Forest Technician

American Forest Management, Inc.

Bennettsville, South Carolina

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Based on Experience
Required Experience 0 - 1 years
American Forest Management

Bennettsville, SC – Forest Technician  – Needed to deliver excellence

Are you quiet, private, analytical, and calm? Do you like a consistent and predictable work environment where you can verify and validate information through tangible sources? Do you approach tasks with systematic procedures? Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative workplace with great teams and inspiring leaders? If so, you may be a good fit at American Forest Management!

AFM focuses on strong analytical and problem-solving skills. All of our foresters know to inform any landowner of the pros and cons when making decisions that will affect the client’s property for the next 20 years. Our clients are the foundation of AFM’s business, and we strive to meet the needs of every client by having strong communication and listening skills. 

The Forest Technician we need is analytical, a team player, and a forward thinker. This individual should be able to work independently and be willing to get their hands dirty. Our Forest Technicians use working and applied knowledge of forestry skills and perform all aspects of forestry-related fieldwork and analysis. They design and implement timber harvesting plan programs to ensure continuous timber production or assist clients in achieving other timber or wildlife habitat management objectives. They assist in planning, administering, and inspecting other forestry-related activities such as road construction, timber marking, silviculture, surveys, tract inspections, and boundary establishment. This position will also use various technologies like GIS to assist in managing lands. 

American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) was founded over 50 years ago and is the largest forest consulting firm in the United States. We are a private, employee-owned company.  AFM currently manages over 6 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $3.2 billion in real estate transactions under AFM Real Estate, a subsidiary of AFM. With 300+ employees operating from 52 offices in 22 states and Panama and Costa Rica, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services. We are humbled that over 1,200 clients have entrusted us to be advisors and stewards of their land. 

Our seasoned Foresters are experts in the field and are here to train new Forest Technicians entering the industry. Our standards are high. We pride ourselves in being subject matter experts in our field, and our employees will have access to experienced professionals in every facet of Forestry. AFM provides the tools, technology, and education to ensure every employee is successful. We value individuals who are willing to learn and take their careers to the next level.

Our employees are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them! We offer a competitive, comprehensive benefits program, which we regularly benchmark to ensure we provide the best to our employees.

Position Overview:  

  • Highlights: Work/Life balance, positive work culture 
  • Work hours: Full-Time 
  • Annual compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience 
  • Benefits: Healthcare and Disability plan, 401K, paid holidays, paid vacation schedule, eligible for annual bonus plan, company vehicle for personal and business use 
  • Location: Bennettsville, SC

Required Experience:  

  • Associate's Degree in Forestry or a closely related field   
  • Proficiency in basic computer programs such as MS Office and Arc GIS

To apply, please go to: https://americanforestmanagementinc.applytojob.com/apply/aoEETznAC4/Forest-Technician 

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Category Forestry
Tags GIS, Environmental Consulting