Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  Sierra Pacific Industries

  Camino, California, United States

Forester - District
Forestry Division - Camino District

Job Description
At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing third-generation family-owned forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers - for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

Our Forestry Division, Camino District, has an opening for a qualified District Forester to help manage the Company’s timberlands in El Dorado and Placer counties. Work will be out of the Camino office, requiring living in one of the surrounding communities.

About The Position
• Develop and prepare Timber Harvest Plans (THP’s), including research, field work and mapping.
• Administer contracts and oversee field operations including marking, logging and road construction.
• Effectively and professionally interact with state regulatory agencies.
• Assist in reforestation activities, including planting and site preparation.
• Forestry-related project work in a wide range of weather and field conditions.
• Hike in remote mountainous regions using maps, compass or GPS.

• A California Registered Professional Forester (RPF) license or the ability to qualify for, take and pass the RPF exam within 3 years.
• Familiarity with the California Forest Practice Rules, and knowledge of THP preparation.
• Understanding of logging and road construction operations.
• Excellent communication skills, self-motivation, and strong work ethic.
• Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and GIS-based software programs.
• Ability to successfully work both independently and as a team member.
• Current valid drivers’ license and the ability to safely negotiate steep mountainous roads.

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.