Silviculture Forester

Employer
Weyerhaeuser
Location
Meridian, Mississippi, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 09, 2021
Ref
2137980884
Discipline
Forestry
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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