Forest Engineer(s), Hancock Forest Management – Medford and Roseburg, OR

General Directive: Primary responsibilities for this position will be road layout, road maintenance, planning, budgeting, permitting, contract supervision, and BLM reciprocal right-of-way agreements.  Other duties as assigned. 

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  • Required to develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies, concerned stake holders, HFM staff, and HTRG staff

  • Assist other staff in harvest operations, silviculture, transportations systems, and land management 


  • Road layout, road construction, road maintenance, contracting, and administration

  • Development of annual property budgets and forecasts

  • Stewardship and SFI compliance

  • Stewardship of people, including development, implementation, and leadership in support of the HFM safety principles

  • Support HNRG groups such as Acquisitions, Client Account Group, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned 


  • A bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering preferred, forestry or other related field will be considered

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft computer software, with emphasis in Excel, Access, and Word preferred

  • Knowledge of using Outlook or similar e-mail program

  • Knowledgeable in GIS, ArcMap

  • Team player, be able to understand and work with others’ needs and with different personalities

  • Highly motivated and entrepreneurial

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • In depth working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations



Key Internal Relationships


Region Staff: Work with peers to implement the harvest plan, meet all policies, and coordinate projects with other business functions.

Region Department Managers: Assist with the planning, permitting, and administration.

Accounting Staff: Assist with the resolution of log accounting issues.

Resource Support Team: Assist with the inventory updates and harvest planning process.

Client Accounting Group: Assist with special projects and tours as required.


Key External Relationships


Industry Peers: Share appropriate information; Stay current on industry issues

Regulatory Agencies: Maintain strong working relationships and stay current with regulatory requirements.

Stakeholders: Maintain strong working relationships.

Local Contractors: Maintain strong working relationships with contractors and communicate customer specifications and needs.


Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to maintaining a work environment that is free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol. As a result, all current and perspective Hancock employees are subject to be drug and alcohol tested in accordance with the Policy and applicable law.


Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG) is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.  The Company is committed to employ, train, promote and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran or marital status.



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About Manulife


Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, we had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers. As of September 30, 2020, we had $1.3 trillion (US$943 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.2 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.


Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer


At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law. 


It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application processAll information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact