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Registered Forester

California
Posted 4 weeks ago

project site on the Sequoia National Forest Employer: Save the Redwoods League

Location: Tulare, CA

Application deadline: December 1, 2022

Full position description and application instructions

Summary:

Save the Redwoods League is seeking a Tulare County based Registered Forester to lead implementation of a wide range of forest restoration and stewardship projects in the southern Sierra Nevada, particularly within the range of the giant sequoia.

The forester will lead and oversee on-the-ground operations to protect vulnerable giant sequoia groves, with a primary focus on League-held and partner-managed lands (particularly the Sequoia National Forest) in the Southern Sierra. Over time, I also anticipate the forester taking on an increasing responsibility with project support and technical advice within the coast redwood range. All very exciting stuff!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Planning, Implementation and Coordination

  • Monitors and assesses field conditions; prepares project plans, scopes of work, and forestry prescriptions
  • Coordinates and leads the field approach and decision-making for restoration operations
  • Manages contractors; coordinates their efforts with League staff and partners in the field; leads operational planning and facilitates contractor meetings
  • And more

Contract Administration Support

  • Coordinates contracts and work orders in collaboration with the Sierra Stewardship and Restoration Manager
  • Reviews and approves contractor bids, schedules, work plans, and budgets for accuracy, feasibility, and alignment with project goals
  • And more

Crew and Contractor Management

  • Coordinates implementation of contractors and monitors their work to maintain quality, productivity, and efficiency; ensures expectations are met while working with League staff and partners
  • Ensures contract specifications are monitored in the field and correct communication protocols are followed
  • Maintains regulatory compliance related to workforce safety in the field; ensures safety protocols are understood and implemented by all personnel
  • Understands environmental permit requirements; ensures permit compliance in the field; coordinates responses to any identified violations or issues in the field and elevates as appropriate
  • And more

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