Forester Technician
Columbia Forest Group

Cowen, West Virginia

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

Columbia Forest Products has a great opportunity open for a Forestry Technician. CFP is an employee owned company that has a wide array of benefits: Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. Our company stands out because of our commitment to our employees. Our Core Values we take pride in: Customer Service Above all Else, We Are Family, Share the Success and Absolute Integrity. If these are core values represent you, please take the time to apply online for this rewarding career with Columbia Forest Products.

This position will assist the foresters in many areas of procurement and harvest supervision as requested by the forester or Log Procurement Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safe conduct of day to day timber procurement
  • Timber cruising
  • Boundary line location and marking
  • Mapping/road location and layout
  • Product utilization
  • Contract administration
  • Other tasks as assigned by forester
The position works closely with our procurement foresters to complete tasks in a safe and timely manner.

  • Technical forestry school or college of forestry graduate
  • Or 3 to 5 years of proven forestry field experience
  • The individual must be safety oriented, a self-starter, motivated, and able to work with little direct supervision.
  • Must be able to function in a team environment.
  • Basic computer literacy: familiarity with Excel, Word, Power Point and Email
  • Safe Driving record/able to pass background check/drug test
Physical Requirements
  • The individual must be physically fit as this work is primarily outdoors with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust, mud, snow, rain, power equipment, insects, snakes, and wind in a variety of terrains from gently sloping to steep and rocky.
Travel Requirements
  • Travel required - A four-wheel drive vehicle will be provided.
  • Some overnight travel. (Generally no more than 4 or 5 nights per month.)

West Virginia

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