Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Timberland Security Officer

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2023-2819


TimberLand Security Officer Wanted! Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) is looking for a TimberLand Security Officer to join our Forestry team in Scotia, CA! The hourly rate for this position is $25.65

  • The company offers secure employment, Competive Salary, 401K, company paid medical, dental, and vision benefits, Life Insurance plus much more. 

Under the direction of the Director of Forestry Operations, this position patrols, secures, and protects private forestlands, property, human resources, and other assets of the Company and its contractors in a safe and professional manner.   The position requires a flexible schedule including the ability to work weekends, evenings, and nights. Strong communication skills and a background in law enforcement or similar experience desired. 


The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill Company, and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations.


  • Patrol of company properties including security and maintenance of locked gates.
  • Interacts with the public including supervision of approved entry access agreements.
  • Checks, replaces broken or defective locks and damaged or missing "no trespass" signs or equivalent.
  • Orders parts, manufactures, and assembles locks and keys, maintains lock and key inventory.
  • Assists with maintenance of files on all locks and security systems.
  • Participates in the aircraft observations of Company lands.
  • Promptly investigates allegations of theft, vandalism, trespass, and other illegal acts detrimental to Company and contractor assets and operations.
  • Writes findings and submits investigative reports to Director of Forest Operations and applicable agencies.
  • Work closely with law enforcement agencies and attorneys to conduct and finalize investigations.
  • Participates in the reporting and planning of eradication activities and prosecution of people dumping garbage or conducting other illegal activities on Company property.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or higher education.
  • Experience in law enforcement or related field.
  • Experience in outdoor sleuthing and investigations. 
  • Must maintain and carry a valid California driver license and be eligible to operate company vehicles including automobiles, trucks and/or all-terrain vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines.
  • Desire and ability to obtain education and training relevant to position including gaining a working knowledge of laws and regulations that pertain to theft, vandalism, trespass, and other acts that may cause loss in value of Company asset or increased Company liability.
  • This position must have the ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to work weekends and have a daily work schedule that is varied in the beginning and ending times.


Physical Requirements 

  •  While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and communicate.
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move up to 100 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to sit and view a computer screen with use of a keyboard for extended periods of time.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to observe lands from helicopters/airplanes.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside adverse weather and field conditions including steep and difficult terrain for periods of up to 8 hours per day.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • This position may require the following equipment when in the field: eye protection, sleeve protection, hard hat, safety shoes, leather/rubber gloves and ATV helmet.
  • Position travels locally, usually by car, truck, ATV, plane, or helicopter, up to 90% of the time.




Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.



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


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