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Forestry Technician

Company: Jacobszoon And Associates Inc.
Location: Rocklin
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description The Forest Technician applies general forestry knowledge and skills to assist the RPFs in the management of private and public forest lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. Primarily the forestry technician works under the direction of an RPF on a variety of timber management contracts such as timber harvest plans, non-industrial timber management plans, timber appraisals, forest management plans, fuel reduction, and utility right of way projects. Completes work to set timescales and within project budgets. Produces deliverables/products to specifications. Reports progress, issues, and other pertinent project information to supervisors.
Responsibilities Timber Harvest Plan (THP) layout. Flagging silvicultural boundaries, Watercourse and Lake Protection Zones (WLPZ), Special Treatment Areas, etc. Implement silvicultural prescriptions (Timber Marking) Timber cruising and data compilation. Growth and Yield Modelling. Timber appraisal. Forest infrastructure assessment and erosion control. Documentation preparation for permits or licenses for forestry operations. Map development/GIS. Maintenance of field equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs and 4WD vehicles) Operation of hand tools (chain saw, clinometer, compass, loggers tape) BAF tools (prisms, cruising crutch, cruise-all) Hypsometer (laser rangefinder, ultra-sonic) Inventory management software (FORSEE) Map creation (Google Earth and ESRI ArcGIS) Mobile mapping (tablet computer, external GPS, mobile mapping software) Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) Map reading skills Proficiency identifying California tree species.
Education Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in forestry or closely related field.
Compensation We are offering hourly compensation from $28-$35/hour, based on experience.
Benefits Health/Dental insurance, paid vacation, sick pay and 401k plan with JA match. Cell phone Jobble

Keywords: Jacobszoon And Associates Inc., Rocklin , Forestry Technician, Engineering , Rocklin, California

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