization to ensure all timberland management investment services meet or exceed client commitments.

·         Represent Campbell Global at all levels, maintaining positive public relations.

Qualifications for Position:

·  A Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or Engineering; and

·  One year of work experience in the logging industry or forestland management.

-OR-

· Five years’ of relevant work experience in the logging industry or equivalent field.

Experience and knowledge required/preferred:

·  Working knowledge of the logging industry, sorting techniques, log values, etc.

·  Ability to prepare bid prospectus, and negotiate and revise current contracts as necessary.

·  Understanding of state and federal regulations with respect to land use (i.e., share costs, easements, permits, etc.).

·  Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

·  Good communication skills, both oral and written.

·  Good computer skills.

·  Ability to work in the outdoors over extremely rough, uneven terrain in all weather conditions required.

·  Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

July 9, 2014