Forester - Bureau of Land Management, Tillamook, OR

The Northwest Oregon District, Tillamook Field Office, is recruiting for a permanent Forester GS-0460-11 position. The position is established to plan, coordinate, and perform complex technical and leadership duties in support of forestry oriented, multiple use land management programs. The Forester serves as a work group member for the Field Office's forest planning and timber sale preparation team. They perform work with logging systems, sale planning and layout, interdisciplinary (ID) team/EA work, and long-range forest management plans. They would work with team members in the technical aspects of logging systems, forest engineering, forest management planning, and documentation of NEPA compliance. Develops and maintains long range forest management plans that are refined through the ID team process into viable timber sale contracts. The forester may serve as a member of an ID team that develops and designs projects for the forest management program. 

The position is being advertised as DEU, open to all U.S. Citizens through the following link OR-DEU-2020-0049

Operational Forester, Wagner Forest Management, Rangeley Lakes - Sugarloaf Region, Maine

Company Description:

Wagner is an integrated forest management company, managing over 2 million acres of forest land for a variety of clients in Maine and New Hampshire, USA, as well as Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada.  Wagner is dedicated to practicing and promoting sustainable stewardship ethics, ensuring our lands comply with the standards of third party certification programs such as SFI and FSC.

Responsibilities:

Wagner Foresters work under the supervision of a Regional Manager and will be trained to accomplish a variety of tasks such as harvest layout and supervision, road construction layout and supervision, harvest operations inspections, site specific management plans, regeneration surveys, property line maintenance and other field duties as directed.

Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Ability to work alone in a variety of field conditions including heat, rain, cold/snow and rugged terrain.
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Dean - University of Montana - Missoula, MT

Dean, W. A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana

Tracking Code:  2548-254

The University of Montana (UM), located in Missoula, Montana, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the W. A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation (FCFC). The FCFC seeks an innovative and resourceful leader to further our mission as a top-ranked college in natural resource management and environmental sciences.

UM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people, including people from academic, public sector, private sector, or non-governmental settings, who would assist the University in pursuing its five priorities for action. We encourage applications from and nominations of women, Native Americans, persons of color, persons with disabilities, veterans, and other individuals from underrepresented groups.

The Position

Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer for FCFC and is responsible for administering the College’s departments and programs, developing and implementing academic strategies, recruiting and retaining students and members of the faculty and staff, and managing organizational and financial structures that promote excellence in research, professional practice, and education.

We seek a Dean with an established record of creative and effective leadership who understands the pressing challenges facing natural resources management and environmental science.  The College seeks an innovative, dynamic, and experienced leader who will enhance and further its reputation and position as an international pioneer in teaching, research, and outreach. Montana is a large state with virtually unmatched opportunity for natural resources-related research and outreach. The Dean will also serve as an effective leader and advocate for the College within the University.

The Dean will display a high level of energy and aptitude for building meaningful connections with a variety of stakeholders and donors. In addition, the new dean should be a collaborative leader who will nurture the convivial culture within the College and help the College implement its strategic goals while unifying its diverse disciplines, promoting collegiality among both the faculty and staff, and valuing relationships with students. The Dean will lead the realization of a new mass timber building that will bring the College together under one roof and serve as a centerpiece of sustainability. At a time of change and opportunity within the University, the new dean will forge connections with other campus units through participation in the University’s Communities of Excellence, especially the Community of Excellence in Environment and Sustainability.


Primary Responsibilities

The Dean will further the mission and vision of the College and the University. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide the leadership, vision, and strategy to increase academic and research opportunities for the College in Montana, nationally, and abroad.
  • Promote and encourage faculty excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, outreach, and service through innovative strategies.
  • Advocate for students both inside and outside the University to support their professional success, including developing relationships with key employers.
  • Establish relationships with individuals, associations, corporations, and local, tribal, state, federal and international programs and agencies.
  • Serve as Director of the Montana Forest and Conservation Experiment Station, administering state-appropriated funds, federal McIntire-Stennis funds, grant and donor funds, and station research properties and facilities.
  • Represent the eleven FCFC centers and institutes that serve as an integral part of research and outreach for the college and university.
  • Represent the interests of a variety of students, staff, and faculty in the biological, social, and physical sciences in a unified strategic vision.
  • Oversee effective fiscal and personnel management and collaboration, including the recruitment and retention of highly qualified and diverse staff, students, and faculty.
  • Build partnerships through strategic communication and interaction with funding agencies and potential donors.
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