Wood Flow Manager: American Forest Management, Inc.

Agency
American Forest Management, Inc.
Location
http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/12NF
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
TBD
Last Date to Apply
08/16/2022
Website
https://americanforestmanagement.com/
Description
American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) is the largest forest consulting firm in the United States. AFM currently manages over 5.7 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $3.2 billion in real estate transactions under AFM Real Estate, a subsidiary of AFM. With 290+ employees operating from 52 offices located in 17 states, Panama and Costa Rica, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services. Our small regionally dispersed offices allow us to provide individualized services, and our large overall size allows us to coordinate teams of foresters and technical specialists for large, complex jobs. AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services including land and wildlife management, land sale and acquisition services, forest inventory and design, growth and yield modeling, cash flow projections, environmental services, appraisal, forest resource data management and harvest scheduling. Full-time position: Wood Flow Manager Position will provide wood flow services overseeing timber harvesting, delivery and production, long term supply agreements, along with some land management duties including assisting with timber cruise projects, timber sale layout or managing forest silvicultural activities and contractors. Minimum of 45 hours per week required, vehicle provided, occasional out of town and overnight work may be required (expenses paid), participation in 401(k) plan (after 6 months of employment). Principal Duties and Responsibilities • All aspects of field work, office work and reporting. • Work closely with Field Service Providers • Ability to execute yearly harvest plans to maximize client revenue • Management of logging contractors on client’s lands • Timber sale layout and mapping. • Pre harvest meetings to review landing locations, sale layout, Best Management Practices (BMP) compliance, roadwork, stream crossings, all regulatory compliances and contract compliances. • Development of and maintaining relationships with markets and specifications of products to be harvested. • Knowledge of Local, State and Federal laws that pertain to timber harvesting. • Knowledge of markets for all products that are harvested from clients’ lands, i.e. sawmills, pulp mills, pole mills, higher value markets. • Good negotiating skills, to achieve highest return for the land base at mill locations. • Identify and mark streamside management zones (SMZs) in compliance with state BMPs. • Identification of commercial tree species (winter and summer). • Be able to forecast weekly logging production for our clients and mills which receive shipments from AFM client lands. • Strong analytical ability; proficient use of Excel, Word and mapping software. • Prepare reports, assist in budgeting, prepare timber harvesting and cut and haul contracts. • Complete timber harvesting inspections and reports to enforce compliance with contract. • Organize and audit timber sale settlements for reconciliation with logger load sheets. • Security monitoring load sheets, load tags proper separation and all products harvested. Additional Requirements: • Good communicator and negotiator, with loggers, mill foresters, clients, peers, public and local governmental entities. • Ability to supervise employees • Strong computer and analytical skills • Strong organizational and scheduling skills • Ability to quickly learn area markets • Ability to coordinate wood flow needs with various Field Service Supplies. • Ability to work alone and in a team environment. • Maintain a positive attitude • Ability to generate new business (meet with potential clients, explain our business, etc.). • Ability to travel. Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry and 7+ years of procurement experience • Registered Forester in at least one state or must obtain registration within three years • Experience managing Timber Supply Agreements a plus • Good driving record Salary and Benefits • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience • Paid holidays • Paid vacation schedule • Healthcare and disability plan • 401(K) retirement plan • Eligible for annual bonus plan To apply, please go to: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/12NF
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry and 7+ years of procurement experience • Registered Forester in at least one state or must obtain registration within three years • Experience managing Timber Supply Agreements a plus • Good driving record
Contact Person
Noelle Morabito
Contact Phone
7045276780
Contact eMail
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