Wagner Lumber Co.
  • 09-Sep-2021 to 08-Jan-2022 (EST)
  • Multiple Locations
  • Owego, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Technical Forester Summary

Wagner Lumber in Owego, NY 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 duties required of a procurement forester. This includes (but is not limited to) all aspects of locating, assessing, costing and negotiating the purchase and successful harvest of standing timber. The purpose is to supply logs to multiple hardwood sawmills. This is a two year training program for a procurement forester position.

Technical Forester Responsibilities:

  • Assist Procurement Forester with all aspects of purchasing standing timber.
    • Locate and mark boundary lines.
    • Cruise standing timber for quantity.
    • Appraise timber for quality and value.
    • Locate skid roads and landing locations.
    • Apply costs to all aspects of timber sale preparation and harvesting.
  • Assist Procurement Forester with all aspects of harvesting standing timber sales.
    • Visit harvest sites to determine if BMPs are being used appropriately.
    • Assure boundary lines are being observed.
    • Determine whether residual damage is acceptable.
    • Check to see that the proper trees are being cut.
  • Provide administrative assistance to forestry staff.
    • Title research.
    • Qualify properties in advance of timber cruising.
    • Apply for various types of permits.

Technical Forester Qualifications:

  • A.S. Degree in Forestry or an affiliated discipline.
  • B.S. in Forestry (preferred).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good math skills.
  • Northern Hardwood tree ID and map reading skills.
  • Ability to work in team atmosphere.
  • Clean driving record required

Technical Forester Pay & Benefits:

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

About Us:

Wagner Owego is one of the three sawmills owned by The Wagner Companies. 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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