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Forester-Team Leader

Eastern Forest Consultants LLC

Christiansburg, Virginia

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $42-$46k per year
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Eastern Forest Consultants-NC LLC, a North Carolina-based company, is seeking applicants to fill a forester-team leader 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 conducting timber inventories, preparing timber sales, planting trees/running planting crews, and applying herbicides.  The forester-team leader is also responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of EFC staff (1-4 members) in Christiansburg, VA.  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.  A B.S or M.S in Forestry and a minimum of two (2) years of previous work experience in the forestry profession is required.  The applicant should be an experienced timber cruiser and/or have a Virginia Pesticide Applicator’s License in Forest Pest Control.  The successful applicant must demonstrate the capability to lead a team but also have the ability to work independently.  Starting salary is dependent upon education and experience/qualifications but is expected to be $42-$46k per year.

Benefits Include: Paid Holidays; Vacation/Sick Leave; Reimbursement for Use of Personal Cell Phone; Continuing Education Opportunities; Enrollment in Christian Health-sharing Group.

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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Category Forestry, General / Stewardship
Tags Environmental Consulting