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Lake States
Posted 4 weeks ago
Employer: University of Minnesota Extension Location: UMN Regional Office in Cloquet, Brainerd, or Grand Rapids, MN. Application deadline: May 29, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: The University of Minnesota Extension is seeking applicants for a full-time Extension Educator - Forest Regeneration. The Forest Regeneration Extension Educator will bring in-depth expertise to assist audiences including community and tribal leaders, public and private forest managers, educators, and nursery growers to obtain and select seed and seedling stock for forest regeneration activities. The position will focus on high public value outcomes including leading new programming on tree seed collection and forest regeneration to promote ecosystem productivity and resilience. The educator will be a member of the UMN Extension Forestry team and collaborate closely with applied research faculty. Together they will identify needs, develop, implement, and evaluate educational programming that supports successful forest regeneration and large-scale collection and distribution of viable tree seed. This will support assisted migration and regeneration stock selection to strengthen Minnesota’s economy and environmental quality...

Employer: University of Minnesota Extension Location: UMN Regional Office in Cloquet, Brainerd, or Grand Rapids, MN. Application deadline: May 29, 2024 Full position description and application instru...

Employer: Forest Stewards Guild Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico Application deadline: Considerations on a rolling basis, starting June 3, 2024. Full position description and application instructions Summary: The Forest Stewards Guild seeks a proactive, full-time Fireshed Coordinator dedicated to facilitating the Greater Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition and coordinating the Guild’s Community Wildfire Defense program within the Fireshed. In this role, you will conduct comprehensive home hazard assessments, implement high-priority fuel mitigation treatments, drive impactful public outreach campaigns, facilitate Coalition meetings, represent the Fireshed in media and public platforms, and handle additional delegated tasks.

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Job CategoryForest Stewards Guild

Employer: Forest Stewards Guild Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico Application deadline: Considerations on a rolling basis, starting June 3, 2024. Full position description and application instructions ...

Northeast
Posted 1 month ago
Employer:  Maine Woodland Owners Location:  Augusta, Maine Application deadline:  Until filled Full position description and application instructions  Summary: We are now seeking a dedicated individual, with a natural resources background (forestry preferred), to assist woodland owners and foresters with the implementation of practices to enhance their forestland. This new position is a three-year shared position with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (“NRCS”).  There is a possibility of a two-year extension.  Supervision, daily direction, training, and support will be provided by Maine Woodland Owners and NRCS staff.  The position will be located at Maine Woodland Owners’ office in Augusta, Maine with occasional time spent at NRCS offices. Responsibilities: - Be familiar with all cost share programs available to woodland owners. - Work closely with woodland owners to explain, encourage the use of, and qualify them for forestry cost share programs. - Promote forestry and land improvements through one-on-one interactions with woodland owners, as well as through in-person and on-line group interactions. - Provide feedback to NRCS on ways to improve delivery of their technical assistance programs. - Support and assist existing NRCS approved Technical Service Providers (“TSPs”) with problem solving and qualifying their clients for programs. - Actively encourage more individuals to become TSPs, and assist with their training.

Employer:  Maine Woodland Owners Location:  Augusta, Maine Application deadline:  Until filled Full position description and application instructions  Summary: We are now seeking a dedicated indiv...

Posted 1 month ago
Employer: Baskahegan Company Location: Brookton/Hybrid Application deadline: Until filled Full position description and application instructions Summary: Baskahegan is a 100-year-old (5th generation) family company that owns 150,000 acres of sustainably managed timberland in eastern Maine. Baskahegan Company is seeking a part-time Forest Resource Manager, for roughly two to three days per week (16-24 hours per week). This position will focus on system and database management, reporting, forest inventory cruising, post-harvest assessment, assist the Vice President with consulting forestry tasks, material orders, as well as general office management, website maintenance and administrative support. This position will report to the VP & Woodlands Manager and is based in Brookton, Maine with the ability to work remotely as agreed upon by the Vice President.

Employer: Baskahegan Company Location: Brookton/Hybrid Application deadline: Until filled Full position description and application instructions Summary: Baskahegan is a 100-year-old (5th generation) ...

Employer:  Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. Location:  Fort Bragg, CA Application deadline:  Open until filled. Interviewing now. Full position description and application instructions Summary: Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc is not a traditional forest owner and manager. It was conceived by northwest coastal community members committed to restoring local control of overcut forests. For over 10 years, RFFI has practiced award winning, certified sustainable forest management across a 50,000-acre landscape. RFFI’s Executive Director is someone who will continue to strengthen operations both financially and organizationally, support Usal Redwood Forest as an outstanding model of community driven forestry, and position RFFI to expand this model of community ownership and control of forest management to additional lands. We seek an Executive Director with demonstrated success in non-profit leadership, a passion for forests, a commitment to climate change mitigation and a vision for active community engagement. The position is supported by an experienced forestry team, energetic program and development staff, and a board that has demonstrated a long-term commitment to RFFI and the opportunity it represents.

Employer:  Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. Location:  Fort Bragg, CA Application deadline:  Open until filled. Interviewing now. Full position description and application instructions Summary: Redw...

Employer: The Nature Conservancy Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Application deadline: May 16th, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: As the Associate Director of Forest Carbon Stewardship Programs: Natural Climate Solutions, you will direct major components of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota’s Forest Strategy and Stewardship Program. Emphasis will be on building partnerships and fundraising for reforestation on private and tribal lands in Minnesota, overseeing our Family Forest Carbon strategy, and overseeing efforts to increase seedling supply.  You will assist the Forest Strategy and Stewardship Director with aspects of science, government and community relations for the Chapter and works across Business Units on some projects. The position also complements and coordinates with the Associate Director of Forest Programs: Resilience Forestry, and serves as a principle contact to government agencies, and other conservation organizations. You will establish the Conservancy as a major conservation partner for forest resources, define conservation priorities related to forest ecosystems, lead and manage a team which supports and improves conservation efforts, and build strategic, scientific, and technical capacity in the field.  You will develop key partnerships with public & private organizations to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices. You will develop innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools , and frameworks to address the natural system needs, while engaging community support for local conservation efforts.  You will be able to negotiate complex and innovative solutions with government agencies and landowners to conserve and protect natural communities and develop and implement conservation strategies. Based in Minneapolis, our office overlooks the Mississippi River, is across from Gold Medal Park, and within short distance to bike and pedestrian paths/trails and other conveniences. We provide complimentary, heated underground parking. Other locations in central or southeast Minnesota may be negotiable.  We also offer a hybrid work environment with opportunity to collaborate in person in office and remotely. Frequent travel and occasional evening and weekend hours will be expected. This position may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.

Employer: The Nature Conservancy Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Application deadline: May 16th, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: As the Associate Director of Fore...

Forest Stewards Guild, Southwest
Posted 2 months ago
Employer: Forest Stewards Guild Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico. Other locations in northern NM and southern CO (i.e., Chama, Taos, Pagosa) will also be considered. Application deadline: Considerations on a rolling basis Full position description and application instructions Summary: Coordinate essential partnership functions of the 2-3-2 Cohesive Strategy Partnership and manage partnership and funder relations on the Rio Chama Collaborative Forest Restoration Program (CFLRP) project. In addition, this position will assist other staff in their partnership coordination. Using experience in project management, partnership building, and by integrating learning from other CFLRPs and shared stewardship efforts in the region, the successful candidate will work with partners to evaluate project needs, develop and maintain relationships with funders and stakeholders. As project needs are identified, the Partnership Coordinator will collaboratively develop solutions to move project outcomes forward.

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Job CategoryForest Stewards Guild

Employer: Forest Stewards Guild Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico. Other locations in northern NM and southern CO (i.e., Chama, Taos, Pagosa) will also be considered. Application deadline: Considerations...

Intermountain West
Posted 2 months ago
Employer: The Ember Alliance Location: Colorado or Montana, can work remotely Application deadline: Open until filled Full position description and application instructions  Summary: The Ember Alliance is hiring a permanent, full time position in Colorado or Montana! The Project Manager position will provide integral project guidance and support to The Ember Alliance’s Resilient Communities and Ecosystems Team. This position primarily focuses on Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) development. The position is office-based but has a minimal field component including but not limited to performing field assessments across a multi-state region and facilitating in-person community and partner meetings. Candidates should have a passion for collaborative and equitable planning to prepare communities for wildfire. Duties:
  • Manage, support, and/or lead Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) planning process and document generation and other similar projects, adhering to contract timelines, deadlines, and budgets.
  • Coordinate with other Ember Alliance personnel and external CWPP project partners and clients to ensure planning and personnel needs are met throughout a project.
  • Maintain and report to Director and Assistant Director of RCE on project budgets to track progress, keep project on budget, and coordinate with accounting team to invoice clients.
  • and more...

Employer: The Ember Alliance Location: Colorado or Montana, can work remotely Application deadline: Open until filled Full position description and application instructions  Summary: The Ember Allian...

Pacific Northwest
Posted 3 months ago
Employer: The Nature Conservancy – Washington State Location: Long Beach, Washington Application deadline: April 15, 2024 Full position description and application instructions (search job ID #54887) Summary: This position works closely with The Ecological Forest Management Team and is responsible for coordinating a wide variety of forest and project management duties including managing contracts and grants related to forest management, implementing and monitoring restoration projects such as commercial restoration thinning, pre-commercial thinning, reforestation, invasive species treatments, stream restoration, forest road improvements, road decommissioning, and road maintenance and general property management and stewardship.

Employer: The Nature Conservancy – Washington State Location: Long Beach, Washington Application deadline: April 15, 2024 Full position description and application instructions (search job ID #54887...

Northeast
Posted 3 months ago
Employer: Meadowsend Consulting Company Location: Washington, Vermont Application deadline: April 15th, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: Meadowsend is seeking a forestry technician to join our team for the summer. The position is a full-time, temporary, 12-week summer work experience that will offer a qualified candidate a unique opportunity to work in the field of forestry. Forestry technicians support our four field foresters on a diverse set of projects. Technicians will assist with boundary line maintenance, forest inventory and resource assessment, forest management planning, active forest stewardship projects (timber sale layout and wildlife management projects), timber stand improvement, recreational trail development, GIS mapping, brook trout habitat enhancement projects, and much more. The majority of the work (~80%) will be conducted in Northern Vermont with the remaining project work being conducted in New Hampshire and southern VT. The forestry technician will primarily be working within an 1-2 hour driving radius from Washington, VT. Applicants should apply to Ryan Kilborn and Matthias Nevins. Applications should be sent to mnevins@meadowsendco.com and include a current resume, short cover letter expressing your interest in the position, and one or two personal references. Please feel free to contact Matthias with any questions, email or call directly (603)-568-7480. Applications must be received by April 15th, 2024.

 

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Job CategoryTemporary

Employer: Meadowsend Consulting Company Location: Washington, Vermont Application deadline: April 15th, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: Meadowsend is seeking a for...

Pacific Northwest
Posted 3 months ago
Employer: The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Location: 1 position each in Redmond and Pendleton, OR Application deadline: April 1, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: These six-month positions will serve as crewmembers on an inter-organizational prescribed fire module led by The Nature Conservancy. The minimum requirement for these positions is NWCG firefighter type 2 (FFT2).

Employer: The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Location: 1 position each in Redmond and Pendleton, OR Application deadline: April 1, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: Thes...

Pacific Northwest
Posted 3 months ago
Employer: The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Location: 1 position each in Redmond and Pendleton, OR Application deadline: April 1, 2024  Full position description and application instructions  Summary: These six-month positions will serve as crewmembers on an inter-organizational prescribed fire module led by The Nature Conservancy. The minimum requirement for these positions is NWCG firefighter type 2 (FFT2).

Employer: The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Location: 1 position each in Redmond and Pendleton, OR Application deadline: April 1, 2024  Full position description and application instructions  Summary: ...

Pacific Northwest
Posted 3 months ago
Employer: The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Location: Remote position based in Oregon. Application deadline: April 3, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: This 5-year term position will focus on planning and implementation of prescribed fire across landowners in the Oregon dry forest landscapes. The minimum qualification for this position is NWCG type two burn boss (RXB2).

Employer: The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Location: Remote position based in Oregon. Application deadline: April 3, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: This 5-year term...

Northeast
Posted 4 months ago
Employer: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Location: Albany, NY Application deadline: Open until filled Full position description and application instructions Description of Responsibilities: The Field Ecologist and Entomologist provides technical and scientific support for conservation initiatives in conservation planning and measures of conservation success (~80%) and develops/coordinates community science projects (~20%). They perform a variety of scientific tasks, conservation activities (prescribed fire, invasive species removal, seed collection) and manage the seasonal science staff. This includes the following functions:
  • Implement and provide logistical support for research, inventory and monitoring projects.
  • Inventory and research rare and declining pine barrens insects.
  • Hire, train & supervise seasonal field staff, interns, and volunteers.
  • Manage wildlife tracking systems (e.g., Motus, automated radio telemetry networks)
  • and more...
 

Employer: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Location: Albany, NY Application deadline: Open until filled Full position description and application instructions Description of Responsibilities: The ...

Southeast
Posted 4 months ago
Employer:               Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society Location:                 Norton, VA (Within 50 miles) Application Deadline: March 25, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: The Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society is seeking a dedicated forester to increase capacity for planning and implementing active forest management projects on National Forest System lands in Virginia, with a focus on the Clinch Ranger District, Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, and Eastern Divide Ranger District. The Forest Wildlife Specialist will function as an assistant hardwood silviculturist on the GWJEFF, providing silvicultural planning support and on-the-ground field forestry assistance. The position will focus on restoring forest age-class and structural diversity to achieve objectives from the GWJEFF’s Forest Plan and to assist in the recovery of Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) from Virginia’s State Wildlife Action Plan, including ruffed grouse, American woodcock, and golden-winged warbler and more...

Employer:               Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society Location:                 Norton, VA (Within 50 miles) Application Deadline: March…