Forest Technician / Herbicide Applicator

Eastern Forest Consultants LLC

Christiansburg, Virginia

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $32-37k/year
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Eastern Forest Consultants-NC LLC, a North Carolina-based company, is seeking applicants to fill an entry to mid-level forest technician/herbicide applicator position at their Christiansburg, Virginia location.  This is a labor-intensive field position, and the successful applicant should expect to spend >90% of their time working outdoors.  Typical duties include applying herbicides, conducting timber inventories, preparing timber sales, and planting trees/running planting crews.  The position may include a heavy amount of out-of-town travel (up to 50%) for which employee will be compensated.

Applicant should be able to identify eastern tree species.  An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Forestry and/or previous work experience in the forestry profession is preferred but not required. The successful applicant must demonstrate an ability to work independently.  Starting salary is dependent upon education and experience/qualifications but is expected to be $32-$37k per year.

Paid Holidays; Vacation/Sick Leave; Reimbursement for Use of Personal Cell Phone; Continuing Education Opportunities; Reimbursement for Enrollment in Health-sharing Group After Two Years with Company.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a résumé including three references (preferably work-related) to Joe Secoges at jsecoges.efc@gmail.com.  Résumés will be accepted until the position is filled.

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