Key Function of Position:
Supervise aspects of forest operations activities to support timber harvesting and the silviculture teams in a manner that ensures client service with regard to property management including financial returns, capital preservation, legal and policy compliance, and environmental stewardship.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
- Administrative responsibilities include participating in the process for contracting with third-parties to perform forestry and engineering related services (prospectus preparation, identification of qualified/licensed contractors or consultants, bid analysis, negotiations, contract execution and compliance monitoring).
- Participate in administration of road construction projects, road maintenance, and R/W logging contracts/revisions, rock pit development, property line surveys and environmental enhancement projects.
- Assist in development and administration of logging unit bids, road construction/ maintenance need assessments, logging contracts and revisions as applicable.
- Assist in quality control concerning harvesting activities, as well as felling, bucking, and sorting procedures.
- Actively participate in the implementation and utilization of GIS. Provide information to GIS Forester as needed to update maps with regard to new road construction and/or road class changes, road features, stand boundaries, inventory depletions, stream locations and stream classification.
- Assist Land Use staff in the determination of appropriate fees for land use, leases, agreements, road use, rock sales, easements, and other real property management activities as directed.
- Monitor expenditures and production levels closely in order to comply with budget/forecast targets. Participate in the annual budgeting and monthly “Forward Look” processes, as needed.
- Ensure appropriate notifications, permits and easements have been obtained and reviewed with contractor before work begins.
- Maintain full and appropriate compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local regulations, Licensing Standards, Forest Practice laws, SFI Standards and Best Management Practices.
- Department employees understanding and are in full compliance with Forest Practice laws.
- Maintain good communication and excellent working relationships with outside agencies and companies (Department of Forestry, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, Counties, etc.).
- Stay abreast of industry technology, trends, new regulations and laws; attend meetings, as necessary.
- Support and participate fully in local SFI program.
- Ensure that environmental or financial risk management reporting is conducted in a timely and professional manner to your Area Manager and, if appropriate, local Safety Coordinator.
- Respond to internal and external information requests in conjunction with management and team members.
- Actively participate within the organization to ensure all timberland management investment services meet or exceed client commitments.
- Represent the company at all levels, maintaining positive public relations.
- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications for Position:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Management, Forest Engineering or Forest Operations Management; and
- At least six months’ of work experience in timberland management.
- Five years’ of relevant work experience in the timber industry or equivalent field.
Experience and knowledge required/preferred:
- Working knowledge of the logging industry, sorting techniques, log values, etc.
- Understanding of State, Federal, and Local regulations, especially the Oregon Forest Practices Act.
- Demonstrated competency with interpersonal skills.
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- Good computer and software application skills, especially MS Outlook, Excel and Word.
- Oregon Chemical Applicator’s License.
- Valid Driver’s License and good driving record.
- Ability to work in the outdoors over extremely rough, uneven terrain in all weather conditions required.
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work to be performed; they do not constitute an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
GreenWood Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer