Career Opportunities

Forester - District

Forestry Division - Stirling City District
Chico, CA
Close:  03/24/2017
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Our Forestry Division, Stirling District, has an opening for a qualified Forester to help manage the Company’s timberlands in Butte, Tehama, and Plumas counties. The successful applicant will be required to work out of the Chico office.

• Field work associated with, and the preparation of Timber Harvest Plans (THPs)
• Support administration of contracts, including reforestation, logging, and road construction
• Hike in extremely remote mountainous regions using maps, compass or GPS
• Miscellaneous forestry-related project work requiring demanding physical activity

• A California Registered Professional Forester or the ability to qualify for and take the RPF exam within 3 years
• Knowledge of THP preparation and writing
• Familiarity with the California Forest Practice Rules
• Experience in fire suppression techniques and forest fuels management
• Ability to communicate and work with state regulatory agencies
• Understanding of logging, road construction and reforestation operations
• Excellent communication and computer skills, with GIS-based software programs helpful
• Have a valid California driver’s license and ability to drive hazardous mountain roads

The rate of pay for this salary position depends on experience and qualifications. If you are qualified and would like to apply, please send a cover letter and a resume by March 24th, 2017 to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Paul Niemer, Human Resources
PO Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049

Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation, family-owned company based in Northern California. We own and manage nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. We are one of the largest solid wood products manufacturers in the United States, manufacturing facilities are located in California, Washington and Wisconsin, as well as offices located throughout the United States.

Sierra Pacific provides a competitive compensation package for qualified crew members and their families that includes paid holidays and vacation, health benefits, life insurance and a generous retirement program. As part of our commitment to safety, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. We verify the social security number of all newly hired crew members. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

We frequently update new job postings as they become available. Applications will only be accepted for advertised positions from applicants who meet the stated minimum qualifications and submission deadlines.