Forester- Connecticut

Agency
Hull Forest Products, Inc.
Location
101 Hampton Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
DOE
Start Date
09/16/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/31/2022
Website
https://www.hullforest.com
Description
If you enjoy spending time outdoors in a work environment that combines technology, communication, and teamwork to help manage client woodlands and provide a sustainable supply of timber for a sawmill creating renewable wood products for worldwide distribution, then come work for Hull Forest Products, where you will have a chance to make an impact on the environment while educating the public on the value of working forests. Hull Forest Products is the largest sawmill in southern New England, operating for over 57 years. We are looking for a forester to join our team and help our vertically integrated manufacturing business and woodland management division to thrive. What you’ll do: • Develop and maintain relationships with landowners, loggers, and suppliers. Help landowners to steward their forests for multiple use. • Cruise, survey, evaluate, and appraise standing timber for stumpage purchases. • Implement log procurement strategies to help our sawmill produce hardwood timber and lumber. • Collect forest inventory cruise data and mark trees for removal according to various management prescriptions. Locate and flag property boundaries using aerial photographs and land deeds; lay out skid roads, wetland/stream crossings; select landing areas and create harvest maps. • Educate current and prospective clients on the benefits of forest management and long-term planning. • Ensure clear and regular communication with landowning clients; coordinate with timber harvesting crews to create customized solutions and achieve common goals. • Perform public outreach by leading forestry walks each year and attending various public events. What you’ll get: • Career opportunities in Forestry and forest products manufacturing • A company repeatedly recognized as a top performer in the industry. • The opportunity to work in the great outdoors and help conserve working woodlands in New England • A company vehicle for commuting purposes & cell phone. • Competitive wages & benefits including health insurance/401K, generous vacation/sick time, and discounted wood products. Pay rate based on qualifications & experience.
Qualifications
What you’ll need: • Four year degree in Forestry and ability to get a CT forestry license. • Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather and the ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds • An understanding of forestry operations • Ability to read and follow GIS data and maps; ability to work independently. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • Availability and desire to travel throughout the service area, company vehicle provided. • Ability to navigate using a map and compass, identify local tree species, apply forestry concepts and prescriptions to enhance forest potential and achieve landowner goals. • Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation and sharing.
Contact Person
Michael Bartlett
Contact Phone
860-974-0127
Contact eMail
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