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Forest Patrol

Forestry Division - Stirling City District
Chico, CA
Close Date:  08/14/2020
Job Type: Part-Time

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 over 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.

We are looking for qualified Forest Patrol to help patrol the Company’s timberlands. Due to large land acquisitions we have 3 openings. These are seasonal hourly positions.

Current Locations Include:
• Grass Valley, CA to patrol Nevada, Sierra, Yuba, and Placer Counties
• Chico, CA to patrol Tehama, Butte, and Plumas Counties
• Westwood, CA to patrol Lassen and Plumas counties

About The Position
• Patrol and interact with the public on Company lands
• Enforce Sierra Pacific Industries’ Access Policy
• Interact with local law enforcement regarding trespass and other illegal activities
• Fire inspection of logging, road building, and other contractors operating on Company lands
• Respond to all incidents, fires, accidents, and law enforcement actions on District when on duty
• Maintain and repair Company gates and signs
• Maintain a daily patrol/activity log and road maintenance log
• Conduct and document environmental monitoring at locations on Company land
• Represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner
• Position requires working a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

Qualifications
• 2 years of prior experience in law enforcement or logging/forestry/fire sector
• Possess a valid California driver’s license and the ability to drive hazardous mountain roads
• Ability to hike and navigate alone in remote mountainous regions using maps and compass
• Ability to operate a chainsaw and winch and use a GPS device and tablet to navigate and collect data
• Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with the agency fire and law enforcement personnel and the public

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.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing this position with location preference and resume by
August 14th, 2020 to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Erin McLeod, Human Resources
PO Box 496014
Redding, CA 96049
530-378-8107

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

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 over 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.

Hear from our valued SPI family, in their own words and through their own stories, what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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