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Lead Forester

Posted 2 weeks ago

Employer: Long View Forest

Location: Hartland, Vermont

Application deadline: October 1, 2022 or until the position is filled

Full position description and application instructions


This is a client-focused forester position. The Lead Forester works daily with Long View’s team of foresters, the Forestry Division Manager, and across the business with other Divisions. The Lead Forester’s primary responsibility is careful consulting work with a set of clients to achieve forest management results. We are seeking an outcomes-focused person with vision, attention to detail, and strong follow-up and follow-through skills.


  • Listen to clients, educate them, propose solutions, and help them navigate decision processes
  • Write forest management plans, timber harvest prospectuses and contracts, operator notes, rapid forest assessments, and other forest planning and implementation documents
  • Lay out, mark, and administer timber harvest, timber stand improvement, invasive plant control, forest road/trail, boundary maintenance, and other projects
  • Develop and enhance our systems for modeling, tracking, and delivering results for our clients
  • Collect data and make forest management maps using ESRI Field Maps, Arc Online, and ArcPro

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