Procurement Forester – Pomfret Center, CT

Procurement Forester
Hull Forest Products, Inc.
Pomfret Center, CT

Description:
Procurement Forester – Full Time
Education Level Required: Bachelors degree in Forestry
Work Experience Required: 3+ years experience preferred
Travel Expectations: Frequent travel throughout the service area required. Company vehicle provided.
Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
Location: Office located in Pomfret, CT. Service area includes Connecticut and neighboring locations.
If you enjoy spending time outdoors in a work environment that combines technology, communication, and teamwork to help manage client woodlands and provide a sustainable supply of timber for a sawmill creating renewable wood products for worldwide distribution, then come work for Hull Forest Products, where you will have a chance to make an impact on the environment while educating the public on the value of working forests. Hull Forest Products is a family business operating in southern New England for over 55 years. We are looking for a forester to join our team and help our vertically integrated manufacturing business and woodland management division to thrive.

What you’ll do:
• Develop and maintain relationships with landowners, loggers, and suppliers.
• Cruise, survey, evaluate, and appraise standing timber for stumpage purchases.
• Implement log procurement strategies to help our sawmill produce hardwood timber and lumber.
• Collect forest inventory cruise data and mark trees for removal according to various management prescriptions. Locate and flag property boundaries using aerial photographs and land deeds; lay out skid roads, wetland/stream crossings; select landing areas and create harvest maps.
• Educate current and prospective clients on the benefits of forest management and long-term planning.
• Ensure clear and regular communication with landowning clients; coordinate with timber harvesting crews to create customized solutions and achieve common goals.
• Perform public outreach by leading forestry walks each year and attending various public events.
What you’ll need:
• Four year degree in Forestry and a CT forestry license.
• Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather and the ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds
• Ability to read and follow GIS data and maps; ability to work independently.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Availability and desire to travel throughout the service area, company vehicle provided.
• Ability to navigate using a map and compass, identify local tree species, apply forestry concepts and prescriptions to enhance forest potential and achieve landowner goals.
• Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation and sharing.
What you’ll get:
• Career opportunities in Forestry
• A company repeatedly recognized as a top performer in the industry.
• The opportunity to work in the great outdoors and help conserve working woodlands in New England
• A company vehicle for commuting purposes & cell phone.
• Competitive wages & benefits including health insurance/401K, vacation/sick time, and discounted wood products. Pay rate based on qualifications & experience.
If a career in forestry with Hull Forest Products excites you, please apply by emailing your resume to: info@hullforest.com Phone: (800) 353-3331. Address: 101 Hampton Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259 USA.

Additional Information: www.hullforest.com/employment

Contact Name: Michael Bartlett
Contact Email: info@hullforest.com

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