District Forester – Negotiable, Central New York to Harrisville, New York area

District Forester
LandVest, Inc.
Negotiable, Central New York to Harrisville, New York area

Description:
LandVest is looking for an energetic and dedicated individual for a District Forester position for its growing business in its Lowville, New York Office. The position will be a mix of field (75%) and office (25%) work for various clients focusing on meeting their forest management objectives. The position will report to Jack Santamour, Forest Resources Manager- Mid Atlantic.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Planning: Create harvest, road, and other field project implementation plans within the scope of existing or created management plans, to meet client silvicultural, environmental and income objectives
• Timber Sale Administration: Development & implement silvicultural prescriptions, complete sale preparation documents, complete sales layout, easement compliance, create contracts, inspect active timber sales, etc.
• Green Certification: Compliance with LandVest green certification policies and procedures.
• Contract Administration: Create and Administer contracts for harvesting, road work, surveying and other contracted activities.
• Inventory: Participate in and help manage inventory projects, including carbon project inventory as assigned. The ability to check cruise others as assigned.
• Other Field Duties: Reconnaissance of potential harvest units, field easement compliance, hunting license compliance, road layout, boundary line maintenance, snowmobile club and trail issues, and GPS data collection, invasives control, etc.
• New Clients: Follow-up with prospective client requests for proposals and work to create new clients within the assigned work area.
• 480-a: Enrollment of new projects and program compliance on existing projects.
• Office: Maintenance of LandVest and client records, client relations, updating maps, creation of client proposals, 480-a administration, input into client monthly reports, other client reporting, respond to client and internal emails, timber sale paperwork, DEC permitting, writing management plans, etc.

What you need:
• Bachelor’s degree in forestry or related field from an SAF accredited program
o Associate’s degree with additional experience will be considered
• Strong computer (Excel and Word) and other technical skills.
• Three to five years of work experience with similar duties.
• Passion for the forestry profession
• Strong work ethic and dedication
• Attention to detail and excellence.
• Open mind and readiness to learn from experienced foresters.
• Willingness to travel as needed across the northeast region for inventory and other assignments.
• Desire to work in all weather conditions in remote areas often alone.
• The initiative and ability to plan your own day to day schedule and work with minimal daily oversight.

LandVest will provide:
• A company truck with personal use options.
• A stable organization celebrating over 50 years in business.
• A positive work environment.
• Training, the opportunity to build upon your education, and hone your forestry skills.
• Mentoring to advance your forestry skills and career within LandVest.
• Competitive salary, paid time off, benefits & incentives.
• Salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.
• Expense reimbursement.
• Advancement opportunities.

Additional Information: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/2335616/LANDVEST-INC/District-Forester—Lowville-NY

Contact Name: Grechen Askins
Contact Email: gaskins@landvest.com
Contact Phone: 603-290-5660