Strike Force Forester – Central New York or Northern New Hampshire

Strike Force Forester
LandVest, Inc.
Central New York or Northern New Hampshire

LandVest is seeking energetic and dedicated professionals for its Strike Force team. While we might not repel out of helicopters, LandVest’s Strike Force lands in some exciting locations. Do you have a desire to travel and work in forests throughout the US? Strike Force foresters play a vital role to LandVest’s clients providing forest inventory, timber marking, harvest layout, and boundary maintenance services across the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and elsewhere in the United States.

The Strike Force is a team of foresters that are strategically located throughout the Northeast. Each member works locally with one of LandVest’s 10 regional offices. The team travels together to a project location approximately 8-10 days per month. When not on an out-of-town project, members work closely with experienced foresters within their region. LandVest is committed to training and mentorship so our foresters will quickly become well versed in several aspects of forest management and inventory. Openings are available in Central New York and Northern New Hampshire.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Inventory: Overstory and understory data collection using a variety of inventory methods including point sample, fixed radius and carbon inventory protocols. Use of field data recorders and mobile GIS solutions.
• Timber Marking: Implementation of silvicultural prescriptions through marking & sale layout
• Other Field Duties: Boundary line maintenance and GPS data collection.

What you need:
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or similar from an SAF accredited program.
• Preferred one or more years of work experience with similar duties. Carbon cruising experience is a plus.
• Passion for the forestry profession.
• Strong work ethic, dedication and commitment to excellence.
• Open mind and readiness to learn from experienced foresters.
• Willingness to work alone outdoors in all weather conditions and difficult terrain.
• Willingness to travel across the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and occasionally elsewhere on short notice.

LandVest will provide:
• A stable organization celebrating over 55 years in business.
• A positive work environment.
• Competitive salary, paid time off & incentives.
• Company-issued truck with personal use options.
• 401k Retirement Plan.
• Healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plans.
• Training, the opportunity to build upon your education and hone your forestry skills.
• All tools, equipment, materials and travel expenses reimbursement.
• Continuing education.
• Advancement opportunities.

Additional Information:—Central-NY-or-Northern-NH

Contact Name: Grechen Askins
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 603-290-5660