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Planning And Roads Forester

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Weyerhaeuser Company Crossett , AR 71635

Posted 4 months ago

This position is a part of Southern Timberlands Business in the North Louisiana/Arkansas Region and will report to the Planning Manager. This is a full time, exempt position located in Crossett, AR.

Key Functions: Responsibility for harvest planning, including preparation of annual and 3 to 5 year fee harvest plans consistent with area silvicultural and harvest strategies. Additional expectations include: safety/risk awareness, courage to intervene when unsafe activities are observed, a willingness to role model safety, thorough understanding of timber management techniques and practices, tract preparation activities (harvest prescriptions, checking for environmental concerns, understand SFI-related management constraints {opening size and adjacency}, stumpage cruising administration, etc.), boundary line maintenance, and a strong understanding of local markets. The selected candidate will also be responsible for calculating and meeting a yearly contract budget and facilitating communication between marketing, harvesting and silviculture foresters in the area. In addition, there is responsibility for new road construction and maintaining forest roads in a manner that ensures safety and environmental expectations are met and allows timber harvesting and other forestland management during varied weather conditions. Work is accomplished through contractors and their management is a major component of this role.

  • BS degree in forestry or related field or equivalent combination of work experience and education (Preference is at least 2 years of experience)

  • Basic negotiating and contract administration skills

  • Cruise design and sampling principals

  • Knowledge of practical application of forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs)

  • Experience with Forest Inventory/GIS systems and willingness to learn and use Weyerhaeuser's inventory system

  • Proficient in use of computer software (i.e., Excel)

  • Understanding of harvest supervision, silvicultural goals and basic forest economics

  • Knowledge of mobile applications

  • Willingness to abide by established safety standards

  • Demonstrated leadership and people skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Good teaming skills including the ability and willingness to work in a diverse team environment

  • Willingness to cover additional projects and assignments as needed

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.

We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

About Timberlands

We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits.

For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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