This is a full time position in our Louisville office. Responsibilities of the Forester/Forest Ecologist will be to manage, supervise, and research forestry practices related to: reforestation of disturbed lands, implementation of best planting practices, forest community classification/assessment, invasive/exotic species control, timber stand improvement, targeted wildlife habitat restoration, fire science, pest infestation assessment and treatments (HWA/EAB), urban forestry practices and canopy modeling, agroforestry, GIS mapping, and other related disciplines.
SAF and ISA certifications, applicable pesticide applicators licenses, and/or NRCS TSP practice certifications are encouraged but not necessary. Working knowledge of forestry, agriculture, propagation, and arboriculture implements are additionally encouraged.
The successful applicant will be responsible for developing new opportunities, managing existing projects, communicating effectively with clients/landowners, researching/developing new concepts in woodland assessment and management, and lead a group of up to 5 additional restoration professionals as needed.
o 5 years of experience in the ecological restoration field.
o B.S. in forest ecology, forestry, landscape ecology, natural resources, or similar disciplines
o Strong organization, leadership, public speaking, scientific community involvement, and
o Physical ability to perform duties in the field under potentially strenuous and adverse
o Applicant must possess a valid driver's license and may be required to pass drug and/or
alcohol tests as needed.
Compensation: The expected salary will be commensurate with experience and abilities. Full‐time employees are eligible for benefits package consisting of personal time off, paid holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, long‐term/short‐term disability, life insurance, retirement program with employer match, paid/comp overtime, and annual profit sharing.
How to Apply: Send a cover letter and resume/CV including a minimum of three employment references (name and contact info) to the Eco‐Tech contact below. Please indicate the position(s) for which you would like to be considered. Email submittal is preferred.