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District Forester - Biotech, R&D, & science - Sacramento

District Forester - Biotech, R&D, & science - Sacramento
Ad ID: 739277
Posted by: Unregistered user
Posted on Nov 13, 2017
Expire: Feb 11, 2018
Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 with one sawmill in Humboldt, CA
Since that time, we have grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the U.S., employing nearly 5,000 crew members
Sierra Pacific continues to be a company where its employees are proud to work at state-of-the-art facilities and others strive to become part of the team

Our Forestry Division, Martell District, has an opening for a qualified Forester to help manage the Company's timberlands in El Dorado, Amador and Calaveras counties
Work will be out of the Martell office, requiring living in one of the surrounding communities.
About The Position
• Prepare Timber Harvest Plans (THPs), including research, field work and mapping.
• Oversee field operations for contracts, including reforestation, logging, and road construction

• Effectively and professionally interact with state regulatory agencies.
• Conduct surveys including botanical, wildlife, archeological, roads and watercourses.
• Forestry-related project work in a wide range of weather and field conditions.
• Hike in remote mountainous regions using maps, compass and GPS.
• Assist with patrol duties on Company controlled roads.
Qualifications
• A California Registered Professional Forester (RPF) license or ability to qualify for, take and pass the RPF exam within 3 years.
• Familiar with the California Forest Practice Rules and THP preparation.
• Understanding of logging, road construction and reforestation operations.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, and GIS-based software programs helpful.
• Ability to successfully work both independently and as a team member.
• Current valid drivers' license and the ability to safely negotiate steep mountainous roads.
Why Join Our Team?
We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance.
In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses
Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing the position and a resume by December 1, 2017 at:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Paul Niemer, Human Resources
P
O
Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049
Interested in SPI, but not this job? Look for future openings at: www.spi-ind.com/careers

About Our Company
Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California
Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington
We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year
Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.
Sierra Pacific effectively utilize nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our mills
In fact, the small amount that isn't turned into windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result
We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy
We verify the social security number of all newly hired employees
Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans
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Expire: Feb 11, 2018
Posted on Nov 13, 2017

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