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Seasonal Forestry Technician

Company: Green Diamond Resource Company
Location: Korbel
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

This is a seasonal job working approximately mid May to mid August.

Who you are: You are starting your career journey to learn about forestry and land management. You may be in the middle of earning a 2- or 4-year degree in forestry or a degree in another type of Natural Resource related field. You like being outdoors in the fresh air. You may have worked as an intern for a summer or gained some experience in another type of outdoor job. Regardless of your experience you are eager to learn and ready to work hard every day.

What the job is: Under the guidance of Registered Professional Foresters (RPFs) this position helps with a wide variety of layout tasks associated with the design of timber harvest units and location /design of roads associated with those units.

These are examples of the daily work related to the job:

  • Flags boundaries, stream protection zones, property lines, wildlife retention areas, wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps etc.), and tree marking.
  • Performs field reconnaissance and reports any issues or problems to the Forester or RPF who you report to.
  • Documents and records the technical information related to each Timber Harvest Plan (THP) in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Participates in Company safety program.
  • Update forestry databases with a high level of accuracy.

    We know some of the job tasks for this role may be new for you. We will help you learn and expand your knowledge.

    Where you'll work: You will work on over 400,0000 acres of Green Diamond's privately held forest property, located in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties along the Northern California coast. Our offices are nestled in the redwood forest near the Pacific Ocean.

    What the department is like: The forestry department encourages learning and skill building for our seasonal positions. We want you to feel comfortable bringing your questions to the table so we can answer them to help you grow.

    The hourly rate for this job is $20.00. Green Diamond offers a few benefits for seasonal jobs. These include participation in the 401(k) plan with match and access to the Employee Assistance Program. Paid days off include company holidays that occur during the season, up to 2 floating (personal) holidays and 3 days of bereavement leave with 2 days unpaid. Sick leave is available to take once you start at 3.08 hours every pay period. We also provide a company vehicle for business use. More information about these benefits can be found at

    Who Green Diamond is:We grow and nurture forests, a renewable resource to build homes, schools, and household necessities, sequestering and storing carbon every single day we operate. We're a 5th generation, family-owned company that is guided by our values of environmental stewardship and supporting our local communities. The history of our Company spans over 130 years. We do what's right, even when it is the harder path to follow. We focus on the health and safety of our people first - by taking care of all our resources, we plan to be here for another 130 years.

Keywords: Green Diamond Resource Company, Redding , Seasonal Forestry Technician, Engineering , Korbel, California

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