Forester / Forestry Technician (Forester)



  Taos, New Mexico, United States

Job Description:

Currently accepting applications for 1-2 inventory forester positions. The positions will start as seasonal with the potential to become year-round/full time after an initial period. Current project sites are located in Northern New Mexico and Southwest Colorado. Overnight travel is required; company vehicle, gas expenses, and per diem are provided. The option is given to use your own vehicle at standard federal rates. 
Current project sites require that persons chosen for this position are able to hike long distances in difficult terrain with packs up to 50 lbs. Required skills include tree and plant identification, insect identification, knowledge of forestry protocols, and the ability to work independently. Experience working in inclement weather and managing data are also beneficial. 
The protocols used are in line with standard federal survey protocol, so preferred candidates will have field experience conducting standard CSE, FIA, CFI, and similar work such as fuels transects, fire modeling, insects and disease, tree issues and similar. Training will be provided to strong candidates who show potential. As a federal and state contractor, we interact extensively with many agencies and the public. Diplomacy is a must. 

Job Qualifications:

Education: A B.S. degree in Forestry/Forestry science is preferred, related fields of study such as environmental science/biology/etc. may be considered with relevant field experience. 
Skills: Back country navigation, forestry data collections, plant species identification, insect identification.


Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Competitive hourly rate, per diem, company vehicle.

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