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Forester - Procurement

Sierra Pacific Industries

Lincoln, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $65k - $110k / year
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays


At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us. We are a third-generation family-owned company that has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the United States. Our more than 6,000 employees are proud to work at our state-of-the-art sawmills and other facilities, including: manufacturing, custom wood-framed windows, fabrication, millwork, veneer, cogeneration, trucking, forestry, and other operations.

Currently, our division in Lincoln has an opening for a qualified Procurement Forester. The successful applicant is expected to work out of our division located in Lincoln, California.

About The Position

  • Appraisal and purchase of logs and timber from both private and public sources
  • Administration of timber sale contracts, including oversight of logging and road building contractors
  • Monitor log utilization and quality control guidelines
  • Conduct monthly physical log deck inventory and daily log quality audits
  • Maintain log cost and scheduling data using log accounting software
  • Effectively and professionally interact with private landowners, federal, state and local agencies
  • Work in support of the Company’s goals and objectives
  • Work independently and safely in mountainous terrain and all-weather conditions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forestry or equivalent experience
  • Experience that includes: log procurement, log marketing, log scaling, cruising, logging supervision, contract administration, and general forestry-related work
  • Understanding of logging and road construction operations
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven to be a reliable self-starter with a strong work ethic and safety conscious
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and able to navigate remote areas

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.
The general wage range for this position at Sierra Pacific Industries is from $65,000 to $110,000 per year, and is dependent upon a number of factors, including, but not limited to: relevant work experience, skill, knowledge, and/or education.


About Our Company
Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 and has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the U.S., employing more than 6,000 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.

We are a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages more than 2.4 million acres of timberland in California, Oregon, 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 uses nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our facilities. In fact, any small amount that isn't turned into hand-crafted doors and windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

We are proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our drug-free and tobacco-free policies. As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We use E-verify to verify the social security number and work authorization of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Human Resources
PO Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049
(866) 378-8001

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at: spi.careers

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Forestry
Tags Environmental Consulting