Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

  • HRC - Forester RPF

    Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
    Job ID 2018-1211
  • Overview

    Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC (HRC) located in Scotia, CA was formed in July 2008 through the reorganization of the former Pacific Lumber Company and related entities. Humboldt Redwood consists of forestry as well as lumber manufacturing and distribution operations. Humboldt Redwoods forestry operations include approximately 327 square miles (209,300 acres) of coast redwood and Douglas-fir forestlands. Our forestlands are located about five hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge in Humboldt County, California.  Mendocino Redwood Company, LLC (MRC®) and Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC (HRC™) provide rewarding career opportunities in forestry and wildlife with excellent benefits and opportunity for advancement. 

     

    Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC (HRC) located in Scotia, CA is seeking a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) to join its forestry team.  This is a full-time supervisory position that involves working closely with the Forest Manager for the purpose of meeting forest stewardship and business objectives.  

    Responsibilities

    Primary duties include Timber Harvest Plan (THP) preparation, contract administration, timber marking supervision, road system management, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and the long term sustained yield of high value timber products.  The position requires working in a wide range of weather and field conditions.  The key areas of focus for this position are as follows;

     

    • Develop and prepare Timber Harvest Plans (THPs) including research, field work, mapping, and technical writing
    • Administer forestry contracts and oversee field operations including logging and road construction
    • Supervise forestry crews responsible for THP layout, timber marking, road inspections, and prescribed burning
    • Develop and maintain a working relationship with regulatory agencies

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year College or university and three years related experience and/or training or eight years of experience or equivalent education and experience. 
    • This position requires the candidate to possess or be willing to obtain a Registered Professional Foresters license within two years. 
    • Must maintain and carry a valid California driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles including automobiles and trucks in accordance with company policy guidelines. With appropriate training, an individual must be capable of safely and effectively operating (run, maneuver, navigate and drive in various types of territory) all-terrain vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines
    • The employee is regularly exposed to outside adverse weather and field conditions including steep difficult terrain
    • As the employee is often required to use four-wheel drive, all-terrain vehicles, and chainsaws, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and communicate.
    • Position travels within a local nature (within 100 miles) usually by truck
    • May require the following equipment when in the field: eye protection, sleeve protection, hard hat, safety shoes, leather/rubber gloves and ATV helmet

    Physical Requirements:

    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and communicate.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
    • The employee must have ability to use directional compass and topographical maps. 
    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside adverse weather and field conditions including steep difficult terrain 
    • As the employee is often required to use four-wheel drive, all-terrain vehicles, and chainsaws, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
    • This position may require the following equipment when in the field: eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, leather/rubber gloves, sleeve protection and a hard hat. Position travels within a local nature (within 100) miles usually by truck

    Competencies:

    • Project Management - develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities
    • Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed
    • Professionalism - approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments
    • Adaptability - adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
    • Innovation - displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace

     

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