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Lead Ecological Forester

Pacific Northwest
Posted 3 months ago

Employer: Lomakatsi Restoration Project

Location: Ashland, Oregon

Application deadline: Looking to fill asap and will accept applications on a rolling basis (still accepting applications as of October 14, 2020).

Full position description and application instructions


Lomakatsi is seeking an experienced Lead Ecological Forester to join our management team. This person will help implement exciting ecological restoration forestry initiatives with projects across Oregon and Northern California.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of field work experience in applied forestry (preferably restoration-based forestry), excellent writing skills, and a high degree of experience in proposal development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee Ecological Monitoring and Restoration Forestry programs staff, including 2-4 Restoration Technicians who will be direct reports to this position,
  • Work with partners to provide technical assistance in project development, planning, management, fine-scale ecological treatment design, monitoring, and implementation for ecosystem restoration projects,
  • Oversee Ecological Monitoring Program, including managing the collection, processing and analysis of field data—as it pertains to prescription development, databases and reporting–by working with technical field staff in conducting forest inventories,
  • Prepare Forest Stewardship and Conservation Activity Plans by working with state and federal agencies, private landowners and community stakeholders during restoration project development and planning.

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