Silviculture Forester

Meridian, Mississippi, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
General Information: This position is part of the Mississippi/Alabama Region in Southern Timberlands and will report to the Meridian Area Manager. It is a full-time, exempt position located in Meridian, MS.
Key Functions
The Silviculture Forester is responsible for general forestry requirements such as early-rotation and mid-rotation functions, and contract administration. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Silviculture plan execution in compliance with regional silviculture strategy and the annual plan
- Field-verification of silviculture treatment candidates and provision of setting-specific recon information to management
- Silviculture contract negotiation, silviculture operation supervision, timely status updates for system activity updates, and monitoring of contract performance including safety, SFI, EMP, production, cost and quality
- Processing of silviculture invoices and payments
- Verification of silviculture performance and efficacy
- Addressing contract noncompliance and performance issues
- Support of other functions to include Planning, Harvesting and Geographic Leaders
- Bachelors degree (or higher) in Forestry or related field OR Associate degree with equivalent work experience
o Preference: Bachelors degree (or higher) with at least 2 years' related experience
- Basic forestry skills
- Knowledge of state, federal, safety, wildlife, water and forest practice rules/statutes
- Willingness to abide by established safety standards
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Experience in project management and contract administration
- Problem solving skills
- Capability to prioritize work activities and assignments
- Willingness and skills to support the work needs of the team outside your area of assigned responsibility
- Teaming skills including the ability and willingness to work in a diverse team environment
- Basic math skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
- Knowledge of or willingness to learn Weyerhaeuser forestry practices
About Timberlands
We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits.
For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.
About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
*We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.
/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./
Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction
Title: Silviculture Forester
Location: MS-Meridian
Requisition ID: 01016167