Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  BuyAndSellTimber.com

  Warrenton, Virginia, United States

Job Description:

Established Virginia Timber Brokerage company requires an additional Forester for the purpose of expanding the present operation and ensuring a dependable supply of lots and stumpage for our timber buyers. Individuals selected will be expected to perform the following: 

  • Assist in the purchase or brokering of timber with our Principal Broker or with other Timber buyers, at competitive prices in VA and WV. 
  • Assist in preparing cutting plans and to cruise and mark woodlots to prepare for bids to be presented by timber buyers to our brokerage for our woodlot owner clients.
  • Coordinate logging operations with landowners, logging crews, and DCR foresters.
  • Establish correct boundaries.
  • Write acceptable forest harvesting plans when needed. 

This is not a 9 AM to 5 PM job - flexibility in scheduling desired to accommodate a variable schedule. Must like outdoor work. Meeting with landowners and telephone calls with State foresters and logging crews may necessitate some evening work. Great job for the right individual with a satisfactory academic background, pleasant disposition, and a willingness to perform with our small team. 

Required Experience:

  • Some type of forestry, log buying or logging background necessary for the job.
  • Forestry License or willingness to sit for Virginia and West Virginia Forestry exams. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Experience: 

Forestry/Cruising: 2 years: for those with lesser experience this position offers mentoring to allow for your professional development.


Compensation

Salary and benefits is commensurate with level of experience.