Assistant Forester – Western MA

Assistant Forester
Bay State Forestry Service
Western MA

Description:
Bay State Forestry Service seeks qualified candidates for an Assistant Forester position located in western and central Massachusetts.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:
• Have completed a four-year degree in forest management or equivalent, or be able to complete
such a degree within 12 months
• Hold or be able to obtain a forester’s license in the state of Massachusetts within 2-3 years
• Be able to work in rugged outdoor conditions in all seasons, be passionate about forestry work and eager to work as part of a field crew.
• Be able to work with standard forestry tools including paint gun, chainsaw, backpack sprayer, compass, GPS unit
• Be competent in the use of a computer for producing documents and maps

Job duties of the selected applicant will include:
 Marking and tallying timber to be harvested on private forest lands
 Preparation of 10-year forest management plans including stand descriptions, management recommendations and associated maps
 Implementation of invasive plant control work
 Conducting timber cruises including use of GPS units and handheld data recorders
 Other forest management work on private and municipal lands, including forest stand improvement, trail layout and clearing, property boundary re-establishment

Salary and responsibilities commensurate with experience
This is a permanent, full-time, salary position, with benefits including vacation/sick time, paid holidays, paid continuing education, health and dental insurance, profit-sharing, company vehicle

Additional Information: www.baystateforestry.com

Contact Name: Michael Barry
Contact Email: mbarry@baystateforestry.com
Contact Phone: (774) 364-4192

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New England Society of American Foresters
54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301