Wagner Lumber Co.
  • 11-Jan-2021 to 12-May-2021 (EST)
  • Owego
  • Owego, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Procurement Forester Summary

Wagner Lumber is hiring for a Technical Forester. This is a full-time opportunity working for a world class hardwood lumber manufacturer. The person filling this position will learn and become proficient at all aspects of locating, assessing, costing and negotiating the purchase and successful harvest of standing timber.  The primary responsibility is to supply logs to Wagner's hardwood sawmills. 

Procurement Forester Responsibilities:

  • Procure standing timber.
    • Network and research sources of standing timber.
    • Cruise and appraise standing timber for quantity, quality and value.
    • Negotiate the successful purchase of timber.
  • Work with logging contractors for the successful harvest of timber.
    • Negotiate and coordinate the harvest of a number of timber sales simultaneously.
    • Assure appropriate and cost effective logging practices.
  • Administrative
    • Title research.
    • Create maps and cruise plans.
    • Apply for various types of permits.

Procurement Forester Qualifications:

  • A.S. Degree in Forestry or an affiliated discipline.
  • B.S. in Forestry (preferred)
  • Ability to work with a variety of technology
  • Good communication skills.
  • Solid basic mathematical skills
  • Northern Hardwood tree ID and map reading skills.
  • Ability to work in team atmosphere.
  • Clean driving record required       

Procurement Forester Pay & Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Full Time Hours
  • Overtime Hours and Pay
  • Full Plan of Benefits

About Us:

Wagner is one of North America's largest hardwood lumber manufacturers, distributors and exporters. We are a provider of hardwood logs, hardwood lumber and proprietary grade hardwood lumber products.

***Please refer to the "Full Job Description" button below to review our physical demands form prior to applying to this position.***

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