Assistant Forester – Western and Central Massachusetts

Assistant Forester
Bay State Forestry Service
Western and Central Massachusetts

Description:
Assistant Forester

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.

Positions will be filled on a rolling basis.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to:

Tobias Carter
Mass. Licensed Forester
P.O. Box 416
Montague, MA 01351
tcarter@baystateforestry.com

Contact Name: Tobias Carter
Contact Email: tcarter@baystateforestry.com
Contact Phone: 4138534832

Contact Us

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NESAF

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