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Forester I

Company: Green Diamond Resource Company
Location: Korbel
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Who you are: You have a passion for forestry and like working outdoors. You may have a 2- or 4-year degree in forestry or a degree in another Natural Resource related field. You may have worked summer seasonal jobs gaining experience in forest management, forest operations, wildland firefighting, forest stewardship, or maybe you just need a change. Whatever your story is, you are eager to learn more to become a professional forester and work hard every day.
What the job is: Under the guidance of a Registered Professional Forester (RPF), this position provides high quality assistance in the engineering of harvest units and associated roads for the development of Timber Harvest Plans (THPs).

Listed are examples of the work this role performs:

  • Flags harvest boundaries, stream protection zones, wildlife retention areas, and wildlife key habitat features (green trees, snags, ponds, seeps etc.); conducts timber cruising, tree marking and stream classification.
  • Aids in the reconnaissance of timber stands to develop future roads and harvest areas.
  • Performs field reconnaissance and describes the conditions and constraints to the RPF and works with the RPF for specific guidance on harvest unit design and to resolve field layout problems.
  • Documents and records the technical information related to each THP in a concise and accurate manor.
  • Interacts daily with other Foresters and RPFs, and often works with other department representatives.
  • Represents the THP on Pre-harvest inspections and current inspections on an as needed basis.
  • Participates in the Company safety program.
  • May be assigned to other forestry-associated tasks as needed; these tasks may include prescribed burning, wildlife or stream assessment projects, surveying tasks, and contract logging administration under RPF guidance.

    If there are aspects of this job that would be new for you, we will help you learn the necessary skills to develop your career. Our goal is for you to eventually become a Registered Professional Forester.

    What the department is like: The forestry department encourages growth in your professional career. Our California team encourages questions, new ideas, and offer help to each other.

    Compensation Details: The wage for this position is $23.00 to $28.25 per hour depending on your experience and demonstrated skill level. The wage is just one part of Green Diamond's total compensation package. Other rewards include eligibility to receive an annual company financial bonus and a bonus based on your own performance.

    In addition, Green Diamond offers a generous benefit package to include medical/vision and dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan with match and profit sharing. Paid time off includes 9 designated and up to 2 personal holidays, 10 vacation days, 10 sick days, 30 days parental leave, 3 days bereavement, an extra 2 days bereavement unpaid, jury duty, 1 volunteer day, and 5 days family care. Also provided is a company vehicle for business use. More information about benefits can be viewed on our website:

    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 , Forester I, Other , Korbel, California

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