Intern - Weyerhaeuser - Western Regeneration Team, WA

Weyerhaeuser’s Western Timberlands Operations has a summer internship available with our Western Regeneration team. This internship will have exposure and gain experience between two sites - Rochester, WA and Olympia, WA (about 20 minutes apart). This internship will be a 3–6-month work opportunity to gain meaningful, practical experience in a range of capacities in our seed and seedling production operations. 

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Weyerhaeuser’s Western Timberlands Operations has a summer internship available with our Western Regeneration team. This internship will have exposure and gain experience between two sites - Rochester, WA and Olympia, WA (about 20 minutes apart). This internship will be a 3–6-month work opportunity to gain meaningful, practical experience in a range of capacities in our seed and seedling production operations. 

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Senior Area Manager(s), Hancock Forest Management - Coos Bay and Roseburg, OR

This position will manage all operations of an area.  Responsible for all senior level operations assignments including, silviculture, harvesting, transportation systems, land use, outreach, and stakeholder interactions.  The individual is expected to exhibit qualities, skills, leadership attributes, teamwork, etc. over and above that required of an area manager.

LINK:  Manulife and John Hancock Careers - Workday (myworkdayjobs.com)

Scope:

  • Encompasses approximately 150,000 acres
  • Required to develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies, concerned stake holders, HFM staff, and HTRG staff
  • Lead staff in forest management operations, including harvest operations, silviculture, road construction and maintenance, and land management
  • Knowledgeable in all areas of asset management to include but not limited to; harvest operations, road construction and maintenance, silviculture prescriptions, budget preparation, stakeholder interaction, negotiation, scaling practices, surveying, wildlife initiatives, road use agreements, forest health asset protection, technical services like GIS and inventory, cruising, etc.

Duties

  • Manage and lead area personnel, build core competencies of the team
  • Lead all area operations
  • Develop annual property budgets and forecasts
  • Stewardship and SFI compliance
  • Stewardship of people, including development, implementation, and leadership in support of the HFM safety principles 
  • Perform basic mapping tasks with ArcMap and inventory updating
  • Support HNRG groups such as Acquisitions, Client Account Group, etc.
  • Recruitment, hiring and development of new employees
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Forest Management, Forest Engineering, or related field; advanced forestry and/or engineering degrees highly preferred.
  • Fully developed skill sets across all forestry disciplines
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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. 

LINK:  Manulife and John Hancock Careers - Workday (myworkdayjobs.com)

Scope:

  • 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 

Duties

  • 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 

Requirements:

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

  • Strong organizational skills

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Ph.D. Assistantship in Forest Operations - Virginia Tech

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, harvesting system evaluation, woody biomass processing and transportation efficiency, and environmental impacts. Specifically, the project focuses on advancing the biomass and bioproducts industries by improving feedstock production and harvesting logistics in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. The funded project involves a collaboration between Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, Penn State University, the State University of New York, the USDA Forest Service, and the US Department of Energy. Interested students should have completed a Master’s degree (MS or MF) and have a strong background and interest in applied forestry, field data collection, analysis, and reporting. The position is available beginning Summer 2021 (6/21) but Fall Semester 2021 (8/21) applicants will be considered. Interested students should contact Dr. Chad Bolding (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information. Prior to completing an online application, please email a resume outlining qualifications with a brief statement of interest. GRE scores are required.

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